Having a Happy & Healthy Litha

by TJ Perkins, author of The Healthy Witch: A Workbook for Optimal Health and Four Little Witches. Litha: the name given to the Wiccan Sabbat.  For the Witch, it is the time to rededicate to Lugh the sun god, or you may instead celebrate Crunnons, the God of the wild hunt, or recognize the Greenman. Litha is also a time to burn your old magicks and release the final burst of energy to the Cosmos. Rejoice…

The GREAT INBETWEENING

Welcome Yule! The Winter Solstice. The Time of Inbetweening. by Ted Enik, co-author with Beth Roth of Wee Witches — a playful and richly symbolic introduction to the world of Wicca and the magic of Nature. A Very Jolly Holiday to You! Some say “Jól” is Viking for “wheel.” Early calendars used a wheel to mark when the holiday rolled around. And the ye Olde English word “jolly” also comes from “Jól.” A Jolly Holiday! ­Solstice is…

“A” is for ALTAR

Guest Authors Ted Enik & Beth Roth, authors of Wee Witches — a playful and richly symbolic introduction to the world of Wicca and the magic of Nature — have written this special Mabon blog post to be shared with your children (or the child in all of us). Now, let’s get ready to make our Mabon Altars! It’s Mabon! Witches and Pagans all over the world gather to celebrate this high holiday also known…

Magickal Beltane

The Wheel of the Year is constantly in motion. It represents a full cycle of the seasons and refers to the changing of the seasons. Each season is marked by a series of holy days called Sabbats to honor the particular qualities of each time of the year. The eight Sabbats depict life’s lessons as revealed through nature, and our relationship with the Goddess and God. The spokes of the Wheel are comprised of the…