“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…

Lughnasa

by Anna Franklin, author of Pagan Ways Tarot. With the hot days of summer shortening, the Fool reaches the coast. He finds a voluptuous, reflective woman standing alone by the sea, which represents the unconscious mind. She holds a goblet in one hand and a sheaf of wheat in the other, symbolizing the harvest of water and earth. Behind her, the Sun is beginning to set in the west, descending into the Otherworld. “The Wheel…

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…