What is the Wheel of the Year

What is the Wheel of the Year?

Nature flows in cycles. Our Celtic and Nordic ancestors understood this. For the ancient Celts and Scandinavians seasonal changes were important both in agriculture and for survival.  Not to mention spiritually. For them the  turning of the seasons was a rythm they knew blood, skin and bone. A root to their lives that we are loosing … Continue reading What is the Wheel of the Year?

Samhain

Knowing where you are going starts by knowing where you come from (The gift of Halloween and Samhain)

Way back in time, before Christianity took root in the Celtic lands, Halloween was celebrated as the festival of Samhain. Samhain was an incredibly potent time for our European ancestors. Not only was it the ending and the beginning of the Celtic year. They believed that at this point of transition in the year the … Continue reading Knowing where you are going starts by knowing where you come from (The gift of Halloween and Samhain)

The Hunter’s Moon – Spiritual Symbology & Celebrations

Traditionally, the Hunter's Moon got its name from the  people in the Northern Hemisphere who spent October preparing for the coming winter by hunting, slaughtering, and preserving meats. Every three years however, the Hunter’s Moon is the Harvest Moon. This special moon is red, and can also be referred to as the blood moon.  Seasonally it marks … Continue reading The Hunter’s Moon – Spiritual Symbology & Celebrations