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How to celebrate Lammas?

The sun is shining on the wheat in the fields and the tractors are beggining their race against the weather to bring in the harvest. Which means it is soon Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh, the ancient celtic festival celebrating the first harvest of the wheel of the year. Or as we call it the …

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Nature Spirituality Summer Reads!

Ahhh summer is coming time to kick back, relax and if you are like me read! I love to invest some of my holiday time investing in my mind and soul. And nothing, as far as I am concerned; is a better way of doing that than reading some new spiritual growth books… So here …

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buck moon

The Buck Moon – Spiritual Symbology & Celebrations

During July the hazy long days and short nights mean that the full moon is even more tantalising. The Buck moon is due to the male deer, known as a buck. By late July, the rack of a buck is forming into impressive antlers. It’s antlers won’t truly form until  mid-September, the velvety layer will …

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Full Moon of May - The flower moon

The Flower Moon – Spiritual Symbology & Celebrations

With the festival of Beltane just behind us it is not surprising that the Flower Moon is name because of the beautiful flowers that are inabunance at this time of year. The flower moon has a variety of energies within it’s symbology. It is about love, laughter, fertility and reclaiming our power. Now is a …

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ice moon

The Ice Moon – A time for spiritual awakening & nourishment

Today January is thought of as the perfect time to get going on your new year’s resolutions. You know the whole New Year New You vibe. But for those of us who align ourlives with nature the idea of pushing to bring new things into your life could not be more out of alignment with …

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nature spirituality

Why we need a Spiritual Connection to Nature

Many people today perceive themselves as separate from nature. Not surprising considering how far removed our lives are from her rythm. Cities, technology, big industry have seperated us from nature. And from the cycles of the seasons.  And the stupid thing is that we are not meant to be apart from nature.  All the convieniences …

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Samhain

How to Celebrate Samhain

In October death is all around us. All of life is withdrawing into itself. This is a time of rest and rejuvenation. The work of the year is almost complete. The wheel will soon turn. Samhain is both the ending and the beginning of the wheel. The Celts regarded Samhain eve like our New year …

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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 …

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mabon

How to Celebrate Mabon

Mabon, also known as the Autumn Equinox is just around the corner. Mabon is the 8th festival in the celtic and nordic wheel of the year. It is sometimes known as the pagan Thanksgiving, Mabon marks the Autumn Equinox, when day and night are equal and is the  celebration of the second harvest. Or as …

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seasonal spirituality

What is Seasonal Spirituality?

Walking through life in rhythm with nature I have always loved nature. From my childhood I can clearly remember the five big trees at the green end of our playground. Especially my tree. It had roots that made a spiral staircase, a deep crevice that in my mind was a fireplace and a huge knot …

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