Imbolc marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and spring equinox, and it represents the welcoming of spring’s return and the light half of the year.
The Wolf Moon falls in January and is welcomed as the first full moon of the new year. It comes after the Cold Moon, which falls near the winter solstice, and the Snow Moon, which occurs in the harshest period of the season.
Why do witches use candles? Humans have a deep, primal connection to fire. Our ancestors relied on it to survive. Humankind has used flames to keep wild animals away, to provide light and heat, to clear land for agriculture, to cook, to send signals, and more. It’s no wonder that fire became an important aspect […]