Also known as Midsummer, Litha (pronounced LEE-thuh) is the fourth Sabbat on the Wheel of the Year, and it’s celebrated on the summer solstice. Litha is in between Beltane and Lammas on the wheel. This year, Litha falls on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in the Northern Hemisphere. This article will explore Litha’s origins, history, and […]
As I continue to explore my spirituality and learn more about the craft, I occasionally stumble across words or phrases that need a little extra digging to fully understand. I’d seen the word “magick” used in other articles and presumed it was a quirky modern spelling meant to look archaic. But is that really the […]
Did you know that every full moon has a name? June’s full moon is called the Strawberry Moon. Early Native American tribes are to thank for christening the moons. Naming each moon of the month helped people who didn’t use the 365-day calendar to keep track of time. The moons are typically named based on […]
This year, stargazers and selenophiles are being treated to a rare, powerful lunar eclipse during May’s Flower Moon, turning it into a Blood Moon. Learn all about the May 2022 lunar eclipse, when to watch it, and how that energy can be used to amplify your full-moon rituals. What Is a Blood Moon? Simply put, […]
Beltane, also known as May Day, is celebrated on May 1st, which is about halfway between the spring equinox (Ostara) and summer solstice (Litha) in the northern hemisphere. It represents fertility, the peak of spring, and the coming of summer. Although Beltane rituals and celebrations had mostly died out toward the mid-20th century, some of […]
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Every month has at least one full moon, and each full moon has a name. Early Native American tribes christened the moons to reflect the season, whether that was in the form of the weather, flora, fauna, or tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Pink Moon is also sometimes referred to as the […]
Ostara is celebrated at the spring equinox, which falls between March 19-21 in the northern hemisphere, depending on the year. It represents rebirth, new beginnings, and revitalization, and it’s also the first official day of spring.
The Worm Moon falls in March. It comes after the Snow Moon in the last grasp of winter and the Pink Moon in April when spring is in full bloom.
The Snow Moon falls in February. It comes after the Wolf Moon that starts the year’s full moon cycle and the Worm Moon that arrives with spring.