holy days

night vigil

How to Hold a Night Vigil

We get a lot of requests for rituals. I get it. Lots of people want step-by-step directions and outward signs that they are practicing animists. The night vigil is a very flexible, common ritual that can be used for many purposes. Keep reading and I'll...

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poetry

Poetry and the Promise of Spring

There are lots of themes with the Promise of Spring: fertility, rebirth, inhaling, receiving, remembering, cleaning, renewal, healing, smithcraft, calling in protection and prosperity, relighting the fires, and - poetry! Why poetry? Perhaps it's because winter is often drab and feels like something to be endured....

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