Category Archives: YAD-Lesson Four

Samhain

Samhain October 31 Samhain and its counterpart, Beltane, are the time of access to the wisdom of the natural world and the Ancestors. The energy that is called forth at Beltane and communion with the nature spirits and the Fae … Continue reading

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The Fall (Autumnal) Equinox

Fall (Autumnal) Equinox aka. Mabon September 21 The Great Wheel has turned once again and we find ourselves at the time of the Autumnal Equinox. The air is cooler, the leaves are turning and beginning to fall from brittle branches … Continue reading

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Lammas – Lughnasaadh

Lammas – Lughnasaadh August 1 Another turn of the Great Wheel and the first harvest is upon us. This Sabbat is known as Lammas or Lughnassadh depending on where and how it is celebrated. Lammas is derived from the words … Continue reading

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The Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice aka. Mid-Summer June 21 The Great Wheel has turned once again and the longest day, the Summer Solstice, offers opportunity to stand in the heat of Solar Flame, cast the strength of our Inner Sun into the spotlight … Continue reading

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Beltane

Beltane May 1 We stand at another season and another turn of the Great Solar Wheel. We gather in the fertile space of circle greenery anchored well with phallic maypole standing tall. We dance around the potent fires of Beltane … Continue reading

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The Spring (Vernal) Equinox

The Spring (Vernal) Equinox aka. Ostara March 21 As Spring approaches and we find ourselves at another turn of the Great Wheel, opportunity abounds for making deeper connection to the natural world and Gaia’s greening of it. Gaia is seen … Continue reading

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Imbolc- Brighid

Imbolc – Brighid February 1 This turn of the Greater Wheel moves us towards a place of newness and the quickening of what was brought to light at Yule, the Winter Solstice. We stand at the mid-mark between the act … Continue reading

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