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12 Nights of Yule- December 25th

As my family and I celebrate Christmas on the sixth night of Yule, I quietly set my intentions for June and Litha- the Summer Solstice. To be honest, I don’t usually take the time to plan a Litha celebration but this year I’d like to change that by doing some of the following Litha activities: […]

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12 Nights of Yule- December 24th

On the fifth night of Yule, I set my intentions for May. The month starts off with Beltane, the halfway point between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice. This is the magickal time of year when we focus on the divine union between the Lord and the Lady. Beltane bonfires are lit, maypoles and […]

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12 Nights of Yule- December 23rd

It’s the fourth night of Yule and today I’m taking the time to honor April, the fourth month, which is known for being a great time to do a lot of spring cleaning around the house. Kitchens and bathrooms get scrubbed down. Bedrooms and closets are reorganized. All drapes, linens and sheets are thrown into […]

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12 Nights of Yule- December 22nd

I hope everyone enjoyed the Winter Solstice yesterday. I know I did. My Yule candle dressed in my Self Love Herbal Blend, burned beautifully. I love how candles spark as the flame hits the essential oils and dried herbs. It’s absolutely captivating. Tonight is the third night of Yule and today I’m honoring the third […]

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12 Nights of Yule- December 21st

Merry Yule I hope everyone is enjoying the Winter Solstice as much as I am. The weather was bright and beautiful so I decided to do my writing outside and connect with the returning Sun. As I’ve mentioned before in my Happy Witch post, 2016 was not very kind to me. My life was flipped […]

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12 Nights of Yule- December 20th

Yule officially begins today at sunset, the night before the Winter Solstice. On this day I like to prepare my Yule altar with pine cones and pine branches. I have also chosen a handful of runes to aid me in the coming year, as well as a few of my favorite crystals. Mercury retrograde has […]

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My December Esbat: Pagan Planning

The December Esbat is a great time for goal setting and contemplating the year that has passed. Have I accomplished any of the goals I’ve set for myself at the beginning of the year? Am I getting closer to any of the goals I haven’t reached yet? How can I plan to achieve those goals […]