Happy Winter Solstice All. I’m going to touch on a couple of things which are very important for a New Witch, Like Myself needs to realize, that we’re going to have these thoughts and feelings and no we’re not stupid or loosing our mind.
But first a little report on the Coven Life Winter – Yule Solstice Ritual yesterday, hosted by Lady Beltane and special guest, High Priestess Stregga. The Ritual was amazing and full of a tingling high energy magick. Halfway through and during our meditation time, I felt a peace descend on me and started humming and singing a chant. I don’t know what the words meant but when you’re in The Spirit, you just go with it. What emerged next was a vision of the 10 of us Witches, holding hands, in a circle, around The Great Fire. As we were holding hands, we were building a mighty wall of protection and healing for all there that…
I love history and the fact that History is based on Lore or is Lore based on History. These are fun but we must remember that our ancestors held onto wisdom from their fathers or they would not have survived the harsh land and ever changing winters. Bright Blessings Sisters and Brothers In The Craft,
Hans van Hayek, The Fortuneteller, 1892 (via Wikimedia)
“My ears are burning; who’s talking about me?”
“If your nose is itching, someone wants to kiss you.”
“Your feet itch? You must be about to go somewhere.”
I remember my mother often sharing the little bits of proverbial wisdom throughout my childhood.
Usually they were delivered with a wink or a wry smile, and I don’t think she took them particularly seriously, but then she also wouldn’t have been surprised to find out that any one of these tokens had borne some fruit in the real world. If you think about it, assumptions about the intimate connection between a person’s body and the world around him or her are not anything new or unusual. Plenty of people have an uncle whose bunions predict snowstorms, or a grandmother whose arthritis tells of coming rain, or headaches that detect heatwaves moving in. There…