Come Out of Your Broom Closets! It’s Pagan Pride Today!

Come out, come out, come out of your broom closets, dearies! Come join us TODAY at the Raleigh State Fairgrounds (Gate 5, 974 Youth Center Dr.). It’s the last day of this year’s Pagan Pride in Raleigh, (formerly called Central Carolina Pagan Pride). Did you know?  We are the second biggest Pagan Pride on the … Read more

Every Day Is Sacred: Today Is Ganesh Chaturthi! Jai Dev! Jai Dev!

  Today is Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival that celebrates the birthday of the great Hindu God, Ganesh. Also known as Ganapati and Ganesha, He is the son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the Lord of success, destroyer of evils and remover of obstacles. He is also worshiped as the God of education, knowledge, wisdom … Read more

Feel the Sacred Power Rising on This Merry May Eve

Here we come a’ piping, In Springtime and in May; Green fruit a’ ripening, And Winter fled away. The Queen she sits upon the strand, Fair as lily, white as wand; Seven billows on the sea, Horses riding fast and free, And bells beyond the sand. ~ Witchcraft for Tomorrow, by Doreen Valiente Phoenix Publishing … Read more

Joyful Blessings of Ganesh Chaturthi!

Aum Gam Ganapataye Namah Today is the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi, India’s most joyous celebration of the (re)birth of the Lord of learning. Ganesh is the God of letters and wisdom, son of Shiva and Parvati, and mentor of Gods and humans. He is the destroyer of vanity, selfishness, pride, and the remover of … Read more

Wishing You a Joyful Lughnasadh!

The Song of Lughnasadh I am the sovereign splendor of creation, I am the fountain in the courts of bliss, I am the bright surrender of the willpower, I am the watchful guardian and the kiss. I am the many-colored landscape, I am the transmigration of the geese, I am the burnished glory of the … Read more

Greet Midsummer with a Kiss

Glory of the Day-Star, hail! Lifter of the Light, Burnisher of the Sky. Gifts of love to earth are bringing, Summer’s shimmer, dew’s delight. Dancing be the heart within us, Open be our souls to bliss, Courage vanquish every shadow, Greet Midsummer with a kiss. – Greeting to the Summer Solstice from Celtic Devotional – … Read more

Rejoice and Be Blessed! It’s Beltane!

Hail to Thalia, Grace of Flowering and Mirth! Hail to blessed Flora, and to Maia Majestas! We bow in gladness to The Lord and The Lady! We merrily welcome the King and Queen of Faery! Song of Beltane by Caitlin Matthews I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and the … Read more