Imbolc is one of the eight sabbats in the Wheel of the Year, the cycle of seasonal holidays pagans celebrate. Imbolc is between the winter solstice celebration, Yule, and the spring equinox sabbat, Ostara.
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
Hail, Brigid!
7. Imbolc observes the waning of winter and approach of spring. Pagans often use fire and other forms of light to encourage
For many in the U.S., the only 'religious' event taking place this weekend is the Super Bowl. But for pagans and Wiccans
Faith is a difficult proposition for many of us. Faith requires a letting go, a surrender of will. Few among us leap at the idea. Having faith, doing faith in a religious context, is not something I'm very practiced at these days. But come February, faith is the call of the land.
All that we reject, parts of ourselves that we push into the unconscious, whether anger, sexuality, vulnerability, creativity, what ever we have disowned, has power we need to reclaim.
Though decidedly silly, Groundhog Day is a direct and thriving descendant of age-old midwinter divinatory practices.
Pagans celebrate Imbolc as a time to consider intentions and tools; it is a time to clarify aim and dedicate one's self for the coming year, to let go of clutter and to prepare for the season of growth.