We're gearing up for the first Pagan harvest festival of the year: Lammas (also known as Lughnasadh in some traditions). How time flies; it's this time of year again. Summer may still feel in full-swing in your area, but Mother Nature is tapping us on the shoulder with this first harvest of grain, reminding us … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Lammas!
Autumn Equinox September 21 (approx.) Also known as: Mabon Traditions: celebration of the second harvest festival of the season, thanksgiving for plentiful harvest, in some cultures this is a corn festival, marking the beginning of the autumn season, the witches’ Thanksgiving Pagan Lore: Descent of the Goddess…in Sumerian myth she’s known as Inanna; in … Continue reading Mabon
As the dog days of summer are still upon us, it's strange to realize that so is the first of the pagan harvest festivals, Lammas...aka Lughnasadgh. Summer will soon be winding down, and August is the transition that will carry us into autumn. As we celebrate the first harvest of wheat, let's also celebrate the changing of … Continue reading Lammas…Let the Harvest Begin