Living the Wheel of the Year

It’s always a little weird once Samhain is over, but it seems like way too soon to start thinking about Yule, never mind decorating the altar. We tried just switching over the decorations when it “felt right,” but that still felt really arbitrary and didn’t seem to have any basis in reality.  Here at RWT,… Continue reading Living the Wheel of the Year

Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

Happy Mabon! Today is the pagan sabbat Mabon, the Autumn Equinox, where the days start getting shorter and the nights longer. This is the second harvest, a time to reflect and celebrate before we head into the season of Samhain. Take the time to soak in some sun! This is a good time to take… Continue reading Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

Happy Mabon! Today is the pagan sabbat Mabon, the Autumn Equinox, where the days start getting shorter and the nights longer. This is the second harvest, a time to reflect and celebrate before we head into the season of Samhain. Take the time to soak in some sun! This is a good time to take… Continue reading Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

Monthly Altar for February

The change from January to February is subtle, but noticeable, at least here in New England. The weather outside isn’t any darned better, but the days are getting longer and we know that we’re moving closer to Spring. Yule seems a long time ago, but Spring is still a long way away.

This is the energetic feel of Imbolc, the nadir of the wheel of the year–the depth of winter, where we stoke the fires and keep our hope for the future warm.