Solstice Tide

At our little hearth, the two of us celebrate Solstice Tide, twelve days of worship between December 20 and December 31. I can't take credit for this tradition, of course -- I learned of it first from Three Cranes Grove and their Yule-Along on Facebook, and some inspiration there came from The Winter Solstice: The Sacred... Continue Reading →

12 – Relationships: The Dark Half of the Year

The 30 Days of Druidry prompt series separates the next two prompts into the Fire Festivals (Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtaine, and Lughnasadh) and the Solar Festivals (Winter Solstice, Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, and Autumnal Equinox), but I don’t think of them in that division. For me, and for my Grove, the Wheel of the Year progresses... Continue Reading →

Crafting the Solstice

Our Winter Solstice rite in its current incarnation took years to form, and I attribute that to the power of secular traditions at this time. How could we create a rite that was both true to our faith, and true to the spirit of this season shared among many? With thanks to Brian Walsh, I... Continue Reading →

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