Sometimes you need to do what is right for your mentality, even if it puts your body under physical stress. Feel free to disagree with me, but the back/knee/hip pain was absolutely worth the drive to Stanwell Park Beach to watch the sun rise on Midwinter’s Day. Six weeks ago I hurt my back and… Continue reading Journey of the Fool at Midwinter
There’s a handful of us who are able to incorporate our faith into our work – through our own business, or working in the field, or whatever our heart so chooses. When it comes to celebrating the holidays – whether we choose to follow the traditional wheel, our own wheel, or however we practice –… Continue reading Pagan Holidays in a Muggle Environment
As we approach Midwinter and the Wild Hunt (which I keep going to call the Great Hunt) I have this overwhelming feeling of protection. I feel loved, I feel at peace, I feel protected from what life may throw at me. I believe part of this is having the opportunity to work with some amazing… Continue reading Approaching winter
Hail the Mighty Holly King, for He has won the crown from the frail Oak King and now rules over the (Southern Hemispheric) Waning Year! Or so I’d normally proclaim at Litha. (Firstly, yay for being back at a computer! We didn’t take it down with us on our “annual pilgrimage to Victoria” and there’s… Continue reading The hand that governs change
I had planned on getting up to watch the sunrise on Midwinter’s Day. I normally wake around 5am for work so the time wasn’t an issue. Unfortunately, my body had other plans. Instead, once some pills were popped and my body behaved, the Muggle and I spent most of the day outside enjoying the… Continue reading Midwinter’s Day
We all come from the Horned One And to Him we shall return Like a flash of light Shining from a fiery storm Hoof and Horn! Hoof and Horn! All that dies shall be reborn! Fire and rain! Fire and rain! All that dies shall live again! As we’re approaching Midwinter here in Australia, and Midsummer in… Continue reading Kings of Oak and Holly
Blessed Yule / Midwinter / Alban Arthan / Solstice! I mentioned this in a comment reply to yesterday’s post, but watching the sun set tonight on the train, my spirits instantly felt brighter. After being cloaked in darkness and madness for a few days, it’s so wonderful to be my variation of normal again. Midwinter,… Continue reading On Midwinter’s Day
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