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Winter Solstice & Yule Spell Jar for Rebirth

December 16, 2020 11:22 pm Published by
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The winter solstice, also called Yule in Germanic traditions, is the longest night and shortest day of the year. It is the time we have the most darkness, and after the winter solstice, the sun returns — growing each day. Because of this darkness and return of the light, the solstice is deeply associated with rebirth. A kind of new year for witches, if you will. In this blog post, I’ll share how to make a DIY spell jar for rebirth in honor of the winter solstice. This would be a great practice to do on the winter solstice or... Continue Reading

A Card Spread for Yule

December 16, 2019 9:29 pm Published by
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The winter solstice, or Yule, is the shortest day and longest night of the year. Yule is a sabbat on the Wheel of the Year that marks midwinter and even though it’s the darkest time of the whole year, it represents rebirth. After Yule, each day begins to get a little more light and a little less dark. It’s a time to celebrate the return of the light.  Yule is associated with evergreen, holly, ivy, mistletoe, red, white, green, gold, and fire. Sounds a little bit like Christmas, right? The pagan holiday of Yule actually predates Christma and when Christianity... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Honor the Winter Solstice

December 17, 2018 4:42 am Published by
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The winter solstice marks the longest night of the year, and so we traditionally associate it with darkness. But it’s also the beginning of the waxing phase of the year, as the days start to get longer and nights start to get shorter. We are reminded that light always follows dark. The balance begins to shift, the wheel of the year turns back again. This sabbat, also known as Yule, is a time for us to connect with our darkness and alchemize it into lessons, into medicine, for the year to come. Below are some ways to honor this sacred... Continue Reading

What is the Wheel of the Year & How to Use It // With Free Printable

March 26, 2018 4:47 am Published by
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Learning more about the Wheel of the year will not only help you feel more in-tune with nature, but it will give you rituals to use year-round to connect with yourself and Mother Earth. This topic can seem a little overwhelming when getting started, so I will provide you with a quick overview with this post. I’ll cover what the Wheel of the Year is, who uses it, how to use it, and some resources, including a free printable of a wheel that I created. Keep scrolling to read more and find a link to your free copy. What is... Continue Reading

The Power of Quartz // 6 Uses for the Ultimate Crystal

August 28, 2017 4:46 am Published by
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Are you looking for the ultimate crystal to do the work of an entire crystal collection? I won’t hold back on you, clear quartz is it. Want to learn how to put this workhorse of a crystal to use? I’ve got 6 simple rituals and uses for quartz to share with you, so you can get the most out of wearing and using quartz. First, let’s learn a bit more… What is Quartz? Quartz is comprised of silicon dioxide which is naturally occurring in the earth’s crust. It’s the most common and abundant crystal found on Earth. These gems were... Continue Reading