What would your ribbon color be for May Day?

We've seen the colorful images of children and adults dancing around a May-pole wrapping colorful ribbons with each step. What color would (or did) you choose to add to the variety of color on the May-pole? Green: Nature, fertility, growth, rejuvenation, recovery, healing, harvest and abundance, prosperity, harmony, balance, peace, hope, home, plants and animals. …

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Beltane Fires of Passion and Power

As the wheel turns and May comes upon us, we mark our ancestors' paths as a time of light returning. Many still celebrate Beltane with music, dancing and huge bonfires. While there are many other images of the season such as flowers, colors, and brides, fire conjures an energy and jubilation that brings about celebration. …

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Beltane, and May Day, a time of myth, traditions, and flowers

As we come to the close of April, and see the seasons change, we recognize the wheel of the year and the approaching Sabbat. Throughout the world, ancient traditions have been practiced in celebration of May Eve, also known as Beltane, and May Day. They are a 2-day holiday that include the purifying fires on May …

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Candlemas or Imbolc

  According to Witchology.com, Candlemas, or Imbolc, is one of the four principal festivals of the Irish calendar, usually celebrated by the Gaels, other Celtic cultures, and modern Pagans at the beginning of February. Originally dedicated to the goddess Brigid, it was subverted by Christianity as St Brigid's Day. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Candlemas …

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