Litha Blessings

Ways to Celebrate Litha  Gathering of magical plants and healing herbs, particularly St John’s wort, vervain, mugwort, mistletoe, ivy, and fern seed. If the weather is warm enough it is a good time for camping, or at least enjoying a carefully prepared bonfire with friends and family.  Make Litha a special celebration honoring both the … Continue reading Litha Blessings

Midsummer Ritual for Love and Companionship

Ritual to attract Companionship and Love You Will Need: Lavender candle Jasmine oil Jasmine Incense State of Mind and Concentration Needed: Set up a space to burn your candle, place your candle in the center. Cast your circle. Now stand quietly for a moment and visualize your space filled with a swirling golden light.[you must … Continue reading Midsummer Ritual for Love and Companionship

Litha~Summer Solstice~Mid Summer

Litha/Midsummer Midsummer is also sometimes referred to as Litha. Litha is(pronounced "LITH-ah"). The celebration of Midsummer's Eve was from ancient times linked to the summer solstice. People believed that mid-summer plants had miraculous and healing powers and they, therefore, picked them on this night. Bonfires were lit to protect against evil spirits which were believed … Continue reading Litha~Summer Solstice~Mid Summer

Beltane Blessings

"The new earth quickens as you rise. The May Queen is waiting. Feel the pulsing ground call you to journey, To know the depths of your desire. The May Queen is waiting. Moving through the night, the bright moon's flight. In green and silver on the plain. She waits for you to return again. Do … Continue reading Beltane Blessings

Beltane Herb: Sweet Woodruff

The Sweet Woodruff, a favorite little plant growing in woods and on shaded hedgebanks, may be readily recognized by its small white flowers (in bloom in May and June) set on a tender stalk, with narrow, bright-green leaves growing beneath them in successive, star-like whorls, just as in Clivers or Goosegrass, about eight leaves to … Continue reading Beltane Herb: Sweet Woodruff