Samhain Blessings

O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow's wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief. Hearts … Continue reading Samhain Blessings

Samhain

The Many Faces of Samhain     This major festival has several aspects. It is considered the third (meat) harvest, New Year's Eve, the Day of the Dead (the dead are honored as they were by the ancient Celts & Egyptians and even now in Mexico), and a night that the veil between the physical … Continue reading Samhain

Samhain Blessings

  Short Spell to Transforming Negativity: You will need: White Candle Black Candle Casting The Spell Light your white Candle visualize protective light surrounding you and all aspects of your life. Now Light the black candle and Say 3 times: "Now all Negative Energy directed at and surrounding my life is blocked and transformed into … Continue reading Samhain Blessings

Samhain — Ravenhawk’s| Magickal Products| Candles| Cloaks| Ritual Boxes|

Samhain is pronounced sowen, soween, saw-win, saw-vane, or sahven, but not sam-hayne. Other names for Samhain include Samhuin, Samain, Saman, Oidhche Shamhna, Hallowe’en, Halloween, Hallows, Hallowtide, Shadow Fest, Allantide, Third Harvest, Harvest Home, Geimredh, Day of the Dead (Feile na Marbh), Feast of the Dead, Spirit Night, Candle Night, November Eve, Nutcrack Night, Ancestor……Samhain — Ravenhawk's| … Continue reading Samhain — Ravenhawk’s| Magickal Products| Candles| Cloaks| Ritual Boxes|

Samhain~Halloween Customs and Practices

Samhain~Halloween Customs and Practices II This was when cattle and sheep were brought in from summer pasture, all but breeding stock being killed for winter food and making fewer mouths to feed. The last fruit was picked, except that which would be left for the Sidhe, grain was gathered and processed for fodder, flour, and … Continue reading Samhain~Halloween Customs and Practices