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 Customs and Traditions

Just as the Pagan Midwinter celebration of Yule was adopted by Christians as “Christmas” (December 25), so too the Pagan Midsummer celebration was adopted by them as the Feast of John the Baptist (June 24). Occurring 180 degrees apart on the wheel of the year, the Midwinter celebration commemorates the birth of Jesus, while the … Continue reading Litha Customs and Traditions

Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice

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/Midsummer/Summer Solstice

Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice

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/Midsummer/Summer Solstice

Litha Past and Present

Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer. It is the day when … Continue reading Litha Past and Present