Here in the northern hemisphere, Mabon, the Autumn Equinox, is almost upon us, but for our southern hemisphere friends, it is time for the Spring Equinox/Ostara. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up our best rituals, spells, books, and more!
An Ostara Sabbat Ritual for One: Celebrate Ostara with a ritual to welcome the light and leave the dark behind.
Brighten Your Ostara by Bringing Balance to Your Life: Use these ideas to rejuvenate and balance your emotions, finding new joy in the process.
Ostara: A Time to Recreate Yourself: Ostara, that magical time of renewal and balance, is just around the corner. Use this magical time
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melissa Cynova, author of Kitchen Table Tarot, Tarot Elements, and the new Kitchen Table Magic.
"I've always wanted to study magic, but I never had time to sign up for classes or go through training," said my friend, Karen, causing me to nearly spit out my gum.
Magic just IS, I insisted. It just is. It's in you. You don't need anyone to tell you anything, really. YOU don't need a wand; you can just point your finger.
Honestly, you can just toss some salt at some things.
This is why I wrote Kitchen Table Magic. To bring a comfort and an ease to learning magic. There aren't any "have to's" and there is no religion or god attached. Just
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melanie Marquis, author of The Witch's Bag of Tricks, A Witch's World of Magick, Beltane, Lughnasadh, and the new Llewellyn's Little Book of Moon Spells.
If you're feeling lonely, this moon spell for love can help you forge a path for a worthwhile partner to follow and find you. Finding a suitable romantic partner is a challenge in any era of history, and dating during a pandemic presents its own unique difficulties. It's much harder to connect with new people without the ordinary options of hitting the town, checking out the clubs, or going to networking events and parties. If we want to find new love in the midst of this current crisis, we
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Ileana Abrev, author of the new Mindful Mama.
Speculations continue about whether maternal feelings are spiritual, bodily, or environmental in nature and cause. Regardless of from where these feelings arise, the maternal essence is there. This essence resides within a woman from the moment she is born. Over time, it grows just as brightly as a lotus flower. I like to believe that each petal is a stage of the essence that makes as women, mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, granddaughters, partners, wives, aunts, stepmoms, and even in adopted parents.
Writing Mindful Mama has given me further insight into nurturing life and the power