My Week on Wednesday and The First Day of Spring

My Week on Wednesday and the First Day of Spring // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

The Year Wheel has turned again, and Spring is upon us. Friday marks the Spring Equinox; the half-way mark between the Winter and Summer Solstices, and the time of year when the hours of light and darkness are balanced. The Spring Equinox is also referred to as Ostara, named after … Continue reading

My Week on Wednesday and Imbolc

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 Hello, and welcome to My Week on Wednesday. This week we’re going to talk a little bit about Imbolc, which takes place on either the first or second day of February, and marks the halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Imbolc is an old Irish word … Continue reading

Spiced Wine for Imbolc

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Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the season for dreaming about spring is upon us. While the weather is still cold, and the wind bitter, the days are noticeably longer and the first stirrings of spring whisper through air and tickle the earth: The buds which will blossom beautifully come springtime … Continue reading