The History of the Litha Sabbat

Bright Blessings, Witches! Today we’re going to delve into the Litha Sabbat’s history. We’ll discuss its origins, how our forebears celebrated the holiday before us, different names, what it celebrates and more. Please note that this post is in reference to celebrations in the Northern Hemisphere occurring on the summer solstice.

10 Ways to Celebrate Beltane in 2022

Bright Blessings, Witches! Now that we’ve gone over the History of the Beltane Sabbat, let’s talk about some ways in which you can celebrate it. In the modern times we live in, it is rare that you would need to pass cattle through bonfire smoke in order to bless them and their fertility for theContinue reading “10 Ways to Celebrate Beltane in 2022”

11 Ways to Celebrate Ostara in 2022

Now that we’ve gone over the history – or lack thereof – of Ostara, let’s talk about ways you can celebrate the Spring Equinox in 2022! This year Ostara falls on Sunday, March 20th. And as I’ve stated in the history post: “…it is important to note that it doesn’t matter how much or littleContinue reading “11 Ways to Celebrate Ostara in 2022”

The History of the Ostara Sabbat

Bright Blessings, Witches! Today we’re talking about the history of Ostara. As we make way for spring, it’s a time of Mother Nature’s awakening after her long slumber through the winter. The days become longer and warmer as the Sun gets stronger. The collective energy is one of refreshing renewal. Unlike many other Sabbats, Ostara’sContinue reading “The History of the Ostara Sabbat”

9 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc in 2022

As the Wheel of the Year turns, so too the seasons. Originally celebrated in pre-Christian Ireland, the ancient Celctic celebration of Imbolc marked the midpoint between Yule (Winter Solstice) and Ostara (Spring Equinox). Days are getting longer, Winter is passing, and Spring is right around the corner. Imbolc (pronounced im-bolk or im-bolg) celebrated February 1st-2ndContinue reading “9 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc in 2022”

The Samhain Sabbat

Prounounced “Sow-Win” or “Sah-Win” Samhain is Gaelic in origin. It translates to “Summer’s End”. Appropriately named, the Celtic Year is split into two parts: the light half and the dark half. Samhain signals the start of the dark half of the year. This Sabbat also signifies the midpoint between the Autumn Equinox (the Mabon Sabbat)Continue reading “The Samhain Sabbat”