Month: October 2017

Remembering The Priestesses Of The Dead: A Halloween Vigil

Gather Victoria Halloween takes its roots in ancient festivals and feasts honouring the dead. Which makes it a perfect time to remember the Haliorunna, the oracular priestesses of the “underworld mysteries” whose rites of divination and ancestor veneration were demonized and extinguished by the Church. It was Max Dashu’s wonderful book Witches and Pagans Women…

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October Medicine

Brigit October beauty and magic. October brings shorter days, longer nights and a soft chill creeps onto the wind. I begin to search for warm layers of deep reds and browns and concoct warming fireside brews. The breeze whispers death, the earth smells of rich decay and the beings all around are dying, preparing to…

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