Tag Archives: Christian

Summer Solstice: Let Your Light Shine

Litha or Summer Solstice contains powerful themes that are of interest to Christians and Pagans alike. In fact, I suspect this powerful day in the Northern Hemisphere has been revered ever since human beings began noticing the cycles of nature … Continue reading

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Yarrow: Herbe de St. Joseph, Carpenter’s Weed

The use of yarrow as a healing herb and magical plant is well documented. It has been utilized by Pagans and Christians alike. The Latin name (Achillea millefolium) is derived from the Greek hero Achilles who, legend has it, carried … Continue reading

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Beltane: Bonfires and May Poles, Oh My!

Beltane is celebrated on May 1st or at moonrise on April 30th. This Sabbat marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Almost everything about this holiday is debated and/or shrouded in mystery. Every source I … Continue reading

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Ancient Christian Magic

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men (Gk. MAGOS, meaning “magicians”) from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For … Continue reading

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Powerful New Year’s Resolutions

This time of year my Facebook feed is loaded with posts from friends who plan to make New Year’s resolutions. The content is always the same: “I’m going to loose weight, eat healthy food, go to the gym, travel more, … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves Meditation

I used this meditation in a class I taught last week and it worked well for the participants as a way of tuning into the energies of this season and letting them reflect back on our lives. 1. Place the … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Mantra

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert. 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a single word in your mind with … Continue reading

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