Celebrating Samhain and Halloween

October 31st marks one of the eight seasonal turning points on the Wheel of the Year, the festival called Samhain (pronounced sa-wen). Summer has exhaled and faded, and the nights lengthen. Leaves turn red, gold, and orange, and fall from the trees. The last of the harvest is gathered, and the remains of the crops … Read more

Autumn Equinox: Balance and Equilibrium

The Wheel of the Year acknowledges the annual cycles of the seasons and the natural rhythm of the earth. Recognizing our connection with earth cycles is key to developing embodied love. Many earth and land based spirituality and wisdom traditions, such as the practices of the ancient Celtic people, celebrated the Wheel of the Year. … Read more