Litha for Spoonies

I apologize for being a bit MIA and actually missing the day of Litha! Between graduate program applications, moving prep, and a few really nasty flareups, I just haven’t had the bandwidth to write/edit much. But I still wanted to present my Litha for spoonies post even though it’s a little late.  It’s hard toContinue reading “Litha for Spoonies”

Beltane for Spoonies

Beltane is nearly upon us, my dears (it arrives on May 1st)! The world is blooming. Spring is reaching hopefully for the summer months. In older celebrations, this was often a time to perform spells for healthy livestock, to embrace the joyful raucousness of the season, and of course to perform a Maypole dance. ButContinue reading “Beltane for Spoonies”

Ostara for Spoonies

Welcome to the spring equinox, otherwise known in the Wheel of the Year as Ostara! The day and night are of an equal length, and from here the day will either begin to grow longer if you’re in the Northern hemisphere or shorter if you’re in the Southern. This might be a time for springContinue reading “Ostara for Spoonies”

Imbolc for the Spoonie

I ended up having to take a few weeks’ break after the chaos of holiday travel and a visiting long-distance sweetheart, so my apologies for the radio silence! I’d like to dedicate the first post of the year to Imbolc, which will be upon us at the beginning of February. Imbolc marks the transition fromContinue reading “Imbolc for the Spoonie”

Yule for the Spoonie

Yule begins on December 21st, and of course it is side-by-side with several other winter holidays and festivities! No matter which holidays you celebrate at this time of year, no matter how or if you mark the occasion, this is a time of year that speaks to embracing and celebrating the light that our lovedContinue reading “Yule for the Spoonie”

Samhain for the Spoonie

IT’S SPOOPY SEASON, WITCHLINGS! Which is to say besides all the costumes, candy, and horror movies, it is also nearly Samhain. It’s the Witchy New Year! And it’s also the time of year when the dead are said to be closest to the living world. (I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention Day of theContinue reading “Samhain for the Spoonie”