Autumn Equinox, Mea’n Fo’mhair, Mabon Customs and Practices — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

The Druids call this celebration, Mea’n Fo’mhair, and honor The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to trees. Offerings of ciders, wines, herbs, and fertilizer are appropriate at this time. Wiccans celebrate the aging Goddess as she passes from Mother […] Autumn Equinox, Mea’n Fo’mhair, Mabon Customs and Practices — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul Continue reading Autumn Equinox, Mea’n Fo’mhair, Mabon Customs and Practices — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Lammas Ritual — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

“Blessed be the Harvest, Blessed be the Corn Mother, Blessed be the Grain God, For together they nourish both body and soul. Many blessings I have been given, I count them now by this bread. Guardian of the East, I pray for your indulgence. Hear me now as I request your aid in the […] Lammas Ritual — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul Continue reading Lammas Ritual — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Lammas/Lughnasadh — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

The Lughnassadh Sabbat is a time to celebrate the first of three harvest celebrations (Mabon and Samhain being the other two). It marks the middle of Summer represents the start of the harvest cycle and relies on the early crops of ripening grain, and also any fruits and vegetables that are ready to be harvested. […] Lammas/Lughnasadh — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul Continue reading Lammas/Lughnasadh — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Ravenhawks Ritual Boxes for Lughnasadh/Lammas — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Ravenhawks has begun taking orders for its Lughnasadh Ritual Boxes. We will take orders until July 19th. Looking forward to sharing Lughnasadh magick with you and being part of your Solstice Rituals. The focus of this sabbat box is abundance magicks and continued success. Lughnasadh/Lamma is the first harvest so we will include something to help […] Ravenhawks Ritual Boxes for Lughnasadh/Lammas — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for … Continue reading Ravenhawks Ritual Boxes for Lughnasadh/Lammas — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Litha/Summer Solstice Recipe — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

This time of year fruit pie is a dessert staple. This tasty pie recipe can add a little magick to your after-meal dessert. Raspberry-Guava Pie Pastry for a 10 inch 2 crust pie 4 cups fresh raspberries 4 cups chopped guava fruit 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon allspice […] Litha/Summer Solstice Recipe — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body … Continue reading Litha/Summer Solstice Recipe — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Litha/Midsummer Midsummer is also sometimes referred to as Litha. Litha is(pronounced “LITH-ah”). The celebration of Midsummer’s Eve was from ancient times linked to the summer solstice. People believed that mid-summer plants had miraculous and healing powers and they, therefore, picked them on this night. Bonfires were lit to protect against evil spirits which were believed […] Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and … Continue reading Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Beltane Blessings!

Beltane Blessings! Beltane or May Day represents the beginning of Summer or the height of Spring. Beltane, which comes from the Gaelic word meaning “bright fire” or “lucky fire”, honours fertility, at a time when the earth blossoms, and the creative force of fire. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living.  Continue reading Beltane Blessings!

Beltane 2021 — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

The word Beltane corresponds to the modern Irish Gaelic word Bealtaine, the name of the month of May, and to the Scottish Gaelic word Bealtuinn meaning May Day. Other names For the Day and the celebrations are: May 1: Rudemas/Roodmas, Rood Day (the Christian term for Rood Day), St. Walburga’s Day; Beltane, May Day, Cetsamhain […] Beltane 2021 — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and … Continue reading Beltane 2021 — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

Celebrating Ostara — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

How did we Celebrate Ostara? For early Pagans in the Germanic countries, this was a time to celebrate planting and the new crop season. Typically, the Celtic peoples did not celebrate Ostara as a holiday, although they were in tune with the changing of the seasons. Persian kings known as the Achaemenians celebrated the spring […] Celebrating Ostara — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and … Continue reading Celebrating Ostara — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul