Autumn Equinox – Mabon – Alban Elfed

By Shannon Hamilton Welcome to Fall!  The Autumn Equinox occurs on September 22, 2022 at 8:03pm CDT and marks the time when the sun shines directly on the equator and both the north and south hemispheres get the same amount of rays. This conjures images of...

Lammas 2022

This cross-quarter ceremony is best done between August 1st – August 7th (the day the Sun will be at 15 degrees of Leo is August 7th ). It can also occur throughout the month and all the way up to Fall Equinox. Vibrant energy will be supporting you to align with the Universe and the emanating vibrations known to the Druids as Lughasadh and also called Lammas. It is a celebration day of the Sun and the First Harvest of the year. This year Lammas is August 7th at 7:45 a.m. CDT.

Summer Solstice 2022

On June 21st, 2022 the Sun moves into the sign of Cancer at 4:14 am CDT marking Summer Solstice! It marks the high point, the longest and brightest day of the year when the Sun reaches its zenith and casts three rays of light on the world.

Beltane 2022

Happy Beltane! I’m continuing with my series on little mini rituals that I can do to celebrate and honor the turning of the Wheel of the Year.

Spring Equinox 2022

Celebrations often occur for three days. An honoring of the Law of 3. The Law of 3 states that what you put out is returned 3-fold. It also is an honoring of: the Sun, the Moon and the Earth; Maiden, Mother Crone, Youth, Father, and Elder, Holy Trinity, Supernal Consciousness, Subconsciousness, and Cognitive Consciousness (to name a few qualities). Spring Equinox is the celebration of the last vestiges of dark, for the Light of the Sun will reign, and the shadows of dark and winter will wane.

Imbolc 2022

by Shannon Hamilton Many years ago I would practice intricate rituals that would take days of planning and setup and then I had kids. Luckily, I found a group of other families who honored and celebrated the turning of the Wheel of the Year. They taught me to let go...