From Raise The Horns on Patheos.com: 8 Ways to Celebrate Lughnassa/Lammas

Another great round up of ways to honor a sabbat that works for a Solitary.

Source: 8 Ways to Celebrate Lughnassa/Lammas

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Litha (Summer Solstice) For Introverts

A great post for those who like myself tend to be solitary practitioners.
Also another reminder that there is no set way to be observant.

Sabbats and Sabbaths

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Litha, or Summer Solstice, is the longest day of the year. This year it occurs on Wednesday, June 21st. It’s the day of the year when the sun is at its full life-giving power. Many feel vibrant and alive this time of year. I’m not one of them! 90 degrees is not my anointed temperature. I sweat like crazy and have to slow down my activities quite a bit. My brain also feels a little foggy. Therefore when the sun is at its full power, I am not. I’m one of those weird people who feels more alive and creative in January than I do in July. Perhaps that’s because I’m an introvert and January is definitely a more introverted month than July.

If you’re like me and don’t feel like lots of merriment this Litha, it’s a good time to reflect on the significance of this turning point in…

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A Spell to Ward Your House

Warding or protecting is as individual as most anything is. This is one way to do it.

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Helpful when moving into a new space, on occasions when things just don’t feel quite right, or as an infrequent protective boost.

Using an elemental elixir*, paint a three inch horizontal line above windows, and a five point star above doors, chimneys, and other openings.  Begin the spell at the topmost floor of your house, and end with the door or entry that you use most often.  As you work the spell, you can chant the following to help you focus your intention.

This is my home
Here I rule
This is my space
Here you are mine
Neither harm nor hurt
Shall enter here
Now, or forever more

*To make the elemental elixir:

We’re not usually big on vagueness, but because this really needs to be specifically tailored to you, we don’t feel it’s right to dictate which specific plants or oils to use for this working.  Additionally, there…

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