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Blessed Bee! Using Honey in Magic and Ritual

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“And when they are inspired through eating yellow honey, they are willing to speak truth; but if they be deprived of the gods’ sweet food, then they speak falsely, as they swarm in and out together.” – Homeric Hymn to Hermes, trans., Hugh G. Evelyn-White “Next I’ll discuss the heavenly gift of honey from the…

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Easy Ways to Celebrate Yule (Without Offending Your Family)

Easy Ways to Celebrate Yule (Without Offending Your Family)

Do you really want to celebrate Yule without making an official announcement or risk offending family members or friends?  There are many ways to celebrate Yule that are perfectly in line with other religious beliefs and that actually can show others how compatible the celebrations can be, without coming out of the broom closet. Many…

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Dia de Los Muertos – Celebrating the Rich Traditions of the Holiday

Mictecacihuatl - Dia de Los Muertos - Celebrating the Rich Traditions of the Holiday

Origin of Dia de Los Muertos This Mexican holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican ancestry living throughout the United States and other countries.  The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember their loved ones who have passed, and to help support their spiritual journey in the…

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