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February / Lupercalia

Posted on January 28, 2017 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 


Lupercalia

She-Wolf

Lupercalia is a Roman ritual of purification and fertility dating from such an ancient time that even the Romans of the first century BCE had forgotten its origin and to which Gods it was dedicated and even the meaning of some of its symbolism. (Contrary to Z Buda...

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MAGICAL HERBAL DIRECTORY

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

MAGICAL HERBAL DIRECTORY


 

MAGICAL HERBAL DIRECTORY ALFALFA- prosperity, attraction of money, burn or place in the kitchen

 

ANGELICA- Protection, Healing, inreases life energy bringing warmth of Fire element, Exorcism

 

 

ANISE, STAR PODS- Protection, Purification, Winter Solstice

 

 

ASTRAGALUS- Fortification, Strength

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A To Z Of Spices

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

A To Z Of Spices


 

ALLSPICE: These small dark, reddish-brown berries are so called because their aroma and flavor resemble a combination of cinnamon,cloves and nutmeg. Use berries whole in marinades; for boiling andpot roasting meatsand poultry; in fish dishes, pickles and chutneys. Also available ground and excellent for flavoring soups, sauces anddesserts.

 

 

ANISE: Commonly c...

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Goats Rue Herb

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Goat’s Rue Herb


 

 

 

 

Goat’s Rue Herb Profile Also known as Galega officinalis, Garden Rue, Devil's Shoestring, Virginia Pea, Cat Gut, French Lilac, French Honeysuckle, Italian Fitch, Pestilenzkraut. Introduction Goat's rue is a wild legume used during the Middle Ages to treat plague. It is originally from Europe by way of Asia, but can now be found in most...

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Lycii Berry (Goji Berry) Profile

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

 

Lycii Berry (Goji Berry) Profile


Also known as

 

Lycium chinese and barbarum (often traded interchangeably in Chinese Medicine) Chinese Matrimony-vine, Boxberry, Boxthorn, Wolfberry, and Gou qi-zi. PLEASE NOTE! "Goji berry" and Lycii berry are virtually the same, with the only discernable difference is that Gojii is usually a high al...

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Festivals of the Dead from around the World

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Festivals of the Dead from around the World


 

By April

 

Halloween is my FAVORITE time of the year. I like to learn different things about the history and others traditions. I found this on a teaching site, actually, and thought it was interesting.Not Just Halloween: Festivals of the Dead from around the World“The dominant spirit, however, that haunts this enchan...

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Rainbow Warrior

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Brought to us by William or loving known as the Egg Man...


 

Rainbow Warrior

 

That statue is called the "Rainbow Warrior" in memory of the Indian story called "The Rainbow Warrior." Would you like to 'Hear that story?Do you know what a rainbow is, Yes, a beautiful bow of colors in the sky. A warrior is a brave person. One who has courage instead of being afraid.Well, the Indians...

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ST. PATRICK & THE DRUIDS OF IRELAND

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Saint Patrick's Day


 

 

 

"Doing our part to pass it on"...

Brightest of Blessing Je'Amour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Satori

 

ST. PATRICK & THE DRUIDS OF IRELAND

By Flame RavenHawk

 

Patrick was a Christian priest whose job it was to conve...

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The Eastern White Pine

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)


The eastern white pine has the distinction of being the tallest tree in eastern North America. There is a legend from long ago in which there were warring times among the Mohawks and their neighboring tribes. The Mohawk Nation decided to put down their weapons once and for all. They buried their weapons beneath the white pine trees. From that time forward, peace grew through the white pine. An excerpt from Th...

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Arbor Day Foundation

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 

I say all Witches & non Witches should use this valuable resource. I love the fact they have publication and instructional video to teach people about tree's & wild life...

http://www.arborday.org/index.cfm


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