Category Archives: Holy days

Hail to the Rain of Samhain Night

Samhain has come again. Continue reading

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Our Lady: the Full Moon of the Winter Solstice

I wrote this after many evening walks around Christmas time. The full moon and her halo (and her veil of clouds) just have this aura of the Divine Mother, whether she is Mary, Gaia, Danu, Frigga, Erda, Demeter, Isis, Asherah, … Continue reading

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Evening of the Thanksgiving Day of the Fall

I wrote this nine Thanksgivings ago. It speaks for itself. I love you, Grandma and Grandpa, and I miss you. http://diddles25.deviantart.com/art/Evening-of-the-Thanksgiving-Day-of-the-Fall-410589212 ‘S e ‘n Là Buidheachais an Fhoghair… ‘T is the Day of Thanksgiving of the Autumn… ‘S e an … Continue reading

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Hail to the Rain of Samhain Night

I wrote this last Halloween, when it rained on Samhain Night. A welcome break in California’s drought. Hail to the Rain of Samhain Night Tha ‘n frasachd air ar ruidheachd ‘nis, mu dheireadh The rain has reached us now, at … Continue reading

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All Souls Night

It’s Samhain (SOW-wen) Night, the end of the old year and of the summer (and thus the harvest). It’s the one time of the year when the boundary between the world of the dead and the world of the living (and boundaries in general) are not clearly defined and thus anything can happen. Continue reading

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