Friday, February 1, 2013

Imbolc Blessings...

("Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May", Artist: John William Waterhouse)
For pagans, today marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice (Yule), and the Spring Equinox (Ostara). Known as a "cross quarter" day, the Sabbat of Imbolc is identified by many to be associated with Saint Brighid, in the role of fertility goddess. Imbolc marks the beginning of the light half of the year...the approach of Spring, and the gradual warming of days.

For those of you smoothing your fire ashes, leaving your bits of cloth out for blessings, making reed dollies, or celebrating in your own festive way, Happy Imbolc wishes to you all!

Blessed Be & Merry Meet!