Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

By FloraQueen For some reason, Christmas isn’t always imagined as a time for flowers. Due to the December cold, many flowers don’t bloom outside and we tend to put more focus on winter foliage like pine, mistletoe and holly. However, there’s one big exception when it comes to Christmas flowers in the shape of the … Continue reading Poinsettia: History and Tradition of the Christmas Flower

Counting Down to Celebrating Litha

Each day I will bring you a new song an/or video and/or a back flash from Llewellyn's Witches' Datebook (these will range from 1999[1st year published] until 2019) for our upcoming Litha/Summer Solstice celebrations. Today I picked a beautiful instrumental with amazing pictures and words that touched my spirit. I hope you enjoy it as … Continue reading Counting Down to Celebrating Litha

Counting Down to Celebrating Yule

Each day I will bring you a new song and/or video and/or a back flash from Llewellyn's Witches' Datebook (these will range from 1999[1st year published] until 2019) for our upcoming Yule/Winter Solstice celebrations. Today I pick a song whose melody is from my first winter school program where the teacher for some odd reason … Continue reading Counting Down to Celebrating Yule

Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal to Bad Kids? | Mental Floss

BY MATT SONIAK ISTOCK/BONCHAN The tradition of giving misbehaving children lumps of fossil fuel predates the Santa we know, and is also associated with St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, and Italy’s La Befana. Though there doesn't seem to be one specific legend or history about any of these figures that gives a concrete reason for doling out … Continue reading Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal to Bad Kids? | Mental Floss

Quarter Days and Pagan Fire Festivals

byPatti Wigington In some modern Pagan traditions, including some forms of NeoWicca, the eight sabbats or holidays are divided into two groups: the fire festivals, or cross quarter days, and the quarter festivals. Some belief systems celebrate only one group — either the quarter or cross quarter days — and others mark all eight each … Continue reading Quarter Days and Pagan Fire Festivals

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