Astrological Sign

Gemini (The Third House of the Zodiac)

Gemini If you where born between May 21 and June 20 your astrological sign is Gemini.  Gemini's are energetic, clever, imaginative, witty and adaptable.  Gemini's can also be superficial, impulsive, restless, devious and indecisive.  There is a lot more to the Astrological house of Gemini however.  Learn more about Gemini


Pagan, Wiccan, Druid Advice, Tips and Tricks

Ten Things to Take to a Pagan Festival

If you are attending any type of Pagan festival there are certain things you should take with you depending on what type of an event it is. Whether it’s an afternoon event with potluck dinner or a week-long celebration in the woods there are ten items at a minimum, that will help to ensure that you have a good time and get the most benefit out of the celebration. The ten things you’ll want to remember next time you go to a Pagan festival are:

  • Your Magical Tools
  • An Offering for the Altar
  • A Dish to Share
  • A Chair or Blanket to Sit On
  • An Understanding of Basic Ritual Format
  • Notebook and Pen
  • A Watch
  • Camping Gear and Personal Items
  • A Donation of Time or Money
  • A Positive Attitude and an Open Mind

Daily Influence

Every day of the week has its own specific planet related energy.  Sometimes gearing specific acts towards these days will be more effective than not.

Influence for Wednesday (Óðinsdagr, Odin's Day)

Odin's Day

Planet: Mercury
Colors: Purple, Magenta, Silver
Element: Air
Number: 0
Plant: Skullcap, Caraway, Marjoram, Oregano
Energy: Poets, writers, actors, teachers and students. Relative to communication, inspiration, studying and teaching.

Spells involving mental issues, communication, education and self-expression.

Day to put effort in to self-improvement or understanding. Also as day for consulting oracles (tarot, runes), planning magickal work, and writing.

Pagan, Wiccan, Druid Sabbats (Holidays)
Next Sabbat - Midsummer (June 21 or 22)

Relative Deities: Mother Earth, Father Sun, the fey and fairy people
Relative Herbs: Rue, roses, vervain, trefoil, St. John’s Wort, chamomile, lavender, mugwort
Relative Stones: Amethyst, malachite, golden topaz, opal, quartz crystal, azurite-malachite, lapis lazuli

Midsummer, also known as Summer Solstice, Litha or St. John’s Day celebrates the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. The Goddess becomes Mother Earth and the God takes His place as Father Sun. The two know work together for a green and fertile Earth. This festival celebrates sharing, giving, kindness and helping one another. Also, our fairy friends (lightening bugs) are busy laboring over our hearts, spiritual gardens helping guide us so that we are performing nice acts for others (they make it easy for us). With this in mind, we must also honor Midsummer Night.