Astrological Sign

Leo (The Fifth House of the Zodiac)

Leo If you where born between July 23 and August 22 your astrological sign is Leo.  Leo's are confident, ambitious, generous, loyal and encouraging.  Leo's can also be pretentious, domineering, melodramatic, stubborn and Vain.  There is a lot more to the Astrological house of Leo however.  Learn more about Leo


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 Monday (Mánadagr, Moon's Day)

Triple Goddess

Planet: Moon
Colors: Silver, Pearl, Grey
Element: Water
Number: 9
Plant: Fresh Cleavers, Bark of a Willow, Berries of the Chaste Tree
Energy: Women, home, family and hearth, gardening and medicine.Spells involving emotions, domestic issues, the subconscious, and feminine issues.

Day for ritual work dealing with psychic development and prophetic dreaming.

Pagan, Wiccan, Druid Sabbats (Holidays)
Next Sabbat - Lammas (July 31 and August 1)

Relative Deities: Ceres, Demeter, the Corn Mother, Lugh, John Barleycorn, the Green Man
Relative Herbs: All herbs and all grains (corn, wheat, milo, rice, oats, etc.)
Relative Stones: Tiger-eye, golden topaz, opal, citrine, ametrine

Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh [loog’-na-sod] is the mid summer and the start of the harvest. Celebration to the Sun God for His help with the fertility of the Earth and He begins to wane in the sky. However, His seeds are in Mother Earth and She is at Her peak. Fruits and vegetables are ripened and herbs are at their most potent at this time. We reap the fruits of Her labor and know that we are blessed by all of Mother Earth’s bounty.