Archive for October, 2014

October Esbat: Dumb Supper

October’s esbat finds us in a month of increasing darkness. Each year, on October esbat, we honor our ancestors with a traditional dumb supper. At a dumb supper, the ancestors are invited to the table. We eat in silence, listening for words spoken by our ancestors, opening our senses so that we can feel them near. […]

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Pagan Pride Day 2014

  Sunday, we participated in the annual Pagan Pride Day in Long Beach, California. This would make eleven years attending, ten years vending! This year, we had a double booth, as we have more sisters than ever, and therefore more fun items to sell. We sold books, home decor, tinctures, oils, holy water, jewelry, bookmarks and […]

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Mabon 2014

  For Mabon this year, we decided to honor the indigenous people of the land on which we live. A lot of research went into this ritual. We learned the names of the native tribe who lived in our area, the native foods they ate, some of their words, and the deities they honored. We […]

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