Sabbat: Imbolc

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Imbolc, a Fire Festival.

A time between the darkness of Winter and the dawning of Spring. Light a candle to beckon on the growth of the Sun God.

Pronunciation: Im-molc

It is a time for cleansing and purification. A time of renewal and the welcoming of the Goddess Brigid.

Colours: Red, pink, orange, white, pale yellow and silver

Foods: diary, spicy foods, sunflower seeds, bread, cakes, honey

Goddesses: Brigid, Virgin Goddess, Artemis, Gaia, Inanna, Aradia

Gods: Sun Gods, Ra, Helios, Apollo

Symbols: Sun, firebirds, robin, bear, Brigid wheel, the Bride’s broom, white flowers.

~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~

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Filling the room with candles, I did a small cleansing ritual for Imbolc.

Using small strips of paper, I wrote down my worries and stresses.

I offered them to the flames and let them burn away in my cauldron.

Finally a little mindfulness meditation helped to centre me.

~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~ )O( ~

So, what did you do to celebrate Imbolc? Leave a comment, I would love to hear.

Blessings

BK

=^.^=

 

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