Mabon Outrage (And Why We Love the Autumnal Equinox)

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A lot of people don’t like the word Mabon to signify the Autumnal Equinox. I get it, I’m not a fan of it either, but it’s not that big of a deal. [Read more...]

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Mabon/Autumn Equinox Ritual 2015

Christian Eduard Böttcher-"Setting Out For the Grape Harvest."  From WikiMedia.

This Autumn celebrate what you have to give your community and say a little prayer for those of us living in the drought-stricken Western United States. A ritual for sharing and for rain! [Read more...]

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The Blessings of Autumn

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I don’t know if Pagandom has a “favorite season,” but most of my friends seem to love Fall the best. In the Autumn I feel the turn of the Wheel more keenly than at other times of the year, and there always just seems to be an excitement in the air this time of year that’s absent from other seasons. [Read more...]

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

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In order to walk in the light one must understand the darkness, not only in the world and in magic, but also in ourselves. The time between Mabon and Samhain provides the perfect opportunity to do just that. [Read more...]

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The Triumph of Mabon

"Harvest Rest" by George Cole, from WikiMedia.

Even though many don’t particularly like it, the word “Mabon” has come to signify the Autumn Equinox and early Fall. Is that a triumph or a tragedy? [Read more...]

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A Mabon Ritual

"A Harvest Scene with Workers Loading Hay on to a Farm Wagon" by James Ward.  From WikiMedia.

It’s Mabon, the Fall Equinox, a time to celebrate the harvest and the people in our lives. If you are looking for a rite to share, or just like reading good ritual, you’ve come to the right place. Happy Harvest! [Read more...]

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Reflections on the Autumn Equinox

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I love Autumn, it’s my favorite season, but it’s far too early to reflect on falling leaves, pumpkin patches, and mulled cider. Late September also lacks the riot of color that often occurs in mid-October, but it posses a dignity and beauty all its own in its golden wheat fields and ocean blue skies. The [Read More...]

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