13 Songs for Ostara Again!

I’m re-using the playlist from last year. Hope you enjoy it! 13. Ostara by Lisa Thiel 12. Lord of the Dance by Gwydion Pendderwen 11. Spring Strathspey by Taste Like More(?) 10. Prayer to Eostre by WordedRite 9. Eostre by Forefather An epic metal instrumental to get the blood stirring. 8. Eostre’s Dance by River [Read More…]

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Spring Song

Possibly the most sickly sweet piece of classical music ever written. So how do you plan to celebrate Ostara? [Read more…]

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Egg Dying Tricks for Ostara

I’m ready to dye some eggs this year and I want to step up my game from the basic egg dyeing kit. Here’s some tips and tricks I’ve found. Natural Dyes Not crazy about chemicals? Here are a couple of videos talking about natural dyes: Ukranian Eggs Want to take on more elaborate degigns? Give [Read More…]

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The Egg and Mary Magdalen

When I think of Ostara, I think of eggs, and of the multi-colored egg salad that is made the day after Ostara. And when I think of Divine images associated with eggs, I always think of Mary Magdalen. Most Pagans who convert from a Christian background go through a “What do I think about Jesus?” [Read More…]

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Blessed be the Holy Thorn–and Her new leaves

Hacked by vandals shortly before Yule and left for dead, the Glastonbury Holy Thorn unfurled two wee leaves for Ostara. Best news I’ve heard in months. A tiny sprig of green on a tree whose origins could stretch back a couple thousand of years, that was hacked by vandals and feared dead just a few [Read More…]

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13 Songs for Ostara!

I nearly forgot. Nearly let this slip by. Which would be a shame because with Ostara I’ve created song lists for all 8 Wiccan Sabbats. Which is kinda nifty! 13. Ostara by Lisa Thiel 12. Lord of the Dance by Gwydion Pendderwen 11. Spring Strathspey by Taste Like More(?) 10. Prayer to Eostre by WordedRite [Read More…]

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Wyrd Designs – The Holy Tides – Ostara, Sigrblot & Summer Nights

For those of us in the Northern Tradition, the high holy tide of Ostara is upon us. Some are gearing up to celebrate this weekend, and others may postpone their celebrations so that they coincide more with the observed Christian date of Easter instead. The later allows heathen children to be able to participate in [Read More…]

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Ostara, St. Paddy’s and Spring

I have never looked forward to Ostara so much before in my entire life. I find Circle to be purifying, cleansing and healing. As the gunk and stress of daily life accumulates I come to crave Circle. I need it. I need that safe, supportive space to let down my burdens and connect directly to [Read More…]

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Wyrd Designs – An Ostara Prayer

The time of Ostara will soon be upon us, and fellow Pantheon writer Galina Krasskova’s latest article, and a recent shopping expedition at both World Market and Etsy… and well I suppose its understandable that I now have Ostara firmly on my brain. I’ve purchased this year’s pysanky eggs used to decorate my altar, and [Read More…]

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