Tag Archive: Wicca

Dec 21 2020

Winter Solstice 2020: Here Comes the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment occurred early this morning at 5:02 AM ET. Sky watchers this …

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May 02 2020

Beltane: Fire and Folklore

Sadly, this year the Beltane festivals are cancelled but, virus or no virus, the spirit of the holiday lives in the warming of the earth by the sun of May. This article was first published May 2, 2015. You call it May Day, we Pagans cal it Beltane. It may be a day for workers …

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Mar 19 2020

The Last Day of Winter

Today is the last day of Winter and it abruptly ends at 11:49 PM ET, when the sun crosses the equator, heading north to the Tropic of Cancer, the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth, at which the Sun can be directly overhead.   Equinox literally means “equal night.” And during the equinox, most …

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Dec 22 2019

Winter Solstice: Return of the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. Last night at 11:19 PM ET the sun reached is most Southern destiny and touched for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. It is the astronomical event that marks …

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Mar 20 2019

The Spring Equinox of the Full Worm Moon

Spring is upon us at 5:58 PM ET when the sun crosses the equator heading north to the Tropic of Cancer, the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This year the Vernal Equinox coincides with the last Super Moon of 2019. The moon will reach its …

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Dec 21 2018

Winter Solstice: Return of the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment will occur toady at 5:23 PM EST. The Winter Solstice, also …

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Mar 20 2018

It’s Spring?

The sun crept northward over the equator 12:15 PM ET marking the beginning of Spring. You would never know it here in the northeast. Once again winter is hanging on another nor’easter hitting the region late tonight and tomorrow dumping up to a foot of snow. This is the fourth in the last four weeks. …

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Dec 20 2017

Winter Solstice 2017: Here Comes the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment will occur tomorrow morning at 11:28 a.m. EST. The Winter Solstice …

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Dec 21 2016

Winter Solstice 2016: Here Comes the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment occurred this morning at 5:44 a.m. EST. The Winter Solstice is …

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Dec 21 2015

Winter Solstice 2015: Here Comes the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment will occur on Dec. 21 at 11:49 p.m. EST. The Winter …

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