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If you have ever wondered how to celebrate Imbolc, these posts will have all of the information you need.
Imbolc is a Gaelic festival celebrated in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man on February 1. Imbolc marks the halfway point of winter and the beginning of spring.
It is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals, along with Beltane (May 1), Lughnasadh (August 1) and Samhain (November 1).
The festival is one of the major festivals of modern Wicca and is sometimes referred to as Oimelc.
What Is Imbolc?
Imbolc historically marks the beginning of spring, when the early-season lambs were born. It is celebrated on the first of February, or about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.
These posts will have all of the spells and correspondences you need to know to celebrate Imbolc authentically.
Imbolc Round Up
Imbolc is nearly here, and these posts are full of Imbolc spells, correspondences, decor ideas, and more. Imbolc is a lovely time to celebrate the turn of the year, and an excellent time to start fresh. This collection of posts will cover all the details you need for a magical Imbolc celebration.
Use this Imbolc candle blessing spell to send good energy to your loved ones and yourself. The Imbolc holiday is traditionally celebrated by making home-made gifts for family and friends. Bless those gifts with this spell!
Imbolc usually means that new plans are made, and new ideas are “planted”- sorry, I had to. We take a long, hard look at where our lives are and become remarkably introspective. We can look at our goals and resolutions, if we dare, and see if we need to get back on track.
Altars are an important part of many witches’ lives, as they serve as a sacred space to gather and practice magick. Altars can be incredibly simple or beautifully elaborate, they can be indoor or outdoor, and they can consist of anything that is spiritual and symbolic to you.
Imbolc rituals should be personal and attuned with nature around you. These ideas are just general guidelines for this sabbath’s energies. You can twist them and make them into your personal experience that will suit your needs, feelings, and energy during that time of the year.
Please note that posts on this site may contain affiliate linksSome witches like subtle pagan jewelry. Others prefer to be loud and proud about their practice. Whichever kind of witch you are, there is a piece of jewelry that is perfect for you! This list of witchy stuff to buy is all about jewelry for…
Please note that posts on this site may contain affiliate linksTo the untrained eye, Yule in much of the world may seem devoid of the greenery that green witches so desperately need to feel connected with nature. But that’s not true! Greenery can be found even in the dead of winter. In this gray and…
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Please note that posts on this site may contain affiliate linksHalloween is on its way! And the stores are really stepping up with decor this year. How are you witches going to decoration your home for Samhain? I’ve collected a list of some great ideas that will tickle any witch’s fancy. You’ll cackle with delight…
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Please note that posts on this site may contain affiliate linksPagan New Year traditions might look a lot like everyone else’s. Witches will do many of the same things that a secular person or Christian will do on New Year’s. But for us magical folks, these traditions take on a more sacred and witchy tone….