Moonrise Herbs Blog — #solstice
Summer Solstice Blessings!
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"Feel the soil's energy at this time of Summer Solstice. Feel the energy of growth and nourishment that vibrates in the earth. Sense the expansion, the throb of life as it flows through the roots & stems." -Arin Hiscock-Murphy Summer Solstice & Gratitude Ritualby Raquel Nelson As the longest day of the year, when the sun’s light & heat is at it’s brightest & strongest, the Summer Solstice feels like a natural time to take a moment for a ritual of gratitude - gratitude for the gifts of the sun and nature and any other thing we feel blessed for. ...
Winter Solstice Ritual & Blessing
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On this longest night of the year, we aim to release the dark and call back the light with respect to the seasonal change but also symbolically within ourselves. Here we offer a ritual and a beautiful, heartfelt blessing we hope shines a light for you on this Solstice night. Although Solstice traditions vary around the world, most (in the Northern Hemisphere) mark the longest night of the year with a celebration of light and fire, a rebirth of the Sun....a symbolic "Return to the Light". To prepare the way for the turning of the Wheel of the Seasons, may...
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"I draw the summer sun into my soulAnd hold my power high today.As Solstice energy coursesthrough my veins and connectsTo the ancients, my ancestors,And all who have gone before.I am divinely alive.I feel the warmth ofMy beloved sun as its raysDance upon my skin on this,The longest day of the year."-Sage Goddess We wish you all a beautiful and blessed Litha and hope you are able to make it outside to give and receive a little love for the Sun!
Time for the Yule Log!
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The Solstice is nearly upon us and it's the perfect time to create your own Yule Log! This ancient pagan European tradition that combines representations of the God and Goddess and the celebration and return of the Sun....and they are so easy to make! In the Celtic tradition, they would use a log of oak as a representation of the Horned God but feel free to use the type of wood that speaks to you! Here are a few of the traditional correspondences from Earth Witchery: Ash -- brings protection, prosperity, and health Aspen -- invokes understanding of the grand design Birch -- signifies new beginnings...