Fwd: Here's How Immunotherapy Works Free Tarot Card Readings How To Open Your 7 Chakras – Explained By A Kid's Show It’s truly a strong indicator to me that our world is becoming more accepting of other cultures when certain philosophies and beliefs are featured front and center in programming aimed at kids. This time, it was the introduction of chakras in the Nickelodeon program Avatar: The Last Airbender. Your chakras are points of spiritual energy in your body that can open and closed depending on a number of factors. They can also be entirely too open. Spiritual balance requires that these chakras be correctly opened. Check it out:
Cafe Astrology .com Grove and Grotto Introduction to Paganism & Wicca Intro to Paganism & Wicca For our first study session, we're going to talk a little bit about just what Paganism and Wicca really are. We'll look at the differences between Wicca, witchcraft, and Paganism (because they really ARE different), as well as the basic concepts of Wicca. We'll also talk about different interpretations of the Threefold Law, one of the most common tenets of modern Pagan religions. Differences Between Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism Can you be a Pagan without being Wiccan? Basic Principles and Concepts of Wicca There are many misconceptions out there about Wicca and modern Paganism, so first, let's talk a little about what it is that Wiccans believe. Ten Things to Know About Wicca In addition to the basic principles and concepts of Wicca, as we discussed above, there are also some other issues you should be aware of. The Threefold Law FAQ: I'm New to Wicca... That's an excellent question, and one that comes up frequently. 5 Mistakes New Pagans Make
Litha | The Goddess & The Green Man Here we are, we have arrived at the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The Goddess is now full and pregnant with Child, and the Sun God is at the height of His virility. This is the peak of the Solar year and the Sun is at the height of its life-giving power. Yet within this climax is the whisper and promise of a return to the Dark. At this time the God, as Oak King, is rich in abundance, but he too surrenders his reign to his brother twin, the Holly King, and the descent begins. The Bonfire Traditionally people stayed up all night on Midsummer's Eve to welcome and watch the sunrise. The Oak Tree worship has always played a large role in Midsummer festivities and trees near wells and fountains were decorated with coloured cloths. Mistletoe Mistletoe was and is, highly revered by the Druids. Herbs All herbs are reaching their peak at this time of year and thus the fullness of their healing and nurturing potency. Flowers Honey Our lovely bees are now making honey. Things to Do
Litha by Ancient Pathway Typically celebrated on or around June 21st depending on tradition. The Basics of Litha Also Called: Midsummer festival - in American & Celtic traditions; Alban Hefin - in Caledonii traditions; Feill-Sheathain - Pecti-Wita traditions. Also known as 'Midsummer Night's Eve', it is the longest day of the year. The Midsummer festival celebrates the kingly aspect of the God. Colors of red and maize yellow and gold are excellent decorations representing the Sun God, the masculine aspects of the season. For the God, he comes in two forms in this festival as the Oak and Holly Kings. As the longest day of the year, this Sabbat is perfect for the 'working' side of your life. Sabbat Symbols: Span the shades of green for your decorations. Preparations: Begin the festival with a light yard cleaning. Traditionally Sabbat festivals begin at sun set on the eve of the Holiday. Festival Ritual: There are several ways of conducting a ritual.