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Into the Mound: Working With the Dead

In honor of Samhain, I’m sharing this excellent article on working with your ancestors.   Winterstar Ancestor Rite ACE held our 27th annual Winterstar Symposium in February 2009, once again at the Atwood Lodge resort in central O­hio. This is always a

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The Celtic Fire Festival of Lughnasadh

I wish everyone a blessed and fruitful Lughnasadh!   Lughnasadh is a Celtic festival marking the beginning of the harvest season that was historically observed throughout Ireland & Scotland. Source: The Celtic Fire Festival of Lughnasadh

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Happy Lughnasadh!

August 1st (halfway between summer solstice and autumn equinox) marks an ancient festival practiced by the Gaels of the first harvest, the first fruits of their growing season. As such, it was a sacred time. There are several names and variations

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