Archive | February 1, 2018

Merry Imbolg & Lammas 2018

Celebration of the return Sun

Celebration of the Sun

The Festival of Lights and Fire

The time of Spring is upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere as the Sun begins his return to warm our hearts and extend his light in our day. His return rings in the first of the Spring Holidays known as Imbolc, Imbolg, Brigid’s Day or the Festival of Lights.

In the Southern Hemisphere the summer is marked by its peak of the Sun during the Fire Festival. It is the time of Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas or the Fire Festival which honors the Celtic hero Lugh. It is the first of the Pagan Harvest Festivals and the time of year to thank the Tuatha Dé Danann (the Faeries) for their help in our gardens.

These Sabbats (Pagan Holidays) are observed on February 1st or 2nd, depending on one’s personal Tradition (spiritual denomination). Because Pagans celebrate on a Lunar Calendar schedule, our holiday observances actually begin  at sunset on the evening before the scheduled day.

Those who recognize February 1st as the observed holiday, will begin their rituals on January 31st. While others, like my Clan, being our celebrations tonight and observe the holiday on February 1st.

This year we’re blessed with the energy of GrandMother Moon’s full phase, ringing in the Snow Moon for the north and the  Thunder Moon of the south.

Everyone here at Springwolf Reflections and Spring’s Haven extend our wishes to you and yours for a wonderful and joyous celebration of warmth and light. Where ever you are in the world,

May Your Season Be Blessed with Abundance and Happiness

© Springwolfs Hanko

© 2014 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: The Star

The Star

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

The dry spell is over and it’s time for abundance to come flowing in. Your search for answers and hard work will pay off today. Enjoy the cool waters that cut through the red tape, break down barriers and take you on a wondrous journey that meanders past the nay-sayers. Your own star will guide the way for others to discover their own journey.

Additional Insight:

Water represents many things around the world. In Alchemy it’s the symbol of love and fertility. In Feng Shui, flowing water is the sign of  wealth and prosperity. It’s nearly always represented by the color blue and flowing water is always better than still water that can become stagnate.

Sometimes to keep the water of abundance flowing you have to keep working, slow and steady. You can’t cut corners, or try to rush the tide. That can have a disastrous effect on your boat and the surrounding scenery. It can create chaos, destruction and divert the river from it’s intended course.

Water is a malleable element, it can bend and mold itself into any shape as you try to contain it. Over time it can chip away at the things blocking its way, breaking down barriers and making new paths in the landscape ahead. It can be as powerful as any unstoppable force, even when it’s gently making its way through a rocky valley.

Today is your time to go with the flow and let it take you to where you need to be. Fighting the gentle push has kept you in the dark or struggle for too long. Relax, let go. You’ve asked for the changes that bring your life to an easier journey. Ok, here it is. Let the Divine force move you along. For some that might be saying good-bye to people who are no longer moving with you. For others it may mean an inevitable move needs to take place. Just know you’re going to be ok. Let the water of love and abundance take you to where you need to be. The change is necessary to continue the journey forward.

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We use the Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft, the Gilded Tarot by Ciro Marchetti and the Steampunk Tarot by Aly Fell for our daily drawings. You can learn more about these beautiful decks on Read more about the Tarot and our Tarot Meditation insights.

© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2018 Motto:
I live in peace, harmony and acceptance in all areas of my life. I am safe and filled with joy.

© 2018 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.