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DOE, A DEER, A FEMALE REINDEER: THE SPIRIT OF MOTHER CHRISTMAS via Gather Victoria

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DOE, A DEER, A FEMALE REINDEER: THE SPIRIT OF MOTHER CHRISTMAS via Gather Victoria

Oh wondrous headed doe… Amongst its horns it carries the light of the blessed sun…” Hungarian Christmas Folk Song

Long before Santa charioted his flying steeds across our mythical skies, it was the female reindeer who drew the sleigh of the sun goddess at winter solstice. It was when we “Christianized” the pagan traditions of winter, that the white bearded man i.e. “Father Christmas” was born.

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WITCHfest North 2019!

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WITCHfest North 2019!

Initially conjured up by Monica Bodirsky in 2017, WITCHfest North is a month-long Toronto festival celebrating women in the arts who identify as Witches, Wiccans and Pagans but open for all to attend and participate!

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Altar Practice: Honouring the Mother BY Vanessa

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Altar Practice: Honouring the Mother BY Vanessa

Altar Practice: Honouring the Mother by Vanessa 

An altar is a sacred space, which can be a temporary or permanent structure for devotional practice. It is a temple place meant to revere deities/goddesses/gods and leave offerings, it is where one can pay respect to ancestors, celebrate a connection to the elements and earth mother, call in energy to charge intentions, offer prayers, receive inspiration or empowerment. Whether your practice is informal or ritualistic, altars act as a focus point for workings and worship.

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