The circle is turning, and Imbolc is coming ever closer.
The Winter solstice, when the sun was at its lowest point denoting mid-winter is behind us. The Spring equinox, that is mid-spring is still some weeks ahead of us and denotes the ‘height’ of that season. But, in between is Imbolc, a moving into the season of Spring, and metaphorically, a knocking on Spring’s door and walking through it, and waving goodbye to Winter. It’s the start of something new!
‘It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.’ Rainer Maria Rilke
What follows, today, is an outline of the meaning of Imbolc; followed by an article tomorrow highlighting some great ideas for a meal (for yourself and/or friends and family) to celebrate the event, followed by another article day latter of some suggested Imbolc liturgy and ritual for you to try/
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