Just Witchy's Blog — Spring
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Beltane is the pagan sabbat traditionally celebrated April 30th through May 1st. This spring-time holiday is one of fertility, rebirth, new life, and prosperity. Ritual fires called balefires or Bone-Fires are lit on the night of April 30th and often include the 9 sacred woods (see below) and herbs in order to help bring about cleansing, fertility, protection, and healing to the earth in the coming year. The ashes from these sacred pyres are often collected and sprinkled around one’s property for additional protection and prosperity. The most famous part of this holiday is the May Pole, which is used...