Samhain 2014

photo by Judy A. Rose
photo by Judy A. Rose

Halloween/Samhain 31 October 2014 Celtic New Year
Sun in Scorpio. Moon in Capricorn, edgy lunar squares to Uranus and Mercury.

Cross quarter between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice — from now until Spring Equinox, the nights are longer than the days. Samhain brings the gifts of reflection and renewal. As the cold wind and misty rains wrap around us, so our souls are led to reflective depths. Around the world, this time is traditionally associated with the remembrance of our ancestors, with the coming of death and the beginning of new life. The veils are thin between the worlds.

With gratitude for all those sentient beings who bring us gifts, this season we give thanks for the winged ones as we celebrate the release of a new anthology:

Winged: New Writing on Bees