According to the Celtic calendar, February 2 is Imbolc, which celebrates the first stirring of the seeds underground. It is a magical time, as are all events that are not seen but known and felt. We know there are seeds buried underground, protected by Nature’s blanket of decaying leaves and humus, but we can’t see them. Yet we have faith that spring is coming.
Imbolc means “in the belly” and celebrates these seeds, whether of plants, embryos, or intentions, dreams, or prayers. It is the time when Nature re-awakens, and when the Crone of Winter is rebirthed as the Maiden of Spring. Read More