Yule

The Wheel of the Year Series: Yule or The Winter Solstice The holly and the ivy When they are both full grown, Of all the trees that are in the wood, The holly bears the crown. Chorus: Oh, the rising of the sun And the running of the deer, The playing of the merry organ, SweetContinue reading “Yule”

Holly

I smelt the rich scent of the heating spices; and admired the shining kitchen utensils, the polished clock, decked in holly, the silver mugs ranged on a tray ready to be filled with mulled ale for supper; and above all, the speckless purity of my particular care – the scoured and well-swept floor. Wuthering Heights, EmilyContinue reading “Holly”

Rosemary

For you there’s rosemary and rue. These keep Seeming and savor all the winter long. Grace and remembrance be to you both, And welcome to our shearing. Act IV Scene IV, The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare History of Rosemary Rosemary, like lavender, is a well-known and easily accessible herb with a long history of medicinalContinue reading “Rosemary”

Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: Strength

The card on the left is from the most well-known and often used decks in the world of tarot called the Rider-Waite. I’ll be using the images and traditional meanings from this deck to discuss tarot in the Learn Tarot with Harry Potter series. The artwork of Luna belongs to Felicia Cano. Traditional Meaning of Strength As weContinue reading “Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: Strength”

Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: The Chariot

The card on the left is from the most well-known and often used decks in the world of tarot called the Rider-Waite. I’ll be using the images and traditional meanings from this deck to discuss tarot in the Learn Tarot with Harry Potter series. The artwork of Harry on his Firebolt belongs to Art of Spiris.  Traditional MeaningContinue reading “Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: The Chariot”

Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: The Lovers

The card on the left is from the most well-known and often used decks in the world of tarot called the Rider-Waite. I’ll be using the images and traditional meanings from this deck to discuss tarot in the Learn Tarot with Harry Potter series. The artwork of James and Lilly belongs to ribkaDory.   Traditional Meaning of TheContinue reading “Learn Tarot with Harry Potter: The Lovers”