October, a month for bones, roots and laying bare.
A month for leaving behind what can no longer sustain us and carrying forward what we need for the cold and dark ahead. A month for burying inner jewels.
Magical people will tell you that the two times of the year where the boundaries between worlds is thinnest are Beltane – May Eve and Samhain – All Hallows Eve.
May Eve arrives and you can see and feel the whole world rushing to be born again. All Hallows Eve however is about the retreat back the other way – back and forth, back and forth, the seasonal tides.
Beltane is for the faeries, All Hallows Eve is for the ghosts and Autumn is most definitely the season of the witch.
October is the month of the Blood Moon, so called as this would have been when agricultural communities would have slaughtered…
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