Tonight we celebrate our Ancestors, friends & family members who have passed over into the Other World. It is Samhain, the Pagan New Year, end of Summer and one of the two times a year where the veil to the Other World is at its' thinnest.
We are always being asked what to write in a Book of Shadows? Should it be hand written? and my writing is too messy for a Book of Shadows how do I make it neat? So I thought I'd write a little article to answer these questions...
Smudging is an ancient ritual carried out by all different religious faiths and backgrounds. Some may use different herbs and say specific prayers but when it comes down to it, the ritual is performed for the same reasons, similar ways and produces the same outcomes.