All posts in "Holy Tides"

The Obligatory New Year’s Post 2016

By Freya Swan / January 4, 2016

Yet Another New Year’s Article I can hear it now. “(Groan) It’s another New Year’s article.” I promise to keep this brief. The days leading up to New Year’s is a natural time to feel more introspective. My normal habit is to retreat, contemplate the year before, do an inventory of what got done (and […]


Mothers’ Night (Modranecht) 2014

By Freya Swan / December 25, 2014

It is the very dark of night when I type this first blog post here. While I am not keeping vigil for the rising of the sun, which I observed on Winter Solstice Eve into the next morning, thus celebrating the sun’s triumph over darkness, I am still processing thoughts from tonight’s ritual observance of […]