Summertime and the living is easy. All I want to do is light up a joint by the ocean, spend time under the sun and chill out. Even though it’s not summer yet, as of Friday June 21st we’ll be officially greeting the season thanks to the Summer Solstice. Also known as Litha to modern Pagans, the Solstice is the longest day of the year and the energetic peak of the whole year. This is when the sun is shining the strongest, when we’re guided fully back into our power. The Summer Solstice is the energetic orgasm of the wheel of the year, a chance for us to hold space for all we’ve accomplished in the past season or two.
Traditionally associated with the faery realm and honored by the bonfire, we can blaze it up at the Summer Solstice in honor of the fullness of the year, and the subtle realms of nature that cannabis leads us so kindly too.
“Midsummer Night, or Litha, is an ancient pagan celebration of magick as the Faery Queen comes out the eve of June 20th,” Professional astrologer and tarot reader Tara Greene explains. “Drinking honey mead or the herb of your choice is indulged in and dancing in the moonlight especially under a full moon brings magical visits with the Fae Folk. But be aware they like to play tricks.”
Summer comes to us days after a Full Moon in Sagittarius on Monday June 17th. The Full Moon is the energetic peak of the month, when our connection to the subtle is turned up and on, and our intuitive senses are extra potent in their power. In the domain of Sagittarius the archer, the sesnsitive rose Moon takes on an even more expansive presence. Sagittarius is interested in …
Author: Gabriela Herstik / High Times