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Thinning of the Veil in Harvest & Winter Season (Samhain Series)



Embracing the Wheel of the Year: Samhain and the Thinning Veil


As the year gracefully transitions from the warmth of summer into the cool embrace of autumn, we find ourselves at a pivotal point on the Wheel of the Year—the sacred cycle that mirrors the changing seasons and energies of the Earth. This time of year, marked by the festival of Samhain, holds a unique place in our spiritual journey as we navigate the turning wheel and the thinning of the veil.


The Wheel of the Year: A Timeless Cycle


The Wheel of the Year is a profound and timeless concept observed by various spiritual traditions worldwide. It acknowledges the ever-turning cycle of the seasons, representing the eternal ebb and flow of life, death, and rebirth. Each turn of the wheel marks a significant point in this natural rhythm and invites us to align our lives with the energies of the Earth.


Samhain: The Veil Grows Thin


At this point in the Wheel of the Year, Samhain emerges as a pivotal and deeply spiritual celebration. Observed from October 31st to November 1st, Samhain marks the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter in the Celtic calendar. However, its significance goes far beyond the changing of the seasons.


One of the core beliefs associated with Samhain is the thinning of the veil. It is believed that during this sacred time, the boundary between the physical world and the spirit world becomes exceptionally delicate, allowing for easier communication between the living and the deceased. This concept is not unique to Samhain; it resonates in various cultures and spiritual traditions around the world.


The Thinning Veil and the Changing Weather


As the weather turns colder, the thinning of the veil during Samhain takes on a profound symbolic meaning. The chill in the air and the falling of leaves mirror the fading warmth and vitality of the Earth. It is a season of introspection and transition, both in nature and within ourselves.


The thinning of the veil serves as a reminder that, just as the natural world sheds its leaves and enters a period of dormancy, we too can release what no longer serves us and embark on a journey of inner reflection and transformation. The crispness of the air, the lengthening of shadows, and the harvest's culmination all contribute to a sense of mystery and transition.


Honoring the Thinning Veil


During Samhain, many people create altars and hold rituals to honor the thinning veil. It's a time to remember and pay tribute to our ancestors, as well as seek their guidance and blessings. The flickering candle flames and incense smoke create a sacred ambiance, while divination practices allow us to gain insights from the spirit realm.


By acknowledging the thinning of the veil and embracing the changing weather, we can deepen our connection to the natural world and our own spiritual journey. It's a time to celebrate the interconnectedness of life and death, and to recognize that the veil may be thin, but the bonds between us and our ancestors are unbreakable.


In this season of transition and reflection, we can find solace and inspiration in the turning wheel of the year, the thinning veil, and the enduring wisdom of the Earth. As the weather grows colder, let us warm our hearts with the knowledge that the cycle continues, and the spirit world is always near, waiting to guide us on our path.


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  • Do you have to be psychic to do ancestor veneration or to work with your spirit guides? (Short Answer…No)

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  • Basic Elements of an ancestor altar

  • 3 Types of Candles and their uses

  • How to Use Petition Paper

  • Setting Up Your Ancestor or Spirit Guide Altar

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