3 Ways to Celebrate Midsummer



The gardens are blooming and summer is in full swing, ready to enjoy the celebrations of Midsummer. Also called Litha, this summer solstice Sabbat honors the longest day of the year. Depending on your spiritual path, there are many different ways you can celebrate Litha, but the focus is nearly always on celebrating the power of the sun. 




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1. Bonfires
When night approaches, the Pagan fires will burn brightly in honor of the sun. This is a time to strengthen the bonds between the participants as they chant to Sol's contiuned services to the earth and it's creatures.


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2. The Beach
The beach is a magical place, a spot where all four of the elements converge. Many people celebrate Midsummer by the sea, thanking Gaia for the abundance of life found at the beach, highlighted during Midsummer.


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3. Litha Altar
This sabbat is all about the sun celebration, so altars feature colours of the sun - yellows, oranges, fiery reds and golds. They can also feature symbols of the sun, plants, fruit, candles and crystals in tones of the Sacral Chakra.