Today my partner and I held an Ostara ritual for the local Pagan meet-up group. After cleaning the house, decorating eggs, cramming fifteen people into my tiny living room for the ritual itself, priestessing and then cleaning up afterwards…I am exhausted.
And after all of that, I realized that I hadn’t gotten to stop and just take a second to actually enjoy any of it. So today I am going to leave you to contemplate the amazing growth that this time of year is all about and remind you that while ritual and practice is vital to our Craft, so is taking the time to sit back and actually see what the world around us is doing during this time of year.
Bird of Paradise growing by my office
Enjoy it because there is so much beauty around us that we miss everyday in the midst of the hustle and bustle of life. If Ostara is about nothing else, it is about celebrating the fact that life is coming back to us after the long winter and that our spirits are just as renewed as the plants and the crops that are starting to grow again.
Blessed Ostara all!