Casting a spell during Samhain

In the Northern Hemisphere our brethren will be celebrating Samhain, the Festival of the Dead. This Fire Festival has become the modern day Halloween, which, although retains some of the old symbolism, the deeper meaning has been mostly lost. As most Pagan traditions and rituals, Samhain was adapted by the Christians in order to bring the Pagans into the fold of the new religion.

Falling between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice, Samhain is the celebration of the Harvest and the welcoming