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For our Northern Hemisphere readers, autumn is here, and Samhain approaches. In some areas of the Celtic lands, people believed that a special fire, called the Needfire, could be used to create magical results. However, the Needfire could only be created in times of great need. In many areas, Samhain was seen as an opportune time for the Needfire -- after all, the harvest was over, the earth was getting cold, and in just a few short months, your family could be starving and freezing. The Needfire helped to assure that your family would be safe from famine, pestilence, the deadly cold, and other natural disasters. Here are some tips and ideas on how to start a Needfire of your own, and what you can use it for: The Magic of the Samhain Needfire
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