Monthly Archives: April 2017

Beltane Chant – Doreen Valiente

The images in this classic chant are gorgeous and appeal to both Pagans and Christians alike.  I wish you a joyous celebration of Beltane! Beltane Chant Friends that in the circle stand, Heart to heart and hand to hand, Bringing … Continue reading

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A Poem For Beltane

A Poem for Beltane I want to light a bonfire And dance with the Divine Presence Who is Unboxable and Unknowable I want to howl with Cernunnos And invite Jesus to join the party I’m sure he would attend the … Continue reading

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Walpurgisnacht: Origins and Celebrations

In honor of my German heritage, I did some research in order to better understand the origin of the Teutonic version of the Celtic holiday, Beltane. Not surprisingly, there is some conflicting information on the internet regarding this subject so … Continue reading

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Spirituality Types

We did this test at April’s Welcoming Circle. It helps you to pinpoint your comfort zone with regard to how you see the Divine. It also points you in the direction you need to grow. These material were adapted from … Continue reading

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Connecting to the Divine Ritual

CONNECTING TO THE DIVINE RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE—Protection Prayer The Light of the Divine surrounds us The Love of the Divine enfolds us The Power of the Divine protects us The Presence of the Divine watches over us Wherever we … Continue reading

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Beltane: Bonfires and May Poles, Oh My!

Beltane is celebrated on May 1st or at moonrise on April 30th. This Sabbat marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Almost everything about this holiday is debated and/or shrouded in mystery. Every source I … Continue reading

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April Full Moon: Pink Moon/Beaver Moon

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the name of April’s full moon, which occurs on the 11th, “came from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. As a way … Continue reading

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