Monthly Archives: September 2022

Ancient Rituals and Practices Made New

“In my estimation. a middle path exists between abject gullibility and mocking cynicism regarding the ‘Elder ways.’ Yes, much of contemporary Paganism, whether of the North, South, East, or West, has been recovered in recent times, albeit in many cases … Continue reading

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Vervain: Herb of the Cross

Vervain has a long and beautiful history as a cleansing herb, among other uses. Ancient Egyptians dedicated vervain to the Goddess Isis and used it as a common ingredient in love potions. The Ancient Druids used it to cleans sacred … Continue reading

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Ancestor Ritual – Welcoming Circle

Here’s the ritual we did at Sunday night’s Welcoming Circle. It’s perfect for the upcoming month when the veil between the world is at its thinnest! ANCESTOR RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE—(Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials, adapted) Take up your wand or athame. … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest, Rally Day and Mabon

Several years ago, while I was on vacation in Munich, I got the opportunity to attend the city’s infamous Oktoberfest. The best way I can describe it is a county fair on steroids! There are amusement rides for the kids, … Continue reading

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