Category Archives: Goddess

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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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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Ostara Ritual

Here is the Ostara Ritual we used at tonight’s Welcoming Circle: OSTARA RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE— from https://www.thoughtco.com/hold-an-ostara-ritual-for-solitaries-2562480 Light the green candle and say: The Wheel of the Year turns once more, and the vernal equinox arrives. Light and dark … Continue reading

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Ixtab: Mayan Goddess of Suicide

Suicide is a difficult subject to address because it’s so painful. I have lost three friends over the years due to suicide and each death has left its mark upon me. This is further complicated in Christian circles by the … Continue reading

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Ixchel: Mayan Goddess

One of the things I’ve noticed in the Pagan circles I’m a part of is a lack of god/goddess imagery from Central America. Most of what I’m accustomed to seeing is European or a precursor to European Pagan religion such … Continue reading

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Tonantzin, Ixchel and Mary, the Mother of Our Lord

My blog has been silent for a while because I’ve been on a sabbatical in Mexico where I toured a number of ancient Mayan sites and modern cities in the Yucatán Peninsula. One of the things I noticed in my … Continue reading

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Brigid: The Goddess Behind the Saint

St. Brigid is both historical figure and character of folklore and shared more than a name with her Pagan Goddess counterpart. It is through St. Brigid that the clearest glimpse into Brigid the Goddess can be found.—Brigid: History, Mystery, and … Continue reading

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