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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Coyolxauhqui: Aztec Moon Goddess

Coyolxauhqui may be a goddess you are not familiar with. Most Pagans I know are drawn to lots of European deities as well as those from Greek and Egyptian mythology. However, the legends from Central America are often overlooked. I … Continue reading

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Encountering the Divine Ritual

Wow, we had such a powerful and holy conversation at The Welcoming Circle last night. Here is the closing ritual we did which includes the meditation exercise on Spiritual journaling. ENCOUNTERING THE DIVINE RITUAL ANOINTING WITH PROTECTION OIL—David Taliesin May … 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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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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