Category Archives: Meditation

Coping During the Holidays

“It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”—Chinese Proverb As we approach the Winter Solstice, the days continue to get darker and darker. Likewise, the world around us feels like a darker place as well. The … Continue reading

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Welcoming Circle Ritual: Nov 11

Hammer Rite Tree: We call quarters differently today. To honor the Heathen path, I am going to use an elder Hammer Rite. The Hammer is both the symbol for Heathenism and Earth (which Thor is God of in Norse lore.) … Continue reading

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A Ritual For Mabon/Fall Equinox

Here is tonight’s ritual from The Welcoming Circle: REAPING AN ABUNDANT SPIRITUAL HARVEST MABON INCENSE—Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials: Mabon Pinch dried marigold/calendula Pinch dried spearmint Pinch dried sage 2 to 3 cloves or a small pinch of ground clove Mix together … 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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Healing Ritual from The Welcoming Circle

Here is the ritual we used last night at The Welcoming Circle. The table was set with a clear bowl of water to which was added three pinches of salt. The candle set in the middle of the bowl and … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves Meditation

I used this meditation in a class I taught and it worked well for the participants as a way of tuning into the energies of this season and letting them reflect back on our lives. 1. Place the image of … Continue reading

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Ancestor Ritual

Here is the Ancestor Ritual we did at Sunday’s Welcoming Circle. I promised to post it! ANCESTOR RITUAL CASTING THE CIRCLE (from A Year of Ritual) Tonight we cast our circle with the apple, An ancient symbol of the Goddess … Continue reading

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