Category Archives: Prayer

Self-Care Ritual

Here is the ritual I promised to post from Sunday night’s Welcoming Circle. Our discussion topic for the night was self-care. CONNECTING TO THE DIVINE RITUAL ANOINTING WITH OIL—David Taliesin (Protection oil— 7-9 drops of Hyssop Essential Oil, 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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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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Ostara: Balance and Growth

This coming Monday, April 20, is the Pagan Sabbat of Ostara which is always celebrated on the vernal equinox.  Since we have equal hours of sunlight and moonlight on Ostara, it’s an opportunity to celebrate the balance of all things: … Continue reading

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Ancient Christian Magic

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men (Gk. MAGOS, meaning “magicians”) from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Mantra

1.  Close your eyes. Sit still and upright, relaxed and alert. 2.  Focus on your breathing. With each exhale let your body relax more deeply. 3.  When you are ready, begin to repeat a single word in your mind with … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Inner Wisdom Dialogue

This is a difficult exercise for some people. For others it is life changing. 1.  Begin by closing your eyes and focusing on your breath. Try to rid the body of any tension you may be feeling and attempt to … Continue reading

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Meditation Exercise: Object Prayer

I taught meditation classes for a number of years. Here is an easy one that’s quite effective for those new to meditation as a spiritual practice. Hope it works for you! OBJECT PRAYER Use a visual object on which you … Continue reading

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