Category Archives: Spirituality

Samhain: Gathering Provisions to Survive the Winter Seasons of Our Lives

“Because the climate of the seasons was one so difficult to predict, Samhain was a celebration of bounty but also a time of fear. No matter how much preparation was done, one could never be sure what was to come … 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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Harnessing the Power of the Solar Eclipse

So my state, North Carolina, has the privilege of being on the path of totality during the solar eclipse on August 21st. Needless to say, I have cleared my calendar and have given myself over to the day to see … Continue reading

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Protection Ritual

Here is the Protection Ritual we used at tonight’s Welcoming Circle. PROTECTION RITUAL ANOINTING FOR PROTECTION [David Taliesin) 7-9 drops of Hyssop Essential Oil 1/4 cup olive oi May the Divine Presence protect you and keep you safe from all … Continue reading

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DIY: Feather Smudge Wand

Over the past several months birds have been leaving me the gift of feathers while walking my dog in the park. I took it as a sign and began thinking about making my own feather smudge wand with a few … Continue reading

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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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Spirituality Types

We did this test at April’s Welcoming Circle. It helps you to pinpoint your comfort zone with regard to how you see the Divine. It also points you in the direction you need to grow. These material were adapted from … Continue reading

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