Indo-European Studies 1 (Part 2)

3. From its beginnings, ADF has defined itself in relation to Indo-European pagan traditions. What relevance do you think historical and reconstructed IE traditions from the past have in constructing or reconstructing a Pagan spirituality for the present and future? (minimum 400 words) Neo-Paganism is a modern religious movement. Early Wicca strove to make historicalContinue reading “Indo-European Studies 1 (Part 2)”

Update on Rituals

If anyone reading my latest rituals is interested in how I’m planning these rituals and what sources I use for inspiration/prayers/etc, please see my first post here. Firstly, I apologize that I’m so late in uploading my rituals. I will try to be better at that. Secondly, despite my best efforts, it continues to beContinue reading “Update on Rituals”

Druid Moon: Cutios

Preparation: candle, a vessel with water, a symbol of a tree, offerings, items required for the working. Opening[Light the candle and add silver to the cup of water.]Take a breath and put aside any tensions from the mundane world. Know this space is made sacred because we gather here in ritual. Earth MotherEarth MotherNearest andContinue reading “Druid Moon: Cutios”

Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: April

Preparation: a candle (or fire symbol: LED candle, picture, red stone, etc); offerings and a bowl; cup of water/drink; divination set. Initiating the RiteWe come to this space ready to honor the spirits. We set aside those things of the mundane world that would trouble this rite. May our space be made sacred because weContinue reading “Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: April”

Indo-European Studies 1 (Part 1)

Describe several of the factors that define a culture as Indo-European and how those defining factors are useful in understanding that culture. (minimum 300 words) There are several key elements that distinguish an Indo-European culture. First and foremost, there are profound linguistic similarities. As Ceiswir Serith says in Deep Ancestors, “Indo-European” is a linguistic term,Continue reading “Indo-European Studies 1 (Part 1)”

Spring Equinox High Day

Initiating Ritual and Purifying Space[Ring bell] This time is sacred to me, and I honor it. This space is sacred to me, and I honor it. This work is sacred to me, and I honor it. Two Powers Meditation Earth MotherI call to the Earth Mother.She who is nearest and dearest.Mother of waters, mother ofContinue reading “Spring Equinox High Day”

Druid Moon: End of Cold Month

Preparation: candle, a vessel with water, a symbol of a tree, offerings, items required for the working. Opening[Light the candle and add silver to the cup of water.]Take a breath and put aside any tensions from the mundane world. Know this space is made sacred because we gather here in ritual. Gatekeeper and Opening GatesWeContinue reading “Druid Moon: End of Cold Month”

Hearth Keeper’s Way: March

Preparation: a candle (or fire symbol: LED candle, picture, red stone, etc); offerings and a bowl; cup of water/drink; divination set. Initiating the RiteWe come to this space ready to honor the spirits. We set aside those things of the mundane world that would trouble this rite. May our space be made sacred because weContinue reading “Hearth Keeper’s Way: March”

Druid Moon Ritual: Anagantios

Preparation: two candles, one for the hearth and one for your hand (preferably a Brigid’s candle, which was first lit from the Kildare fire in Ireland or lit from a candle which was lit from Kildare’s fire), and water that is sacred for you. The Anagantios Ritual is different from other Druid Moons because itContinue reading “Druid Moon Ritual: Anagantios”

Hearth Keeper’s Way: February

Preparation: a candle (or fire symbol: LED candle, picture, red stone, etc); offerings and a bowl; cup of water/drink; divination set. Initiating the RiteWe come to this space ready to honor the spirits. We set aside those things of the mundane world that would trouble this rite. May our space be made sacred because weContinue reading “Hearth Keeper’s Way: February”