September Equinox Ritual

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 / Quieting the Mind Earth Mother I call to the Earth Mother.  She who isContinue reading “September Equinox Ritual”

Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: August

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: August”

Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: July

*Sorry all! This one did not get scheduled properly.* 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 thisContinue reading “Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: July”

August High Day Ritual

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 / Quieting the Mind Earth MotherI call to the Earth Mother. She who is nearest and dearest.Mother ofContinue reading “August High Day Ritual”

Hearth Keeper’s Ritual: May

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: May”

May High Day Ritual

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 / Quieting the Mind Earth MotherI call to the Earth Mother.She who is nearest and dearest.MotherContinue reading “May High Day Ritual”

How to Make Pagan Offerings: What to Say and What to Give in Ritual

We are finally on to the practical aspects of ritual! This is part three in a series of articles about Pagan offerings and ritual. Part 1 and Part 2 are focused on the reasoning behind why we do ritual. Now, we are looking at how we do ritual. Per previous parts of this series, thereContinue reading “How to Make Pagan Offerings: What to Say and What to Give in Ritual”

Celebrating the Wonnezeit Season and Frau Holle

Frau Holle If you’re a Heathen, you may have heard about Frau Holle. She is most famous (even today in Germany) for a fairytale about her collected by the Brothers Grimm. Similar to figures like Baba Yaga, many people argue that in pre-Christian times she was a goddess. Many other-worldly beings in folktales have beenContinue reading “Celebrating the Wonnezeit Season and Frau Holle”

Urglaawe (Germanic Paganism): Entschtanning and Groundhog Day

Entschtanning is one of several important holiday seasons in the Urglaawe calendar. The word “Entschtanning” means “emerging” and the season lasts for twelve days/nights. It is referred to as the single busiest of all holidays in Urglaawe, and it comes with layers of lore to understand. But much like other Neopagan traditions, it is centeredContinue reading “Urglaawe (Germanic Paganism): Entschtanning and Groundhog Day”