Category Archives: Ritual

The Season of the Beloved Dead

This time of year is very important to me, as holiday after holiday explodes around my home lands, and my birthday approaches. Winternights, Samhain, Halloween, All Saints Day, Dia De Los Muertos… they’re not all the same, but there is … Continue reading

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Gang Aft A-Gley

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft a-gley–and also those of polytheists. For our August devotional, I’d planned for Thiasos Bakkheios to have a high-woo trance journey, so that…

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New Song! Seeking Odr

The other day while driving home, a new song for Freyja dropped into my head. When I got home, I holed up with my tablet to work out the verses, and a few hours later I had the whole thing … Continue reading

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Seeress: Nan Edwards Boyster

This is my friend and sometimes-teacher Nan Edwards Boyster. Nan is, simply put, Good People. She’s also one of the small handful of readers I go to  when I need outside divination, confirmation or clarification on my own work, or … Continue reading

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BRIGHID’S CALL: Reforge Hardened Hearts

My own version of the Morrigan’s spell to channel anger, banish fear and hate burned entirely cleanly in one solid interval. I’m very pleased, as my first attempt at this work got overwhelmed and the wick drowned. But that was … Continue reading

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A CALL: Channel Anger, Banish Fear and Hate

I have received an urgent message this afternoon, confirmed through another reader. It was from The Morrigan and Brighid for all who are able and willing, anywhere in the world. While the whole message has not yet been made clear, … Continue reading

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Rev. Gina Pond and Sarah Thompson #ShowMeGoddess

Beautiful new pictures of Rev. Gina Pond as an alternative depiction of a Goddess (which one? We’re not sure yet!) taken by her wife Sarah Thompson: If this isn’t right up the #ShowMeFreyja alley, I don’t know what is! –Ember–

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