The Circle

Beltane Ritual

Beltane is a Celtic fire festival celebrated beginning sunset April 30 through sunset May 1. It is a celebration of the fertility of the God and Goddess returning with the beginning of the planting season. This is a celebration for the return of the Green Man who is depicted as a masculine face covered in […]

Wiccaning Ritual

There is probably nothing better than a reason to show off your new baby just after you have one. For those of you looking for an opportunity, this is a Birth Ritual (more commonly called a Wiccaning) that I adapted from “A Book of Pagan Rituals” Herman Slater, Editor. It is a beautiful celebration and […]

Marriage Ritual or Handfasting

Its Spring (Well almost)! With May Day fast approaching, many Wiccans are probably preparing for their Wedding or Handfasting Ceremony. I’ve decided that it would be a good time to post a Marriage Ritual and also a Wiccaning (for the babies to follow) that I’ve adapted from “A Book of Pagan Rituals”, the book lists […]

Scrying for Divination

What Is Scrying Scrying is the practice of psychically “seeing” things in a medium usually for the purpose of having spiritual visions. Some of the mediums that can be used are water, fire, smoke, glass, mirrors, crystals as well as other reflective, translucent and luminescent surfaces. Scrying is actively used by many different religious groups, […]

Dowsing as a Form of Divination

What is Dowsing In the definition of David Green (The British College of Dowsing); “dowsing is the process by which one uses an implement (any implement) to act as a physical indicator of communication via unconscious muscle movements from subtle energies acting through the unconscious mind of the dowser.” The instrument used for dowsing or […]

Setting Up Your Alter

Once you have acquired your alter tools, you must consecrate them. Anointing them to the Goddess and God by opening the ritual circle. By doing this, you are infusing them with your own power given to you by the Goddess. You are also asking for protection of evil in their use and praying that you […]

Closing Your Circle

Closing the Circle After you have finished your business in its entirety, you need to close the circle to be certain that your work is protected. This is done by performing the following at the end. (Holding Sacred Dagger over the Circle) “By the powers of the Ancient Gods, I bind the power within this […]

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