The Alter

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 […]

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 […]

More Alter Tools

The following post will be another list of alter tools for you to acquire. Most of these are the ones that I find I don’t need to use for every ritual, giving some extra time to get them for your collection. As I said before, many witches will feel differently about this list. This is […]

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 […]

Important Alter Tools

Below is a list of alter tools that I have called “Important Alter Tools”. This is not to say that the others I will post about in a few days are any less important. I have only found that these are the ones it was difficult to find something around the house to use as […]

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