A Simple Woodland Blessing Video

At Wellspring in 2007, ADF filmed a short, three-person ritual. Along with Rev. Susan Parker-Wyndham and Rev. Caryn MacLuan, our own Rev. Michael J Dangler participated in this ritual. The video is designed to show how a simple blessing rite can be done with a minimal amount of ritual items. The rite was unscrpited and shows the […]

Spring Equinox 2009 Omen

Have our offerings been accepted? Yes. Π – Pi: “Completing many {Polus} contests, you will seize the crown.” Contests: struggles, trials, dangers; crown: wreath, garland. If you persist in your struggles, after many trials you will succeed. Perseverance through adversity yields victory. What offerings do the Kindred give in return? Ν – Nu: “The strife-bearing […]

Spring Equinox 2009 – Anthesphoria, A Hellenic Spring Equinox

Anthesphoria The Festival of the Flowers A Hellenic Spring Equinox “Before we begin, let us expel that which stands to distract us and block our purposes.” Outdwellers: “Outdwellers!Titans who stood against Zeus! Spirits of Khaos and Discord! Those who would detract from this rite, those with ill intent in their hearts, I ask you now […]

Samhain 2007

This ritual was held at Blacklick Woods Metropark, in the Sasaffrass Shelter. It was held on Oct. 28, 2007. Attendance: 32, 16 ADF/16 non-ADF Canned Goods: unknown toys: 40 Raffle/Donations: $13/$51 Omen Are our offerings accepted? Ebadh (aspen) What do the Holy Powers offer us in return? Oir (spindle) What fruther needs do the Kindred have of us? Ur (heather) Interpretation: Are […]

Autumn Equinox 2007 Omen – Take 2

Autumnal Equinox (take II) This ritual was held at Highbanks Metropark, at the Mansion Reservable shelter. It was held on Sept. 23, 2007. The rite was held at Pagan Pride Day, and the ritual started at 5 PM. Attendance: 72, 13 ADF/59 non-ADF Canned Goods: 196 (191 lbs) Donations: $10 Omen What do the Ancestors offer us? Eihwaz What […]

Spring Equinox 2007 Omen

Have our offerings been accepted? Yes. Π – Pi: “Completing many {Polus} contests, you will seize the crown.” Contests: struggles, trials, dangers; crown: wreath, garland. If you persist in your struggles, after many trials you will succeed. Perseverance through adversity yields victory. What offerings do the Kindred give in return? Ν – Nu: “The strife-bearing […]

Winter Solstice 2006 Omen

This ritual was held at Blacklick Woods Metropark, in the Beech-Maple Lodge. It was held on Dec. 17, 2006, with a social hour at noon, and the ritual starting at 1 PM. Attendance: 22, 10 ADF/12 non-ADF Canned Goods: 4 Toys: 37, donated to Firefighters4Kids Raffle/Donations: unknown Omen Were our gifts accepted? Wunjo  What do the gods offer in return? Oðila  […]

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