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  […]

Winter Solstice 2004 – Saturnalia

BRIEFING Brief Outline: Earth Mother Prayer Procession & Purification Grounding/Centering Precedent/Purpose Ritual re-creation of cosmos: Evocation of gatekeeper Establishing the sacred center w/3 gates Opening the Gates Beneficial influences: Apollo as Bardic Deity Silvanus as Protector against negative forces Vesta as hearth fire –lighting the sacrificial fire Invocations to the Three Kindred The Story of […]