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Uniting the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine: A Sacred Marriage

Lover Spirit, intuition in the center of our souls,
In your love we find relation. All connected, we are whole.
Timeless mystery, quiet conscience, deepest values, voice inside.
With the drum and with the cauldron, this we ask you: be our guide.

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Feast Day of Mary Magdalene

Mary, we did not know you.
Kept hidden for centuries you were despised,
A Queen not seen, under harlot’s disguise.
Mary, we did not know you.

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Spring Equinox: Seeds of New Life

Mother of all life, soul of our being, center of all our longing,
who shines for all and flows through all,
Be with us, guide us, now and always.

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The Star Within

An Alternative Ash Wednesday Ritual

Leader: The season of Lent calls us to journey along the edge, to anticipate that final trip to Jerusalem.
Group response: Lent call us to the cutting edge, when the wheat falls to the ground and new life comes forth.

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Winter Solstice Ritual

On the altar: 4 candles for the directions, a wreath with 4 candles around the edges and a 5th (larger) candle in the middle.

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Fall Equinox

Appreciating the Harvest and the Environment

Calling the Circle
Lighting the altar candles, white candle in the center:

Mother of all life, soul of our being, center of all our longing,
who shines for all and flows through all,
Be with us, guide us, now and always.

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Ritual of Remembrance

A ritual of remembrance drawn from many traditions.

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A Litany for Forgiveness for Prejudice

Based on the Writings of Howard Thurman

It lurks in the shadows, hidden from our vision;
It lurks in the shadows, often disguised with patronizing deeds;

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Summer Solstice Ritual

Honoring Nature’s Abundance; Remembering Celtic Spirituality

Mother of all life, soul of our being, center of all our longing,
who shines for all and flows through all,
be with us, guide us, now and always

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