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Fall and The Eleusinian Mysteries

So this is the week of the historical Eleusinian Mysteries, which by my calculations started yesterday and will continue until Monday the 11th. The Hellenic Pagan group Hellenion has their monthly communal libation this Saturday, naturally to Demeter and Persephone … Continue reading

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Merry Yule

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Harvest is Upon Us

I meant to post in the first week of October. Obviously that didn’t happen. Autumn is upon us now, the nights are getting chillier, the leaves are turning colors, nuts are dropping, and squirrels are running around crazier than normal, … Continue reading

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A few holiday Links

Melia at 4 of Wands discusses the idea of Santa Claus as a Daimon of generosity Dver shares her and Sannion’s incredible kick-off to the Yule Season The Christian Persecution Complex Christ is NOT the reason for the Season: In … Continue reading

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Enjoying Autumn

I love fall. The air is crisp and cool, the perfect temperature, not too hot or too cold. The leaves are turning glorious colors, golds and reds and oranges. I love “fall food”, hot spiced cider and pumpkin pies. Fall … Continue reading

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Fall Equinox Ritual

Cleansing the Sacred Space Carrying the khernips, the Priest/ess walks around the ritual area, sprinkling everything with the water. Recite the following as you make your circuit: “You are washed clean by the life-giving waters of the Nile! You are … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox

Helios begins to descend Sinking low on the horizon And Nyx starts to reclaim Her place Tonight They meet as equals Summer and winter Day and night Perfect balance Hail to Helios! Receding King Fiery Sun waning Sinking towards winter’s … Continue reading

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