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Apr

Apr. Chant Moon

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HPE White Owl Woman

St. Bernadette was only a teenager when she had her visions and stuck to her beliefs when everyone else thought she was crazy and wrong. The message from St. Bernadette is to listen to your inner wisdom.

• Smudge using salt water by dipping a flower or fresh tree bough.
• Singing “Listen, Listen, Listen to Your Heart Song
• Cast Circle
• Call the quarters using Goddess calls
• Check in question: If you had a magic wand, what would you change about your life?
• Talk about St. Bernadette and why picked her, the message I “hear”
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28
Jul

July Moon – Labyrinth

   Posted by: earthkat

This circle centered around the Unitarian Universalists Church of Annapolis’ 50 foot stone labyrinth.   We discussed the history of labyrinths which are over 3500 years old.

We had an impromptu chant circle with some moving chants like “heart song

We processed back in silence in the dusky light with the crickets serandeing us.  It felt magickal.

28
Jun

June Moon – chants

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In the dusky night we went to the gazebo and raised our voices in chants.  We practiced seeing as  a group, and also singing in rounds.

One of my favorite songs was created on the spot “I am here, you are here, we are here together”

We also danced our “Witches Dance” which is the Hokey Pokey danced to the tune of “Woman Am I, Spirit Am I”

To hear some of our songs you can go to our website here.  We are also offering these songs in  CD form as a raffle item at our monthly meetings.

18
Feb

February – Intentions & Creating Sacred Space

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Spinner’s Moon Cycle #2

o   Smudge with sage

Smudging is done to create sacred space, to cleanse ourselves of our mundane worries, and to get in touch with the sacred within ourselves.

o   Chant as we walk into Circle:

Earth My Body

o   Intro

Last month, we talked about one of the first aspects of creating a ritual- setting an intention. This month, we will be talking about creating sacred space and various ways to do that.

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14
Jan

January – Intentions & Creating Sacred Space

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Spinners Cycle Moon #1

  • Smudge with sage

Smudging is done to create sacred space, to cleanse ourselves of our mundane worries, and to get in touch with the sacred within ourselves.

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15
Dec

December – Long Night Moon

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– smudge, walk in signing “Bring Back the Light”

– cast circle

-cast quarters

– The month containing the Long Night Moon also has the longest night of the year.  The message of the season is that on the longest, coldest day of the year can be the warmest and brightest by spending time with the ones you love. This is a time of staying indoors and spending time with friends and family.  This is the time people sat inside and told stories to each other.  Tarot reading can be done by looking at the cards, using them as visual memory cues, and telling a story.

-check-in (How do you nurture yourself this time of year?)

-tea/cocoa break

-Tarot Scrap Book

– Pass “gift” tarot cards with crib sheet on the back.  Create a story by going around in the circle and say a sentence or two of a story.  Use the card you drew as inspiration, and add to the person previous story line.  Do not just describe your card.

The Fool’s Journey Story (Read  by Aurora  Lightbringer)

– Break into groups and do quick reading using Tarot crib sheets (didn’t have enough time for this).

Recommended decks: Robin Wood Tarot, Tarot of the Cat People,

Tarot Tutorial Websites: Aeclectic.net, Joan Bunning’s Learn the Tarot

Songs:
Bring Back the Light
Bring Back the Light

The tarot scrapbook that was read like a story book can be found in our Members Resource