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Week Four - DPWotY

So I attended my first High Day as a newly minted ADF member and Dedicant Path walker yesterday (30th of October). The sun was high and for the first time this year I felt like it was hot, a good day for Beltane celebrations. 1,097 more words

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Week Three - DPWotY

Ok, the last post for this week I promise!

So this week’s lesson is all about preparing for your first High Day, which as we established in the last post will be Beltane or  Walpurgisnacht. 927 more words

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Week 04: First High Day Recap - Beltane

My Beltane celebration honored Dyeus Pter, the Shining Sky Father. Paxuson acted as gatekeeper.

I chose to use the basic ritual structure written originally by Teo Bishop for Solidary Druid Fellowship, but made a few changes. 513 more words

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Week 03: The First High Day

My first High Day essay revolves around Beltane. Since I work in a reconstructed Proto-Indo-European hearth, *Pria is generally the deity being celebrated at this time due to the abundance of flowering trees and budding garden spaces. 299 more words

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Beltane and ritual

This Beltane, I did my first OBOD Druid ritual for a long time, using the ritual booklet that came with the Bardic course materials, and to be honest, it felt…off. 396 more words

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High Day Essay #1 - Spring Equinox

Blessings! On March 20th I went to my first High Day ritual in years. It made me soooo happy. Hooray for finally living in a city with other druids and pagans who do things, and hooray for my health and schedule aligning properly to go to one. 534 more words

Eighth High Day: Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice occurs on or around 21 December, and marks the point of the shortest day and longest night of the year. This is due to the axial tilt of the earth as it orbits the sun. 443 more words

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