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Climbing the Steep Path

This turning of the wheel I dedicated to completing Second Degree in The Sojourner Witchcraft Tradition. I was there to witness the first rite of this kind, and also to watch as my friends lives slowly came apart after they left the gate of initiation. 564 more words


The Linear Story of The Last Awakening Part Three!

Staying in the central channel means staying in the heart. Being loving, caring, kind and compassionate–not letting our heart become closed because people around us or circumstances force us to react. 1,540 more words

Bardic initiation

Many Druid gatherings offer bardic initiations, although what’s meant by this can vary. My first initiation was at Stonehenge, in the dew of a midsummer morning, and I repeated back the words and wasn’t sure about them at all, but such is life. 346 more words


Initiations: Song and Movement

I’m going to do a very short series of posts on the recent Imbolc holiday and my observances, such as they were. But since I ended up roping my OBOD self-initiation ritual into my larger Imbolc ritual, that seems like the thing to tackle first. 591 more words


Rites of passage: how the wolves (initiates) are misleading the un-initiated sheep

By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut

Who trusted God was love indeed
And love Creation’s final law
Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and claw
With ravine, shriek’d against his creed. 817 more words

MAGA And Brexit

what cannot be seen

After what we call the neuroses, burnouts, crisis small and big I have gone through since I was sixteen, I now see them as rites de passages… 315 more words


Sign of Nudzuzhi: Revelation of a Tantric Calendar

We have just arrived at the Sign of Nudzuchi, and according to Ninzuwu Tradition, this is a time for initiation. Soon we must prepare for “Zuho,” the Nyarzirian New Year on March 19th 2017. 718 more words