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I would not involve more than one non-pagan in a group which is doing pagan work. I have found that non-pagans are often there only because they are curious and if there is more than one talk turns to non-pagan subjects and the essence of the group is diluted. 50 more words

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This year, I chose to celebrate Lughnasadh by having lunch with non-pagan friends. This did not work, because since we didn’t talk about Lughnasadh or pagan subjects, it felt like I wasn’t celebrating the festival. 60 more words

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In order to perform a spell or ritual correctly, you must have your head together.

By this I mean even before getting everything together for the spell, you must eliminate all possible distractions, e.g. 113 more words

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Catching Up

At the moment I have a lot of things to catch up on, as it’s taken me awhile to get used to having and caring for a baby. 174 more words

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A long while ago Brigit came to me in a meditation and asked me to follow her. I didn’t particularly want to follow her, so I made a bargain with her. 129 more words

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Hernia healing on St John’s Night

Many beliefs and rituals around the Feast of St John the Baptist which persist to this day are reminiscent of ancient celebrations of the summer solstice. 433 more words

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Summer Solstice

Yesterday was the Summer Solstice and the first festival I celebrated this year. During Imbolc I was being induced in hospital, while during the Spring Equinox and Beltane I was coping with the demands of a newborn baby. 319 more words

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