The Dark moon arrived upon us! SLPS members met under the dark moon to celebrate the Dark Goddess, set goals, and renew vows to continually walk the Goddess Path. The ritual was held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8pm, under the dark sky with snow on the ground. a drum circle a meditation fire happened after the magical workings, and with each beat of the drum and flick of the smokeless fire, the members present were sent on a meditative journey. Some conversed with ancestors, some talked with deities and some transcended the Earthly plane.
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Posted in magic, moons, occult, Pagan, Ritual, wicca, witchcraft, tagged Drum Circle, fire, goddess, magic, meditation, new moon ritual, pagan, ritual, Salt Lake Pagan Society, shamanism, wicca, witchcraft on November 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
Each month brings the opportunity to work powerful magic by the full moon. The Goddess is in full power, in this bright aspect, and November brings the “Beaver Moon”, which is a time the beavers go prepare for the winter. This month SLPS members met on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8pm to work the moon magic and give honor and gratitude to the Goddess for her continual blessings.
The Wheel has turned again and Samhain is upon us. This year Samhain will take place at the Temple of the Sun and Moon. We will celebrate the honored dead and invite them to speak to us in circle. The Lord Cernunnos will die, and be born again at Yule.
When: Friday, October 31, 2014
The members of SLPS gathered on Saturday, August 23, 2014 to honor the new moon, set goals, and work magic. Talks of the fall service project and rededication to the craft all took place. A mediation fire burned through the night.
A few members of SLPS gathered to honor the sturgeon full moon on Saturday, August 10, 2014. This is the moon and time when sturgeon are easiest to catch. Workings included petitions to the Goddess for blessings and to Kali. Curry egg salad sandwiches were accepted as the cakes and apple juice as the ale.
Posted in druidry, magic, occult, Pagan, Ritual, Sabbat, wicca, witchcraft, tagged druid, harvest, Lammas, Lugh, Lughnadash, magic, pagan, Penis bread, ritual, Salt Lake Pagan Society, wicca, witchcraft on August 9, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
A few of the core members gathered to honor Lugh on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This year’s Lughnasadh was small in comparison, due to schedules and other circumstances, regardless, Lugh was satisfied and happy to be honored and remembered with penis break and sausage gravy as the main offerings.
Lughnasadh is the traditional time for offering the first bread of the harvest, in which this year’s form they were penis bread. The foundations of the Sun and Moon temple were restored and the Angels welcomed back. A simple druid ceremony brought all the parts together before the close. The feast included grilled bratwursts in honor of Lugh, spinach salad and funeral potatoes.
Posted in druidry, occult, Sabbat, wicca, witchcraft, tagged druid, litha, magic, Midsummer, Oak and Holly Kings, pagan, ritual, Salt Lake Pagan Society, wicca, witchcraft on June 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
Thanks to everyone who came to Midsummer 2014, held on Saturday, June 21, 2014, the Summer Solstice. It was performed in the Cunningham Tradition by President Daniel Cureton. A special Midsummer Kings painting, acrylic on canvas, was the center piece, with two acrylic on board paintings of the Holly and Oak Kings to the sides, all done by Kurt Shoopman of Glasgow, Kentucky. Other items included flowers, cinnamon rolls, God’s eyes, ritual wine and a custom sunflower table cloth made last Midsummer by April Love. The faeries visited, the Holly King dominated the Oak King as the new ruling king of the year till Winter Solstice, and mighty Midsummer magic was worked at the Midsummer fire. Feasting included steak, vegetables in butter sauce and home made cinnamon rolls.