A Spiritual Weekend at Deeply Rooted

This weekend was beyond anything I had ever experienced at Deeply Rooted in the six years I have been a member of that community. As the leaves begin their fiery bursts of orange and reds and the wind nips playfully at my cheeks, I am reminded of the turning of the Wheel of the Year….

Guilt versus Personal Accountability

I’m writing this article as much for myself as I am writing it for the people in my life that matter. I am actively pursuing the Clergy path and I feel that sharing my experiences and my inner motivations with everyone in my life is every bit as important as realizing truth for myself.┬áThis is…

Personal Solar Eclipse Ritual

  I see You, life-giving masculine rays of Sunfire, in all of Your glory. I call to You, Lord of the Sun. I see You, mysterious and silvery Lady of the night, in all of Your beauty. I call to You, Lady of the Moon. As You pass by each other on this special day,…

Moana – The Journey of a Priestess and Pagan

  Once upon a time, when I was a little girl, some one very dear to me called me a Princess. I was a very expressive little girl who connected with various Disney princesses from my youth. It was the biggest compliment I could have ever received. ┬áThat person failed me in so many ways…

Vulnerable and in Hiding Plain Sight

I am vulnerable and I’m at peace with the idea that I’m not always in control of every situation. There have been many terrible things that have occurred in my life in the form of physical, mental, sexual, intellectual and yes, even spiritual abuse. For a time, I hid in plain sight of abusers and…

Whisker and Hoof – A Modern Connection Ritual to Spirit Animals

A Vision of the Beyond Overlooking the glacial lake beyond my gaze is the towering masses of sheer granite an quartzite mountains, the waves of said lake are whirling and fawning at the richness of the liquid gold afternoon. The glittering auspicious orb in the sky leaves a luminescent trail on my neck and dances…

Divine Mistakes – The Ups and Downs of Pagan Gods

During a chat with a close friend, I found myself pointing out that Pagan Gods are famous for making mistakes. It’s always been one of the most attractive points about Paganism to have deities that are not only powerful but also relatable. Unlike in Christian mythos, Pagan tales are filled with lover’s quarrels, thievery, murder…

A Prayer to Thunor

Thunor, with His hammer of mighty oak and steel, this is but a prayer to You about all that I feel, Stronger than the thunder You conjure from the winds, I stand here with challenges that have left me chagrined, In the moment I can not see a path to the clear, so to you…

Litha Ritual Mockup (JUST FOR PERSONAL USE)

Deeply Rooted Sun Cauldron Passion Rite Welcome to Deeply Rooted’s 2017 Litha! Litha in History: (Wade Leads) About this Ritual: In this ritual we are drawing down the fiery energies of the masculine Sun into the waiting womb of the feminine Cauldron propagate passion. A customary action to honor the MidSummer balefires of our ancestors….

Abyssal Shelf

For so very long the Moon believed She was the only light in the sky, the ebony expanse greeted Her every night and never seemed to change. Each evening the Moon crept from her silver-curtained perched and stared out into the nothingness expectantly, Some nights the too-far away stars would keep Her company but they…