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Harvest Tide 2018

During our celebration of the Harvest Tide we honored the Earth Mother. The message we received was: Tiwaz – Ingwaz – Hagalaz I interpreted this to mean that regardless of the coming season of ice and storm we have a … Continue reading

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Lughnassadh Omen

The first omen was taken to determine if Crom Dubh would stay his hand for the season, until such time that the harvest could be brought in. We were given Berkano, Perthro, and Jera. As Berkano and Jera indicate good … Continue reading

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“Not-So-Sirius” Rite of Offering

During a special event sponsored by the Grove we honored our Ancestors in Sacred Revelry.  The omen taken during this event was as follows: Othala – Indicating the Hearth and Home, as well as the presence of our Ancestors. Perthro … Continue reading

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Midsummer Omen

On this, a very wet Midsummer Day, we honored the Norse God Baldr. Regardless of the rainy weather, we stood united and this is the message we received from the Brightest and Fairest of the Aesir: Tiwaz – Indicating Justice … Continue reading

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Beltane Omen

For our Beltane celebration we received the following Ogham omen: Duir – Oak – Indicating strength of the community Eadhadh – Aspen – Indicates communication H-Uath – Hawthorn – Indicates protection. With the possibility of rough times ahead, we know … Continue reading

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Imbolc Omen

The omen for our Imbolc celebration was taken by the Rev. Amber Ferrebee. Our sacrifice was accepted and we received nGetal “The Reed”, Straif “The Blackthorn”, and Muin “The Vine.” We interpret this to mean that we are entering a … Continue reading

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Yuletide Omen

Whispering Lake Grove hosted their Yuletide celebration honoring Odin, the Norse All-Father.  The omen that was taken was Othala, Eihwaz, and Isa. I interpreted this to mean that there is a definite connection between all of our hearths and homes … Continue reading

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Samhain Celebration

Our Samhain celebration was unique in our presentation. With a somewhat “Sleeping Beauty” theme, we honored our Ancestors at the beginning, and ended our fest by blessing the newest baby in the WLG family. Several omens were taken and this … Continue reading

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Harvest Tide Omen

Our Harvest Tide celebration honoring the Earth Mother, which coincided with the Second Annual Common Ground. I used the Runes to get the message from the Earth Mother. We received Sowilo – the Sun, Perthro – the Dice Cup, and … Continue reading

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Official Notice

I thought I should probably post this here, in case anyone cared to know. As of the Grove’s Annual Meeting in July, I have been installed as the Chief Seer. I will take the Oath of Office in November, although … Continue reading

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