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Oct 28, 2006
~SAMHAIN~
~ALL SOULS NIGHT~
~HALLOW'EEN~
~DAY OF THE DEAD~
~LA TOUSSAINT~
                                 OCT31 -  NOV2.


Honoring of the Ancestors/Ronde of the Dead.Feast with the Dead who have passed to Tir na Og.Place a photo and a white candle to honor those who have left this realm.


Beloved Morrigu! Guardian of the Crossroads with her we ride and  meditate asking for
Prophecy,it shall be given.
Great Queen" or "Phantom Queen we honor thee. Badb,Macha and Nemian.

She is  a protectress she empowers an individual to confront challenges with great personal strength, even against seemingly overwhelming odds

And so with this mind let your soul be free as you ride high as a Raven tonight!



The Morrígan is often considered a triple goddess, but her supposed triple nature is ambiguous and inconsistent. Sometimes she appears as one of three sisters, the daughters of Ernmas: the Morrígan, the Badb,Nemain and Macha. Sometimes the trinity consists collectively known as the Morrígan, or in the plural as the Morrígna. However the Morrígan also frequently appears alone, and her name is sometimes used interchangeably with the Badb, with no third "aspect" mentioned.


It is on this night we dance with three.


Deep Peace of the Sidhe

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Posted: Oct 28, 2006 1:58pm
Oct 28, 2006
Deep Peace Chant
Deep peace I breathe into you,
O weariness here:O ache, here!
Deep peace, a soft white dove to you;
Deep peace, a quiet rain to you;

Chorus:

May peace, may peace, may peace make you whole

Let peace, let peace, let peace, heal your soul.

Deep peace, an ebbing wave to you;
Deep peace, red wind of the east from you;
Deep peace, grey wind of the west to you;
Deep peace, dark wind of the north from you;

Chorus.

Deep peace, blue wind of the south to you;
Deep peace, pure red of the flame to you;
Deep peace, pure white of the moon to you;
Deep peace, pure green of the grass to you;

Chorus.

Deep peace, pure brown of the earth to you;
Deep peace, pure grey of the dew to you,
Deep peace, pure blue of the sky to you!
Deep peace, pure myst of the world to you!

Chorus.

Deep peace, of the running wave to you,
Deep peace, of the flowing air to you,
Deep peace, of the quiet earth to you,
Deep peace, of the sleeping stones to you!

Chorus.

Deep peace, of the Yellow Shepherd to you,
Deep peace, of the Wandering Shepherdess to you,
Deep peace, of the Flock of Stars to you,
Deep peace, from the son of Peace to you,

Chorus.

Deep peace, from the heart of Brigid to you,
And from Brigid of the Mantle
Deep peace, Deep peace!

And with the kindness of the Haughty Father, too.

Chorus.

Spoken: Peace! In the name of the Three who are One, Peace! And by the will of the Queen and King of the Sidhe, Peace! Peace!

13. Farewells

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Posted: Oct 28, 2006 1:34pm
Oct 28, 2006

Fáistine leis an Morrígan

Sídh go neimh

neimh go domhan
domhan fo neimh
neart i gcách
án forlán
lán do mil
míd go sáith
sam i ngram
gae for sciath
sciath for dúnadh
dúnadh lonngharg
fód di uí
ros forbiur beanna
abú airbí imeachta
meas for chrannaibh
craobh do scís
scís do ás
saith do mhac
mac formhúin
muinréal tairbh
tarbh di arcain
odhbh do crann
crann do thine
tine a n-áil
ail a n-úir
uích a mbuaibh
Boinn a mbrú
brú le feabh faid
ásghlas iar earccah
foghamar forasit eacha
iall do tír
tír go trácht le feabh ráidh
bíodh rúad rossaibh síoraibh ríochmhór
sídh go neimh
bíodh síornoí.

The Morrígan's Prophecy

Peace to (as high as) the sky

sky to the earth
earth beneath sky
strength in everyone
a cup very full
a fullness of honey
honour enough
summer in winter
spear supported by shield
shields supported by forts
forts fierce eager for battle
"sod" (fleece) from sheep
woods grown with antler-tips (full of stags)
forever destructions have departed
mast (nuts) on trees
a branch drooping-down
drooping from growth
wealth for a son
a son very learned
neck of bull (in yoke)
a bull from a song
knots in woods (i.e. scrap-wood)
wood for a fire
fire as wanted
palisades new and bright
salmon their victory
the Boyne (i.e. Newgrange) their hostel
hostel with an excellence of length (size)
blue (new) growth after spring
(in) autumn horses increase
the land held secure
land recounted with excellence of word
Be might to the eternal much excellent woods
peace to (as high as the) sky
be (this) nine times eternal

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Aug 27, 2006
Gather together and with inner balance give thanks.

La Fheile Fomhar - autumnal equinox. This is a time of balance between light and dark. We give thanks for the harvest, which has been safely gathered home, and say good-bye to the strength of the sun. At this point in the year the sun loses his power, and the dark of the night begins to gain dominion over the day. La Fheile Fomhar is a time of looking backward, recognizing all the goals achieved and harvested during the passing wheel of the year. This is also a good time to ready the garden for winter cover crops and for overwintering that will be ready for harvest in the spring.

Faery Faith


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May 14, 2006
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May 10, 2006
Luminous,enchanted and in the land of Tir na Og or where the magical world waits for us.Here you will find a portal to another realm/world/dimenion,if only you believe!

Fairy Queens bids you welcome...
 
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Posted: May 10, 2006 4:28pm
Apr 18, 2006
Celebrate
Earthday
April 22

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Posted: Apr 18, 2006 8:18am
Mar 20, 2006
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Think About
Location: United Kingdom
2 Wild Horses of Newbury watch video

A friend email this to me:


ŒThe Wild Horses of Newbury¹ shows the magical encounter when two Œwild¹ horses turn up and try and disrupt the felling of two huge old Oak trees during a road building scheme, has to be seen to be believed.

Speaks volumes on nature and the environment. Lets hope this film may play a part in raising awarness


This is a heartfelt plea to save England's oaks. The story focuses on the felling of some trees to make way for a road. But more than that, it is unashamedly poetic, drawing on the chance arrival (or so it would seem) of two wild horses at the moment the trees fall. Despite the film's obvious agitprop agenda, softly over-the-top commentary and understandably grabbed shots, it has been edited to deliver a hard message. And it works rather well.

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Mar 16, 2006
Below is a wonderful poem Audrey Hepburn wrote when asked to share her "beauty tips." It was read at her funeral years later.

~For attractive lips, speak words of kindness...
~For lovely eyes, seekout the good in people
~For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
~For beautiful hair, let a child run his/her fingers
through it once a day.
~For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.
~People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed,
revived, reclaimed,and redeemed; never throw out anyone.
~Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one
at the end of each of your arms.
~As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands -
one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.


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Mar 1, 2006
So its March 1st and since I am born February 29 is it my birthday?!
Its always felt odd that I had a leap year birthday.But now I guess it's cool.

So if you know anyone who has a leap year birthday in care2 let me know by leaving a comment.

We can start a group and change the meaning of child like golden years!

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