Thursday, September 27: Powers of Ritual
Overview of ritual. Psychological, social and spiritual impacts of ritual on human life. Purposes of ritual. Considerations for solitary, small group, large group, and global ritual.
Thursday, October 4: Ritual Design
Components of effective ritual. Selecting and working with ritual intention. Location and timing dynamics of ritual. Formal and informal ritual styles. Spontaneity and structure dimensions of ritual.
Thursday, October 11: Ritual Tools
Selecting and working with symbols, sounds, movement, ceremonial implements, décor, and other ritual aids.
Thursday, October 18: Samhain & Halloween Rites
Creating personal, household, and community rites for Samhain, Halloween, and Days of the Dead, including masquerade revels, honoring the dead ceremonies, divinations, dumb suppers, graveyard visits, trick or treating, and bonfires.
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Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve is a 200 acre Nature sanctuary in the forested hills of southwestern Wisconsin, near Barneveld. This sacred Pagan land, owned & operated by Circle Sanctuary, includes a stone circle, sacred spring, spiral labyrinth, indoor temple, Green cemetery, and other ceremonial areas. More info: www.circlesanctuary.org/land
Selena Fox is a Nature priestess, Pagan author, & Shamanic counselor. Her approach to spirituality combines Pagan folkways, multicultural shamanism, & transpersonal psychology. Her Nature Magic writings, rituals, chants, & photographs are published in print & online. She travels widely presenting workshops & ceremonies & does a weekly podcast, Nature Folk. She has a MS in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is founder & senior minister of Circle Sanctuary & is director of its Circle Cemetery. More info: www.selenafox.com & www.facebook.com/SelenaFoxUpdates