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          CompuServe Full Moon Ritual Aug 1992
          HPS- Jehana
          HP - Shadow Hawk

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Lady Jehana, wilt thou call the sacred rite to
               order?
          (1-5,Jehana) Lord Shadow Hawk, we are ready to begin.

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) All, please take a moment to draw some deep    
               breaths...
          (1-5,Jehana) I assume all have their glass of beverage, and piece
               of bread/crackers.
               Take a moment to relax, using regular, patterned breaths...
               Feel all parts of your body, from toes to head, gradually
               relax...
               a blue glowing field surrounds you...
               the blue glowing field slowly grows to surround your     
               room...
               the blue glowing field slowly grows to encompass the     
               town/city you live in...
               the blue glowing field slowly grows to encompase the     
               landscape...
               the blue glowing field slowly grows to encompass North   
               America...
               and each of you connect in with the fields of all the    
               others...
               the blue glowing fields of all the others here within    
               Circle...
               Feel its energies spinning from East...
               to South...
               to West...
               to North...
               and re-connecting with East again.

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) in your minds, please face the East....
               Robin's egg blue, pure and clean
               Hail, oh denizens of the East!
               Of Air; of incense smoke
               Winged Ones, riding the wind
               Join us, if you will
               Sharp discernment
               Tool of our Mind..
               Hail; and Welcome!

          (1-5,Jehana) In your minds, please face the South...
               Fire-bright red, rich with power
               Hail, oh denizens of the South!
               Of Fire; of flickering matches;
               of salamanders that rage and burn and sear
               Join us, if you will
               Passion and Will
               Tools of our hand...
               Hail; and Welcome!

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) In your minds, please turn and face the West...



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               Aquamarine Green, bursting with power
               Hail, oh denizens of the West!
               of Water; of Cauldron deep;
               Of Undines that ride the waves
               Join us, if you will
               Emotions and feelings
               Tools of our Heart..
               Hail; and Welcome!

          (1-5,Jehana) In your minds, please turn and face the North...
               Dirt brown, rich with humus
               Hail, oh denizens of the North!
               of earth; of rock and leaf and root;
               of gnomes that burrow industriously below
               Join us, if you will
               Centered and firm
               Heart of our roots...
               Hail; and Welcome!

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Blessed Goddess, Queen of Heaven and Earth,
               You with the Stars in your eyes, and love in your heart...
               Descend to this our Circle on your Night of Power.

          (1-5,Jehana) I am the Lady of the starry heavens
               I am she who is the Mother of all living things
               I have worked the landscape into mountains
               lay the waters into their ocean beds,
               and set the winds in their course.
               Every snowflake, every speck of soil or sand
               Bears my imprint.
               My countenance appears in the faintest flicker,
               and the largest star;
               The Universe is My handiwork.
               I am She who consoles the sorrowful,
               and I am She who tends to the sick.
               I bring solace to those in life,
               and peace and understanding in death.
               I am the changing Goddess --
               Maiden, Mother, and Crone --
               The Hag hidden deep within...
               I have been to the Underworld,
               and I have Returned.
               Let there be beauty and strength,
               Power and compassion,
               Honor and humility,
               Mirth and reverence within you.
               And you who seek to know Me,
               To feel My spirit
               Come before Me with a sincere heart,
               burn incense upon my altar
               Listen and be still:
               Know that your seeking and your yearning 
               will avail you not,
               Unless you know the Mystery:
               For if that which you seek, 



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               you find not within yourself,
               You will never find it without.
               For Behold:  
               I have been with you from the beginning,
               and I am that which is attained at the end of          
               desire.

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Blessed Be!

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) By the Flame that burneth bright O' Horned One!
               We call thy name into the night, O' Ancient One!
               Thee we invoke, by the moon-lit sea, 
               by the standing stone and the twisted tree.
               Thee we invoke, where gather thine own, 
               by the nameless shrine forgotten and alone.
               Come where the round of the dance is Trod.
               Horn and Hoof of the Goatfoot God!
               By moon-lit meadows on dusky hill, 
               when the haunted wood is hushed and still.
               Come to the charm of the chanted prayer.
               As the moon bewitches the midnight air, 
               evoke thy powers, that potent bide.
               In shining stream and the secret tide, 
               in fiery flame by starlight pale, 
               in Shadowy host that rides the gale, 
               and by the fern-brakes fairy-haunted 
               of forest wild and woods enchanted.
               Come!  O' Come!
               To the heart-beat's drum!
               When the broad white moon is climbing slow.
               Through the stars to the heaven's height.
               We hear thy hoofs on the wind of night!
               As black tree-branches shake and sigh,
               By Joy and terror we know thee nigh,
               We speak the spell thy power unlocks,
               At Solstice, Sabbat, and Equinox.
               Word of Virtue the veil to rend,
               From Primal Dawn to the wide World's end,
               Since time began, the blessings of Pan
               Blessed be in strength and love,
               Blessed be, wher'ere we rove,
               Vision fade not from our eyes
               Of the Pagan Paradise.
               Past the gates of Death and Birth,
               Our inheritance of Earth.
               From our soul the song of Spring
               Fade not in our wandering, Our life is one, 
               By blackest night or the noonday Sun. 
               Eldest of Gods on thee we call, 
               Blessing be on thy Creatures all.
               I call upon thee, O' Ancient Horned One Who art the
               Comforter and the Consoler of Men I call upon thee, O' Great
               God of the Witches.
               Ruler of the Sabbat, Lord of the Wild Woods, I call upon
               thee in the Name of your Lady, Come out of the North upon



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               the back of the Winds.
               And join the Lady Cerridwin at this Holy Sabbat/Esbat.
               I call thee by thy most ancient name Cernunnos.

          (1-5,Jehana) This is Fullmoon August...
               This is the season of Abundance...
               and out of Wisdom in accessing that Abundance...
               Knowing the difference between what we Want...
               And what we Need...
               Bearing this in mind..
               each of us will have a chance...
               to mention something or several somethings we need...
               Please feel free to speak...

          (1-6,Al) I ask that I learn patience, to accept others for what
               they are and to hear their thoughts and learn their wisdom.

          (1-5,Jehana) I ask for continued self-growth and self-acceptance

          (1-1,Helen) I ask for freedom from fear of abundance. 

          (1-5,Jehana) I ask for a cure for AIDS, and for ongoing
               treatments for those who are in need.
               I ask for an understanding of environmental issues which
               face this planet. 

          (1-5,Jehana) Hold the image of the things, concepts, ...
               and ideas you need; .... and that
               your friends in Circle need...
               Feel the energy grow and flow...
               feel the power flow  and grow...
               feel yourselvs enveloped by a tree...
               by a hazel tree...
               Turn towards the Lord and Lady...
               and ask...
               in Perfect Love and in Perfect trust we stand before
               Thee...
               Feel the energy and Power grow...
               each root and trunk and limb...
               of that hazel tree...
               Raise your hands, gradually...
               with the energy...
               Prepare to send...
               One...
               Two...
               THREE!!!!
               And, note, what you send out returns to you.

          (1-5,Jehana) Now...
               Visualize before you an onion fresh from the harvest...
               Visualize your athame slicing it horizontally...
               See before you the white disc of the Full Moon...

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Visualize before you a second onion fresh from
               the harvest...



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               Visualize your knife slicing it vertically...
               See before you the East and West facing crescents of the
               Waxing and Waning Moon.

          (1-5,Jehana) Now, take your glass of chosen beverage:
               (for blessing of that beverage)...
               In balance we stand

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Night and Light

          (1-5,Jehana) In balance we stand

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Chalice and Blade

          (1-5,Jehana) In balance we stand

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Cerridwyn and Herne

          (1-5,Jehana) Drink ye of the Waters of Darkness

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Drink ye the Waters of LIFE!

          (1-5,Jehana)    (pause to take a sip)

          (1-5,Jehana) Now, take your plate of bread:

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) As the Wheel turns

          (1-5,Jehana) My crops appear

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) As the Wheel turns

          (1-5,Jehana) My crops grow high

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) As the Wheel turns

          (1-5,Jehana) My harvest comes through

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Feast ye on the grains of My Endeavors

          (1-5,Jehana) Feast ye on the Wheel of Life!

          (1-5,Jehana)     (Pause to eat of the bread)

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Oh Horned One,
               May ever your call ring across the hills, fields and
               woods deep
               Calling again to her Children to Dance by her Light!
               Now we thank you for your aid,
               And bid thee safe journey to your Sacred Glades...
               Blessed Be

          (1-5,Jehana) Bright Lady; Maid, Mother Crone...
               Lady Cerridwyn...
               We thank thee for your aid;



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               we thank thee for your abounding love and compassion
               we thank thee for your Wisdom...
               we bid thee safe journey to your Sacred Glades....

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Please turn and face the East in your minds...
               Winged Ones...
               Intellect Bright..
               Tool of our mind
               Eastern Air, we thank and acknowledge you.

          (1-5,Jehana) Please turn and face the South in your minds...
               Salamanders...
               Passion and Will...
               Tools of our hands...
               Southern Fire, we thank and acknowledge you.

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Please turn and face West in your Minds...
               Undines, Emotion and Drive..
               Tools of our Hearts..
               Western water, we thank and acknowledge you.

          (1-5,Jehana) Please turn and face North in your minds...
               Gnomes...
               Centered and Firm...
               Heart of our roots...
               Northern Earth, we thank and acknowledge you.

          (1-5,Jehana) Around you now, sense the blue glowing field...
               the blue glowing field that connects all of you together...
               across North America...
               Feel its energies spinning...
               from East...
               to North...
               to West...
               to South...
               to East...
               Feel the energies unwinding....
               Sense your bodies re-absorbing the Energies of the Circle...
               spiralling in...
               into your room...
               The blue glowing field...
               a part of your body...
               Take it in...
               Let all return to as it has been.

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Fire Seal the Circle Round, Let it fade beneath
               the ground...
               let all things be as they were since the Beginning of Time.

          (1-5,Jehana) Merry meet...
               and merry part...
               and merry  meet again!

          (1-8,Shadow Hawk) Merry meet!
               Blessed Be, Jehana.



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