The eve of Imbolc stand at the entrance of your home with a lit brown candle. Stay to the left hand side of the building while walking from room to room, carrying the flame and request protection against negative influences, whatever form it may take and to attract good. So Mote It Be.
I CALL OUT TO YOU,
PLEASE KEEP WATCH OVER MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS,
AND ALL THEY HOLD DEAR.
PLEASE KEEP US SAFE,
MAY WE FEEL LOVE,
THROUGHOUT THE TURNING OF THE SEASONAL WHEEL,
Pour milk onto the frozen ground, and sprinkle bread crumbs or seed upon Mother Earth as an offering to say thank you.
With the start of a new season Imbolc, it is the time to list priorities and begin to take some action toward the change you want to make in yourself or in your lifestyle. At the birth of spring be open to new possibilities, do some research and put out feelers.
Big or small change takes time. It is a bunch of positive and negative decisions that decided the outcome.
SCRYING – BAG FOR IMBOLC – to ask to know what is in the veiled future.
- to aid in spiritual visions to come through
To be preformed on the eve of Imbloc or the day of.
A bag made from natural fibres that is bigger than your largest feather
– a cauldron to inspire
Red passion, love
Black for things to come (choose another feather)
Yellow be aware of untrue friends
Grey a fairy lover
Black and white avoid a bad love affair
Grey and white all wishes in love come true, expect the unexpected in love
Blue, back and white adaptability
Eagle courage and healing
Woodpecker life is coming together
Add whatever Mother Nature has to offer inside the bag such as semi-precious stones, different color keys or tree twigs. Be sure to investigate and know their symbolism.
CONSECRATE – an act to cleanse your chosen tools of any and all negative influences.
Hold in your left hand the feathers up to the Sun and say:
POWERFUL SUN, PLEASE CLEANSE THESE FEATHERS WITH YOUR
RAYS BE USED AS A TOOL IN MAGIC. I CHARGE THESE FEATHERS
TO BRING KNOWELDGE OF THE THINGS TO COME. SO MOTE IT BE.
Place the feathers into the bag, shake them to mix them and say, “WHAT WILL I SOON ATTRACT?”
Draw a feather to know what the new season will bring. Keep the feather where you can see the answer given to remind yourself of the change coming. When you hear the bird your feather is associated with know you are making decisions in the right direction to become who you vision yourself to be.
YOU HAD IT PAST YOU LIVED YOUR ACTIONS
YOU LOOSE IT PRESENT YOU LIVE YOUR ACTIONS
YOU DISCOVER IT FUTURE YOU ACTIONS WILL LEAD YOU THERE
excerpt taken from my book A Seeker's Quest