Nehalennia Candle Shrine

I’ve been sitting on these pictures for a while, but it’s time for me to share them. Last year for the second harvest festival I made a lantern! There was an amazing festival dedicated to the Dutch Goddess Nehalennia, which I attended. It was a lot of fun and simply awesome to have participated in. … Continue reading Nehalennia Candle Shrine

Prayer to Nehalennia

A poem or prayer that I’ve written to my Goddess, Nehalennia. She is the Goddess of the North Sea, of seafaring, commerce, the harvest and the dead. I’ve originally written it in Dutch, but I’ve translated it in English as well. Find both versions below. In de kolkende golven hoor ik Haar stem.Nehalennia.Haar wind speelt … Continue reading Prayer to Nehalennia

Nehalennia

Nehalennia. She is probably the best known Goddess of the ‘Low Countries’. She is also the Goddess we know most about. (which still isn’t much) She was most probably a Goddess of safe sea travel, a Mothergoddess and sometimes seen as a Goddess of death and rebirth. In 1645 a large part of the Zeelandse … Continue reading Nehalennia

Prayer to Nehalennia

A poem or prayer that I’ve written to my Goddess, Nehalennia. She is the Goddess of the North Sea, of seafaring, commerce, the harvest and the dead. I’ve originally written it in Dutch, but I’ve translated it in English as well. Find both versions below. In de kolkende golven hoor ik Haar stem.Nehalennia.Haar wind speelt … Continue reading Prayer to Nehalennia

Burnable Spellboxes

For spells, rituals or offerings! I made these offering boxes to put into the wickercreature at Castlefest 2018, so I wanted to share some ideas! What you need: Pretty patterned paper (I got some paper blocks from the dollar store) Spell ingredients/Offerings (anything goes as long as it burns) Cord/wool/linnen ribbon (remember: natural fibers) Optional: … Continue reading Burnable Spellboxes

My journey to Cernunnos

I discovered witchcraft and paganism in the late ’90s, early ’00s. Our household didn’t have internet yet (gasp! I know!) so all I had available to me were books and the computer in the school library. Back then the only books we could get, especially here in the Netherlands, were wiccan. Wheel of the Year, … Continue reading My journey to Cernunnos