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Monday, March 24, 2014

Blue Moon Circle--Ten Years of Magic

Yesterday, Sunday the 23rd, Blue Moon Circle celebrated the Spring Equinox for the tenth time as a group. It is hard to believe that it was on this holiday, in March of 2004, that I first gathered with the core members and various Pagan and Pagan-friendly friends to hold our first ritual together.

Ten years on, Blue Moon Circle is both the same and different. Some people have been with the group from the beginning, and others have come and go. Our practice is changing and growing, but is still centered on nature, goddess (and god), and positive forward movement in our own lives. One thing that hasn't changed is our love and dedication to each other. Blue Moon Circle has always been as much a family as it is a spiritual group.

I can't even begin to say how much this group has impacted my own life. There is the obvious, of course--without them, I probably would never have ended up writing Circle, Coven & Grove: A Year of Magickal Practice, and therefore all the books on witchcraft that followed. But more than that, leading this group has brought such love and learning and grace to my life, I can't imagine the last ten years without them. I hope that I am lucky enough to spend the next ten years in their company.

Happy anniversary, Blue Mooners. You bring magic to me life, and I am grateful.

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  1. It's wonderful that you have such a long-lasting group. Family-by-choice is such a blessing. Happy anniversary to you and your whole group.

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    1. Thanks, Skye. I am blessed with a couple of wonderful families-by-choice :-)

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  2. Happy 10th Anniversary!!! Rarely have I heard of a group lasting that long. Blessings to you all!

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    1. It is pretty remarkable. And it hasn't always been easy. But it helps to have so many wonderful women involved...

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  3. Hi just finished reading The Goddess in the Details to my Wife. A truly remarkable book. I read for my as she is Brazilian and her English is not the greatest. My wife is also a Witch and follows the Wicca religion. I help her with all her spells and rituals. My question is we live in the Toronto area and have no found any Wiccans or Witches in this area. Maybe you may now some that you can point us in that direction for her. Thank you so much I can be reached at powerdrobert@gmail.com. My name is Robert my wife name is Rosangela

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