Changing Paths challenge 6 โ€” ritual

Candle flames flickering, incense smoke curling in the twilight, standing in a circle of firelight, chanting sacred words. Deep in the woods where everything is transformed by the moonlight. Where the warm summer rain falls softly on the leaves.

The atmosphere of ritual is like no other: electrifying, life-enhancing, comforting. It can jolt you out of your complacency and reconnect you with your deepest desires, your authentic self, sometimes both at the same time.

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โœจEmojis for Heathen festivals โœจ

Yule ๐Ÿ— ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฒโ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ
Mลdraniht ๐Ÿคถ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿฆณ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿฆฐ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ
รlfablรณt ๐Ÿงโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿง๐Ÿป๐Ÿง๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ
Dรญsablรณt ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿคถ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
รžorrablรณt ๐Ÿ”จ๐Ÿบ
Disting ๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒพ
Lenzen ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒผ
Hrฤ“pmลnab ๐ŸŒโ›ฐ๏ธ๐Ÿ”๏ธ
Sigrblรณt โš”๏ธ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ
Midsummer/Litha ๐ŸŒ…โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒ„๐ŸŒฟ
Lammas ๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿป๐Ÿบ๐Ÿž๐Ÿฅจ
Sunwait ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅโ›…๏ธโ˜€๏ธ

(just my suggestions, add your own as desired)

Emojis for Heathen festivalsโ€” same information as in the post

For more information on Heathen festivals, check out the Wikipedia page about them.

โœจ Emojis for Druid festivals โœจ

Samhuinn ๐ŸŽ ๐Ÿ‚ ๐ŸŽƒ ๐Ÿ’€ ๐Ÿ„
Alban Arthan ๐Ÿป โ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ ๐ŸŽ„ โ„๏ธ
Imbolc ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ฆ โœจ
Alban Eilir ๐ŸŒ โ˜€๏ธ ๐ŸŒฑ ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒผ
Beltane ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿ„ ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐ŸŒณ ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒท
Alban Hefin โ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿ๏ธ ๐ŸŒŠ ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Lughnasadh ๐ŸŒพ ๐Ÿž ๐Ÿบ ๐Ÿง€ ๐Ÿคผ
Alban Elfed โ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ฆ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‡ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‘

Just my suggestions, add your own as desired.

Emojis for Druid festivals โ€” same information as in the blogpost

For more information on Druid festivals, visit Druidry.Org: The eightfold wheel of the year

Romjul and intercalation

The business of calculating years and dates is complicated, since calendars need to reconcile solar and lunar cycles. Different calendrical systems use different methods of reconciling the two cycles, inserting a day (February 29th in the Gregorian calendar), a week, or even a month in some calendars. This practice is called intercalation. It has also been suggested that the time between Yule and New Year is an intercalation.

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