Your Magical Home / Lunar New Year Soul Tribe Ritual
February 08

Your Magical Home / Lunar New Year Soul Tribe Ritual

Gather your favorite people for this most auspicious time of the year:
The new moon is the absolute best time to make big changes and start a new project or to do a deep clean and energetic shift of your home. First, clean your book from top to bottom, wash sheets and towels and rugs and tablecloths. Sweep and wash floors, recycle old newspapers, sort through those piles of paper on your desk, and get rid of things you don't need to keep; file everything else. Gather up toys and games and put them in baskets for easy storage. Any further decluttering or tidying up, go for it Once your entire house is clean and lemony fresh, take the next step of the new moon ritual with a gathering of your fellow pagans.
Ask each guest to bring  food to share along with a small token to bless your house – crystals, flowers, sea shells, candles and other suitable altar offerings. Gather these items:
A blue bowl filled with fresh water
A saucer of sea salt
One white candle and one blue candle
Lemon essential oil and rose essential oil
Sage for smudging and lavender incense
Greet your guests and ask them to help you by smudging each room with the salt, sage, candle flame and  sprinkles of water. While incanting:
 By the power of water,
Though the cleansing  breath of air,
With  the purifying heat of fire,
And the grounding energy of earth
We cleanse this space.
As you pass from room to room, anoint each door and windowsill with the oil his prevents anything negative from crossing into the home with this prayer to the goddess:
May the goddess bless this house,
making it sacred and safe,
so that nothing but love and happiness
shall enter through this door.
Finally, once you've gone through the house, ask each of your guests to deposit their blessing token on your altar. Gather around the  table and dig into the potluck dishes and pour hearty glasses of ale, wine or mead. Give thanks for the abundance of blessings and enjoy a feast with your tribe!

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