Hello everyone! As we approach the Spring Equinox, we will be doing our first Sky blessing ceremony. As we have recently seen with events in East Palestine, Ohio on human-caused damage, including damage to the air and pollutants, as well as continual climate instability and extreme weather, our skies of the earth can certainly use some help and blessing. That’s where we come in :).
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in our Sky blessing ritual as their AODA spring equinox ritual. For information on the ritual (including a download of a complete ritual script), please visit this link: Sky Blessing Ceremony at the Spring Equinox – Ancient Order of Druids in America
For more information on the Earth rituals as a whole, please see: Rituals for the Earth – Ancient Order of Druids in America
If you are planning on participating, you are welcome to add yourself to our ritual map! Please see the instructions below.
Link to map: AODA Spring Equinox Air Blessing - Google My Maps
To add yourself to the map:
- Visit the map page and make sure you are logged into Google.
- From there, click “Edit map”. You will see the layer "Sprign Equinox 2023”.
- Go to the small toolbar and click the “marker button” and then add yourself or your group and any other information you want to add.
See the graphic below for more information on how to add to the map.
We will also be having a Zoom community call in early April to share our experiences with the ritual. The call will take place on April 12th at 8:30 PM Eastern. At that call, we’ll talk about our experiences, the sequence of four rituals and our next steps for our ritual sequence in the future years.