Please Join CTCW’s Otherworldly on Zoom this Wednesday, December 13 at 8 PM Eastern time.
The 13th is still a week before Solstice, but I’ve invited Chris to share his ritual with us, so that if this inspires you to have a private ritual for yourself you’ll have time to plan. The astronomical point this year is December 21st, at 10:27 PM
The Long Night Ritual has become an accidental tradition, a serendipitous Solstice staple, over the last few years. It came to me as an inspired moment, became an experiment, and now forms one of the most important ritual times in the cycle of my year. It is a powerful framework for harnessing the potential of the Dark Time and the Sun Return. It can power forward Winter Work and help to sow seeds for the spring. It can also be a wonderful time of replenishing and refilling the Well with intentional and powerful rest. In short, it will be whatever you need it to be when you choose to engage with it.
In this discussion, I will share the framework for this deceptively simple and yet surprisingly powerful ritual that begins on the Winter Solstice and discuss possible ways to engage with it and ways it’s been impactful over the past few years. This year, I am also opening to the possibility of sharing the Long Night Ritual as a group experience and will share thoughts on how that might take form over the next few weeks in preparation for the Solstice.
The great thing about this ritual is that it is very low-pressure but high-impact. If that sounds like something that might be helpful for your practice this Winter, I welcome you to join me in exploring this growing tradition!
Our guest this week will be Christopher Croucher is an artist, performer, healer and witch. He has been a solitary practitioner for twenty-five years, developing his practice through reading, taking the odd class, exploring, trial and error, dancing and making art, traipsing through the woods, and most importantly, experiencing. Over his years of magickal practice, Chris has come to weave his artistic and spiritual practices into community offerings such as workshops and rituals on movement and magick, spellcasting, dance, and connecting with the land. He also works one-on-one with clients as a magickal healer and massage therapist. Chris adores the magic(k) that permeates this world and loves to share it with anyone who is called to revel in it!
Meeting ID: 814 0486 3215
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The Changing Times-Changing Worlds Conference will be November 3-5, 2023 in Kerhonkson, NY. The rest of the year, every Wednesday, join us on Otherworldly, featuring many of our speakers, and topics.
We hope you can join us Wednesday at 8. If you miss this show, the recordings are posted on Youtube Thursday or Friday.