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Exploring Pagan Traditions in Rockford, IL

Shrines & Altars

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a shrine and an altar?  In a previous White Oak Grove discussion, we talked about the differences, and saw a few contrasting examples for different paths and purposes.

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Crystal Love Pinterest Board

5 Simple Ideas For Boosting Spirituality

It can be hard to find time in this busy world to appreciate magic, the Gods, and the natural world around you.  If you’re looking for ways that you can reconnect with the magic within you, we’ve got 5 simple ideas for boosting your spirituality!

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The Purpose of Hellenic Prayer and Ritual

In ancient Greece, praying to the Gods is a sacred act – whether it be thanksgiving, praise, or simple conversation.   The purpose of prayer and ritual is that of humans out to be closer to a God in love and respect. The act of trying to become closer to the Gods also draws the Gods closer to you.

Check out the class notes from a White Oak Grove previous discussion.

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Water Witch Pinterest Board

Do you feel the pull of the water?  People born from approximately June 22 to July 22 are born under the sign of Cancer.   Individuals born during these dates, depending on which system of astrology they subscribe to, may be called “Cancerians.”  Kristen’s put together a great Pinterest board for all you folks that feel the pull of the sea.

Essential Reading For The Modern Pagan

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Are you looking for a few good books to dive into this Summer?  Check out this great pagan reading list from Juliette.  She’s gathered together some essential titles for the modern pagan practitioner.    You want to see this list!

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There will be no Hellenic Special Interest Group meetings in 2018.  Thank you for joining us, and look for Greek themes in our regular discussions.

Wonderful Wednesday Yule Ritual

White Oak Grove CUUPs will once again be presenting a Yule ritual as part of the Rockford Unitarian Universalist Church Wonderful Wednesday programing. After a community dinner, we will introduce guests to many celebrations of the winter season before inviting them to join us for a candlelit Yule Ritual in the sanctuary, and desserts afterwards.

This event will be held Wednesday, December 20th, 2018 Dinner begin at 5:30pm, and costs $5 per adult, children under 12 are free.  Activities will begin at 6:00pm.

This is a family event, so no childcare will be provided.

Please use the following link to RSVP!

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