keening

Keening, Lamenting, and the Grief Process

During the Summer Solstice and other liminal times of the year, it’s common for those who teeter between worlds to cross over. As my grandmother has just made this transition, I thought it appropriate to talk about the animist tradition of keening and lamenting. What are Keening and Lamentations? Some say keening and lamenting are […]

A Consecration Ritual

We consecrate our tools and ritual objects to dedicate them for spiritual and ritual work.

magical herbs

Magical Herbs for the Summer Solstice

We’ve been talking about magic a lot on Pan Society. Perhaps because we are upon one of the most magical times of the year, Summer Solstice. So, it’s a good time to talk about some of the magical herbs that are associated with this time of year. Getting to know the plants, their properties, and […]

summer solstice

Your Summer Solstice Celebration

Summer solstice is upon us! What are you doing for your summer solstice celebration? No clue? Don’t want a public drunken, rowdy bonfire? Here is a suggestion that will keep is sacred and simple. Plan Your Altar Prepare by gathering what you want for your altar. Think about what this time means for you. Summer […]

love spell

Creating a Love Spell

I got a request for a love spell. Since it’s a violation of someone else’s sovereignty to bring a particular person to you, this ritual will help you to remove any blocks to love, then increase your attractiveness so that love can find you. Be careful! You can only attract things that vibrate with your […]

new moon ritual

New Moon in Gemini Solo Ritual

Don’t have a moon circle near you? No worries! Here is a new moon ritual for the June 3, 2019 that you can do alone. While June 3 at 5:02 a.m EST is the optimal time for this, you can do it a day ahead to about to two days after to take advantage of […]

memorial day

Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

It might not seem logical for Memorial Day to be something that animists observe. We already have two ancestor days – Ancestor Day and May Day. Is honoring our fallen soldiers a spiritual practice or a personal one? Is it appropriate to honor soldiers at all? If you have these thoughts, read on and see […]

full moon

Three Simple Full Moon Rituals

Full moons are a time of purging, releasing, death and change. Imagine a pregnant moon in the sky. It’s as big as it can be. There is nothing left for it to do but die and get smaller. That’s the gist of full moon energy. It is the peak and inevitable fall. Since the sun […]

earth element ritual

Solo Ritual to Reconnect with the Earth Element

There are times when our root is not strong. Or perhaps our birth chart or constitution never had a strong connection to the Earth element. Sometimes we just want to connect to the Earth element when the season changes to winter. Earth is also the element of business, sensuality, sexuality, fertility, money, and physical health. […]

The Many Benefits of Ritual

There are many benefits of rituals. You just have to engage in them with an open heart to see for yourself. There is nothing superstitious or evil about it. It’s just a way to get in touch with yourself, your ancestors, and the universe. Rituals Help You Get Acquainted With Your World When you do rituals, […]