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I Celebrate Beltane

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    Oh Sun of Paradise - bring your full heat upon

    me until I'm melting in the pain of your pleasure - until futile arms of resistance no longer push back but reach towards. Let the ecstasy of your paralyzing beams penetrate my subtle flesh and stir up the whirlwinds of my spirit. I feel my heart gallop like a wild horse...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 2 Responses May 2

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    My Solitary Beltane/May Day Ritual~

    On April 30 into May 1st we Pagan types celebrate Beltane. Beltane is a fire festival honoring the return of the earth’s fertile phase. Beltane is most usually celebrated around the fiery fingers of a robust merry bon fire and dancing beneath a colorful maypole. I have read...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 8 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My May Basket

    One first morning in May years ago I was sitting in my study getting school lunch money ready when someone pulled the door shut. Then I heard a knocking at the door. I opened it, no one was there. Hanging on the door knob was a red construction paper basket filled with fresh wood...
    datura datura 56-60, F 22 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I haven't accomplished anything, made no friends, uneducated and never traveled. I feel worthless.
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    Dwight D Eisenhower, Usher , Roger Moore, Stacy Keibler , and many more my Birthday is October 14 1996 :-)
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    I watch horror movies and try to pretend I don't exist.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M May 6

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    Happy 18th birthday, our beloved Princess..
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    Happy Beltane! Happy May Day! May your days be as bright As the flowers of May. May you always walk in sunshine, May you never want for more. May the warmth of the coming Spring...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I'm so tired. It's 2 am. I just got home and what should've been a great birthday weekend I'm sitting here crying. Praying I don't wake up. I'm sick and so tired of this life. Like...
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    My father is an atheist, so for a while in my life I was very unaware of religion. I heard other children sharing bible stories, and I had thought they were just like any other...
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    Happy Beltane to all Wiccans and other Pagans.
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M May 1

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    Happy Beltane to all Wiccans and other Pagans.
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 3 Responses May 1

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    A Thanks to the Earth Mother Great Earth Mother! We give you praise today and ask for your blessing upon us. As seeds spring forth and grass grows green and winds blow gently and...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1

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    A Spring Blessing of Flora The leaves are budding across the land on the ash and oak and hawthorn trees. Magic rises around us in the forest and the hedges are filled with laughter...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1

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    This has not posed a problem in the 6+ years we have been together. He has actually attended rituals with me. He enjoys them and I enjoy sharing them with him. At Beltane there was...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 1 Response May 4

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    All Souls Night - Loreena McKennitt. Beneath a Phrygian Sky - Loreena McKennitt. Huron Beltane Fire Dance - Loreena McKennitt. I guess you could say I am having a Loreena...
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F May 9

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    First with the abusive mom. Why would I want to celebrate the woman who spanked a 2 year old with 2x4 for leaving a toy out? Why would I want to celebrate the woman who set our...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    This morning I woke up not feeling all that great.. Tired and bleary eyed. My thoughts were pretty gloomy. Just another day.. But then I read a post on Facebook from a friend who's...
    SuumCuique SuumCuique 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today, I turnt 21. Every year when I woke up I would feel the same as the day before, but this year I feel like I grew up. I study in a different city and my parents don't live...
    WhenTheRainStartsToPour WhenTheRainStartsToPour 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Catholicism, a mirror of the Samaritans. Syncretism A Blending of Paganism and Truth by Dr. Daniel Botkin Syncretism is defined as "the combination of different forms of...
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    I've never celebrated my birthdays. There may be times when my parents did when I was younger but I can't remember it anyway. I don't feel like I've got anything good to celebrate...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F May 5

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    Olympics is one of the world’s most awaited events every four years. Since its beginning in Greece, the biggest event for sports enthusiasts is being visited by nobles, royals...
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    To the mommies of miscarried babies, Happy Mother's Day. I am a mommy of a miscarried baby after multiple injuries from the men who attacked me were too much for my body to house...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Ok need some help! I want you to tell me a truth, am I overreacting? Today is our 3 year dating anniversary (something H finds hilarious that I want to celebrate as we now have...
    KFallon92 KFallon92 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Make good choices based on joy rather than making bad choices based on excuses. My relationship with the cheater ended over 6 months ago. I'm alone and single. Does this mean I...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses May 10

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    We never can. We don't have the money to. It can be really embarrassing. Having had my 16th Birthday in October, all my friends have these great parties to celebrate the coming of...
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    It isn't frowned upon, its just that its a date that isn't really celebrated over here as its more an American thing. Years ago, I was asked by an American why we didn't celebrate...
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