“Brightly veiled Hestia,
Celestial tender of the sacred fire,
Holy Hestia. The first and the last.
May you protect this house and all within.”
“Hail to thee!
Starry robbed empress of the primordial darkness that existed before chaos…
Holiness is yours–
Enfold this house in your benevolent embrace,
Shielding us from harm,
Protecting us while we sleep.
I honor you and beseech your blessings!
May you accept these rites and offerings.”
“Hail, sweet goddess,
With your silver-sweet nectar
Bless our endeavors.
Kind hearted Goddess, beloved of Pan..
As you wax and wane–
Do farmers plant their fields,
and women count their months.
Fairest Selene, Shining maiden in the darkness, I call to you!
May these rites and offerings please you, and may you find sincerity in my prayer.I honour you and beseech your blessings!”
Lover of the hunt,
Of mountains and forests.
Mistress of animals,
It is said, that your aim is truer than Apollos…
I ask that you guide and protect my children
Protect those women and children suffering from abuse or neglect
Please accept these rites and offerings.
Artemis, I honour you and beseech your blessings!”
“Three Faced and Three formed Hekate, Come to me, my Beloved Mistress
Graciously hear my prayer…
Image of Night, Youthful One, Dawn-born Light bringer and guide to all!
You dance with the triple forms of the triple Graces
As You revel with the stars.
You are Justice and the Thread of Fate.
Much adored empress, walker between worlds
Hekate! Defender of the weak
You know of all the things that we fear the most,
You know what is best at casting away any ill.
I ask your blessing, dear Goddess, preserve my home
and my family from evil, guard us well
against all that would do us harm.
Goddess, hold back the dangers of the dark,
grant me wisdom and courage
–That I may face my fears with eyes unclouded.
Beloved Goddess, may you accept my rites and offerings.”
Passionate and primordial mountain mother!
Mistress of animals
Goddess of women, children, and fertility
Lover of cymbals, drums, and cestrum’s!
Holy Mother of 1000 names…
Protect us as a lioness protects her young.
Accept these rites and offerings.
Mother Rhea, I honour and beseech your blessings.”
“Holy and most honoured Demeter,
Mother of Persephone,
Goddess of the cultivated field,
Mistress of bounty,
Emerald eyed Goddess,
Fickle as the seasons…
Mighty and most powerful one!
I humbly honour and beseech you for your many blessings.
May you accept my rites and offerings.”
(As Queen-Full Moon)
“Hail to you,
Persephone of the softened steps,
And sweet smelling locks.
Veiled Matron of the realm of Hades.
I honour you.
Sweet benefactor and comforter of the weak and afraid,
Merciless judge to the unrighteous and wicked.
You are the life among the dead!
Daughter of earth and sea
First mother of my Ivy Lord, Dionysus…
May you accept my rites and offerings. May they please you”
***Simple Devotional to Dionysus***
“Hail to the Ivy Lord!
Hail to the thrice-borne Savior!
IO! Protogenos, Zagreus, Bacchus-Dionysus
Wanderer of Field and forest.
Most Holy Lord of miracles untold and unconceived!
Your touch insights frenzy and prophecy,
You smell of sweetened earth,
You descend like a bull–
Rapturing the worthy in divine ecstasy.
You are invasive like the Vine…
Sacred serpent of earth and resurrection,
Divine child of Persephone and Semele.
Heir to the throne of your fathers,
Hail many layered, paradoxal One!
Mighty and most beloved,
May I dedicate my service to you,
To be divided like the sun and the moon.
Hera under the light of Helios
And you, my Lord…
By the gentle glow of Selene’s repose.
Breaker of chains.
May I know and keep the sacred oaths,
May I do best to avoid any taboos…
May I be fearless.
May I be Purified.
May I come to Understand.
May I come to be Initiated.
Accept these rites and offerings Lord,
May they please you.”
[Pour libation, give offering ect…]
“Hail Hermes! The guide between realms, much beloved and multifaceted Lord…
Hail Morpheus and Hypnos! Lords of sleep and dreams…
Bless me and my family with a good nights sleep!
Protect us from nightmares and the evils who lurk in the shadows.
Please accept these rites and offerings.”