Around the Cauldron · Pagan Blog Project 2014

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom is both a Celtic/European tradition, as well as an African tradition. After the bride and groom have been proclaimed married, a broom/besom is laid at the pairs feet, and the jump over it. Seems like a simple ritual, right? Try doing it in wedged heels wearing a VERY heavy dress! The broom represents the… Continue reading Jumping the Broom

Around the Cauldron · Celebrating the Sabbats · For the Gods · Guided Imagery · Pagan Blog Project 2014

Importance of Daily Ritual

This post is in honour of my Opa, Herman deKok, who died 5 May 1945, serving his country as a Member of the Resistance against Nazi Germany. May 5 is known as the ‘Day of Liberation’ in the Netherlands. Daily ritual is more than brushing your teeth, fixing your hair and make-up. It’s more than… Continue reading Importance of Daily Ritual