Becoming a "crone"

In the Druid tradition, each of the great “rites of passage” is marked in the calendar by one of the fire-festivals: death, or Parting, is marked by Samhuinn, 31 October to 2 November, when the old Celtic year ends and there are three days of No-Time before the new year begins. Birth, and consequently Naming, is marked by Imbolc on 1/2 February—the time when the snowdrops appear and we can sense the first stirrings of spring. Mating, the Great Rite of making love, is marked by Bealteinne on 1 May, when the forces of spring are in full flood. Marriage, the formal recognition of having found a long term partner after the explorations of the spring time of one's life, is marked by Lughnasadh on 1 August. This forum is for discussing the ceremonies and customs associated with each festival and for all of the rites of passage in our lives.
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Becoming a "crone"

Postby Martina Silvercloud » 04 Apr 2013, 12:26

Not that I am feeling old - and I don't expect so for quite a while but,
just after the Summer Solstice I will turn 50 years of age,
shortly after Lughnasad I will become a grandmother.

And I do strongly feel that I should celebrate this with a special ritual (on the Summer solstice, I feel that this would be the appropiate time).

Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks a lot and blessings

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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby Astrid » 06 Apr 2013, 10:57

I might be a little young to answer but how about asking and looking in the sages and crones forum: http://www.druidry.org/board/dhp/viewforum.php?f=80 maybe selene will allow you to join even though you are not 50 yet if you explain why ;)
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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby Martina Silvercloud » 06 Apr 2013, 13:04

thanks for the advice Astrid.
And you are never to young to give good advice :)
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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby Martina Silvercloud » 30 Jan 2014, 18:38

Hello cha3lroye - by now I am a member of the group, I have passed the magick 50 more than half a year ago :D
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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby Crinia » 31 Jan 2014, 02:52

I am so looking forward to turning 50 ( a couple of years to go) so I can join all of you interesting ladies. I'm finding myself seeking the company of "crones" and enjoying what they have to teach me.
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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby Martina Silvercloud » 02 Mar 2014, 09:06

You'll get there soon enough Crinia (and I did look forward to that age, for no reason at all - and I do enjoy it)
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Re: Becoming a "crone"

Postby deepwater » 27 Apr 2014, 06:49

There is no time in our lives that we cant slid along with a good mug of home made wine
Through my eyes you still see,, Through my heart you still live ,, For as long as i have breath you will sing,,Thanks Mom


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