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Sunday, 4 January 2015
Light incense or a candle and stand
facing either north or the rising sun. Raise your hands in salute and say:
"I am protected, from all harm and injury, be it
physical, mental or spiritual. I stand within circles of light that nothing save
love may cross.
(Oh Great Gods; my Lord and my Lady, send down thy
powers, to guard, guide, inspire and uplift me and lead me in thy ways, now and
Place your arms out in front of you slightly with
the palms downward and say: "I call upon the land beneath my feet."
Turning deosil in the same position while saying: "The
sea that surrounds me."
On returning to the starting position turn your
palms upwards, raise your arms slightly and say: "And the sky that is above me,
to bless and protect me, this day."
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