How To Make A Wedding Broom

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The wedding broom is popular amongst both the Celtic and the African ceremonies.

Brooms are often stored by the front or back door of the home, and thus a broom can symbolize a threshold, leaping from your old single life into your new married life. This is similar to the tradition of carrying the bride across the threshold of a new home.

The handle of a broom is somewhat phallic in shape and the brush is shaped somewhat like a woman’s skirt so these two things combined can symbolize fertility and union.

A broom also symbolizes the daily routine of marriage such as cleaning the floors, taking out the trash, making dinner, and caring for one another.

Gather your materials

Gather-your-materials

The whole length of the finished broom should be long enough that everyone jumping it has a bit of broom to in front of them. I’ve seen many photos of people jumping…

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Vesta Goddess of Fire and Vulcan, the God of Fire

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By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –Sacred rites are returning to Italy today, which is a very important step of the circle of return, of the Goddess, rather than just festivals for communities sake. This video below shows the more meaningful return of the ancient ceremony of the Fire Goddess Vesta shown with her 3 modern Priestesses. Vestalia rites were always held between the 7th and 15th of June each year.

Ancient Vesta StatueVesta has an earlier role as leader and goddess with her priestesses and a later role as being married with a consort. She was one of most powerful goddesses deities of the ancient world along with Ceres (Mother) and Hecate and her mother Asteria (Grandmother Crone). This made her a triple goddess along with her sisters Juno and Ceres.

Her temples were run by the grandmothers and the Vestal Priestesses were adult women, who served the grandmothers They were…

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