June Updates: Alchemy Question and Draft Schedule, Colombe Convention, New Online Forum Launches, Solstice Picnic Mystery

vestal.virgin.3That burning orb in the sky is appearing more and more often, so summer in the Pacific Northwest must be approaching! We’ve got a lot of news, events, and opportunities to share with you, so please read carefully.

Summer Solstice Event at Maryhill Stonehenge Mystery
The Summer Solstice event is coming! We just still don’t know when. We are working on organizing this event (volunteers needed), and we will let you know through our email blast about the details as soon as we have everything locked down. So, save the date for that weekend, get your potluck, and mystical skills warmed up, and we will have more for you very soon.

You are Invited to Our New Online Forum
We wanted to invite you to a new online tool we are experimenting with this year. This is will be on a website called Slack. And it’s a private online forum that we can use just for members.

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March Updates: Postcards – Alchemy Workshop Planning Volunteers Needed -Get Initiated!

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We have a few short news items for the members this March:

Initiations
If you didn’t know already, we are now authorized to do Pronaos initiations. This is an essential ritual for members, and you must apply for it after attending three Pronaos meetings.  A Pronaos initiation teaches you how to ritually behave in a Pronaos, what the rules are, and what a lot of the symbolism means.   The Pronaos initiation is quite different from a degree initiation, which can only be done at a Lodge. This ritual solidifies your relationship to the local group and helps strengthen your bond with the egregore, or spiritual and energic collective, of our group.

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Synchronicity and My Alchemical New Year’s Resolution

[Submitted by Frater Kris. Portland, Ore.]

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Ask any Rosicrucian, and they will tell you: once you’ve made up your mind to pursue a specific piece of the great work, the synchronicities start becoming too many to even keep track of! I’ve experienced plenty of synchronicities in my life, but never so many as when I decided to pursue herbal alchemy.

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