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                             CANDLE BLESSING
                          Coven of New Gwynedd
 Blessings be upon thee, O creature of light!  Thrice blessed
 little herb!  Herb o' grease, with thy waxen stem and thy blossom
 of flame!  Thou art more potent against spells and terrors and the
 invisible menace than fennel or dittany or rue.  Hail! antidote to
 the dealy nightshade!  Blossoming in the darkness, thy virtues are
 heartsease and quiet sleep.  Sick people bless thee, and women in
 travail, and people with haunted minds, and all children.
 <to be spoken when a new candle is annointed with oil, or when
 candles are being made -- when wax is being poured or the candle
 dipped -- preferrably on Candlemas>
                               Blessed Be,

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