Make beforehand or at a get-together... items for the centre, items to create and take home, traditional symbols for a particular time.
how? when? and why?
Fire energises, illuminates and warms us.
Storyboards, candle mats
Creating a Labyrinth
Creating a simple grass cut labyrinth
I was working from home and my desk was a bit messy so I rearranged the computer, keyboard, speakers and mouse mat which was a print of the magnificent labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral.
No kindling or paper to hand but want to add fire to your ceremony?
A place for my Buddha
The spirit of the corn lived within the field and crop, harvest the corn and the spirit is homeless.
I hung them on a cherry tree in the garden and asked the divine to birth the beneficial energy of each ribbon to me and hence the world every time the wind moved it.
Discussion at a meeting flows better using a talking stick
craft ideas - bags & figures - Sometimes in meditation or ceremony you do not want people to be distracted by bright or fascinating items - putting them into these bags you have them to hand yet not visible, ready to bring out at the appropriate moment.