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blessing way
 n.— «A “blessing way.” While there was some talk about women only blessings, being a man, I’ve never been to one, and cannot comment. But the onout women only blessings, being a man, I’ve never been to one, and cannot comment. But the ones” that I have been too involve gathering the community around the pregnant woman, or newborn child and parents and everyone wishing (working a spell for) the child and mother what they want for the child, or wish for the child. It is wonderful, and I highly recommend it. It can be accompanied by hands on or other methods to direct the energy. You might want to create a sacred space first (however your tradition does this) and to raise energy after to seal the wishes or otherwise bind and release them.» —“Re: Birthing Rituals” by Clare Bates Congdon Usenet: alt.pagan Mar. 30, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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