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Wishing you all a happy Beltane (Original Post) Wicked Blue Apr 30 OP
And to you. Learned a little about this holiday last night with niyad 💐 Deuxcents Apr 30 #1
Is there a post? cilla4progress Apr 30 #5
Wonderful! I led some pagan services and Maypole dances at a UU congregation too Wicked Blue Apr 30 #7
Cool! cilla4progress Apr 30 #9
did this in elementary school. AllaN01Bear May 9 #12
Yesterday was niyad's birthday and our posts were around midnight.. Deuxcents Apr 30 #8
And a happy dance around the May Pole to you. Bayard Apr 30 #2
Back at ya! Deep State Witch Apr 30 #3
Make merry! Dear_Prudence Apr 30 #4
We did that in NJ too Wicked Blue Apr 30 #6
And, a blessed Beltane to you as well. OldBaldy1701E May 1 #10
It was a lovley Beltaine. Thank you. Silver Gaia May 2 #11

cilla4progress

(24,958 posts)
5. Is there a post?
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 04:16 PM
Apr 30

I used to present pagan services at my UU Fellowship. Unitarian Universalists formally recognize paganism as a legit spiritual path. I believe UU is the only "mainstream" religion in the US that does:

The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS) is an independent group of Unitarian Universalists (UUs) who follow the teachings of contemporary or classical Paganism.

Wicked Blue

(5,895 posts)
7. Wonderful! I led some pagan services and Maypole dances at a UU congregation too
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 07:30 PM
Apr 30


This is just a generic Maypole pic I found online.

Deuxcents

(16,858 posts)
8. Yesterday was niyad's birthday and our posts were around midnight..
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 07:38 PM
Apr 30

If you go to My DU, you could find her and contact her. My apologies as I’m not at all good with re posting or even posting pictures so I’m no help that way. She’s celebrating Beltaine, too

Dear_Prudence

(474 posts)
4. Make merry!
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 03:56 PM
Apr 30

In 1960, in first grade in a Connecticut public school, we danced around the maypole! I wonder if kids get to do that somewhere nowadays. Thank you for the good wishes!

Wicked Blue

(5,895 posts)
6. We did that in NJ too
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 07:23 PM
Apr 30

There was a permanent tall metal pole on the playground. It had a number of chains attached to the top. Once a year they let down the chains and attached ribbons.

I remember learning a Danish folk dance in first grade for the May Day celebration in 1958.

Silver Gaia

(4,564 posts)
11. It was a lovley Beltaine. Thank you.
Thu May 2, 2024, 12:51 AM
May 2

I worked in my gardens all day. It doesn't get better than that!

🌿🌺🌼🌱🌷🪻🌱🌹🌿

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