Calendar of the Sun
Day of the Dryads
Altar: Upon a green cloth patterned with leaves lay many live green branches in the shape of a
woman, with a green cloth over her for a dress, and a woman's mask.
Offering: Plant a tree.
Daily Meal: Vegan
Invocation to the Dryads
Hail, Keeper of the Trees!
Hail, Spirits of the Old Ones!
You who are the living breath of the forest,
You who are the living soul of the wood,
You who raise your arms to the wind,
You who are stripped by the autumn
And grow full again in spring,
We honor you today, not merely with words,
But with deeds; we will work the earth
And plant more of you than we cut down.
You give us warmth in winter, and heat for cooking food,
And fruit, and nuts, and most important,
The very air we breathe.
Hail, dryads of the forest!
We give you honor on this day.
Song: The Dryad's Song
(All should go out and spend the work-hours planting trees.)
[Pagan Book of Hours]