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Prayer Beads of Triple Goddess




Start with 18 beads each of white, red, and black. You will also need spacers of silver or gold, depending on what you like. Silver is nice as a color of the Goddess. String them on your fishing line in sets of nine with a spacer in between each. At the end of nine place nine spacers. Continue this until you finish with the black. Add the Divine bead (we use a bead with a spiral design) to finish them off. You will be able to tuck the knot into the Divine bead so that there is no trace of the line. Play with variations of color to create Mother Earth Beads, Greenman Beads, Lady of the Lake Beads, Moon Goddess Beads, etc.

Pattern:
9 white, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, 9 white, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, 9 red, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, 9 red, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, 9 black, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, 9 black, (spacers in between each) 9 smaller spacers, Divine Bead.

Prayers:

White Beads
Maiden,
Forever Virgin,
Holy Bride.
You are all beginings.
You are the renewal of the soul.
You are truth which cannot be soiled or compromised.
Through You, all that is good comes to birth.


Red Beads
Mother,
Forever fertile,
Lady of the Land.
You are growth and strength,
Nourishing all that lives.
You change, but you never die.
Through you, the cause of life is served.


Black Beads
Crone,
Ancient One,
Lady of Wisdom.
You have seen everything,
Endured everything.
You are death, without which nothing can be transformed.
Through you, understanding is attained.


Prayers adapted from Marion Zimmer Bradley's Lady of Avalon by Grian MeŠin Lae.



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