Write-up of first dog cult ritual

  • Prepare offerings
  • Purify self and George (shower for me, wet washcloth for washing George’s face)
  • Light candle, circumambulate
  • “Welcome, Ratatoskr, Tree-Climber and Message-Carrier. May my offerings be made sacred and my words be delivered clearly. I offer you this edamame in thanks.”
  • Present edamame
  • Light incense
  • “Welcome, Apollo Cunomaglos, Hound Lord and Healer. Thank you for the bond shared between dog and man. By your will, George and I grow closer and stronger every day. I offer this meat and incense graciously. May your light continue to shine in our lives.”
  • Present meat
  • “Thank you, Ratatoskr, for carrying my messages and offerings. I am grateful for your speed and grace. The ritual is now complete.”
  • Put out candle/incense after a little bit.