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If possible, celebrate Beltane in a forest or near a living tree. If this is impossible, bring a small tree within the circle, preferably potted; it can be of any type. Create a small token or charm in honour of the wedding of the Goddess and God to hang upon the tree. You can make several if you desire. These tokens can be bags filled with fragrant flowers, strings of beads, carvings, flower garlands - whatever your talents and imagination can conjure.
Stand before the altar and say, with wand upraised:
"O Mother Goddess,
Place the token(s) on the tree.
"From your mating shall spring forth life anew;
Weaving and plaiting are traditional arts at this time of year, for the joining; together of two substances to form, a third is in the spirit of Beltane.
Foods traditionally come from the dairy, and dishes such as marigold custard and vanilla ice cream are fine. Oatmeal cakes are also appropriate.