These quarter calls can be used to honour elemental fae during summer ritual and magical practice.  The images are from the beautiful Shadowscapes Tarot by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. 

Air

Welcome Spirits of the East. Elves, sylphs and fairies with delicate features and haunting grey eyes.  You are in the shades of pale blue and soft yellowy greens of the rippling grasses and in the air that sways the delicate flowers on their sturdy stems. Thank you for transferring the summer light to our plants, trees and flowers.  We hear your wings flutter in the sound of the summer breezes and the winds that swirl around us.

Farewell Spirits of the East.  Elves, sylphs and fairies with delicate features and haunting grey eyes.  Return to the airy realms and continue your thoughtful work within the light and the breezes.  We acknowledge your presence and thank you for your many gifts of summer.

 

Fire

Welcome Spirits of the South.  Salamanders and Sprites with bright fiery wings and dazzling, sparkling, sizzling robes.  You are in the yellows, reds and bright oranges of the sunlight that warms our faces and tans our bodies.  Thank you for directing the energy to turn compost into fertile soil, to light our candles and power our fans and air conditioners. We feel your energy in the warm sun that shines upon us.

Farewell Spirits of the South.  Salamanders and Sprites with bright fiery wings and dazzling, sparking, sizzling robes.  Return to the fiery realms and continue your passionate work to bring light and warmth to our world.  We acknowledge your presence and thank you for your many gifts of Summer.

 

water

Welcome Spirits of the West.  Nymphs, Undines, Nixies and Naiads with flowing wet hair and the flash of a fish’s tail.  You are in the blues, deep greens and browns of the bubbling brook and the gentle rain. Thank you for ensuring the flow of water to our gardens and our fields. We drink your liquid and you quench our thirsty skin and throats. We swim in your pools, lakes and oceans and you cool our bodies.

Farewell Spirits of the West.  Nymphs, Undines, Nixies and Naiads with flowing wet hair and the flash of a fish’s tail.  Return to your watery realms and continue your integral work managing the flow of water in our world.  We acknowledge your presence  and thank you for your many  gifts of Summer.

 

 

earth

Welcome Spirits of the North.  Gnomes, Kobolds, Giants and hard-working trolls with leathered brown faces and hard calloused hands.  You are in the shades of grey, browns and black mulchy earth that feeds our new trees, vegetables and flowers as they become established in the ground. Thank you for caring for our earth and minerals.  We rest our weight on your solid presence as the earth clothes itself in new finery.

Farewell Spirits of the North.  Gnomes, Kobalds, Giants and hard-working trolls with leathered brown faces and hard calloused hands.  Return to the earth from whence you came and continue your hard and diligent work in the soil and stone.  We acknowledge your presence with us here and thank you for your many gifts of Summer.

 

centre

Welcome Spirits of the Center where all the worlds meet.  You are our own personal gods and goddesses, and you are our fellow past and present witches and wizards.  You are in our thoughts and actions, you are in the spirit that feeds our magick and drives the energy of our Mother Earth. Thank you for infusing our flowers, plants and food with the spirit of life and thank you for providing us with the spark of creativity that feeds our lives.  We integrate your life presence as we consume earth’s bounty.

Farewell Spirits of the Center.  Our own personal gods and goddesses, past and present witches and wizards in flowing robes and sparkling colours.  Return to the realms from whence you came and continue your brilliant work to inspire our bodies and our minds and add purpose to our love and our work.  We acknowledge your presence with us here and thank you for your many gifts of Summer.