Afterwards the two of us popped in at Wonderworks, a cute metaphysical store near campus, as it was hosting a public summer solstice ritual. I haven't really participated in too many public rituals—I'm used to sort of keeping to myself, my books, and our little coven—but I'm glad we stopped by to welcome the solstice with others in a light atmosphere of meditation and spellwork. It was an enjoyable way to evoke fire and really breathe and internalize what we just experienced prior. Below are two quick snapshots of the main space our circle was convening around in the store's gallery.
There's still a fair bit to meditate on for me, but I am absolutely brimming with purpose and zest—certainly an excellent state to be in for the summer solstice.