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Incense of the day: Musk
The deer is a very sacred animal in many cultures. In Celtic tradition, deer symbolized the abundance of the wilderness, fertility, speed, grace, and the magic of the otherworld. Supernatural deer sometimes appeared to lure or entice people deeper into the forest where they might experience an important spiritual test or adventure. Often these deer were gods or goddesses in the shape of deer. The milk of deer was also believed to have special properties, and various supernatural females were associated with deer's milk. Recite this spell for strength and success which invokes the powers of the deer:
On milk of deer I was reared,
On milk of deer I was nurtured,
On milk of deer beneath the ridge of storms,
On crest of hill and mountain.
In likeness of deer, in strength and in power
I move between the worlds in the name of the gods.