Closing the Circle
WOMAN OF THIS EARTH WE MUST RETURN TO TIME
THE NIGHT IS ENDED AND THE NEW DAY SHINES
THE MOTHER-GODDESS GIVES FORTH LOVE THAT IS TRUE
GIVE THANKSGIVING TO HER WHO GAVE BIRTH TO YOU
All of the Witches say:
SO MOTE IT BE
The High Priestess, starting and ending in the East, walks around the room making Banishing Pentagrams in each quarter of the room. Everyone says according to rank:
I RETURN TO Time, space, events, or whatever.
At the completion of the Closing, the Handmaiden puts out the four Quarter Candles starting in the East and ending in the East. Everyone hugs and kisses to keep love in the room.