Between the year that was and the year ahead there is a liminal space. Such zones are especially symbolic of Hekate. Thus, the new year is an ideal time to seek Her attention while we reflect upon our intentions for the future. This short prayer affirms a personal commitment to live a virtuous life and seeks Hekate’s blessing over our efforts.
A New Year’s Prayer to HekateHail Hekate Aenaos Annasa, Eternal Queen.
May I be ever grateful for the gift of time.
Hail Hekate Enodia, Guardian of the Crossroads.
May I be ever brave through all life’s transitions.
Hail Hekate Pandoteira, from Whom All Things Come.
May I be ever in your favor.
Hail Hekate Basileia, Fair Empress.
May I be ever wise.
Hail Hekate Dadophorus, Torchbearer.
May I be ever a light in this world.
Hail Hekate Kleidoukhos, Keeper of the Keys.
May I be ever willing to accept your keys.
Hail Hekate Soteira, Savior.
May I be ever compassionate.
Hail Hekate Empylios, Opener of the Gate.
May I be ever ready.
Hail Hekate Nyssa, Mistress of Beginnings.
May I be ever willing to embrace the new.
Bless me as this new year begins.
Protect those I love,
And those who feel alone.
Hear my voice,
Know my gratitude.