GrannyMoon*s Morning Feast 28 March 2013

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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Thor’s Day

Energy: Male, Ruler: Jupiter – Rules growth, expansion, generosity – Use for magick involving growth, expansion, prosperity, money, business, attracting more of what you have.

 

Today’s Magickal Influences ~ Luck, Religion, Healing, Trade And Employment, Treasure, Honors, Riches, Legal Matters

 

Today’s Goddesses: Juno, Hera, Kwan Yin, Mary, Cybele, Tara, Mawu, Mlaba Mwana Waresa, Ishtar, Nuit

 

Perfumes: Stock, Lilac, Storax, Aloes

 

Incense: Nutmeg, Henbane

 

Color of The Day: Dark Purple, Indigo, Blue – Purple: This shade helps with success, idealism, higher psychic ability, wisdom, progress, protection, honors, spirit contact,

breaking bad luck, driving away evil, divination, greater magical knowledge, spiritual protection and healing, removing jinxes and hexes, success in court cases, business success, and influencing people who have power and the energies are difficult to handle.

 

Colors for Tomorrow: Light Blue, Pale Green

 

Lucky Sign: Thursday Is The Lucky Day For Sagittarius And Pisces

 

Candle: Blue

 

Thor, the God of strength and commitment, ruled over this day. Consider dishes prepared to enhance vigor, stamina,devotion and dedication. Wear sapphire, cat’s eye, or carnelian. Use sapphire in rituals.

 


In many different traditions lighting a candle is a sacred action. It expresses more than words can express. It has to do with gratefulness. From time immemorial, people have lit candles in sacred places. You may want to begin or end your day by the sacred ritual of lighting a candle on this gratefulness. Or you may want to light a birthday candle for a friend. One single guideline is all you need: Slow down and do it with full attention.


Lunabar Moon Almanack for Thursday, March 28, 2013

Waning, Gibbous Moon Age: 17 ¼ days.

Moon in Via Combusta.

Moon in 0th degree of the Sign Scorpio, the Scorpion;

also in 37th deg. of the Constellation Virgo, the Virgin.

Souths: 1:47 morn. Moonset: 7:26 morn. Moonrise: 9:11 eve.

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The Moon in the Earth Sign of Scorpio
Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Fixed, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Autumnal, Austral, Obeying, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.
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Spells and rituals involving the Water Element should be performed when The Moon is in a water sign: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces.


April Moon Phases March

Last Quarter falls on Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 12:38 AM
New Moon falls on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 5:38 AM
First Quarter falls on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Full “Pink” Moon falls on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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Current Moon Phase – Waning Full Moon

 

 

Waning Moon Magick: From three-and-a-half to ten-and-a-half days after the Full Moon. From the Full Moon to the New is a time for study, meditation, and magic designed to banish harmful energies and habits, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity. The Moon is less than fully but more than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing. Symbolic of letting go, surrender, release, quiet time, contemplation, and a time of incubation. This is a time for banishing and rejecting things in our lives that we no longer wish to carry around with us. Energy is used banishing unwanted influences in your life, protection magick, and divination. Full Moon Magick can still be conjured for seven days: the three days prior to the Full Moon, the night of the Full Moon itself, and three days after the Full Moon.

 

Time: From Full Moon to Dark Moon (approx.14 days)

 

Goddess Aspect: Crone

 

Associated Goddesses: Calleach, Banshee, Hecate, Kali, Morrigan

 

Magickal Attributes: BANISHING Releasing the old, removing unwanted negative energies, wisdom, psychic ability, scrying, reversing circumstances. Workings on this day are for banishing magick, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity, physical and psychic cleansings.

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At GoddessSchool we use song and chants to raise power, using drums, tambourines or just humming along works too! We celebrate the Mother – the Full Moon – Mother Earth – Mother Nature – she is in us all – we are in her – we are one! We will learn some songs, beat the drums, howl at the Moon! We are ever changing as does the Moon – Feel the Moon – let her fill you up! Join us! Feel free to contact me: GrannyMoonsMail@yahoo.com Website: http://goddessschool.com


GrannyMoon’s MotherPeace Reading for Today – 6 of Disks
 
Keywords For The Day: Generosity – Giving – Sharing – Balance – Prudence – Receiving
No fear! Never fears shadows, today is no exception! Shadows simply mean there’s light shining somewhere nearby. You can afford to be generous
and open with your friends, family and co-workers. You have more than enough to share!
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Moon Moon, Mother Moon
Lunar Lore
 
. . . it happens that the moon appears
More swiftly to return to any sign
Along the Zodiac, than doth the sun . . .
– Lucretius, De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things).
 
The Moon increasing, in good Ray of the Sun,
helps forward Journeys.
– J. Partridge, “Mikropanastron”.

Lunabar Sun Almanack for Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sunrise: 6:59 morn. Sunset: 7:27 eve.
Length of Day: 12h. 28m.
Dawn: 6:33 morn. Dusk: 7:53 eve.
Length of Twilight: 0h. 26m.
Sun in 7th degree of the Sign Aries, the Ram;
also in 7th degree of the Constellation Pisces, the Fishes;
 
The Sun in Aries
Yang, Masculine, Solar, Positive, Diurnal, Fiery, Cardinal, Barren, Horary Eastern, Vernal, Boreal, Commanding,
Equinoctial, Feral, Bestial, Animal, Four-footed, Dry, Bitter, Hoarse, Hot.
 
A bright yellow sky at sunset presages wind ;
a pale yellow, wet. ~Fitzroy.
 

Seasons of the Witch – Ancient Holidays
 
March 28
Ragnar Lodbrok Day – Ragnar was one of legend’s most famous Vikings. On this date in the year 845, he raided Paris. It just happened to be Easter Sunday – which as a pagan Viking, he did not pay too much attention to the Christian holidays. Toast Ragnar with a raised glass, and read from his saga.

Eka Dasa Rudra (an eleven-week-long Balinese festival consisting of thirty ceremonies) is held on this date approximately once every one hundred years to restore the balance between the forces of good and evil. The festival, which is ancient in origin, reaches a climax when thousands of pilgrims gather at the volcano temple to observe animal sacrifices made to appease the God Rudra. In Taiwan, the birthday of the Goddess Kwan Yin is celebrated annually on this date.

 
The Seasons, 2013
Goddess Month of Columbina begins 3/20 – 4/17
Celtic Tree Calendar: Fearn (Alder) – March 18 to April 14
 
March
28: Death of author Scott Cunningham in 1993
April
6: National Tartan Day
14: Celtic Tree Month of Alder ends
15: Celtic Tree Month of Willow begins
16: Birthday of author Margot Adler
22: Earth Day
23: Wiccan Pentacle is officially added to the list of VA-approved emblems for gravestones, 2007
25: Full Moon — Wind Moon at 3:57 pm
30: Walpurgisnacht celebrated by German witches
 
NOTE: Because of the large number of ancient calendars, many in simultaneous use, as well as different ways of computing holy days (marked by the annual inundation, the solar year, the lunar month, the rising of key stars, and other celestial and terrestrial events), you may find these holy days celebrated a few days earlier or later at your local temple.
 
Remember the ancient ways and keep them sacred!
GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast Archives – Source: The Daily Globe, School Of The Seasons and/or The Daily Bleed

Great Goddess, thank you for helping me learn from the infinite well of wisdom that has always been present with me.

Make A Dammit Doll!

Dammit dolls are great and the best part is that you can shrink the size and make poppets. They also help get rid of scraps of materials.

What you need:

Scraps of Material
Stuffing–polyester or cotton
Old buttons for eyes and belly button
Yarn for hair
Paper to make a pattern

Make a pattern by folding the paper in half and cutting out a shape of
somewhat like a ginger bread man. I copied the shape from a small
cookie cutter that I had. It was easier to draw the shape first and then
cut it out. I found a nice fat shape looks better than a thin one.

After you have your pattern, use it to cut out two identical shapes. If
you like, use pinking shears to make a ragged edge. On one side, sew on
buttons for eyes and belly button. Using some yarn, attach the hair at
the top. I added a mouth to mine by using a cross-stitch pattern that my sewing
machine does.

Now, put wrong sides together and stitch around the edge, leaving an
opening to add the stuffing. Add stuffing,(don’t over stuff it) and
finish sewing up the opening.

Write the following poem on a piece of paper and attach it around his neck:

Whenever things don’t go so well…
And you want to hit the wall and yell…
Here’s a little dammit doll
That you can’t do without.
Just grasp it firmly by the legs
And find a place to slam it
And as you whack the stuffing out
Yell, “DAMMIT! DAMMIT! DAMMIT!”

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Problems are opportunities in disguise. If you did not face problems you would just drift through life, and you would not gain inner growth.~ Peace Pilgrim

Change of Luck Spell
 
To change your luck, if you feel you must, turn your clothing inside out or backward. This is an old gambler’s trick to change a losing streak, but it will also work if you are just having a bad day, as so many of us do on occasion. If, on the other hand, you find you already have a piece of clothing on inside out or backward, don’t change it unless things are going badly for you. A less obvious alternative, if it is too conspicuous to reverse your clothing, would be to take the contents of your right pocket and put them in your left pocket, and put the contents of your left pocket in your right pocket. Or, if you wear earrings, put your left earring in your right ear, and your right earring in your left ear. And so on and so forth; the possibilities are nearly endless.
 
By: Magenta Griffith and GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast Archives
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“When you get to the end of all the light you know and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen:
either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly.”~ Edward Teller

Daily Aromatherapy Tip Clary Sage
 
 
Apply Clary Sage to the wrists for a gentle calming effect.You’ll only need a drop.
Dilute in Jojoba before use.

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“Liberty cannot be caged into a charter and handed on ready-made to the next generation. Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times. Whether or not we establish freedom rests with ourselves.” ~ Florence Ellinwood Allen


 
Maiden Goddess, holy one,
protector of hills and forest,
protector of mothers in labor,
protector of the buds of infancy,
triple Goddess, I invoke you.
bless the trees around my home,
the ones that shade me,
the ones that screen the wind,
the ones that perfume the air.
May they protect me as you do.
How will I thank you?
When I eat flesh, I will thank you.
When I eat fruit, I will thank you.
When I drink clear water, I will thank you.
Your trees will never lack for offerings
as long as I live and breathe,
Maiden Goddess
triple one
my protector
as long as I live and breathe.
~Horace
 
The earth does not owe us her protection. Ancient people knew this. They knew that, however motherly she may be, the goddess does not provide for children who are ungrateful or disdainful of her gifts. Thus most ancient cultures had rituals of thanksgiving, in which the Goddess is thanked for the protection she generously affords us. What such ritual will we each perform today?
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By Patricia Monaghan ~ From “The Goddess Companion” and GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast

Queen and Huntress, chaste and fair,
Now the sun is laid to sleep,
Seated in thy silver chair
State in wonted manner keep
Hesperus entreats thy light,
Goddess excellently bright.
– Ben Jonson, “Hymn to Diana.”
 

GrannyMoon is Founder and Mother High Priestess of GoddessSchool, Sisters of the Burning Branch, dedicated to the Feminine Divine, which is celebrating it’s 13th year! Lucky 13! Former staff member and student of the Esoteric Theological Seminary, LDS Seminary and is an ordained Metaphysical Interfaith minister with doctoral degrees in Theology and Divinity. Doula, Reiki Master and Lifetime Member of Herbal Healer Academy, Inc. Former VA State Representative A.R.E.N. (Alternative Religions Educational Network.) We offer an on-line and off-line community for women, including workshops and retreats. Offering High Priestess Training and Community, Healing Arts and Pagan Studies to all seekers. http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/index.html Join our Order of the Black Hat, just for fun, we meet once a month! ttp://www.goddessschool.com/OOTBH/orderoftheblackhat.html

 

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Goddess Blessings!
Live Well – Laugh Often – Love Much
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“We all come from the Goddess
And to Her we shall return
Like a drop of rain, going to the ocean”
“May the circle be open, but unbroken,
May the love of the Goddess be ever in your heart.
Merry Meet and Merry Part
And Merry Meet Again!”
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