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after, know that the Goddess is with you always.
Thank you all my dear readers…be blessed. ~GrannyMoon
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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Moon Day
Spells and rituals involving the Earth Element should be performed when the
Moon is in an Earth sign: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.
Energy: Female Ruler: The Moon – Rules emotions, protection, healing, and
women’s mysteries – Use for magick involving the subconscious, healing,
emotions, love, spirituality, healing wounds, children, small animals,
women’s mysteries, the female side of men, mothers, sisters, female
partners, wives, instincts
Today’s Magickal Influences: Agriculture, Domestic, Long Life, Medicine,
Travels, Visions, Theft
Today’s Goddesses: Luna, Selene, Diana, Re, Gaeleach, Ida, Artemis [Whom The
Greeks Associated With Bast], The Witches, Yemaya, Erzulie, Bast
Incense: Myrtle
Perfumes: White Poppy, White Rose, Wallflower
Color of The Day:   Silver, Grey, White
Colors for Tomorrow: Red
Lucky Sign:  Monday Is The Lucky Day For The Sign of Cancer
Candle: White
Cooking on Monday will improve magics for creativity, insight, maternal
nature, and goddess-related efforts. ~Quote from Magickal Martha
Monday – Day of Emotions ( Day of the Moon )
Monday Magick Power Hours: Moonrise. Key Words:
Magick, dreams, health, love, home and family In the word Monday, we can see
part of the word Moon. In the romance languages such as Italian or Spanish,
this day of the week is called Lunes and clearly relates to the word lunar.
On Mondays, a variety of magick may be worked.
Because Monday centers on the energies of the Moon, things like psychism,
dreams, feminine energy, health, success in spiritual pursuits, domestic
matters, and things of family origin are especially important this day.
Mondays are best for love magick and anything concerning home or family,
thus old saying, Mondays child is fair of face, which seems clearly to
relate to the themes of love and health.
Angels of Monday are Gabriel, Arcan, Missabu, and Abuzaha. Arcan is known as
the king of the angels of air and the “ruler” of Monday. Abuzaha (Abuzohar)
serves Monday, and is very responsive to invocations and ritual magick.
Missabu is a ministering angel of Arcan.
Monday is the Best Day For: Conjurations, Predictions, Knowledge, Writing,
Eloquence. Planetary Association: Moon Norse Deity Associated With the Day:
Frigga Origin of Name: “Monday” is short for “Moon Day” in honor of the
day’s alignment with that planetary body.
Deities: Thoth, Selene: Aset [Isis], Demeter, Ceres, Spider Woman, Bona Dea,
Oya, Devi-Kali, Hella, Rhiannon, Coatlique, Maman Brigette, Sekhmet, Het
Heret [Hathor]Monday is the day of moon goddesses Selene, Luna and Mani.
Meaning “day of the moon” the name reflects the ancient observance of feast
days dedicated to the Moon Goddess or to the planet. Focus on lunar
energies, psychic development, dream or astral work, intuition, family, or
spirituality.
Incense: Cinnamon, Cinquefoil Aromas: Sweetpea, Lavender, Mastic,
Frankincense, Cloves
Candle: White
Metal: Silver
Plants: Wintergreen and other mints, catnip, comfrey, sage, chamomile
Use for magick involving mental issues, learning, higher education,
addictions, communications, travel, young people, messages, perception,
self-expression, artists, poets, and writers. Marriage, emotional love,
family, childbirth, prophecy.
Spells involving emotions, the subconscious,domestic issues and feminine
issues. Also, a good day for psychic pursuits and dream work.Childbearing
and family life, purity and virginity, healing, wisdom, intuition
Metal: Silver Gemstones: Pearl, opal, moonstone Associations: Childbearing
and family life, purity and virginity, healing, wisdom, intuition
Best Colors for today are Silver, white, light blue, Pearls, Creams, Grays,
Pale Pinks, Pale Violets, and Pale Blues.
Check whether the moon is waning or waxing to determine what your spell will
be. During waning moons, do spells to rid yourself of obstacles or for
wisdom and protection. During waxing moons do magic for increase of any kind
or to draw something into your life.
On Mondays, the best hour to work is moonrise. Get this information from
your local newspaper, astrological calendar, or almanac.
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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Tiu’s Day – the day of Mars…also Ares, Tiwaz,
Tiw (from whom it is named), Tuisco, and Tyr. Tuesday is ruled by Mars,
whose Magickal  influences are: Passion, courage, aggression, and
protection. Tuesday comes under the influence of Mars, the planet associated
with vitality, passion, ambition, and raw, unabashed power.
Mars energy makes the mind acute, and the body restless; therefore, on
Tuesday we are likely to exert ourselves physically and take action to
achieve goals. This day is dynamic and high-spirited, and the prevailing
energies may include carelessness and destructiveness as well, so it is good
to be cautious—especially while traveling.
Today’s Magickal Influences ~ Destination, War, Courage, Surgery, Physical
Strength
Today’s Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Soorejnaree, Pingalla, Anna, Aine, Danu,
Yngona, Bellona, Aida Wedo, Sun Woman
Perfumes: Hellebore, Carnation, Patchouli
Incense:   Lignum Aloes, Plantain
Color of The Day: Red
Colors for Tomorrow: Yellow
Lucky Sign: Tuesday Is The Lucky Day For Aries
Candle: Red
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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Woden’s Day
Energy: Male Ruler: Mercury – Rules healings, the mind – Use for magick
involving mental issues, learning, higher education, addictions,
communications, travel, young people, messages, perception, self-expression,
artists, poets, and writers
Today’s Magickal Influences: Conjurations, Predictions, Knowledge, Writing,
Eloquence
Today’s Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Demeter, Ceres, Spider Woman, Bona Dea, Oya,
Devi-Kali, Hella, Rhiannon, Coatlique, Maman Brigette, Sekhmet, Het Heret
[Hathor]
Incense:   Cinnamon, Cinquefoil
Perfumes: Sweetpea, Lavender, Mastic, Frankincense, Cloves
Color of The Day:  Yellow, Grey
Colors for Tomorrow: Purple, Indigo, Blue
Lucky Sign: Wednesday Is The Lucky Day For Gemini  And Virgo
Candle: Purple
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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:  Purple, Indigo, Blue
Colors for Tomorrow: Light Blue, Pale Green
Lucky Sign: Thursday Is The Lucky Day For Sagittarius And Pisces
Candle: Blue
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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Freya’s Day
Energy: Female Ruler: Venus – Rules lovers and pleasure, affairs of the
heart – Use for magick involving love, peace, beauty, gentleness, women’s
problems, healing, protection, lovers, ease, pleasure, affairs. Resolve
quarrels today!
Today’s Magickal Influences: All Love Matters, Friendships, Affection,
Partnerships, Money, Sex
Today’s Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus,
Freya, Frigg, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlique
Incense:  Saffron, Verbena
Perfumes: Stephanotis, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris
Color of The Day:  Light Blue, Pale Green
Colors for Tomorrow: Black
Lucky Sign: Friday Is The Lucky Day For Taurus And Libra
Candle: Green
Saint Jegudiel represents Friday
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GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Saturn’s Day
Day of Seatere, Seater, and Saturn and of Loki, the Norse god of tricks and
revelry. Saturday is ruled by Saturn, whose Magickal  influences are:
longevity, endings, and homes. Saturday comes under the influence of Saturn.
Saturn’s influence directs our attention toward routine chores, customs, and
conventional traditions.Saturday is a good day for furthering our ambitions
through perseverance, patience, responsible action, and a sense of purpose .
Saturday is a good day of the week to perform spells and rituals involving
spirit communication, meditation, psychic self-defense, binding, and
locating lost things or missing persons.
Today’s Goddesses: Ops, Rhea, Tellus Mater, Gaia, Eartha, Ge, Tonantzin,
Asherah, Anath, The Shekinah, The Matronit, Mary, Gula, Herodias, Oddudua,
Demeter
Today’s Magickal Influences: Duties, Responsibilities, Finding Families,
Works Of Magic, Buildings, Meditation, Life, Doctrines
Today’s Energies: Female – Rules obstacles, overcoming blockages – Use for
magick involving overcoming limitations, the elderly, endings, deaths,
blocks, constrictions, and those restricting you.
Incense:  Pepperwort, Assodilious, Black Poppy Seeds, Henbane, Lodestone,
Myrrh
Perfumes: Hyacinth, Pansy
Color of The Day:   Black
Colors for Tomorrow: Orange, Gold and Yellow
Lucky Sign: Saturday Is The Lucky Day For Capricorn And Aquarius
Candle: Black
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GrannyMoon Says Today is: Sun Day – Energy: Male Ruler:  The Sun – Rules
health, prosperity, leadership, joy, and protection – Use for magick
involving happiness, prosperity, joy, healing, protection, power,
leadership, ego, authority figures, fathers, husbands
Today’s Goddesses: Sunne, Frau Sonne, Aditi, Igaehindvo, Amaterasu, Arinna,
Izanami, Ochumare
Today’s Magickal Influences: Health, Healing, Confidence And Hope, Prosperity
Incense: Mastic, Palaginia
Perfumes: Heliotrope, Orange Blossom, Cloves, Frankincense, Ambergris, Musk,
Myrrh
Color of The Day:   Orange, Gold
Colors for Tomorrow: Silver, Gray, White
Lucky Sign: Sunday Is The Lucky Day For Leo
Candle: Yellow
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Llewelyn’s Spell A Day RSS Feed
A New Day of Thanks
Spell Date:  Sunday, September 11, 2016
A day filled with tragedy often makes us forget to feel gratitude for what we have. Appreciating our loved ones while they’re still here with us is one of the most important aspects of life. Take some time to remind yourself of the abundance and happiness in your life.
Find a comfortable place to sit, outdoors if possible. Write down all of the positives in your life. What do you have to be thankful for? Your friends? Family? Career? Delve into the different aspects of your life, and think about all of the things you have been blessed with. Once you get going, you may find it hard to stop! Take as much time and paper as you need. When you’re done, thank your deities for these gifts. Keep your list in a handy location to remind you of your blessings when you need it.
This post was written by Kerri Connor on September 11, 2016
A Request for the Queen of Vodou
Spell Date:  Saturday, September 10, 2016
Legend has it that if you want a wish fulfilled, visit the grave of Vodou priestess Marie Laveau in New Orleans. Knock three times, speak your desire, then mark three Xs on the tomb to seal the deal. (Don’t actually try this, though—it’s illegal.)
Invoke the power of the Vodou Queen with a petition candle. Carve three large Xs into a white candle while reciting your request aloud. Dress the candle with Van Van oil, then rub black glitter and crushed chili pepper (for fidelity and to “heat things up”) into your carving. Light the candle, repeating your petition one last time.
Let the candle burn down completely. Scrape any remaining wax, pepper, and glitter out of the holder, and bury the lot with these words:
“Thank you, Mama Marie, for your intercession.”
When your desire comes to pass, leave a coin where you buried the wax.
This post was written by Natalie Zaman on September 10, 2016
Blessing Jar Spell
Spell Date:  Friday, September 9, 2016
Using a clear jar that you find pleasing, and stones, crystals, shells, beads, coins, old jewelry, or charms, focus on the symbolism of these items and the blessings you wish to bring into your life as you add each item of your choosing to the jar. Then pour a small handful of clean sand ( you can wash natural sand, or purchase decorative sand from a craft store) on top of the items, to ground them in earth and the energies of manifestation. Then pour water over all as you think of your gratitude for all that you currently have in your life. Shake the jar gently to see how things might “shake out” in your life, and let it settle. Store the jar on your altar where you can see it every day, to remind you of your gratitude for all you have, as well as what’s now manifesting in your life.
This post was written by Thuri Calafia on September 09, 2016
An Ointment to Take You in the Right Direction
Spell Date:  Thursday, September 8, 2016
For this spell, you’ll need about 1/4 cup coconut oil, a shaving of beeswax, three drops peppermint oil, a small ramekin dish, and a small wide-mouthed jar or bottle. Put the coconut oil and beeswax in the ramekin. Place this in a pan of hot water, taking care that the water does not simmer into the ramekin. When the coconut oil and beeswax have melted, remove from the heat and allow to cool, stirring a couple times. As the mixture starts to set, add the peppermint oil. Place in the jar to cool thoroughly. Rub this on the soles of your feet for a month in order to help you find direction and purpose in your life.
This post was written by Charlie Rainbow Wolf on September 08, 2016
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Tasha’s Daily Planner
Tue: 9/13 Inventive Aquarius Moon finds unusual solutions, Sun/Mars square says don’t overdo.
Wed. 9/14 Loving Pisces Moon says embrace the woebegone.
Thu. 9/15 Psychic Pisces Moon helps us tune into what’s needed.
Fri. 9/16 Intuitive Pisces Full Moon Lunar eclipse suggests what we need to let go of to grow.
Sat. 9/17 Brash Aries Moon enhanced by Mars/Uranus trine makes for an exciting day. Venus/Uranus opposition suggests we choose with care.
Sun. 9/18 Fiery Aries Moon makes for energetic activity.
Mon. 9/19 Musical Taurus Moon brings good rhythm to the day.
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Heartwings Love Notes 741: Plum Goodness
The frost in February decimated the local peaches as well as most of the plums. I always look forward to purchasing them at our local farm stand, eating them whole, and occasionally baking with them. Now provided they survive any difficult weather next year I must wait another twelve months until they are available,. The ones in the supermarket look good, yet I pass them by. Eating whatever nature has to offer locally at the time is it is offered is important to me.
It is such a treat to eat locally. There is no comparison between food that is grown where I live and that which has traveled hundreds, even thousands of miles to reach the market where I shop. Fresher, healthier, and minimally processed, locally grown food is better for me and for those I love. It tastes better too. I am grateful that my year round diet is not restricted it; I am no purist, and I am grateful for fresh produce available all year round. However I cherish the opportunity to be a locavore, as it is called, in season.
Which is why when I spotted the very special small prune plums at the farm stand. I exclaimed aloud in my happiness. The kind proprietor said they were a special lot, rare and most likely all she would get. I bought a couple of pounds on the spot, and then later in the week I bought all that was left of the rest. They tasted wonderful. I was reminded of the use of “plum” to describe something rich and/or desirable. These were plum good, and it was a plum to discover them.
All too soon the season of harvest bounty will draw to a close. According to the owner of the farm stand, the yellow squash is almost done. We enjoyed some of the last of it recently this way: I peeled and finely chopped some ginger and half a large onion. I sautéed these gently in light olive oil until fragrant, onions transparent, added some garlic sliced thin, and then the young, thin skinned squash, sliced very thin cut in three or four inch lengths. It cooks quickly, maybe in ten minutes more. You can mix some thinly sliced zucchini with the yellow squash to good effect. Add basil leaves if available. I have given no quantities because this is best made to suit your own taste.
May you enjoy your local food or better yet, what you grow in your own garden.
Blessings and best regards, Tasha Halpert
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Barbie and Ken Get Real
                
          Barbie and Ken were reading their mail. “This is probably our renewal contract.” Ken eagerly opened the letter from Big Toy Inc. He gasped. “Our market research indicates,” he read aloud, “that we find you and Barbie flawed. You are inappropriate as role models for today’s children.”
Barbie shook her head and frowned. “What are they talking about? We’re selling better than ever?”
          Ken continued to read. “This decision was further substantiated when Fox News called Barbie a poster child for anorexia.” Barbie gasped.
          Ken tugged at his collar. “We’re done!”
          Barbie looked up from braiding her silky blond hair. “Just because I’m thin. Of all the nerve.” Indignation dripped from her lips. 
          Ken looked back at the letter. “Conservatives are calling us too slender friendly.”
          “We don’t have the equipment to even know what that means,” Barbie huffed.
          Ken swigged his imported bottled water. “We’ll have to move. Soon we’ll be unemployed icons like Popeye, Brenda Starr or The Marlboro Man.”
          “Give up our penthouse just because I’m still thin at fifty seven?
That’s not fair,” Barbie sobbed.
          “Nothing’s fair.” Ken threw his bottled water into the trash. He pulled off his boot and flung it across the room. “We’re too wholesome to fit today’s popular internet styles.”
          “Stop freaking out,” Barbie said. “I know! I could get us cash selling lots of stuff I’ll never wear again.”
          “But that’s just it. Your stuff won’t fit today’s heftier dolls. Let’s face it, Barbie in a few months we’ll be pushed off the shelves and sold in Job Lot discount marts.”  He picked up the letter and continued reading aloud. “American children want dolls of size, ones they can hold, cuddle and squeeze.”
          Barbie sighed. “I don’t know what we can do.” She frowned and pursed her lips.  I wasn’t created to even like food.”
            “Maybe Mandrake the Magician could help us,” Ken said.
          “Yes,” She said enthusiastically. “He did some amazing magic before retiring from the comic strips.”
          Barbie called Mandrake. ‘We’rein desperate straits. Can you do something to help us?” She filled him in on the situation. Always one of her fans he urged her and Ken to come see him at once.
As they walked in, Mandrake saw their worried faces and felt sorry for them. Having always felt a fatherly affection toward Barbie, he was dismayed when he heard their contract would not be renewed. He tried to cheer them up. “Your fame will support you.”
          Ken was quicker to point out that fame didn’t pay the bills. “We’re both pretty high maintenance. My imported tennis sneakers and bottled water are right up there with cashmere sweaters and single male Scotch; and Barbie has to have specially designed leather boots and clogs to fit her tiny feet.” 
          “Then,” Mandrake said wisely “what’s important is for the two of you to reinvent yourselves and get back up on top.”
          “Yes,” they agreed.
          “I will help you.” As he prepared to go into his mystical trance he said, “Are you sure this is what you both really want regardless how radical this departure may ultimately become?”
          “Oh yes,” they insisted. “Anything! Please.”
          “So be it.” Mandrake closed his eyes and waved his wand over their heads. Engulfed in blue light Barbie’s chest exploded, her arms and legs grew thicker, her middle widened, her hips broadened, even her lips puffed while her cheekbones appeared more alluring and pronounced.
          Despite these design modification she remained the same whimsical Barbie only now sensual, hefty and ripe.
          She ran to the mirror and screamed.  “I hate it.”
          “In time you’ll grow to love it,” Mandrake promised. “Now you’re a glamorously ripe goddess to every woman who as a child played with you during their youth.” 
          “And what about me!”  Ken shrank back from the mirror. “My gut’s got more beef on it than a Guernsey cow.” He ran his hand through his hair and groaned. “I’m balding.”
          Mandrake patted his shoulder. “Now you are truly Everyman standing with pride beside the goddess he loves. It is Barbie’s beauty that will be noticed. No one will even see you least feel threatened by your once skinny boyish physique.”
          “I don’t like being fat,” Barbie hissed. “Please do something!” Can’t you make me back to the way I was?”
          “Fear not,” Mandrake assured them.  “Now you’re proof that iconic love endures regardless of its size.”
          Happily, Big Toy’s Board of Directors embraced the new Barbie and Ken, awarding them an even bigger and longer contract than ever before. The media cheered the Americanization of Barbie and Ken.
          “Now she looks like the rest of us,” quipped a famous gossip columnist. “More fast food for Barbie and Ken.”
           “No more of that Twiggy Brit-brat influence,” chuckled The Observer.
          “I can eat!” Barbie proclaimed in bold type on the cover of People and supermarket tabloids across America.
          As Mandrake had promised Ken emerged as Everyman, home on his couch snuggling next to Barbie as they drank Bud Light and devoured cheesecake, Big Macs, French fries, and triple Chocolate Mocha Fudge cookies.
          Even the Girl Scouts saluted Barbie’s newly proportioned body.  Mandrake was right. Her strong Amazonian physique embraced the true identity of 21st Century America.
          “Who cares what the President’s Council on Fitness has to say,” wrote Fox News. “Now Barbie and Ken are just like the rest of us.”
          Barbie’s new wardrobe emphasized her curvy sensuality: sheer frilly robes, risqué backless gowns with slits showing lots of leg and thigh. All over America she flew off the toy store shelves.
          In every big city and throughout the country, Big Toy threw banquets and picnics, pig roasts and barbeques, all featuring Barbie and Ken handing out gigantic slabs of pie alamode.
          Everyone loved them.  Older men especially found Barbie irresistible and bought up the expensive limited editions of her wearing her revealing new swim wear.  Playboy offered her a million dollars for an exclusive photo shoot, but Big Toy demurred. Now hefty Barbie and portly Ken were so popular they were in serious contention for Time’s Couple of the Year.
          Barbie reached for a chocolate, her sheer robe flapped against her thighs. She wondered if GI Joe was on furlough and did he have a significant other stashed away somewhere? They had first met at the Toys-R-Us Holiday Bash in Dallas. Since then they had been exchanging texts on their cell phones on a regular basis.
          “Another strike!”  Ken yelled.  Barbie frowned and shook her head.  Sprawled out on their sectional, drinking Lite Beer, Ken was watching Candlepins for Cash on TV.
          Though spending more than ever at the Home Shoppers Network, Barbie was beginning to feel bored. She poured herself a glass of wine and thought about G.I. Joe. She loved the way he stood at attention, twirled his rifle and performed his manual of arms. How nice it will be, she thought, to have quality time again with him next month when we’re all at Mall Mart’s annual pre holiday Toy Festival.
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Water Meditation
Full Release
by Madisyn Taylor
Water is life and meditating with water can create a profound experience.
Our bodies are over fifty percent water, so it makes sense that human beings have always considered water to be a sacred source of life and healing. It is literally half of who we are, and well over half of the earth’s surface is water. Water cleanses and hydrates, contains and produces nourishment, and when we enter it, holds us in an embrace that leaves no part of us untouched. Meditating with water can be a powerful way of aligning ourselves more fully with this support system that makes life both possible and pleasurable on so many levels.
We may wish to conduct our meditation while in physical contact with a body of water, whether in the intimacy of our bathtub or the vast container of an ocean. We might float on our backs in a swimming pool or sit with just our feet submerged in a pond or creek. On the other hand, we may simply close our eyes and choose a location based on our imagination. Whatever we choose, we can begin by closing our eyes and listening to our breathing. At the same time, we tune in to the particular music of the water we have chosen—the loud rushing of a river or waterfall, or the surreal silence of the world beneath the surface of the ocean. We might consider how the type of water we choose reflects what we seek—the peace beneath the hectic surface of life, the cleansing power of a river racing through a canyon, or the mood lifting, melodic bubbling of a lively creek.
As we move between awareness of our breath and awareness of the water in which we find ourselves, we can begin to release the things we no longer need into the rushing river, or release ourselves completely into the water’s embrace as we float, in our minds, in the watery womb of an ocean or a lake. When you feel you are ready to return to more solid ground, ease your body back onto earth, in your mind or in reality, and lie flat on your back, allowing the water to bead and roll off your skin, soaking the earth and evaporating into the air, leaving you cleansed, healed, and renewed.
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SPELL
From Hocus Pocus
let that which is unwanted be gone
never to return from this moment on
into the flame into the fire
burn all that I do not desire
to be purified by earth and of salt
evil energies I command you to halt
with these words burn 1 black candle encircled by some very coarse salt
on the outer ring of the circle place 9 iron nails around the circle of salt
keep your thoughts on the protection you want and what you no longer desire to be gone
then light the black candle and recite the words 3x
allow the candle to burn itself out down to its wick
after the candle is out pick up the 9 nails put them in a small dark colored glass jar then sweep up the salt and pour it over the nails
lid the jar tightly
keep it in a safe place
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Soul Satisfying Journeys: Stones at Medjugorje
Medjugorje (which means “between the hills”), is a small mountain town located in western Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Herzegovina region, close to the border of Croatia. Since June 24, 1981, it has become a popular religious pilgrimage due to reports of apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to six local children. This is my second journey to this peaceful place and once again, it has left me with joy and tranquility and how the magic of nature plays such a major role in any sacred place.
Just before sunrise, we walked to the base of Apparition Hill. It is here on this hill, that the Blessed Virgin Mary or Gospa, as the locals refer to her as, has been appearing to the six children, (the visionaries), Ivan, Jakov, Marija, Mirjana, Vicka, and Ivanka have been receiving messages from Our Lady, in the beginning on a daily basis. Our Lady began to give weekly messages on Thursdays to the parish community in Medjugorje, and through them to the rest of the world. Since some of the things that Our Lord desired were fulfilled, from the 25th of January 1987 onwards, Our Lady would give her monthly message on the 25th of each month. This has continued up until the present.
Crnica Hill is several hundred feet above the neighboring Bijakovici town called Podbrdo, but today called Apparition Hill. The journey to the top is a dangerous path of sharp and jagged limestone. This porous rock dissolves relatively easily by rain, winter ice and the thousands of pilgrims that climb the mountain wearing down the stone over time. This action creates holes and sharp edges. Some people climb the mountain barefoot, perhaps to feel and understand how the pain of life can be transformed through understanding. It is said that the footsteps of pilgrims climbing this hill has worn a “rosary” into the hillside. In deed, at night, behind St, James’ Church, you can see the side of the hill light by lights that show this “path of the rosary”.
It is also no coincidence, that stones play a central role in Mejugorje. They are the main attraction on the mountain and because of this, the stones and soil of Apparition Hill are hand picked and made into beautiful rosaries, peace chaplets and decade bracelets. Real pieces of stone are available along the streets leading to the parish church. These healing tools can all be relevant in order to help one bring themselves closer to the goal of reaching heaven or a new spiritual place.
Limestone is an assisting stone used to enhance healing properties, encourages purification, reminds us of our innocence, grounds and centers us and entices positive thoughts. Due to its grounding make-up of clay, sand, organic remains, iron oxide and other materials, many limestones exhibit different colors, especially on weathered surfaces. Therefore, the color of the limestone can help assist with colors of the Auric field and Chakra centers. Red and tan stones for the Base or Root Chakra, orange for the Sacral/Spleen Chakra and so on. Limestone is the root of many crystals including, agate, calcite, dolomite, lapis and Septarian, just to name a few. Therefore, it takes on the metaphysical properties of its additional minerals. This is why limestone is such a multi-dimensional stone.
Blue Quartz is sited in Judy Hall’s wonderful book, Crystals and Sacred Sites. Blue Quartz is colored by several minerals including Boulangerite, which happens to be a rare mineral found near Medjugorje. Judy also chose this stone for its spiritual connections. It helps you discover or increase your understanding of your spiritual nature. Has a calming effect upon the mind and stimulates hope. A good healing stone for linking heart with Throat and Brow Chakra to expand self expression and creativity, plus refining communication skill to new levels. It is a useful stone for anyone going through change. It inspires hope and creativity and helps one in astral travel or out of body experiences. This beautiful blue stone helps to transport you to a peaceful, tranquil space of inner contemplation and soul knowledge.
Blue Lace Agate is my choice for this wonderful association with Medjugorje (or any Marian site), as the white lines or veins of this stone represent the veil of the Virgin Mary as does the blue coloring representing her girdle. Blue Lace Agate helps to focus on the inner source of love within you that transforms and heals all wounds. Contains the qualities of flight, air, movement, and grace. Highly inspirational when working with the inner self. Works well with not only the Throat Chakra, but the Heart, Third Eye and Crown Chakra. This nurturing stone connects one to any powerful, feminine energy.
Azurite is considered the “stone of heaven”. This jewel of wisdom symbolizes insight and discovery. It is said to increase psychic abilities. Azurite activates the Brow and Throat Chakra for more assertive communication and alertness. It allows for quite, deep access to the subconscious and as a seeing stone offers access to other times, places and lives. Therefore, it is a great stone to assist in astral travel. It is a stone that stimulates creativity, giving access to a fountain of ideas, images and awareness of things around us. This is a wonderful stone for decisiveness and decision making. Keep this around when you have important choices to make. It is the stone for deeper insight and seeing truths. It challenges our old belief system and tests them against the truth. The deep blue stone helps you release the past and gracefully anticipate and accept the future simultaneously. Cultivates the ability to reach into the subconscious and examines states of mind. This cleanses the mind and makes one more capable of insight and pure thought. Helps one recognize the resources within themselves. Also enhances meditation. Promotes patience, spiritual guidance and cleansing.
Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac
Therapies for healing
mind, body, spirit
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Weekly Horoscope, Beginning: Sunday, 11 September 2016
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If you`re born within cusp period (16 to 26 of any month); you`re advised to read horoscopes of both signs covered by that period. You`re in the border; you may have influences from both houses of those signs.
Outlines are longer versions; consists of every possible details of everyday and based on three parts of each sign: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Decan; that is, any of three divisions of 10° within a sign of the zodiac.
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Aries: March 21 — April 19
Personal theme: I am!!
Epigram: Having met masses of fascinating people and explored intriguing ideas, you`re brimming with enthusiasm. Yet you`re now eager to turn those ideas into plans, and those plans into action. Do so if you must, but with your ruler Mars moving to accent your long range objectives later this month, on the 27th, whatever you organise should be considered more of an experiment than a lasting arrangement.
Outline: You are in the early stage of renewal on Monday, and it is uncomfortable and slow going. As early as Tuesday, you`ll feel a lot sprightlier. On Wednesday, bound out of bed early and be the first person getting to work. Thursday and Friday find you flexing your muscles, getting things done and polishing your reputation. What you do is almost as important as how you do it. Saturday and Sunday, deliriously happy about your recent successes, you will want to get out a long strip of butcher paper and map out the rest of your life.
Work can be a source of stress. You want to do a good job, but it feels like circumstances are conspiring against you. It may be necessary to have a meeting and ask for a helping hand. Be calm about describing the problems involved. If two authority figures can`t come to an agreement about how a job should be done, wait for them to work it out. Don`t be a pawn in their games. You don`t want to make executive decisions and then be called to account for them.
It would be wholly understandable if you began this week feeling irritated. You might indeed have just cause – especially if administration is less than acceptable. You might though consider that your own hasn`t met standards either. Soon you could find yourself at loggerheads especially with someone who is unwilling to give way. Resulting tension could last until at least Thursday`s Lunar Eclipse. This though should be seen as a moment to clear the air. It`s entirely possible that before the weekend and with lively discussion out of the way, you could be given a challenge that feels wholly acceptable. True, this might test your skills at both resolving conflict and going back over past errors of judgement. However, it should probably be seen that these were never caused maliciously and that a working partnership can still be just that.
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Taurus: April 20 — May 20
Personal theme: I have!!
Epigram: You`re facing changes in a range of situations, some minor and others very important indeed. In most, you`re annoyed by either the lack of options or the fact you`ve no say at all about these. Unfair as this seems, the decisions being made on your behalf are taking you into new territory, mostly into arenas and activities you`d otherwise reject, and without a moment`s discussion.
Outline: The intensity of what you`re going through speaks volumes about how much this person means to you. You don`t necessarily want to publicize how you feel, but people can see it written on your face; talking about it may be a better strategy than pretending to ignore it. A philosophical conversation with an acquaintance on Wednesday will be more useful than you ever expected, and Thursday and Friday find you grounded, curious and happy; and in the mood to travel. You could use a vacation. Get through the weekend — of power struggles and weird interactions — dreaming of sandy beaches.
A creative block could be driving you to distraction. Instead of trying to solve the problem, turn your attention to more mundane matters. This will give your subconscious a chance to innovate. Don`t be surprised when a breakthrough occurs while you`re just doing regular household chores. A troubled friendship could come to an end. Although this break will make you sad, it will allow you to pursue supportive relationships. Go toward the light.
This could prove a challenging week at work. Note that Jupiter is now moving through an area of your solar chart associated with day-to-day matters. Jupiter rarely knows where to stop so that the amount of work headed your way could feel like a tsunami. Indeed, by Thursday`s Lunar Eclipse you might wonder if you`ve already taken on more than you can handle. The answer may be to delegate and, in particular, develop better working relations with those born under either Virgo or Pisces. Note that Mercury is presently retrograde. This does not mean that all communications will come unstuck but it does infer that plans that seemed so sound just a few weeks ago will require extra attention. It might be as well to view this optimistically and a chance to polish rather than redo. It could also be that by the lunar eclipse it`s agreed that extra time is needed. With others in the process of changing their plans you will surely need to be flexible. Stubbornness on your part now could lead to significant difficulties next week.
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Gemini: May 21 — June 20
Personal theme: I think!!
Epigram: By no means are you secretive about your feelings, whether it`s your deep affection for family and loved ones or your passion for certain projects, or even your work. But once you`ve voiced those feelings, you regard saying more as unnecessary, if not embarrassing. Don`t. Several individuals are unaware of those emotions. Tell them. It will make a huge difference, now and in the future.
Outline: Life is laid out like a math problem for you on Monday, and you spend the day trying to determine which are the relevant variables. This calculating mindset cuts through everything else and will be helpful on Tuesday and Wednesday as well, during a deep, intelligent dialogue with your most brilliant friend (as many insights as you have, preaching is not going to work). Thursday and Friday, your interactions with others are more difficult than usual, especially interactions related to business. Saturday and Sunday, you are submerged in big ideas.
Family quarrels may be getting on your nerves. Try not to be manipulated by a dramatic relative. Their claims are probably exaggerated. By refusing to get involved in this argument, you will have the energy to deal with some professional challenges. If you feel you need to change jobs or shift industries, you should make your move now. Ask a well-connected friend for help. Taking up another profession could be an exciting challenge. Go for it.
With your ruling planet, Mercury, now retrograde and, early in this week appearing fused with the Sun it`s probable that you will arrive at a decision which in fact has been incubating for the better part of the year. The difficulty now will be to convince others that you really do mean what you say. Friday`s Lunar Eclipse further suggests a winding down process in preparation for moving on. Is not at all unusual for eclipses to mark both endings and beginnings. Priority this week though probably needs to be given to finding graceful conclusions. Midst of all this the need to agree a valuation could be high on the agenda. Those in the process of selling could arrive at acceptable deals before the weekend. It`s then, and with promising aspects between Mars and Uranus on the horizon that you could feel energised and excited about future plans.
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Cancer: June 21 — July 22
Personal theme: I feel!!
Epigram: Sometimes the Full Moon brings actual circumstances to a head, which leads to crucial decisions, and those, to changes. Powerful as the eclipsed Full Moon, on Friday the 16th, may be, it`s about the need to reconsider your perspective and priorities. Begin now, noting where you`re inflexible, even if you`ve sound reasons and, equally, if it`s what you`re obsessed about doing. A rethink would be timely.
Outline: It`s as if you`re on a ship in a storm: One minute there`s a chair sitting next to you; the next minute it`s all the way across the room. With everything slipping and sliding, Monday isn`t the time to get involved with anything long-term and binding. Wait until things settle and you know exactly what you`re working with. Tuesday and Wednesday, do something rejuvenating (a trip to the spa? a swim?) and Thursday and Friday, don`t worry about doing very little (what`s on TV?). Saturday and Sunday offer plenty of opportunities to see friends. Just be careful you don`t get into a spat over money.
It may be difficult to reason with an angry colleague. Rather than adding fuel to the fire, walk away. Report the problem to human resources. You may not be equipped to deal with the situation, so let the professionals handle it. A scholarship or grant could come to an end, forcing you to find another source of income. There`s every chance you could land a very desirable job. An influential relative will write you a glowing reference or set up an interview.
This is unlikely to be an easy period for anyone. The combination of retrograde Mercury, its apparent fusion with the Sun and Thursday`s lunar Eclipse, suggests that many people will be tidying up loose ends but perhaps doing so clumsily. Recall that Jupiter has just entered Libra and so crossed the very base of your solar chart. You may well be driven by a need to have a bigger window on the world. For some, this could be literal and involve property improvement. Others may find their home is a hive of activity with frequent changes of direction the order of the day. Those working in the field of education could find the start of this term to be particularly lumpy and challenging. All should improve of course after the lunar Eclipse. Note that those of your sign tend to be particularly sensitive to Full Moons at any time. In this case, if you`re not happy in your work or indeed are seeking new employment, know that there could be fast developments as soon as that eclipse is in the past. Before then might be an excellent time to revisit your CV and bring it up-to-date.
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Leo: July 23 — August 22
Personal theme: I will!!
Epigram: Ordinarily, when confronted by obstacles, you`re fearless. Yet now you`re puzzlingly unsure what to do. That`s good, because the issues you`re facing are far more complex than you realise. Only after serious discussions with others, and delving into the questions these raise, often in depth, will you be well informed enough to take action. Fortunately, things aren`t nearly as urgent as they seem.
Outline: A beautiful antique makes its way into your life on Monday — or maybe it`s something else you`ve been collecting. In any case, Monday is like that: rewarding, slightly self-centred, not super energetic. Then, Tuesday, a comet of love crashes into Earth and the scorching fires of romantic bliss burn brightly through Wednesday night. By Thursday morning, the fires will have died out and you`ll be returned to everyday terrain, albeit with a few embers glowing in the corners. Friday, you are preoccupied with others, but this weekend your mind returns to the topic of love.
It may be hard finding the job you want. Be willing to take a temporary position, just to make ends meet. You could meet someone who will put you in more fulfilling line of work. Expand your view of the situation and consider all your options. A troubled relationship could come to an end. This breakup could drain both financial and emotional resources. Being on your own will feel liberating. You`re tired of being dragged down by another person`s negativity.
It`s probable that you`re coming to the end of a financial arrangement. A variation on this would be considering what kind of legacy you want to leave. Either way, thoughts are likely to be deep and dramatic. It might suit you to have discussions this with experts. It might be as well however to hold the thought that instincts ought not to be ignored. If someone gives you information that just feels wrong, then it`s probably not the right route to take. This might seem like a statement of the obvious, but during this unusual week so soon after Jupiter has changed signs and with Mercury retrograde, it might be all too easy to be led up a path that doesn`t really suit you. A further possibility of course is that costs will have risen sharply and that as a result emergency measures have to be taken before the weekend. Though justifiably angered by this, this may be something you`re happy to do if only to avert a more major crisis around the Equinox (22nd).
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Virgo: August 23 — September 22
Personal theme: I analyze!!
Epigram: Adopting an easygoing attitude when faced with errors, obstacles or others` bad behaviour may not come naturally to you. But as you`ve probably already discovered, things aren`t always what they seem. While this is partly due to your ruler Mercury being retrograde, and actually in Virgo, changes triggered by September`s two eclipses, the latter of which is on the 16th, are shaking things up as well.
Outline: Everyone has different ways of getting through the day, and different ways of seeing things. You are interested in someone else`s perspective on Monday, but that doesn`t necessarily mean you`ll agree with them. Tuesday and Wednesday, your vim and vigour is no match for the inactivity everywhere else, which drags you down a bit, at least until Thursday. Thursday and Friday are bright days filled with hot air balloons and sweet romance. Be open-minded this weekend and you`ll learn a fantastic and effortless new way of doing something that`s always been a pain in the neck.
Sometimes it feels like people are deliberately misunderstanding you. Instead of pressing your point, beat a retreat. The time will come when people will see the wisdom of your suggestions. At that point, they may beg you for help. A demanding partner could be wearing on your nerves. Think about going solo, at least for a short period. You will benefit from some peace and quiet. Devise a strategy that allows you to have more time to yourself.
This week`s lunar eclipse is in your opposite sign of Pisces. Coming so soon after Jupiter has changed signs; it may be that you draw the conclusion that a contract cannot go ahead quite as was agreed. Recall that Mercury is presently retrograde. This is an excellent time for reviewing and tidying up loose ends. It may be that though one particular partnership is destined to move forward, that the parameters have to be changed. Of course, it could be that you decide you simply cannot work with a certain person or at least with their administrative systems. One way or another hiatus is probable. What might irritate you most is being asked to wait until others have settled their plans before you move forward with yours. Irritating as this might be, it could be that this is wise advice. More facts may yet come to light by the Equinox on 22nd and better decisions taken then.
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Libra: September 23 — October 22
Personal theme: I balance!!
Epigram: Although there`s no denying the positive influence of mighty Jupiter`s move into Libra, you won`t necessarily experience its renowned good fortune right away. But then, it`s in your sign for a little over a year. Knowing that, be prepared to do a little de-cluttering, as much of your goals and objective as of your possessions. The lighter you`re travelling, the more swiftly you`ll spot golden opportunities.
Outline: Being good with your money is not just about being selfish, it`s also about being smart. Nevertheless, Monday`s financial dealings get you thinking about values — not a bad thing to be thinking about. Tuesday and Wednesday are about feelings and expression; your current projects are challenging you in ways you didn`t expect. Thursday, you wake up feeling weird for no discernable reason, and Friday finds you feeling nostalgic about nothing in particular. The weekend offers focus, romance and fun. You and you-know-who are clearly going to take over the world.
Do you feel like you`re being completely ignored? Instead of making a big fuss, maintain a dignified silence. In the meantime, treat yourself well. Instead of pouring all your energy into work, learn to take life at a more relaxed pace. Treat yourself to a gourmet meal. Buy yourself flowers. When you treat yourself well, others will follow suit. Have fun; you deserve a few treats. If someone asks you out to dinner, accept. You will have a great time.
Jupiter has now arrived in your sign. Jupiter gets a very good press for bringing good fortune. However, you can be given too much of a good thing. Even in these early days of its year- long transit, it may be apparent that choices are many. Developments in working practices requiring you to be particularly flexible seem likely around Thursday`s Lunar Eclipse. Indeed, it could be that even more adjustments to a daily schedule have to be made. Note that Mercury is presently retrograde. It`s entirely possible that since the solar eclipse on Thursday (1st), much has happened and that dust has yet to settle. It might also be that for the good of your health – and particularly your nervous system – that it`s essential that you either have more assistance or delegate certain tasks. The present could be seen as a time of appraisal and adjustment. Moving forward at a speed that is comfortable for you might not be possible until after the Equinox on 22nd.
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Scorpio: October 23 — November 21
Personal theme: I desire!!
Epigram: Having struggled with a range of underhand situations recently, your concerns are justified but, still, you`re seeing plots where they don`t exist. The solution? Ask others what`s behind their words and actions; and be frank. While, initially, you may doubt whether they`re being honest, you`ll not only learn how to trust others, your conversations will venture into amazingly rewarding areas, personal, social and the wider world.
Outline: You are the sun and your friends are the planets; you are their centre of gravity. You`d have it no other way: It`s incredibly flattering to be depended upon by so many people who are fabulous in their own right. Tuesday and Wednesday are defined by philosophical questions and the likelihood of being led along by others — you might find yourself buying something you have little use for — but Thursday and Friday, you are shrewd, determined and in control. Less can be said for this weekend. There is tension at home, and something someone says may spark an unexpected outburst. But look on the bright side: At least it will clear the air.
Don`t get pressured into buying expensive things that will drain your budget. Most status symbols won`t bring long term pleasure. As a resourceful person, this is offensive. If you`re going to splash out, buy something that resonates with your spirit. A beautiful antique, a rare plant or a work of art could give you years of pleasure. You may decide to break things off with a flirt who plays games with your heart. You want to be taken seriously.
Friday`s lunar eclipse is in another of the Water signs and highlights an area of your solar chart linked to speculation and risk assessment. Whilst your sign is considered to be one of the Fixed signs bringing with it a tendency to determination and even, at times, stubbornness, it`s also the case that those born under Scorpio show tremendous resilience in the face of challenge. At the end of last week, Jupiter moved into the sign of Libra. Jupiter changes signs each year. It`s helpful to think of this as changing lanes on a motorway. Speed adjustment is necessary and might take a little distance before you feel comfortable. It would be understandable if you were in the mood for serious risk assessment and, quite possibly brought to a halt an expense that at least for the short term, you could do without.
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Sagittarius: November 22 — December 21
Personal theme: I see!!
Epigram: Nobody enjoys a challenge more than a Sagittarius. Yet even you could be overwhelmed by the changes triggered by your ruler Jupiter`s move into a new position, on the 9th, and the unfamiliar people and situations you`re already encountering. Although patience isn`t your strength, you`ll soon understand these better. Besides, this cycle lasts over a year, so you`ve plenty of time to ask questions and explore.
Outline: You`re in deep processing mode on Monday, and you might feel like being alone. Your subconscious is on overdrive right now, trying to reconcile your internal picture with the big picture outside of you. Your friends may be of some help in sorting all this out on Tuesday and Wednesday — an exploration of some kind is perfect for the group`s energy — and Thursday and Friday, putting your eyeballs in front of some art is a fine idea. Stimulation is good. Original thinking is good. Saturday and Sunday, you talk so much — to friends, to strangers, to yourself even — that your jaw hurts.
You might have to work for someone who is less knowledgeable and experienced than you. This can be galling. You probably have more options than you realise. A dynamic person like you can forge a new path with great success. Whether this means starting your own business, changing industries or moving to a different company is immaterial. You`ll feel a lot better about yourself if you can make a break with any inhibiting influences.
Your ruling planet change signs of the end of last week. It does this once every year and could be viewed as the moment to change driving lanes. Adjusting speed and taking note of new conditions will require care if an accident is to be averted. With a lunar eclipse at the end of the week and Mercury still retrograde, it will surely be important to be on high alert. This is perhaps especially true midweek when Mars (still moving through your sign) is it apparent right angles with the Sun. It`s at this point, that you could literally happen to an accident through moving too fast too quickly. Taking care to ensure that administration is up-to-date, that your signature is legible, and that you have completed forms in the manner in which they`ve been requested might be tedious but is surely essential. It`s highly likely too, that you will be involved in urgent travel arrangements. It may be important for you to be there when a project comes to a conclusion around this key lunar eclipse.
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Capricorn: December 22 — January 19
Personal theme: I use!!
Epigram: If you`ve already realised that much of September, with its two eclipses and the confusion triggered by Mercury being retrograde until the 22nd, will be a write-off in terms of achievement, you`ll be able to relax. Better yet, you`ll find you`re increasingly intrigued by the people you meet and places you go, and in ways that aren`t usually possible because you`re so busy doing what you do.
Outline: Getting organized is the first step. You are in the right mindset to make some long-term decisions on Monday, but you want to make sure all your ducks are in a row. (Your ducks may not be as orderly as they appear.) Tuesday and Wednesday, discipline is key. You may have sudden pangs of worry that what you thought was possible isn`t possible. Pish posh! Ridiculous! You can do anything, as Thursday and Friday attest. Your accomplishments by week`s end are impressive, but you`ve only just begun. This weekend, you clear off the kitchen table and set to work on a number of new plans.
It may be difficult to move ahead, which is frustrating for an ambitious person like you. Instead of dwelling on delays and disappointments, switch gears and look for an alternative outlet for your energies. Doing some volunteer work can lift your spirits. You may not be able to realise your own dreams right now, but you can bring comfort to others. If that`s not your cup of tea take up a new hobby or interest or breathe fresh life into an old one.
Last Friday, Jupiter arrived at the very apex of your solar chart. You could think of this as arriving in a valley with a fresh mountain range for you to conquer. Yes, there are likely to be many summits that you want to reach between now and the autumn of 2017. This week, which concludes with a lunar eclipse, might be viewed as a time for orienteering. Though others might be keen for you to join them mid- week, you`d perhaps do best to simply observe for now: preparing your metaphorical rucksack and studying maps carefully. It might also suit you to identify stopping places in advance. Reconnecting with someone who`s been travelling and arranging a key meeting with them for around the Equinox on 22nd provides a different kind of challenge – possibly because their contact details have changed.
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Aquarius: January 20 — February 18
Personal theme: I know!!
Epigram: Letting familiar elements of your life go when you`re unsure what`s next takes courage. Yet it seems destiny has already decided to de-clutter how you live, work, your pursuits, passions and even your ambitions. However, you`ve probably already had hints of what`s next, and judging by the stunning link between Mars and your ruler Uranus, on the 17th, it`ll be well worth a bit of chaos.
Outline: The future of your career has never seemed less clear to you. Monday is a typical Monday, except that you have some major nagging questions in the back of your mind as well. Commiserate with friends on Tuesday to get some perspective. Then, you`ll start Wednesday with a sense of expansiveness, a sense that anything is possible. Let this feeling last. Thursday and Friday, you have too much to do to be abstract and future-thinking, but Saturday and Sunday are great, inspiring days. You`ll have all the time in the world to dwell on whatever you like.
It may be harder than you think to pay your bills. That`s why you need to craft a strategy to become financially independent. This may involve getting a second job, asking for a raise or studying to boost your skills and qualifications. Cutting up your credit cards or consolidating your debt might also be helpful. It may take a long time to meet these obligations, but you can do it. You`ve been blessed with incredible focus and drive. Draw on these strengths.
Obviously not everyone born under the sign of Aquarius is likely to enter into legal battle this week but a significant number could. At the other end of the scale, the need to know more, and perhaps undertake a course that even a few years ago would not have crossed your mind, could be a driving force. Note that Jupiter recently entered another of the Air signs. Jupiter spins on its axis every eight earth hours and is a place of thunderbolts and lightning. Its recent sign change may have left you feeling as though ideas are raging and that you simply must fight or gain information – now. Add to this a lunar eclipse and moments of high drama are more likely than not. It`s entirely possible too that there will be an international edge to issues and that at some level; you will be called upon to focus on a different language. The end of the week could also mark an important deadline and perhaps the issuing of an ultimatum.
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Pisces: February 19 — March 20
Personal theme: I believe!!
Epigram: Although it`s not until Friday the 16th, you`re probably already well aware of both the dramatic changes and intense feelings triggered by the Pisces eclipsed Full Moon. This is partly because it links to the eclipse on the 1st. But, equally, your instincts have long told you it was time for a rebirth, personally, in terms of your work and lifestyle. That time has come.
Outline: Legal and financial matters are fuzzy at the start of the week. If you have a transaction to take care of on Monday, make sure you do it in person. Tuesday and Wednesday, you don`t have to be as careful — everything goes your way naturally — but pay extra attention and take care to do the right thing, and you`ll make major headway on several plans you once thought impossible. Thursday and Friday, a friend is in need of some help and might not know how to ask for it. Anticipate this. Saturday and Sunday, you`re in a giving mood as well. Your advice is brilliant, so hand it out generously.
You might have to change your image if you`re going to advance professionally. This makes you uncomfortable. You want to be accepted for who you are, not what you look like. Unfortunately, it may be impossible to get the assignments you want until a few adjustments are made. Consider whether you really want to pursue this line of work. If you have your heart set on this goal, you may have to be prepared to make sacrifices.
This week`s lunar eclipse is in your sign: not something that happens every year. Eclipses often mark endings as well as the opening of new chapters. With Jupiter, one of your ruling planets having recently moved into an area of your solar chart associated with extremely important relationships, it`s probable that your affairs are about to take dramatic turn. Whether this marks retirement or the dawn of a new working partnership, it seems likely that over the course of this week there will be a dramatic turnaround in your working world. Slightly ahead of the lunar eclipse, Mars from the very apex of your solar chart effects an important right angle with the Sun. This could result in a surge of energy that also coincides with you being in the right place at the right time. Those involved in the world of higher education will surely find this an exceptionally busy time but, more than in any previous September offering singular challenge.
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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.
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About The Morning Feast and Goddessschool.com – The teachings here are based
on ordinary magick, the principle that the mundane and the Divine are not
separate, but peacefully coexist in all things. Know Mother Earth as the
ultimate healer, and learn to utilize her gifts of nature. Inside each woman
is a being of wisdom, deeply connected to the phases of the moon and the
tides of the sea. All we need to do is trust our innate wisdom.
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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”
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“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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