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Tarot Card of the Week, April 25-May 1, 2016: The Tower

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The gift of this week's card is Tough Love. Big change is coming. If we won't change willingly and gently, we will change painfully or dramatically. Continue Reading

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Mysterious Wednesday – Because Magick Is Afoot

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Instead of my usual Wordless Wednesday image, today I am hanging up a notice for you that magick is afoot. There may be some wonky stuff happening around this neighborhood of Webville, even an outage for a bit.Don’t worry. I am just getting ready for one of my favorite Tarot holidays – the Day of Continue Reading

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Happy Imbolc to You! May Dear Brighid Bless You Today and Always

Imbolc Brighid © Wendy Andrew

Brighid of the mantle, encompass us; Lady of the lambs, protect us; Keeper of the hearth, kindle us; Beneath your mantle, gather us; And restore us to memory. ~ Caitlín Matthews, A Blessing for Hearth Keepers The ancient celebration of Brighid, Imbolc, or Candlemas, as some may call it, falls around Feb. 1 and 2, Continue Reading

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Card of the Week, Card of the Month, Card of the Year: The Hermit

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An age is called “dark,” not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.  ~James Michener The previously seldom seen Hermit seems to have become, not only our Card of the Year, but of the past three months. He has made an appearance in November, December, and now January as Continue Reading

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Looking Forward, Looking Back

Thich Nhat Hanh awareness quote

  Now we are in the heart of Winter, but we have already passed the midpoint. In two weeks, the rites of Imbolc will be upon us, celebrating the certainty of life returning. We prepare now for initiation and dedication. Seed catalogs beckon as the promise of Springtime whispers to us, even now, in the Continue Reading

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Open Wide the Gates of Redemption, Reverence, and Liberation

Eternity isn’t some later time. Eternity isn’t a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with time. Eternity is that dimension of here and now which thinking and time cuts out. This is it. And if you don’t get it here, you won’t get it anywhere. And the experience of eternity right here and now Continue Reading

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There and Back Again: A Magickal Journey

As you may know from my December newsletter, I was at the Sacred Space/Between the Worlds conference last week, and it was a doozy of a trip. About 350 magickal people from all traditions gathered to engage in powerful work for these Tower Times, as Byron Ballard so aptly calls this cusp of the aeon Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, March 2-8, 2015: Judgement

The opportunity that the Divine One sends does not wake up those who are asleep. ~ Senegalese Proverb Wow! We are on a roll of powerful cards lately! For only the fourth time ever, with its last visit in 2013 also occurring during the week of the Full Moon in Virgo (only this time, the Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 2-8, 2015: Hail and Welcome the Queen of Flames

Blessed Woman of the hills, Heal all wounds, heal all ills. Blessed Woman  of the flame, Awaken me to renew again. ~ Song to Brighid, from the Alexander Carmichael Carmina Gadelica as arranged by Lisa Thiel Rejoice, my dear ones! This is the holy day of Imbolc, as we celebrate the last push of Winter Continue Reading

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Vows to Brighid

Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of the Fires, Woman of Poetry Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of healing, Woman of skillful means. ~ Song to Brighid, from the Alexander Carmichael Carmina Gadelica as arranged by Lisa Thiel Today we celebrate the beautiful gifts of the saint and Divine One, Brighid. For many, many Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Promises

Wordless Wednesdays: Between Heaven and Earth

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Rejoice! Glad Tidings of Ostara to You!

Welcome Spring! Awake, thou wintry earth — Fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness! — Thomas Blackburn Today is the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere, and Autumn Equinox in the lands below the equator. We are all experiencing the same phenomenon: the hours of daylight and the darkness are Continue Reading

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On the Edge of Magic and Transformation

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. ~ Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now let us make ready for the great Continue Reading

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Happy New Year! Happy New Moon!

Dark of the Moon New beginnings Dark of the Moon Plant a seed tonight Dark of the Moon What we envision Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. Gung Hay Fat Choy, y’all! New Moon: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at 4:38 pm EST Today is a day of HUGE potential and power! For Continue Reading

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The Solstice Advent Sun Wheel Prayer Circle 2013 – Now Finished

Our 2013 celebration of Advent – whether to celebrate Solstice, or else Christmas – is now complete. As far as I can tell, we had over 200 people around the world celebrating together this year. Thank you to one and all. Hope to see you next year. Please keep the light we have ignited burning Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Taurus New Moon

Dark of the Moon, New beginnings. Dark of the Moon, Plant a seed tonight. Dark of the Moon, What we envision Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. Today’s New Moon is accompanied by an annular eclipse – a solar eclipse that is sometimes called a “Ring of Fire,” because, unlike a total Continue Reading

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The Days of Imbolc

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden.    ~ Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now is the time to get ready Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Dark Moon in Capricorn

Dark of the Moon New beginnings Dark of the Moon Plant a seed tonight Dark of the Moon What we envision Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. New Moons are all about the opportunity for planting the seeds of energy and intention.  New beginnings. Hope and vision. Just one day after our Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Merry Yule! Solstice Blessings!

Join together beneath the mistletoe, By the holy oak whereon it grows. Seven Druids dance in seven time. Sing the song the bells call, loudly chiming. Ring out these bells. Ring out, ring Solstice bells. Ring Solstice bells. — Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull ©1977 Ring the bells of joy and blessings! Throw open the Gates Continue Reading

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