Monthly Archives: February 2014

De-Labeling Ourselves

On this last day of Mercury retrograde, under the last sliver of the waning moon, the Crone’s Sickle, it’s a good time to discard some of the labels we’ve been plastered with. Write all of these “messages” you’ve been bombarded … Continue reading

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Equirria

Today we celebrate Equirria, the ancient festival of chariot races to honor Mars. IT is the “dead” of the winter, but spring is on the horizon, less than one month away. Rally the forces of hope and light. Be a … Continue reading

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Successful Communication

Mercury, Wednesday’s planetary ruler, is intimately tied with communications. We’re approaching the tail end of a Mercury retrograde, which is notorious for making clear communication tricky. Time for a charm to promote clarity in your communication endeavors! Gather a clear … Continue reading

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Palm Blossom Tea Ritual

Today the Plum Blossom Festival is celebrated at Kitano Tenmangu, a Shinto shrine in Kyoto, Japan. It commemorates the defied scholar Sugawara no Michizane, to whom the shrine is dedicated, with tea ceremony. Because Michizance is popularly petitioned for success … Continue reading

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Success Oil

Here is my recipe for success oil. Use it on business cards and resumes and for attracting money. Supplies: A bottle Sunflower oil Essential citrus oils (lemon, orange, or grapefruit, or a combination — the zest of these can be … Continue reading

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Out, Out, Damn Spot!

Is there something in your life that is lingering, clinging to you, that you really wish would just leave? Try this spell to banish this enduring annoyance, habit, or pattern. On a piece of white paper, create a sigil of … Continue reading

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Enchanting a House Guardian

If you wish to charge an object and have it as a house guardian, take a small elf statue and place it on the fireplace mantle. (If you do not have a fireplace, you can hang a “kitchen witch” up … Continue reading

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Honoring Connections

Relationships are what connect us to each other. They are strings of energy stretching from one person to the other. This is a type of magic that most people can sense. We call on it when creating new connections or … Continue reading

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