Mabon Tarot Spread

While I was writing my Wheel of the Year series post on Mabon, I became inspired to create a tarot spread that focuses on one of the themes of Mabon. One of the magickal aspects of autumn is that during this time of year the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer.Continue reading “Mabon Tarot Spread”

The Wheel of the Year Series: Mabon

Equal dark, equal light Flow in Circle, deep insight Blessed Be, Blessed Be The transformation of energy! So it flows, out it goes Three-fold back it shall be Blessed Be, Blessed Be The transformation of energy!” Night An’Fey, Transformation of Energy1 Change is in the air. It has been coming for some time, but theContinue reading “The Wheel of the Year Series: Mabon”

Apple

Old apple tree, I wassail thee, And hoping thou will bear For the lady knows where we shall be Till apples come next year. For to bear well and to bloom well So merry let us be, Let every man take off his hat And shout to the old apple tree. Hats full, caps full,Continue reading “Apple”

Cinnamon

The Grocers’. oh the Grocers’. nearly closed, with perhaps two shutters down, or one; but through those gaps such glimpses. It was not alone that the scales descending on the counter made a merry sound, or that the twine and roller parted company so briskly, or that the canisters were rattled up and down likeContinue reading “Cinnamon”

Basil

And she forgot the stars, the moon, and sun, And she forgot the blue above the trees, And she forgot the dells where waters run, And she forgot the chilly autumn breeze; She had no knowledge when the day was done, And the new morn she saw not: but in peace Hung over her sweetContinue reading “Basil”

Chamomile

If you pronounce it Chamomile That will your Yankiness reveal For Brits assume it more worthwhile To render it as Chamomile So wear a wreath of Chamomile To make your beauty sweeter still, Then pour some tea with Chamomile To have your lunch in British style Chamomile and Chamomile, Artyom Timeyev History of Chamomile HoweverContinue reading “Chamomile”

What to Expect When You Get a Tarot Reading

When I went to get my first tarot reading I had major expectations. Just like many of us, I only knew what I had seen in the movies. As I parked my car and walked into the little metaphysical store in my hometown, I was nervous. What was she going to tell me? Did sheContinue reading “What to Expect When You Get a Tarot Reading”

Mint

For she had said that she was nobler of form and more excellent in beauty than dark-eyed Persephone and she boasted that Aidoneus would return to her and banish the other from his halls : such infatuation leapt upon her tongue. And from the earth spray the weak herb that bears her name. Oppian, Halieutica HistoryContinue reading “Mint”

The Wheel of the Year Series: Lughnasadh

Hoof and horn, hoof and horn, All that dies shall be reborn. Corn and grain, corn and grain, All that falls shall rise again. -Ian Corrigan, “Hoof and Horn” It’s the first of August. The sun beats down its golden light on the earth, bringing into fullness all the crops of the summer. Wheat, blackberries,Continue reading “The Wheel of the Year Series: Lughnasadh”