April 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

April 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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We rise with the changing of the seasons in the month of April. While the spring days in the Northern Hemisphere are growing longer, those in the ...
April 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

April 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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We rise with the changing of the seasons in the month of April. While the spring days in the Northern Hemisphere are growing longer, those in the ...
March 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

March 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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The energy of rebirth and sudden change is all around us. What has been buried in darkness may now come to light. New ideas, new perspectives, and...
February 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

February 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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We welcome February two days into Mercury Retrograde. Although the next 20 days of the retrograde will have their challenges (and remedies), now i...
January 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

January 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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We begin 2021 with what feels to be like a clean slate. We are eagerly wanting to release the pain, fear, frustration and disappointments of 2020. ...
Mercury Retrograde 2021: What to Expect, When to Expect It, and What to Avoid

Mercury Retrograde 2021: What to Expect, When to Expect It, and What to Avoid

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Mercury Retrograde dates for 2021, including pre-shadow and post-shadow. Old World Witchcraft ritual to help offset the negative influences and Mercury Retrograde. 

 

2021 Witch's Moon Calendar

2021 Witch's Moon Calendar

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As Old World Witches, we utilize elemental forces for magick and mystical significance of the natural world and its fauna and flora: Esoteric knowl...
Solstice: Celebrate Light & Honor the Wisdom of the Shadows

Solstice: Celebrate Light & Honor the Wisdom of the Shadows

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The Solstice is now upon us.  We celebrate light and honor the wisdom of the shadows. In connecting with the natural world in a way that honors the...
December 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

December 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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Last Quarter Moon. This is the time when we become very aware of what needs to fall apart so that we can rebuild anew. Anxiety can heighten during this time, as can emotional troubles. If old heartbreaks and disappointments arise, brew a fresh batch of the Black Walnut Water tonight. 

Full Moon Penumbral Eclipse

Full Moon Penumbral Eclipse

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November 30th, 2020 1:29 am PST / 9:29 am UTC As the Full Moon moves into Earth's outer shadow, we now experience the final penumbral eclipse of 2...
November 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

November 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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  Hello Witches and readers, I trust you all had an inspiring Samhain and enjoyed revisiting your dearly departed ancestors. We have quite a busy ...
Blessed Full Moon Samhain

Blessed Full Moon Samhain

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Tonight's Full Moon provides the ample necessary energy for spirit manifestation. These are the times when you can physically catch a glimpse of the departed, elementals, and other forces of the unseen. With the thinning of the veil, now is an excellent time to communicate with and honor your ancestors. 

October 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

October 2020 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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Autumn is now upon us in all her glory! And so we begin...   October 1st: We welcome October under the abundant Full Moon in Aries. As the Moon ris...
The Equinox is Upon Us: Explore Your Light & Celebrate Your Shadows

The Equinox is Upon Us: Explore Your Light & Celebrate Your Shadows

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As summer's blooms turned their fragrant heads towards autumn's call, we now celebrate Autumn Equinox. This morning we are waking up to nearly equal hours of darkness and light. While the spring days in the Southern Hemisphere will be growing longer, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are now entering our autumnal season of darkness.