Mercury Retrograde dates for 2021, including pre-shadow and post-shadow. Old World Witchcraft ritual to help offset the negative influences and Mercury Retrograde.
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.
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.
Saturn Retrograde May 10, 2020 - September 28, 2020: Saturn Retrograde awakens the skeletons in our closet. We are confronted by the perceived mistakes of our past. The people we have wronged. The "correct" paths we did not follow. Our limitations are challenged, especially as the feelings of powerlessness in our current environment is almost inevitable. With Saturn being in retrograde nearly 1/3 of the year (every year), it is not a "dramatic" planet and, for most, is practically unnoticed. Saturn Retrograde forces us to accept imperfection and allows us to color outside the lines—an excellent time for deep self-reflection and the release of societal structure. The (temporary) death of perfectionism.
The Moon is of crucial importance for the Old World Witch. The phases of the Moon and its cycle impact the potency of the spellwork and its successes.