Honor and Embrace,
Month: April 2016
A Need For Notes – From My Heart To Yours
Beltane Anointing Oil
Put a Peridot for prosperity and abundance in the bottle
Put a Garnet for ushering in passion in the bottle
3 drops of Jasmine
2 drops of Juniper
3 drops of Fennel
3 drops of Lemon
2 T Jojoba oil
Put the bottle in the center of the Flower of Life grid with a Quartz cluster in the center with it and 3 garnets around the perimeter to form a triangle. Intent was to bring in prosperity and abundance with the passion of starting new things for Beltane.
Beltane Altar in a Cup
Beltane Altar in a cup with Forget Me Not, Fern, Rose, Sweet Woodruff and Salt. Forget Me Not gives comfort through dreams by opening up contact with beings in another dimension and comforts because we realize the spiritual nature of these contacts. Fern is for mental clarity, cleansing, purification, and dispelling negativity and is a powerful auric protection. Rose includes attracting love, beauty, clairvoyance, domestic peace, happiness, and promoting the joy of giving. Sweet Woodruff is associated with healing, victory, protection, and money. The main metaphysical properties of salt are: Abundance, manifestation, and anchoring spiritual energies. Connecting to the ocean, the Moon and its cycles, and grounding spiritual energies into the material plane. Devotion, spiritual development, and an alchemical return to wholeness. Hospitality, house warming, and domestic harmony. Purification, spiritual protection, and releasing unwanted influences. Insights on life, death, and spiritual rebirth. Intuition, balancing the emotions and altered states like dreaming. Traditionally used for physical well-being, vitality, and longevity.
Often you will read about the nine sacred woods used in kindling the balefire. Obviously, the trees should all have strong connections to magick, but substitutions can be made depending on where you live.
Oak would be the first choice, the backbone of the fire, so to speak. To that add eight other types of wood. Any and all of these are acceptable: apple, Hawthorne, birch, elder, ash, thorn (blackthorn), grape vine, rowan (mountain ash), holly, willow, cedar, yew and hemlock. Article found at: http://whisperingworlds.com/wiccan/beltane.php
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Beltane Rite Poem
“The pole stands straight and true,
As the dancers grab their brightly colored ribbons,
They begin to dance,
They weave the wisdom passed down through the ages.
The fires burn bright all through the night,
The vibrational frequency that your Heart feels and your Soul knows.
The music notes are carried on the wind, to start again.
A glance across the crowded hall,
With none to fear he comes near.
Maiden’s laughter rings in his ear,
Her eyes gaze into his,
He knows she is dear.
They wait their turn,
To dance together as ONE,
Announcing the feast,
They sit side by side,
Knowing this is right.
They pay homage to their Lord and Lady,
That they may be blessed as ONE tonight.
The Maypole had worked its magic once again,
For the couple found their bliss
By the simple act of a kiss under the star strewn sky.
Their fingers are laced together tight,
For they know this is their night.
They hold each other in their arms
Throughout the starry night.
They are awakened by dawn’s early light.
Grateful to have found each other,
They begin their journey together as ONE
Through this Beltane Rite.”
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As Spring is upon us, I was once again reminded of the power of Spider. The Cosmic Cookie Trail took me to this wonderful blog post that explains much of the power of Spider. You can read the article at the following link:
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