The Star Goddess

Listen to the words of the Star Goddess: the dusts of Whose feet are the hosts of heaven, Whose body encircles the Universe:

I Who am the beauty of the green earth, and the white moon among the stars, and the mystery of the waters, and the desire of the heart of man, call unto thy soul, arise, and come unto Me.

For I am the soul of Nature Who gives life to the Universe.  From Me all things proceed, and unto Me all things must return; and before My face, beloved of gods and of men, let thine innermost divine self be enfolded in the rapture of the infinite.

Doreen Valiente, “The Charge of the Goddess”

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Origin Of The Veil Between The Worlds

It is said that on Samhain the veil between the worlds has grown thin. The idea of a veil between worlds is actually misleading without understanding the context, as these worlds are not concretely separated. This boundary is referred to by many other names and images such as a hedge or a mist, which is used a lot in pagan and witchcraft traditions. The world of the living and the world of the spirits overlap but are hidden behind a metaphoric veil of perception, which keep in mind is only a sheer piece of fabric to begin with. During Samhain while in the sign of Scorpio (ruled by Pluto) the world of the spirits is the easiest to access, as that boundary of perceived separation isn’t as concrete. This makes this time of the year the easiest to experience and communicate with spirits.

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