Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Waxing Half Moon in Leo - Woden's Day

"I'm one with the Goddess
and open to Her Wisdom."

11th Day of the 4th Lunar Cycle
Ruled by Hera
Lunar Tree Cycle of Fearn/Alder
27th Day of the Celtic Tree
Month of Fearn/Alder
11th Day of the Cycle of Annwyn -
Days of Avalon
Moon Phase: waxing Half Moon
Moon sets: 3:47AM EDST
Moon rises: 2:57PM EDST
Moon in the Fixed Fire Sign
of Leo
Rhiannon's Cycle of the Moon
Lunar Meditation: The itinerary
of your spiritual quest.
Sun in Aries
Sunrise: 6:46AM EDST
Sunset: 7:56PM EDST
Solar Question for the Day: "What
significant patterns are emerging from
the last year of your life?"
Imbolc (Gwyl Mair)Quarter
of the Year
April 13th, 2011

Woden's Day - Mercury Day, the Day of Communication and Connection....there are minor magickal energies today for doing divination and working elemental magick. 

The Elements

      For magick, or indeed life, to work well, the Elements of Air, Fire, Water, Earth and Spirit must be in balance. Each Element corresponds to things in our lives, has representations in magick and correspondences to help us know and associate with it. Knowledge of the Elements is essential to the Craft.
    Air, from the gentlest breeze to the strongest wind, represents our thoughts, and therefore the beginning and planning stages of all actions. Air is represented in the Circle by the direction of East, and the color yellow. It is the Season of Spring and the morning.
    Fire, whether the flame of a candle or the brilliance of the Sun, is our passions and enthusiasms, our strongest energies and the aspect which makes us decide to carry out our plans. Its direction is South, its color is red. It is Summer and the afternoon.
    Water, from the tiniest drop to the oceans, is our emotions, feelings, tears and laughter, the part which imbues a project with feeling. Its direction is West and its color blue. It is Autumn and the evening.
    Earth, the soil, rocks and mountains, is our physical body and the physical realm; it is putting plans into action. Its direction is North, the place of power, its color is green. It is Winter and the night.
    Spirit is the Goddess and the God; it is the spark of life. It is the self within and our individuality. It is the center of the Circle and is represented by the colors violet, white and many others. It is all seasons and all times of day.
    As Kate West says: "Unbalanced magick is like a chair with a short leg: wobbly."
[From Kate West's book "The Real Witches' Year" ]

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