Practical Magic for Soul Liberation

Witchy Wednesday - April 4, 2018

Don't Stop Climbing the Mountain, But Rest When You Need To.  Plus, Win a Free Reading!
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We are coming off an emotional few days, after the Libra Full Moon and the Moon spending some time in Intense Scorpio, where deep rooted feelings get stirred up to be transformed and released.
Mars, Saturn, Pluto and Pluto in Capricorn, will be transited by the Moon over the weekend.  And, Mercury in Mars is currently having a tense conversation with all of these planets. All this adds up to a lot of stop and go energy.  A need to bust through obstacles with the 'slow and steady wins the race' approach.  This is not a time for giving up.  Instead, it's a time for continuing to put one foot in front of the other with tenacity, but honoring the call to rest when it's needed. 
This is also a time to hone and trust, our own inner authority.  To listen to our instincts, and not to look for sources of permission or validation, outside of ourselves.
Chiron in the critical last degree of Pisces may be rubbing salt in the wounds we have been dealing with for the past 7 years or so. 
The Karma Card, Reversed, draws our attention to where we may be reaping the unfortunate consequences of past karma.  It reminds us to act with the knowledge that we reap what we sow.  Also, it reminds us not to let fear and self-doubt prevent us from moving forward.

Witchy Wednesday - March 21, 2018

Aries Season & Mercury Retrograde - Think Before You Speak or Act.  Confidence over Bravado.

Yesterday, marked the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere.  This is a balance point in the year, calling out attention to where we may need to regain balance in our own lives.  It also marks the first day of Spring, and the Pagan/Witch's holiday of Ostara, a celebration of re-birth, new beginnings, and fertility. 
The Sun shifted from Pisces into Aries on this day as well, the beginning of the Astrological New Year.  Aries is the first sign of the zodiac - the newborn, who is full of impulse, self-focus, instinct, and will. 
Mercury goes Retrograde in Aries tomorrow, reminding us to look before we leap, and be mindful of our communications. 
Venus in Aries, square Pluto in Capricorn, and the Sun in Aries square the Moon in Cancer over the weekend, may bring some intensity to our relationships, and perhaps a crisis point that may need addressing.  If we do so mindfully, honestly and maturely, this can be a blessing, not a curse.
The Knight of Cups Reversed, reinforces the need to be honest and true, but keep our emotions in check, and not jump to conclusions

Witchy Wednesday - March 7, 2018

Energy Shift - Where Do We Go From Here? Plus, Win a Free Reading!

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Some of the planetary energy (Mercury and Venus) are shifting signs from watery, disorienting, spiritual Pisces, into fiery, action-oriented, instinctual, and impulsive Aries. We should already be sensing this shift on some level. Particularly in the areas of our chart that house Mercury and Venus. Chiron, the wounded healer, is making it's way through the last degrees of Pisces over the next six weeks or so. We may have some healing loose ends in the area of our chart that contains Pisces in particular. Chiron is all about growing stronger in the broken places. Life isn't always easy, and we all have our own wounds, but if we can learn and grow from them, we will be stronger and better for it, in the long run. We may also be able to use our own healing journey, in service to others. Finally, Jupiter in Scorpio is going retrograde until July. After a long period of expansion that began in October, 2017 in the area of our chart that contains Scorpio, it's time to turn inward and reflect on where we perhaps have been overdoing it in our lives, where we need to be more honest with ourselves, where we need to adjust our beliefs, expectations in order to reap the rewards of Jupiter when it moves direct. And as always, our card for the week, The Two of Swords, supports and reinforces all of this!

Witchy Wednesday - March 14, 2018

New Moon in Pisces - Lessons in Healing

This week, the big news is the new moon happening in Pisces.  If you're a Pisces, this is like your own personal new year. It's time for setting intentions for the year ahead.  Even if you're not a Pisces, this new moon marks an opportunity to deal with and heal the parts of your life that are wounded.  Chiron (the wounded healer), amplifies this focus on deep healing, by drawing our attention to where and how we can use our greatest wounds, to help us grow more powerful in the long run. 
The Judgment card reversed, reminds us to learn from our woundings, and past mistakes, rather than being overly self-critical, and getting stuck in our old patterns, and stories.
Once we face these healing lessons, we will be able to leap forward with the support of the Spring Equinox (when the Sun moves into Aries on March 20th), and with an extra boost from Mars who will join Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn for the next two months.

Witchy Wednesday - February 28, 2018

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This week is still very Piscean, with a big dose of earthy, detail-oriented, healing Virgo.

The full moon in Virgo illuminates the areas of life where we need to get right with ourselves, our daily routines, and each other. Healing is a big theme this week. Healing requires a blend of complimentary opposites in many ways - purification, dissolving, trusting the process, discernment, wisdom, compassion, and allowing. When Virgo and Pisces work together in a balanced way -powerful, wise, healing, magic happens.

Mars square mercury (and the other planets in Pisces) in the mix, may have us feeling impatient, frustrated, competitive, and a little confused. This is passing energy, so try not to get too worked up or overly emotional about it all.

Early next week, Mercury and Venus will move into Aries and we will feel a fresh spark in matters of mind, communication, and what we hold near and dear to our hearts.

Ultimately this week, trust yourself, trust the process.