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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Ten

The Lantern of Truth Tarot Spread Today’s post is a special Tarot spread that can be used anytime you are seeking deeper insight into how to stoke those fires of light that dispel the darkness and illuminate growth. It aligns … Continue reading

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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Nine

The Magician, The High Priestess and The Hermit Today’s post looks at three cards of the Tarot-Major Arcana and how they may be used to allow you to reach behind (what has past of the Solar Wheel) and to bring … Continue reading

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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Eight

A Journey into the Dark My offering today is an audio of a pathworking that I have used at various points in the solar year. It is a journey of courage taking you into the darkness of seeking the light. … Continue reading

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19 Days of illuminated Darkness: Day Seven

Yuletide  Celebrations Todays post focuses on some of the ways the season of Yule is celebrated. Although in many cases the celebration of Yule coincides with the astronomical date of the Winter Solstice, they are distinct in that Yule is … Continue reading

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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Six

Reflection In the Dark Today is an excellent day for finding solitude and quietly reflecting in the darkness. During this busy time of the year when you are called to be more social and engage with others, the energy of … Continue reading

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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Five

Butterfly Wings Today’s post is a little gift of flash fiction I wrote many years ago in the spirit of the season. Enjoy… The birds woke me early this morning! Their insistent chirping sounded like a chorus of excited children … Continue reading

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19 Days of Illuminated Darkness: Day Four

Solstice Correspondences It’s always fun to sort through all of the things that are relevant and have been used for celebrations of the Sabbats. There are so many for the Winter Solstice/Yule because of the cluster of other holidays that … Continue reading

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