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The Element of Earth

Earth is the universal archetype of the divine feminine. Our planet is fondly called Mother Earth, The Great Mother, Gaia, among many others. She represent the inexhaustible spirit of creation and is associated with abundance. When we work with Earth, not only are we calling the great expanse of our planet, but we are also… Continue reading The Element of Earth

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Feather Correspondences

Feathers can be used for a few different things in magick, like being a physical symbol of air, to help on soar towards success, escape from an unwanted situation, or communicate with spirits, angels, and familiars. When you want to use feathers in your magickal workings, you can simply place the feather in the Eastern… Continue reading Feather Correspondences

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Lammas Correspondences

Other names: Lughnasadh, Lunasdal Date: August 1 or 2 Meaning of the word: Lammas, or “Hlaf-mass”, is the Feast of the Bread; nasadh means “to give in marriage”, and Lugh is the name of a Celtic god; therefore, Lughnasadh means “to give in marriage to Lugh”. Primary Focus: Bread harvest, first harvest, grain harvest, games… Continue reading Lammas Correspondences

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Litha Correspondences

Other names: Midsummer, Mean Samhraidh Date: June 20, 21, or 22 Meaning of the word: Litha means “moon” Primary Focus: Love, marriage, divination Age of holiday: at least 10,000 years old Astrological Sign: 1° Cancer Planetary ruler: Moon Color Associations: Blue, gold, green, red, orange, yellow, white Herbs: Apple, Chamomile, Chicory, Chickweed, Mugwort, Mistletoe, Heather,… Continue reading Litha Correspondences

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Beltane Correspondences

Other names: May Day, Bealtinne, Beltain, Fairy Day Date: May 1 Meaning of the word: Beltane means “bright fire” or “lucky fire” Primary Focus: Appearance of the matured Horned God, fertility, protection of animals and gardens, leaping the fire for a fortunate summer, love magick Age of holiday: Said to be the oldest known holiday… Continue reading Beltane Correspondences

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Ostara Correspondences

Other names: Ostara, Ostre, Mean Earraigh, Pasch, Caisg, Pesse Date: March 20, 21, or 22 Meaning of the Word: Germanic dawn deity meaning “the month of beginnings” or “the month of openings” Primary Focus: Fertility, sunrise ceremonies, offerings to the goddess of spring Age of holiday: 3000 B.C. or older Astrological Sign: 1 degree Aries… Continue reading Ostara Correspondences

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Imbolc Correspondences

Imbolc, pronounced IM-bolhk, is the Gaelic festival marking the beginning of spring, during which great feasts were held. Imbolc is usually held on February 1st, or halfway between the winter solstice and spring equinox. The day was believed to begin and end at the sunset, so the celebrations would start on the night before. Imbolc… Continue reading Imbolc Correspondences