Full Moon in Scorpio. Love Her or Leave Her.

Full Moon in Scorpio – May 10, 2017

Well, my loves, here is a moon to reckon with!

Scorpio leads into some dark, heady waters, where we can either drown or swim and come out reborn.

I’m not saying any of this lightly, as this powerful moon is here to teach about life, death, re-birth, magic and the synergy of our sexual natures. She is intense, the Queen of the occult – that which is hidden.

While I usually work with the moon as an equal, this month I will respectfully bow to her and offer my submission to her wisdom and strength.

Have you been feeling a strain in the back of your head, or your neck and shoulders in general, a heaviness of mood and encountering obstacles? These manifestations of the pressure preceding this moon are temporary and can be navigated by connecting to friends and loved ones who are light-bearers and optimists.

Do drink of Scorpio Moon’s sensual darkness and ponder what lessons she has under her moody cloak.

Scorpio rules the Underworld, mystery, and is ruled herself by Pluto, a very irregular and puzzling planet.

Scorpio would rather sting itself to death than yield to a predator. Hmmm, sounds oddly familiar, what with this being my sign and several planets also in Scorpio. She prefers to control her own destiny, keeping secrets and many of her vulnerabilities under wraps. She is Kali, a protective mother figure, hope, creation and destruction all wrapped up in one.

We can learn and draw from this Scorpio Moon, and make particular magic for realizing our dreams. The moon appears full when it is on the far side of the earth, and it is when we release the intentions we set under the New Moon.

Using tools that align with the full moon phase and Scorpio, such as black and white candles, perhaps a snake skin you have found, a moonstone crystal, a drum for evoking the energy of the Underworld, we can tap into why we may feel full of emotion at this time. Scorpio will highlight the unknown within us, what is hidden?

 

In a state of gratitude and wonder, write down a list of what you would like to discover about yourself and some things that perhaps you have kept secret, and would like to explore. Scorpio moon will challenge you to be your most authentic self! Is there something you would like do that will rock your world and you have been afraid to begin? This is the time for opening to new energy!

Pleasure, courage, vulnerability, surprise, emotions…all on the table with Scorpio Full Moon!

Kali is an exacting mistress, demanding your attention. Be kind to yourself, while you swim in the dark river of your own mystery. Shed your old skin and delight in your newness.

There is no going back with this moon, we are either stepping into the new or stagnating in the old. The choice is ours. Be brave, my loves, and with the dark goddess at your side, embark on a new adventure!

Her hips are swaying, she is dancing with all that breaks convention and she invites you to join her.

Namaste.

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How to Stock a Magical Cupboard for Your Witch’s Practice.

The magical cupboard, the secret garden, the private journal, the mysterious woman slipping silently through the woods—these words may waken something within you, something that stirs deep within, a knowing so ancient that you may wish to turn away, or determine to explore further.

Are we not all fascinated by what makes the colors change on the tree, or the tides turn, or the herb give up its healing strength? Did we not, as children, devour books on fairies and magic, and create potions that only our mothers would drink? Were you one of those children who just knew that everything was “real”? Do you remember how you felt when you were a child, full of wonder and hope, knowing that all of creation is magical, and that everything has consciousness?

If you have forgotten, but want to remember, against the odds, against all admonitions, that grown-ups do indeed believe in such things, then you are in the right place. I believe that magic is real and nothing is impossible!

I am often asked how one would stock a magical cupboard, and by this I mean your own collection of magical tools that would assist you in your mystics’ journey.

When I began in the Wise Woman tradition, gathering tools for my practice was part of my awakening into developing my own style of magic. I practice as a Solitary and do not belong to a coven. I had only my own intuition and some books for guidance. There wasn’t opportunity to poke around through any other mystics’ collection. If you are beginning this journey without the support of a coven, take heart, a solitary journey can be deeply meaningful.

Stocking your magical cupboard is a great adventure! To be sure, the list can get lengthy, but you can start with a few things that you consider essential, and build on that. You may already have some of these things, some items can be found at any store in town, and others will have to be bought at a magical supply store. The list below is a starting point.

Create one area where you will store your magical supplies. You may not have a whole room to use for your practice, it may truly be a cupboard, or a box, or a few shelves in a closet. All space is sacred space. Treat all items with respect and care, having consecrated them to your work, and keeping them away from the hands of others. Your tools will assume your energy, and are, in essence, an extension of you. They will, after time, store your energy, becoming more and more powerful.

As you choose your tools, try to tap into your heart center, asking your inner knowing to guide you. If something does not feel right, even if it is pretty and affordable, don’t buy it.

The rest is here, my loves: https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/03/how-to-stock-a-magical-cupboard-for-your-witchs-practice/

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Now on Amazon! The Raven and The Aspen King.

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My loves, The Raven and the Aspen King is now available in Paperback and Kindle

Thank you so much for reading and sharing this lustful tale. I am grateful and welcome your reviews.

Aiden. He’s everything they want – Holly, Sahara and Iona, all in love with a man who’s crossed centuries to find them.

In this continuation of a passionate story that defies rules and boundaries, fall in love all over again with the mystery of well-kept secrets, erotic encounters and the magic that ties it all together.

Book Two of the Dark Pool Trilogy, The Raven and the Aspen King, keeps its promises. There is nothing like a lusty dip into forbidden waters.

 

 

Full February Moon in Leo.

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When Luna waxes full tonight in Leo, and plays with magic under a penumbral eclipse, remember that you are a vessel of electro-magnetic energy, carrying Luna’s messages, healing and expanded wisdom to all of creation. The tides of your being, the ancient knowledge encoded within your DNA and your blood will be vibrating with cosmic enlightenment. Your hormones will shift to adjust to the massive influx of information beaming down with Luna’s intensity.

This is important work that we do with the moon each month, communicating with other life in the universe; this is so much more than a chance to bask in the moon’s ecstatic energy. This is a time of opening to other galaxies, to experiencing life on other planets, to opening at third eye and heart center and allowing our own DNA to be encoded with new insights.

February’s full moon is a powerful portal that heaves change and opportunity upon our Mother. Our planet accepts the challenge set forth by the Cold Moon, and will in the coming months create openings for our evolution. You are part of this change if you wish, as you allow your blood and DNA to carry more of the Sacred Feminine. Remember that you are of the stars, you are divine and you are all knowing. Shed the veil at the full moon and enter the mystic. Enter the darkness that hides on the shadow side of the moon. Enter your destiny.

Namaste my loves. The time is now. You are ready.

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Announcing: The Raven and the Aspen King

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Hey darlings, here is the new cover for the Raven and the Aspen King, due  for release next week!

The magic continues in The Dark Pool Trilogy! Once again, meet Aiden and Sahara on their journey into love and erotic mysticism.

I will send another note as soon as we are live, and thank you dear readers for your continued and enthusiastic support!

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