Category Archives: Wheel of the Year

January Monthly Forecast

So, yeah.  2022 is gonna be another interesting year. By the three trumps we see a reasonable balance in the energies.  You will both work in your world and your world will work on you. The meaning here is to remember that we don’t live in a vacuum.  People, society in general, coworkers and friends, the government, the world; the universe- affects us.
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December Monthly Forecast

As we move into the winter holidays (by whatever name you celebrate them) our forecast speaks most clearly to worldly matters.  Finances, security, changes in circumstances.

When you think about it, it’s no different now than it ever has been.  As the cold of the winter months becomes reality, humankind has always had concern for the material facts of their existence.  Is there enough food, fuel, and shelter to hold us until spring? Continue reading

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Citrus Pomanders- A Magickal Winter Craft

Here’s another magickal recipe that you can make from ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. If not, there’s nothing here that a quick trip to the grocery won’t fix.
Aside from smelling simply delicious, these pomanders that have become Winter Holiday favorites actually have their roots in witchery and folklore.
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Dia de los Angelitos

Today we continue the celebration of our beloved dead. The day after Hallowe’en and the day before Dia de los Muertos is dedicated to the babies and children we have lost, always too soon.  This is my precious grandson, Bishop, who passed suddenly and unexpectedly from SIDS in 2007. Of all my losses, his was the most devastating.  If you have lost a child of any age, my heart goes out to you.  Continue reading

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November Monthly Forecast

The overall vibe for this month’s reading appears to be family/community and the holidays.  We’re heading into the holiday season with all of its attendant stress and beauty. Add that to the fact of another year of Covid-19 worries, travel restrictions, family that does and doesn’t vaccinate, political, human rights… Continue reading

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The Thinning of the Veil – Celebrations of Life and Death

It’s that time of year and as Hallowe’en rushes toward us, I’ve been so busy with homeschooling the grand witches and writing your tarot forecasts and Daily Focus posts,  (as well as all the garden pre-winter cleanup) I just have … Continue reading

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Ancestor Season in Thornesworld

Sometime around the first of October is when I get serious.  Ancestor season has arrived. Winter is the time I go inward, both physically and magickally… Continue reading

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It’s Feeling Fall

As you can see, it’s time to chop down the sunflowers and save some seeds for munching as well as for sharing with the birds.  If you look up to the top right of the drooping sunflowers you’ll see a few small yellow flowers atop those tall, swaying stalks…
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Blessings of the Autumnal Equinox to All!

Mabon by Robin ap Clericus. Autumnal equinox returns once more, The waning year knocking at the door. But instead of joy at the equal time, Tis sorrow that has turned me to rhyme. For as I wake on this wondrous … Continue reading

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