Archive | March 2017

Open The Door Softly – PaganSquare – PaganSquare – Join the conversation!

Over the last several years, I have noticed more people expressing that they are encountering a thinning of the veils, openings between the worlds, crossings to and from the neighboring realms, and so on. These reports have been increasing in number and the intervals between reports have been decreasing. Significantly, these encounters and observations are less linked to the times and places that are traditionally thought of as naturally liminal or during the times in the changes of the seasons of the Sun and Moon when these passages are expected. I have read and heard a variety of suggestions to explain this phenomenon, and many of them are reasonable and plausible. Iā€™d like to propose that there is also a slow and steady shift in the Astrological tides that is also one of the root causes of this change. There will be just enough Astrology in this post to offer an explanation without bogging down in a lesson in Astrology.

Source: Open The Door Softly – PaganSquare – PaganSquare – Join the conversation!

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Learning to Read Tarot

Karen Bruhin

 

Dates: May 3-24, 2017
Meets: W from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 4 sessions
Hours: 8.00
Location: MALT Office, 6601 Greene St.
Instructor: Karen Bruhin
Fee: $49.00

Just as the decks we use are diverse, so are the ways in which we look at the cards. Examine the cards and ways to interpret them, be it through color, symbolism or sheer instinct. Learn the differences between the major and minor arcana as well as how to interpret simple tarot spreads. Please bring a tarot deck to class (preferably Coleman/Waite a.k.a Rider-Waite) or a deck that you have been using for a while.

Enroll: Learning to Read Tarot

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Ostara: Joy In The Gold Buds Of Spring

[Event cover photo, “Vlammenwacht voor Brighid” by “Cy-V” (https://flic.kr/p/e97P56). Used under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.]

Joy In The Gold Buds Of Spring.
Passion In The Greening Leaf
Joy In The Rising Day.
Passion Neath The Glowing Moon
Come Swelling Tides Of Spring.
Fill Me with The Promise Of Green.
— Ivo Dominguez, Jr

Please join us in our annual blessing of the spring plants and herbs. We will energize the plants with our hopes/dreams and nuture them through the summer through their fruition. By Lammas time when we wll harvest those herbs and, take them and their energies back into ourselves. We will gather at 1pm with ritual at 1:15pm. Robes are encouraged but not required.

Source: Ostara: Joy In The Gold Buds Of Spring

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Wiccadelphia ā€” A Weekend Intensive With Christopher Penczak

The Gifts of the Goddess: The Thirteen Powers of the Witch
Weekend Intensive (Event is limited to 50 participants)

Together we shall explore the classic thirteen powers of blessings & cursing, bringing forth beauty, understanding secret signs, communing with animals, banishing, healing, love, good fortune, spirit communication, revealing treasure, weather magick, transformation and hearing the Voice of the Wind, in both traditional and modern contexts. Learn valuable insights on how to work each of the powers through magickal theory, ritual and psychic practice. Share in visionary magickal encounters with the spirits to catalyze these talents within the Witch Soul. Forge the Crown of Humility, the thirteen pointed Witches Crown within your soul.

Details
Seminar Fee – $150.00* (includes a catered lunch each day)
*Non-refundable deposit of $25 is required to hold your space – complete/final payment is due by 5/20/17.
Seminar Time: 9am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday

To reserve your spot: please email the following information to grailofthebirchmoon@gmail.com

Name:
Coven/Tradition/Path, where applicable:
Payment Method: (Check or PayPal – Please use the above email for PayPal Payments)
Food Restrictions: (Vegan, Vegetarian – etc) and any other food Allergy information we should be aware of.

Location: Sheraton Wilmington South, (302) 328-6200
365 Airport Hotel, New Castle DE 19720

A block of rooms is being held under the name of “Grail of the Birch Moon” on a first come, first serve basis. Contact the hotel directly for reservations and location information.

If you have any other questions, please contact us at: Grailofthebirchmoon@gmail.com

Christopher Penczak is an author, teacher, and healing practitioner. Rooted firmly in the traditions of modern Witchcraft, he draws from the timeless wisdom of many cultures in the creation of new techniques and traditions.

Christopher is the author of numerous books, including the award-winning six-volume Temple of Witchcraft series (Llewellyn) and the Three Rays of Witchcraft (Copper Cauldron Publishing).
Christopher is a co-founder of the Temple of Witchcraft tradition and not-for-profit religious organization, and teaches and travels extensively teaching Witchcraft. www.christopherpenczak.com and www.templeofwitchcraft.org

Source: Wiccadelphia ā€” A Weekend Intensive With Christopher Penczak

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