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We All Look At the Same Moon!

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January Moon Phases

Last Quarter falls on Sunday, 31 January, 2016 at 10:29 PM

February Moon Phases
New Moon falls on Monday, 08 February, 2016 at 9:40 AM
First Quarter falls on Monday, 15 February, 2016 at 2:47 AM
Full “Snow” Moon falls on Monday, 22 February, 2016 at 1:20 PM

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Full Snow Moon
Full “Snow” Moon falls on Monday, 22 February, 2016 at 1:20 PM

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The Sabbats 2016

Northern Hemisphere

Candlemas/Imbolc – Feb. 2
Ostara – Mar. 21/22
Beltane – Apr. 30/May 1
Summer Solstice – June 20
Lammas – Aug.2
Autumnal Equinox/Mabon – Sept.22
Samhain – Oct. 31
Winter Solstice/Yule – Dec. 21

Southern Hemisphere

Imbolc – August 1st
Ostara – September 21st/22nd
Beltane – Oct 31st/Nov 1st
Lithia – Dec 21st/22nd
Lammas – Feb 1st/2nd
Mabon – March 21st
Samhain – April 30th/May 1st
Yule – June 21st

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The Year Is Divided Into Four Seasons:
The first season is of a frigid complexion, and this is “Winter”;
The second is of the complexion of Air, and this is “Spring”;
Then follows the third, which is “Summer”, and is of the complexion of Fire;
Lastly, there is the fourth, wherein fruits are matured, which is “Autumn”.
~The Turba Philosophorum, ca. 12 century  

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The Seasons, 2016

Vernal Equinox (Spring begins) March 19th at 11:29 evening.
Sun on Equator, crosses the line North, enters the sign of Aries.

Summer Solstice (Summer begins) June 20th at 5:34 evening.
Sun Runs High, at Northern tropic (turn), enters the sign of Crabba.

Autumnal Equinox (Fall begins) September 22nd at 9:20 morning.
Sun on Equator, crosses the line South, enters the sign of Libra.

Winter Solstice (Winter begins) December 21st at 5:43 morning.
Sun Rides Low, at Southern tropic (turn), enters the sign of Capricorn.

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Imbolc/Candlemas Spell

The fires of Brigid were tended by nineteen priestesses at Kildare, Ireland. Today these same sacred fires are tended by nineteen nuns.

In the spirit of Brigid’s fire, light white, red, or yellow candles to celebrate the return of the light at this time of year. Sing this  verse while you light the candles:

Mighty Brigid, Goddess of the forge, flying sparks and light,

Mistress who commands the strength

of fire and healing sight.

Patroness of poets, healers, and smiths,

Bring thy blessings and gifts.

Holder who balances the delicate forces of fire’s birth and death.

Transformation  come,

inspiration flow,

Brigid bless all you know.

Element of fire, may you with Brigid’s sacred light always warmly glow.

Priestess of fire and light, open up the forge and let creativity flow.

Visions of magic, muse to bards,

Let the winds of  imagination blow.

Brigid dance in my life and dreams,

The ancient truths reveal.

Share your fires of healing and vibrant  health,

And keep my spirit well.

Protectress of mothers and children be,

Always watch over me.

May your fires burn bright in my  heart,

And bless each project that I start.

Deep in the  earth your wells of inspiration

flow abundant and free.

Come share your  overflowing bounty with others and with me.

Mighty Brigid, this I know.

Where your magic is,

So do the wise  go.

May I be among your blessed,

Fill my heart and spirit with all that is best.

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Tasha’s Astrology Planner for February 2016

February, the shortest month of the year is often one of the most interesting. It is powered by erratic Uranus, meaning anything can happen–but wait, Saturn planet of stability and structure was and still is it’s ruler as well. This is the wonderful paradox of Aquarius and of Aquarians: Sometimes this period as well as its natives, appears to be just plain off the wall and then when you least expect it, suddenly turn conservative. Abraham Lincoln is an example.

The New Moon in Aquarius falls on the 8th, suggesting that over the next two weeks leading up to the Full Moon we build on our old friendships and work to make new ones. We can also increase our inventive creativity as well as our altruistic activity. The Full Moon on the 21st in Virgo suggests we use the next two weeks to release ill health, stodginess, and/or disorganized behavior, and learn ways to take better care of ourselves, our belongings, and others.

This month, besides the Sun which always changes signs monthly, there are only two planets changing signs and none changing direction. Mercury starts the month in organized Capricorn and moves to eccentric Aquarius on the 13th. Venus goes from practical Capricorn at the start of the month to quirky Aquarius on the 16th. Jupiter, the only retrograde planet, stays that way throughout the entire month. This can indicate delays in benefits or a return to a former one. You might review any entitlements or even investments. This would apply to all but especially to Virgos, somewhat to Capricorns and Tauruses.

This is a rather quiet month astrologically. There are no big guns looming on the horizon or stressful planetary conflicts in store for us. To me what this means is that it is up to us to use the energies available to us to the best advantage that we can. For instance, the cycles of the Moon and the signs that she moves through can be very helpful in planning our activities. In the weeks from New to Full we need to plan activities around increase. On the Full to New cycle, it’s time to pare down, eliminating what is used up, outmoded or useless.

The first weekend in February is powerful with much opportunity to be explored. The 5th holds a potential for positive change fueled by a good choice in the right direction But be mindful of impulsive choices on the 6th that could turn out badly; the 6th and the 7th also hold a potential for accidents involving carelessness or haste. However, the 6th also holds a potential benefit from some form of good communications or possibly an opportunity to learn something helpful or useful.  A friendly, cheerful aspect enhances the 9th and 10th. On the 28th: be mindful of focus, investigate what may seem too good to be true.

Checking in with the signs the Moon is in will be your best bet to enhance your opportunities and plan your activities this month.

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A Bedtime Spell for Renewal
Spell Date:  Saturday, January 30, 2016

It was Edgar Allan Poe who penned the words, “Sleep, those little slices of death…” It is interesting to think that a part of our consciousness dies(alongside many physical cells) during the process of sleep. For those of us who function with one foot in each world, as the witchy saying goes, it’s of utmost importance to get proper and healthy sleep.
When you prepare for a night’s sleep, see that a bowl of lavender sits next to you. Place a special amethyst stone in the center. Place another lavender/amethyst bowl in the westernmost quadrant of your room. Take three slow sniffs of the lavender next to you before setting the bowl down. Then lie down, cover up, close your eyes, and cross your arms across your chest (in the traditional Corpse Pose).
Say aloud three times:

“As I lay me down to rest, I ask for renewal through the Gates of the West.”

Visualize yourself surrounded in a lavender hue, and note how you feel when you awaken.
This post was written by Raven Digitalis on January 30, 2016

Mirror Protection Spell
Spell Date:  Friday, January 29, 2016

Recite the following incantation to reflect negative energy back to the sender. This spell can be recited with eyes closed or in front of a black mirror.

“By the powers of the moon and sun,
I conjure.
Let the power of the elements come to me.
Encircle me.
Unicorn of the north, come to me.
I charge thee, lend me thy power
to ground.
Griffin of the east, come to me.
I charge thee, lend me thy power of knowledge.
Dragon of the south, come to me.
I charge thee, lend me thy power of protection.
Serpent of the west, come to me.
I charge thee, lend me thy power of emotion.
Thy powers encircle.
Thy powers wind, thrice round.
Let negative energy sent to me
Be sent back where it came times three.
Never let this charm reverse
Or upon me place a curse.
By nature’s will and harm to none,
Let this, my charm, not be undone.”

This post was written by Emily Carlin on January 29, 2016

Abundance Attitude Adjustment
Spell Date:  Thursday, January 28, 2016

To balance out and recalibrate your relationship with money, make four lists. First, list positive new habits you can adopt surrounding money, including every way to comfortably save money that you can think of: borrow books from the library, host clothing swaps, etc. Second, list things that you might responsibly spend money on that you have been neglecting, such as a new dish towel, car maintenance, or even something that seems like more of a luxury, such as bath salts or a color of lipstick that you like. Third, list your limiting beliefs about money, such as “rich people are unhappy” or “money is always a problem.” Now make a fourth list by rewriting every limiting belief, transforming it into a positive one. Commit to making changes according to lists one, two, and four. Throw the third list onto a fire or burn it safely in a cauldron or pot.
This post was written by Tess Whitehurst on January 28, 2016

Car Protection Cord
Spell Date:  Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Lots of people have items hanging from the rearview mirror of their car: good-luck charms, religious medals, or just sentimental trinkets. We can use this practice to weave a subtle yet powerful bit of protection magic for our vehicle and ourselves.

To make this cord, you will need to charge a key or key-shaped charm by holding and visualizing it filled with protective white light, and have three lengths of black cord(about twelve inches each). Knot the cords at one end, and hold this knot between your teeth. Visualize your car and see it as having a clear but strong force field surrounding it. Transfer this picture into the cord as you braid the strands together. Tie seven more knots in the cord, about an inch and a half apart, to hold the power. Once you reach the end, add the key, tying one last knot to join both ends of the cord together. Hang on the rearview mirror.
This post was written by Michael Furie on January 27, 2016
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Lepidolite and Rebirth

Properties: This is the stone of rebirth. Useful for transitions in life. Helpful in times of stress and coping with stress therefore, creating calm and relaxation. Lepidolite is used to help ease the transition from addiction. Gently eases intensity of our emotional feelings, mood swings, depression, manic-depression, worry, and anxiety. Brings hope, relief, gentleness, self-love, patience, self-forgiveness, unworried sleep, mental/emotional balance, and well-being. This stone is particularly good for students as it is helpful for studying, learning, manifesting, change and awareness. This stone is used for self-criticism, when we become down on ourselves, lepidolite allows us to see for ourselves who we really are and the potential that lies within us. To enjoy the benefits from this stone, meditate with it in your hands on a daily basis. Lepidolite balances Brow Chakra with new spiritual love. It speeds up decision making, stimulating the intellect and encouraging independence and free and clear thinking. Scanning this stone around the Aura will allow you to locate discomfort and dis-ease anywhere in the energy field.

Folk Remedies: Since lepidolite is a lithium-mica stone it is useful mood swing, bi-polar disorders, treating the master gland and immune system, skin, DNA. This stone is good for creating calm sleep, relieving exhaustion and soothes the body through detoxification. This is the stone to assist in better digestion. Because of its mineral make-up, lepidolite has been used over the centuries for menopause, Alzheimer’s, sick building syndrome, allergies and epilepsy. As a generator of negative ions, this stone can clean up negativity. Place this stone on or near a computer to clear electromagnetic pollution and computer stress. This stone assists in astral travel, shamanic work and spiritual journeys. Farmers and gardeners have used lepidolite for producing more abundant crops. Lepidolite will cleanse the atmosphere after quarrels between two people.

Feng Shui: Lepidolite is used in the Center area for harmony and balance, in the North area for personal journeys and in the Northeast area for self worth, cultivation, knowledge and wisdom.

Crystal Cleansing: This stone should not be cleansed in salt water due to its fragile nature. Place this stone on a quartz cluster or in a bowl of quartz tumblestone for cleansing and clearing. You can energize this stone in the sun for several hours. Crystals react and energize by the light of the moon. The fuller the moon the more energized your crystal becomes. I would recommend your cleansing to be on or near the full moon so that the light can absorb into your crystal.

History: Lepidolite (KLi2Al(Al,Si)3O10(F,OH)2 is a lithium-mica. It is high in lithium and was originally mined for the mineral. Solid lavender to soft pink and sparkly, this stone is a member of the monoclinic group, measuring 2.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. This stone was originally called “lilalite” when first discovered in the eighteenth century due to its lilac color. It is one of the major sources of the rare alkali metals rubidium and caesium.

Andrew Pacholyk, MS, L.Ac
http://www.peacefulmind.com/stones.htm
Therapies for healing
mind, body, spirit

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Greetings Friends, Fans and Colleagues,

Let me invite you to the FREE audio book series Roy and I have created from my published paperback book, Goddess Calling: Inspirational Messages and Meditations of Sacred Feminine Liberation Thealogy.  It’s free. Feel free to share it around. We have 13 episodes “in the can” and will be releasing them every 3 weeks or so on email and Facebook as a service to the community. You can catch them either on You Tube or recorded on my radio show, Voices of the Sacred Feminine.

SEPARATING TRUTH FROM MYTH
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Understanding All Sides
Owning Your Tendencies  

by Madisyn Taylor

Looking at only one side of our life can make us blind to the many other ways of looking at our situation.

Whenever we examine our lives, we examine them from a particular side or angle. Most of us tend to favor one side over the others. For example, we may tend to look at things from an emotional perspective rather than a financial perspective, or we may prefer to think in terms of details rather than the big picture, or vice versa. To a certain degree, this is not a problem, and these tendencies add color to our individual personalities. However, they can also make us one-sided, blind to the many other ways of looking at our situation. Even if we have decided that we are most happy when we focus on one particular side of things, it is always worth exploring the other sides. When we do, we become well rounded, more understanding of other viewpoints, and even more solid in our own.

Perhaps you are a person who tends to see your life in terms of your spiritual well-being. As a result, other concerns such as financial comfort or social standing may not be prominent in your mind as you make decisions. However, taking just a moment to consider those angles will help you in several ways. One, it will enable you to see more clearly what your priorities are and how they influence your life situation. Two, it will enhance your sense of confidence, because you will see your situation from all sides, even as you choose one. And three, it will help you communicate with others about who you are and what you are doing, because you will come from a place of understanding that your own biases and tendencies are unique as are theirs.

Most of us instinctively come at things from a particular angle, and in many cases this is the right way for us. Still, understanding the other angles only strengthens us. When we look at our lives from all sides, we shed light on the big picture, giving ourselves access to many points of view and highlighting more clearly the one we have chosen to take.  

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Dr. Marga’s workshops and consultations at Transcendence Wellness Center: Jan 5 – Feb 2, 2016

During the months of January and February Dr. Marga Birmingham will be offering workshops, Energy and Spiritual Healing Sessions, and Spiritual Counseling sessions for human beings and animals at Transcendence Wellness Center. Here’s her events calendar for Jan 5-Feb 2/16.

Jan 5, Tues – 6Heal Your Pet and Other Animals! – Investment: $15
Dr. Marga’s Animal Healing System: During this seminar Dr. Marga will introduce her Animal Healing System, which blends principles and approaches of Animal Energy Medicine & Spiritual Healing: Animal Communication, Positive Affirmations, Visualizations, Flower Remedies, Energy Balancing, Chakra Healing, Spiritual Healing, Cosmic Rays, Music Therapy, and Pet Phobia Desensitization.

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Jan 5, Tues – 7- Investment: $40
Aligning YOURSELF for the New Year: A Journey on Energy Cleansing, Alignment and Protection, Self-Healing, and LIFE Goals Definition for the New Year – During this program you will explore ways to cleanse your energy field, align your seven-fold bodies, your chakra system, and protect yourself energetically. We will discuss the importance of setting and/or reviewing LIFE Goals, as you prepare yourself for this new chapter in your life.

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Jan 12, Tues – 6 Investment: $15

POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS TO HEAL YOUR PET AND OTHER ANIMALS- A Breakthrough Process to Transform Animals Health and Behavior – Based on the author’s book POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS TO HEAL YOUR PET AND OTHER ANIMALS. During this program will learn how to improve your pet’s or any other animal’s state of mind, and even physical or emotional condition using positive affirmations. You can use them on a daily basis, during and after rescue operations, trauma episodes, surgeries, health challenges, behavioral issues and such.  

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Jan 12, Tues – 7-   Investment: $40
Breaking the CHAINS: Letting go of the UNWANTED – A Journey of Self Liberation, freeing yourself from relationships that don’t serve a high purpose in your life any more. We will examine the reasons why people put themselves in destructive and/or magnetic relationships. We will support you seek the courage to let go of the UNWANTED, opening the doorways to a life of self-love, self-respect and meaning.
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Jan 26, Tues – 6-7 Investment: $15

VISUALIZATIONS TO HEAL YOUR PET AND OTHER ANIMALS- During this program you will learn how to use visualizations to maximize the effect of positive affirmations, this way creating a new health reality and well being  to your pet or any other animal you want to help. You will learn how to project a healing thought form, that is, imagery, into the animal’s mind. You’ll gradually start seeing signs of change or even “miracles”!    

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Jan 26, Tues – 7- 9:Investment: $40
Say Yes to the New You:  A Journey of Courage, Transmutation and Transformation.  What kind of BEING do you want to be? Someone constantly fearful, irritable, critical, judgmental, unforgiving, and unsatisfied? Or someone others want to be around because you radiate confidence, patience, acceptance, understanding and compassion? During this program you will “vacuum” energetically the shadowed soul attributes from your BEING, transmuting them into empowering, liberating, and enlightened divine attributes, giving birth to the NEW YOU!

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Feb 2, Tues – 6- 7p Investment: $15

Soul Retrieval: A Shamanic Healing Approach to Heal Animal Trauma- During this seminar you will learn about Soul Retrieval, a Shamanic technique that reintegrates one or more portions of an animal soul, or essence, lost during trauma, shock, abuse, intense fear, panic, grief, major life changes, losses, surgery, illness, intense stress, etc.

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Feb 2, Tues – 7- 9:3 Investment: $40

The Power of Forgiveness: A Journey To Your Heart In Search For Healing, Peace, Health, And Inner Freedom. FREE YOURSELF FROM THE CHAINS OF THE PAST. Explore your deepest capability to forgive, love unconditionally, and be compassionate for yourself and others. Create PEACE in your life and in the life of others. Step onto the road that leads to your real SELF, re-empowerment, peace, wholeness, and improved health.

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Dr. Marga’s Spiritual Counseling and Healing Session – 1h – 1.5 h or 2 h one-to-one sessions. – Fridays – 5-9pm.
Jan  8,15, 22, 29 and Feb 5.  

During the session Dr. Marga works from her cosmology of: Spiritual Healing, Shamanism (Soul Retrieval), Past Lives Therapy, Multidimensional Healing, Positive Affirmations and Visualizations, Archetypes, Consciousness Expansion, Energy Cleansing, Protection and Alignment, Chakra Balancing and Alignment, Cosmic Rays Therapy, Belief System Review, Life Purpose Assessment, Divine Self Reconnection, Sacred Contract Assessment, and Inner Alchemy and Transmutation.

Utilizing dialogue and intuitive insight, individual needs are assessed and addressed through her deeply loving spiritual presence and transformational energy.

Contact Susie at Transcendence or Dr. Marga directly to book your session.
Inquire Transcendence about other schedule possibilities.

Investment:
1 h = $ 95
1 ½ h = $135
2 h = $180

By prepaid appointment only.  Cancellations policy:
100 % refund on cancellations up to 48 hours prior to session
50% refund on cancellations up to 24 hours prior to session
No refund on cancellations on the same day as session

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Merriam, KS 66203

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Mother Earth Gemstones

Greetings:
We are the proprietors of Mother Earth Gemstones, a Mom and Pop rock shop.
We offer rocks, crystals, minerals, fossils, gemstones, and more at great prices.
Our shop has been serving the community since January, 2010.

Between us we have over 50 years of involvement in the pagan community, and we love our rocks.

We invite you to visit our shop at: http://www.MotherEarthGemstones.com

Also we recently added a large jewelry section to our shop. We have partnered with a renown jewelry craftsman and
can now offer you an excellent collection of jewelry. Our jewelry is crafted with .925 Sterling Silver unless otherwise noted.

We are Crick & Tracy, a Traditional witch and a Druid.

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Haunted Occoquan (Virginia) Tours offer family-friendly walking tours.  Visit our Tour Reservation page for information on when you can make a reservation and fees.

Check Kay out online in Biography Channel’s “My Ghost Story”, Episode 67 concerning the Weems-Botts Museum in Dumfries, VA, and her new blog about things paranormal and Haunted Occoquan.

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The Goddess Way through the 12 Steps

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The Goddess Way through the 12 Steps: 12 Rituals of Light and Love
by Amethyst Star (Author), Shahla Coyote (Contributor), Baba Mecka (Contributor)

Some background:

We began our rituals in January, 2012 for Step One.  Each month we did a ritual for the corresponding step. The rituals were equally written by each of us.  We created each ritual so it was an action of love coming from all of us. Here is a quick introduction for our book.  

Peace and harmony are the cornerstones of our 12-Step rituals. Amethyst Star and I (Shahla Coyote) have been friends for many years.  They met Baba Mecka a few years ago. We each realized that something was missing, something that could make the steps more viable in our lives. We all follow the Goddess path and wanted to write rituals for each step. It has been a labor of love and has allowed us to get closer to the Spirit Goddess.  The three of us came together to go through each of the steps to cement with action and ritual our growth in sobriety. Our higher power includes goddesses, so it seemed natural to use ritual and different goddesses to express creatively each step in recovery.

We used the Open Steps and these rituals are not set in stone.  If you feel that a different stone or god/goddess expresses more clearly your intention, by all means change the ritual to be a clear expression of yourself. Honor your sobriety by being true to what feels right to you.  These rituals express an inward pull to grow in love and spirituality.

We began brainstorming the possibility of creating rituals for each of the 12 Steps. Each one of these rituals has been a beautiful way to express our commitment to that step.  They have healed us in ways we can’t even begin to describe in our journey in recovery.  Making the Goddess path part of our recovery has been profound.  This book has truly been a labor of light and love. We hope you enjoy it and the wonderful things that may materialize as a result of these rituals.  

Amethyst Star,  Baba Mecka, Shahla Coyote
Product Details:
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: The Goddess Way Through The 12 Steps; 1 edition (April 25, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9781628901
ISBN-13: 978-9781628900
Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Campbell’s Rambles:
How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life

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Nonfiction by Patty L. Fletcher

The book is now for sale in print and e-book format from Amazon, Barnes and Noble,
the Apple bookstore, Smashwords, and other online sellers.

For details, please see:  www.dvorkin.com/pattyfletcher

Attention All Readers of – The Neighborhood News!

We are until the first of the year running a holiday special on advertising. From now until January 1st, 2016 you can purchase one year’s advertising for a onetime fee of $20.00 for 200 word limit or $25.00 with a photo.

Even if you are already placing Ads with us, you may still take advantage of this limited opportunity.

To place your Ad, please send your information including contact info such as email address, phone or website. (One link per Ad)

Font & Size:-   Times New Roman, size 12

To: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com and make your payment to me at PayPal.com using the same email address.

Thanks and we look forward to doing business with you in the near future.

Patty L Fletcher
Author, Motivational Speaker and Nonprofit Consultant

Update:
Wanted to let you guys know my book Campbell’s Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life is now free for the next week on Smashwords. I’d love it if you’d read and review it on Smashwords. I’d also love it if you’d read my author interview, and send me any questions you can think of that I did not get asked or answer and that you think should be added. Thanks I value your input.

http://campbellsworld/wordpress.com

www.dvorkin.com/pattyfletcher/

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Flash Silvermoon What the Animals Tell Me !
Every Wed 8:30-9PM EST call 1 347 237 5416

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What the Animals Tell Me with Flash Silvermoon
Every Wed 8:30-9 pm EST http://67.20.67.108/

Reaching out through email as FB wants my name to be Deborah Kotler so please, friend me under that name thanks

WOMANSPIRIT RISING On Air Rituals and Celebrations w/Flash Silvermoon http://67.20.67.108/
What the Animals Tell Me with Flash Silvermoon every Wed 8:30-9 pm est

ALTERNATIVE HEALING FOR THE ANIMALS IN THE SHADOW OF EARTH CHANGES  You can call in this phone number to listen LIVE on our live show
Call 1-6055623140 Enter Access code: 244850#  If you call in stay muted til the end and we can HAVE SOME Q&A or

ARCHIVE – /http://67.20.67.108/flash-silvermoon-2/     Listen anytime  after the show to This Show and Others
Flash Silvermoon shares her story ALTERNATIVE HEALING FOR THE ANIMALS IN THE SHADOW OF EARTH CHANGES now because we are all going through so many EARTH CHANGES and there are so many animals in crisis or crossing around the world putting all of us including our beloved animals at high risk. Also we are coming on to the 10 year Anniversary of Katrina and this story shares my experiences of working with the Rescue team for the Katrina Hounds locally. Hopefully this story although written some years ago will inspire and educate you in ways to help yourselves. If you call in tonight and mute the phone til the end we can have some QnA if you like.

This story and many others will be included in her book Lifetime Companions Love Never Dies which offers many tales about how she began working on her own animals and how that evolved to treating all kinds of other animals over the last 35 years.
The animals are my teachers and I have been blessed by many excellent teachers in my home and in my practice.I am sure that you will find that this information awakens your own skills as an Animal Communicator too.Reach Flash Silvermoon at    http://www.flashsilvermoon.com

Nationally known Animal Communicator Flash Silvermoon shares her 35+ years of experiences doing healing work with the animals to enlighten you about their psyches.and how to truly deepen your relationship with your animal companions and all animals  Call Flash Silvermoon for an appointment today. 352-475-2432 North Central Florida’s Favorite Pet Psychic, Psychic and Astrologer

Flash always shares more about Holistic methods to heal your animal companions. Of course the first thing is Animal Communication which  is the best aid in knowing and understanding what your animal companions want and need as well as how their past and even past lives can influence their healing.
Flash also creates her own Gem Elixirs and uses Green Hope Farms Flower Essences as well as homeopathy, essential oils and healing touch to round out her practice. See her website for further info on ordering or having her work on your animals .

Flash presents this wonderful show devoted to bringing people and animals into greater harmony. She shares her amazing experiences as an Animal Communicator and offers everything that you might want to know about the world of animals from care, healing, feeding and most importantly understanding. She often shares the mike with special guests who are managers of Sanctuaries, non traditional Vets, and all manner of people that work on the front line to love and help animals.

Call Flash Silvermoon for an appointment today. 352-475-2432 North Central Florida’s Favorite Pet Psychic, Psychic and Astrologer

* The Wise Woman’s Tarot – http://flashsilvermoon.com *
* What The Animals Tell Me Radio Show

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Cat’s Treasure Trove

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“Add a little magic to your day”  

We specialize in unique handcrafted jewelry & gifts!

Please surf in and check us out at: http://catstreasuretrove.weebly.com

You can also LIKE us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/CatsTreasureTrove

Please surf in and check us out!

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Daughter’s of Isis

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Greetings!

Another holiday season is here!  The world wags with continuous changes larger than ever as we celebrate our seasonal shifts.  This year we have focused on uplifting new blends to refresh you (The Sea) or help keep you in the moment (ReAwaken).  Please give a look at our new collection; the SuperNaturals.  They have been created to assist with balance and banish.   The season brings our holiday blends back onto the shelf with some brand new considerations: the Lady’s of Winter!  Right beside the Holly King and Oak King.  

There are many links for you to explore.  Browse through all the Goddess goodies and beauties from MotherHouse of the Goddess Shop.  Go over to Kimberly’s site and explore the Mystery School.

Please listen in … we have provided links to 3 radio shows that inform, explore and ask you to participate.  Nicole’s Spirit Therapy will bring you some healing meditations to address issues of Self or to heal in your community.   Goddess Alive Radio provides a guest list of Goddess devoted authors, ceremonialist’s and healers. Every Saturday Nicole and Gwen explore our New Age.  

Thank you for giving us a moment!  Take the loving energy of the season and heal yourself!  We have so many aromatic tools for you to enjoy and use.
Gwen, the blender.
Link to Daughters of Isis.com
646.202.1889
866.364.6457
Click on the logo to go there!
http://daughtersofisis.com/

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I am really excited about the upcoming Artist Receptions at both Blue Lotus in Lawrence and The Wellness Wheel in North Kansas City this month and looking forward to seeing all of you.

I have also continued creating the Solfeggio Mandalas for the Divine Frequency and have completed 753Hz very recently. (shown above)

Original Archangel drawings available for purchase,these are selling fast so get your favorite angel before it is gone.

Get Your Adult Coloring Books & join the fun!
The Earthly, Angelic, Universal and now the Natural Solfeggio Frequencies in combination with Mandala’s are a unique and powerful tool to connect and transform your connection with your true self.

The combination of both Solfeggio’s and Mandala’s are a powerful tool to awaken our consciousness, activate DNA and prepare the body for reawakening of the heart connection. Activate the cells with geometric patterning that heightens your interconnectivity to carry more information, light and energy. Every cell becomes a portal. As this happens, corrections and adjustments in the electrical fields and meridians that have been out of attunement occur, and the whole body benefits as it aligns with the new paradigm.

Susan Prout
816.377.3507
SusanProutArt.com
susan@susanproutart.com

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Earth Signs and Omens

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Uncover the Hidden Mysteries of Nature

In Nature, we can find guidance about all life’s mysteries and all issues in our individual life circumstances.
We will learn the signs, omens and messages in nature and understand when and how they communicate with us.
One of the easiest and most rewarding of the divinatory arts, you will learn why things are happening to you
and help to solve problems.

The course covers signs and omens, communication, seasonal rites, trees and shrubs, flowers, plants and weeds,
herbs, plant magick, the Guardians of Nature and much more.

An exciting hands-on 10 week course for $50.00.
http://goddessschool.com/donations.html

All lessons are on line, you will receive weekly personal response to each lesson

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The Magic of Crystals Course
with GrannyMoon

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Quartz crystals are a gift from the earth. They have the ability to amplify or strengthen the things in you that are positive.
Quartz can strengthen your ability to be a loving person, and can enhance your abilities to enjoy life and accomplish the things you want in life.
Quartz can reduce stress, help with centering, strengthen, have wonderful healing properties and surround you with protection!

If you love crystals like I do, join me in this 4 Week Mini – Course for a fun and interesting time!
No books or supplies needed!  $25.00
Purchase 4 courses at one time – get a fifth one free!

http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/minicourses.html#The_Magic_of_Crystals_

Other Available Mini-Courses http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/minicourses.html

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The Goddess School Grimoire

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http://www.lulu.com/shop/sotbb-Goddess-school/the-Goddess-school-grimoire/hardcover/product-762380.html
Hardcover: $39.45
Softback: $26.95
eBook (PDF): $6.25

The Goddess School Grimoire is a collection of recipes, artwork, poetry, prose, prayers, rituals, spells, and practical Goddess wisdom put together by the teachers, students, alumni, and friends of The Sisters of the Burning Branch Goddess School. The sisterhood is dedicated to restoring spiritual balance by returning the Divine Feminine to her rightful place and by assisting women in their personal and spiritual development. Since being founded by Head and High Mother Priestess Grandmother Moon in 2000, The Goddess School (www.Goddessschool.com) has grown into a large and beautiful global community of women.

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Buy Your Morning Feast Cafe Press Gear!

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http://www.cafepress.com/morningfeast
T-shirts, jackets, mugs, bags and other cool gear!!!

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Yule Half Price Sale (all December)
Become a Certified Practitioner of The Healing Arts!

Welcome to a journey to learn about the hidden powers of herbs and our Mother Earth. Wise women and men have existed for thousands of years and still exist throughout the world. They know Mother Earth as the ultimate healer, and have learned to utilize the gifts of of nature. Inside each person  is a being of wisdom, deeply connected to the Earth, to the phases of the moon and the tides of the sea. All we need to do is trust our innate wisdom.

In Herbalism 101, we cover 21 herbs, and start our Materia Medica, that we will build throughout the next two levels. We will cover the basic aspects of herbs. From culinary to magickal, medicinal to ornamental. As well as the many modalities of herbs!

Herbalism 202 – We focus on herbs and terminology having to do with health and health care, making herbal medicines, classifying herbs, the Doctrine of Signatures, and much much more!

Herbalism 303 – This last series of classes teaches about the entire body, one system at a time. You’ll learn about how the body functions and what health problems are related to which body system. You’ll also learn about natural health remedies for many health problems.

Free with Reiki Masters certification an attunement with purchase of Herbalism 1,2,and 3. I am attuned to Usui Ryoho, but I also ask that my students read the Diane Stein book, Essential Reiki. We cover the three Reiki levels and you will receive a Master’s attunement and certificate.

Each course (3 in all) is ten weeks in length.
Each course is 50.00 taken separately and earns a certificate in Healing Arts.
Earn a Priest or Priestess certification in Healing Arts by taking these four courses.
Buy three at once, get Reiki Master certification free.
The Healing Arts certificate four part series will earn a Priest or Priestess Certification from The Order of the Burning Branch
No text books required unless otherwise noted.
Herbalism 101 (The Universe of Herbs, begin your own Materia Medica)
Herbalism 202  (My Herbalism 101 course is required)
Herbalism 303  (My Herbalism 101 and 202 courses are required)
Reiki I, II, and III
http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/healingarts.html

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High Priestess Training and Community

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Welcome to a journey of the shamanistic powers of the female, the Wisewomen. Wisewomen have existed for thousands of years and still exist throughout the world. They know Mother Earth as the ultimate healer, and have learned to utilize the gifts of of nature. Inside each woman is a being of wisdom, deeply connected to the phases of the moon and the tides of the sea. All we need to do is trust our innate wisdom.

“Part of the ancient vision of the Goddess was as protector of cities and the sustaining fields around them. She was not, in this role, always a matronly and maternal goddess, but was frequently depicted as a lusty, loving, sensual woman. The power she wielded did not make her any less sexually vibrant. Indeed, her power was part of her erotic attraction.”

“The queens and goddesses of myth and legend show us an image of both strength and sensuousness. While today we often equate women’s sexuality with weakness and passivity, our forebears saw such goddesses as Ishtar as especially passionate and sexual because of their power. Ishtar and her sister goddesses are potent images of feminine possibility – a possibility that remains despite the 2,500 years that have passed since she was last worshipped.” (“The Goddess Companion”, Patricia Monaghan)

Shamanism refers to a range of traditional beliefs and practices concerned with communication with the spirit world. The feminine form of the word is not “shamaness” but “shamanka”, however, here we will use the word “Priestess”.

Healing,  gathering and growing herbs and food, keeping communities in balance, presiding over ceremonies and rites of passage, maintaining relations with the dead, teaching, ministering to those in need, communing with nature to learn her secrets ,preserving the wisdom traditions, divining the future, and drumming and dancing with Goddesses, these are feminine shamanic arts.  This what you will learn or remember in our classes here!

Sisters of The Burning Branch, is our part of the “shaman’s tree”, an image found in several cultures as a symbol for mediation.  The tree is seen as a being whose roots belong to the world underneath; its trunk belongs to the middle, human-inhabited world; and its top is related to the upper world.

The curriculum of Sisters of the Burning Branch, is eclectic, borrowed from the teachings of many paths, but rooted in Women’s Spirituality.

Priestess Training takes a year and day to complete, plus 3 months to earn the High Priestess cord. (four levels). We do ask for your commitment when joining. Please do not sign up if you are not committed or able to follow through. There is nothing worse for your self esteem!  We try to nurture here, this defeats that purpose.

At GoddessSchool we use song and chants to raise power, using drums, tambourines or just humming along works too! We celebrate the Mother – the Full Moon – Mother Earth – Mother Nature – she is in us all – we are in her – we are one! We will learn some songs, beat the drums, howl at the Moon! We are ever changing as does the Moon – Feel the Moon – let her fill you up! Join us!

The entire fee for each level is $120 (payment plan available), sixteen lessons in each level, except the last. Tuition covers lessons,  assignments and instructor feedback. In addition, students may download guided meditation exercises and be eligible for face to face Sabbats, Esbats and retreats with the Sisterhood.

Please contact me at: grannymoonsmail@yahoo.com
For an application and more information!
Visit me at http://GoddessSchool.com  

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So Mote It Be!
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Have a Magickal Week!!!
Goddess Blessings!
GrannyMoon
http://GoddessSchool.com
http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/index.html
http://goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/healingarts.html

The GoddessSchool Bookstore
http://astore.amazon.com/ancestordetect08/

Follow Me On My New Facebook Page!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GrannyMoon/195999690442789

Follow Me On My Old Facebook Page! (Facebook says I can not add friends because I have too many so I made a new page!)
https://www.facebook.com/GrandMotherMoon

Join Me On Twitter!
https://twitter.com/GrannyMooninVA

New! My Etsy Store on FaceBook!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GrannyMoon/

New Group! The Herbal Witches Cauldron
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Herbal_Witches_Cauldron/

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  The GoddessSchool

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1. High Priestess Certification and Ancient Mystery Teachings

2. Herbalism 101

3. Herbalism 202

4. Herbalism 303  

5. Earth Signs and Omens

6. The Priestess Entrepreneurship

7. Natural Witchcraft
8. Practical Magick: Spell Casting for Every Day Use

9. The Magic of Crystals

10.Introduction to Energy Healing

11.Introduction to Paganism

12.Introduction to Meditation

13.Introduction to The Goddess Tradition and The Feminine Divine

14.Kuan Yins Gentle Embrace Reiki Certification

15.A Year and a Day of Contemplation with Kuan Yin

16.The GoddessSchool Bookstore

17.Tarot, Numerology, Natal Charts and Dream Readings

18. Priestess Pathways Newsletter

19. GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast Daily Newsletter

20 Join The International Order of the Black Hat!
21. Week-End Witchin’s Newsletter

22. GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast Café Press Gear

23.Personalized 5 Question for $5.00 Donation Pendulum Reading!  

24. Donations Welcome!


DISCLAIMER: Submitted In The Spirit of Fair Use! I do not claim to have made any of the graphics or written the articles that I send to this list.
They come from a wide variety of sources and submissions.

Goddess Blessings!
GrannyMoon
http://GoddessSchool.com

About GrannyMoon

GrannyMoon is Founder and Mother High Priestess of GoddessSchool, Sisters of the Burning Branch, dedicated to the Feminine Divine, which will celebrate it's 22th year this Lammas! Former staff member and student of the Esoteric Theological Seminary, LDS Seminary and is an ordained Metaphysical Interfaith minister with doctoral degrees in Theology and Divinity. Doula, Reiki Master and Lifetime Member of Herbal Healer Academy, Inc. Former VA State Representative A.R.E.N. (Alternative Religions Educational Network.) We offer an on-line and off-line community for women, including workshops and retreats. Offering High Priestess Training and Community, Healing Arts and Pagan Studies to all seekers. http://Goddessschool.com/Paganstudies/index.html

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