The Full Moon in Aquarius occurs tomorrow, Wednesday, August 1 at 11:27 pm Eastern (03:27 am, Thursday, August 2, GMT) at 10 degrees. Full Moons represent the culmination of those things that were begun with the New Moon (in this case the July 19 New Moon in Cancer, which found us focusing on past wounds and family relationships.
The Aquarius Full Moon opposes the Sun in Leo; we are reminded to check ourselves in the progress we made towards our goals set during the Cancer New Moon. Have we confronted past familial hurts? Are we finding more strength within ourselves, and depending less on the potential need for approval from our family? Aquarius points us toward making family out of
First Step on the Moon
I've rarely met any person who has found magick by suddenly leaping into effective evocations and rituals. Some have tried. Most have failed.
The ones who succeed for the longest most often did not jump directly into magick. Rather they started looking for some way to enhance their spiritual development.
I think the reason for the failure of most who want to leap into magick is an unrealistic goal resulting from taking myths, movies and other fictions literally. That goal it to have power over others. With lack of success, most move on to other methods they imagine will give them power over others. Some, however, discover that the real secret of magick is that
Today I thought I'd share a bit from one of my favorite chapters in Tarot Spreads. The chapter is Techniques to Add to Any Tarot Spread.
Playing the Hand You Are Dealt
Usually when we do a reading, we shuffle and deal the cards off the top of the deck into their positions. In this way, tarot (or perhaps fate) determines not only what cards we get but where they land. This practice has definite philosophical connotations. Consciously or unconsciously, it accepts the idea of a predetermined future. Many readers emphasize that we are reading the energies present, no definite outcomes. The technique of playing the had that you are dealt assumes that the querent has more control over the