Love is Eternal ~ A Poem

Hi everyone! I am back from my short little hiatus and hopefully that will be the end of inconsistent posting for a while. We are going to finish the week off with this post and Friday’s post. Next week we will get back to videos as well. I thought I would ease back in to the routine with a poem I wrote. Not quite sure if I am any good at poetry as my sister is the only one I’ve ever shown my work to. Hopefully it’s at least alright. I wrote this poem for Yule of 2017 just like my sister did for Apollo (link here to read her poem). Mine however is dedicated to Gaia.

Love is Everlasting

You’re earth around me

You make up soil beneath me

Wet, brown between toes

 

Birds in all the trees

The animals walking earth

The plants in the ground

 

Your scent in the air

It is crisp and brings me life

You are all I breath

 

I feel your presence

Your energy surrounds me

Coursing through bodies

 

I feel the beating

Drumming I feel in my heart

Your heart against mine

 

We are one together

Two halves of a whole united

Love is eternal

 

That is all I have for today. I’d love to hear any of your pagan/wiccan themed poems or see any of your art related to the subject as well. Feel free to send them to wiccans_arent_wicked@hotmail.com and if you want I’ll even post them to the blog with any info of yours you want attached. Make sure you subscribe to me here and on twitter so you get notifications when I post and when I upload videos to youtube. Until next time, Blessed Be!

Weekly Tarot Series: Grief Tarot Spread

Hi everyone, if you’ve read last weeks post you’ll know that I’ve been having a very hard month or two. If you follow me on twitter you will also know that my Nan passed away Wednesday afternoon. I wanted to find a way to continue my coping but also be delivering you content. Since this is Tarot Friday I thought instead of doing the next tarot card in the series I would do a tarot spread that may help you if you are going through a time of grief.

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Here is the tarot spread I chose to do. I found this super helpful and really brought me some peace.

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The cards I pulled

Card #1: Represents myself internally right now (Queen of Wands)

So this card actually surprised me. This placement is supposed to be about how I am doing internally right now. I assumed it would just tell me I’m miserable but instead it focused on how I am extremely focused, courageous, determined, and still doing my best to be positive, uplifting, and joyful.

Card #2: Represents the deceased (Five of Wands)

At first I didn’t quite understand what this card was telling me but then I realized it was saying that Nan had worked through her troubles and she did not have any more issues to worry about. It really just confirmed for me that she is at peace finally.

Card #3: Represents the relationship between you and the deceased (The Hanged Man)

Once again this is another card I had a hard time interpreting given what it was supposed to represent. Still don’t feel totally confident in my interpretation so if someone understands it a bit more feel free to let me know down below. Essentially what I gathered was that our relationship in the physical world had to be sacrificed in order to move forward. So her death was necessary (and the way it happened specifically) for me to be able to move on.

Card #4: A lesson the deceased has taught you (Justice)

This card says that Nan taught me firstly that decisions have long-term effects. But also that truth is essential in all things — one must learn the truth about others and yourself and one must speak and know the truth before judging others.

Card #5: Something that will help me move on (five of pentacles)

What I did with this card was a little different than how I normally read a card. I used the upright version of it (as I pulled it upright) to determine how I was feeling and then I used the reverse meaning to determine what will help me move on from those feelings. So the card said I was in a time of hardship. It also said I was feeling cursed and as though I had bad luck and I have actually said this out loud to my coworkers, so it really struck home. However how I will move on is that to recognize that brightness is coming into my life, that change is coming soon, and the worst is now over.

Card #6: How can I connect with the deceased going forward (Knight of Cups)

Pulling this card was really cool because the knight of cups actually acts as a messengers. And despite how cliche it sounds this card seems to be saying that I can connect with her by listening to my heart and trusting my intuition.

Card #7: A Message from the deceased (Ace of Wands)

This was a really nice message to receive from her and once again made me feel really at peace. Her message was to be creative and bold. To find and use my own voice. Also to follow my instincts and just go for it.

All in all this is a really great tarot spread that I would thoroughly recommend you use if you are struggling and going through a hard time. It has brought me a significant amount of peace. However that is all for today. Let me know if this spread was as helpful to you as it was for me down below in the comments, along with anything you think I missed, questions, or thoughts. Make sure you follow me here and on twitter so you get notifications when I post and when I upload to videos to youtube. And until next time, Blessed Be!

 

Weekly Tarot Series: Starseed Identity Spread

So for the last week and a half I have been doing a lot of research in Alien races. As you may know, if you follow my posts/videos, is that I am a starseed. As someone who is a starseed my soul originates from a different planet. So I have been trying to find out the planet/system my soul comes from. Something I found while doing my research was this tarot spread. So I thought some of you who are also starseeds mat benefit from this. Also, something I thought seemed important to me as I was doing this reading was that 6/10 cards were associated the with the element air.

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Here is the spread I used

1) What is the primary elemental/spiritual or physical attribute of the world I originated from?

2) What are their core beliefs?

3) What are their goals as a world in regards to the universal mission and state of being?

4)What is unique about my world?

5) Why did I decide to incarnate on earth?

6) What do i seek to achieve in this incarnation?

7) What lesson am I learning in this life that carried on from my last life?

8) What behaviors should I avoid in this life that could hinder my goal?

9) What behaviors should I adapt to aid my development in this life?

10) What message does my star family have for me today?

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The cards I pulled

Card 1: primary elemental/spiritual or physical attribute of the world. (Two of swords reversed)

Essentially it seems like there were to races having a war and my race were the ones mediating. There didn’t seem to be a true right side and wrong side and the whole thing was more grey than black or white.

Card 2: what are their beliefs (the lovers)

They believe in partnership, unity, duality, harmony, trust, and the freedom of choice.

Card 3: what are their goals as a world in regard to the universal mission and state of being (four of wands reversed)

Their goals are to bring harmony and to help those races who hold tension towards one another.

Card 4: what is unique about my world? (Five of swords)

They engage in a lot of conflicts, thought they won or made the right choice but it seems like they possibly didn’t. They seem to be more isolated and are overly ambitious.

Card 5: Why did I incarnate on earth? (Ten of pentacles reversed)

I saw earth’s lack of stability and resources and wanted to help.

Card 6: what do I seek to achieve this incarnation? (Queen of cups)

To connect with others on an emotional level. To teach and support others using intuition.

Card 7: what lesson am I learning in this life that carried on from my last life? (7 of swords)

Sometimes we have to deal with consequences. Being deceptive when you’ve done something wrong isn’t the best idea and it’s better to come clean.

Card 8: what behaviours should I avoid in this life that could hinder my goal? (Eight of pentacles)

Lack of passion, motivation, and being uninspired

Card 9: what behaviours should I adapt to aid my development in this life? (Ten of swords)

Learn to use my fear and anxiety to motivate me. When I’m stuck in a poor me mentality to remember the end means a new beginning.

Card 10: what message does my star family have for me today (King of swords reversed)

Remember to always stay humble when it comes to your intellect. Do not succumb to selfish desire.

So from what I can tell from this reading is that I am connected to the Orion system. Something else that I have done is I got my birth chart read by someone who is able to interpret that and tell where people’s souls are originated from. So I did this (it only cost like $2 and I’ll leave the link here) and she told me that my soul has been around on 3 planets (other than earth) however the one I originate from is Andromeda. This to me suggests that although I originated there I didn’t necessarily stay there long or at least it didn’t have a long lasting impact on me. I also feel that I am connected to the Feline race. Something she did tell me is that I am a crystal child which I previously knew about and was glad she confirmed it for me. She offers a service to tell you all the planets you’ve been and much much more for around $30 and it is something I plan to do in the near future.

That’s all for today’s video! I hope you enjoyed. If you do this spread and/or decide to get your birth chart read I’d love to hear about your results! Make sure you follow me here and on twitter so you get notifications when I post and when I upload videos to youtube. And until next time, Blessed Be!

Tarot Series~Minor Arcana: Knight of Cups

When pulled upright this card is about yourself or someone else who is very in-tune with their emotions and intuition. Not only that but he uses this in-tuneness for his own well-being and during his romances. This person the card is referring to may also be a very attractive person physically. When you get this card it can be telling you to listen to your heart even if it’s doesn’t make sense logically. Getting this card could also be telling you that someone who holds the qualities of the knight of cups is going to be entering into your life. He is also seen as a messenger. This could be an invitation, or the arrival of something or someone that is going to benefit you emotionally. He can also represent you doing a project that is going to have a lot of emotional or creative value.

When pulled in reverse this card can be about how you let your emotions control your life more than you really should. This could manifest itself in your being too jealous, moody, or emotional. You probably have a tendency to jump to conclusions and this could end effecting you so much that you are actually unable to take action. This should be avoided at all costs. This card could also be warning you that a situation that seems really appealing may not be as great as you think it is. When your expectations are this high you are bound to walk away disappointed.

Here is a tarot spread for when you are feeling out of touch with your emotions. First I would take the knight of cups out of the deck and mediate on it thinking about your emotions. Then shuffle and pull the cards using your preferred method

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The Self-Exploration Tarot Spread

  1. Who I Am Right Now
  2. My Short Term Goals
  3. My Interests and Passions
  4. My Emotions
  5. My Inner Demons
  6. My Fears
  7. My Drive
  8. My Long Term Goals
  9. My Future Self

Thanks for checking out today’s post! What has the knight of cups been telling you lately? Let me know in the comments along with any other thoughts or questions you may have. Also make sure you follow me here and on twitter so you get notifications when I post and when I upload videos to YouTube.

What Messages do Butterflies Have for us?

Before we start I just wanted to say thank you to all my followers as I am only one follow away from having 50! This is so exciting. I hope you guys are all enjoying my content and maybe we’ll do something fun (like a video or something) when I get to 50. Now, on with the post!

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During different times in our lives we may notice that certain animals may present themselves to you either very frequently (more than normal) or in a unique way. When this happens it is pretty safe to say that you are trying to be given a message. This message could be from your spirit guides, a deities, just the earth as a whole, or anything really. I know it is summer time so butterflies are everywhere but I feel like I am seeing more than I normally do and I just have a gut feeling that all these butterflies mean something specific to me.

I already know that Aphrodite is a goddess that is part of my path. I’ve seen her in my meditations when I was learning reiki and butterflies are one of her symbols so I really feel like the message I’m receiving is from her. So given all this I thought it would be fun to write about what messages butterflies bring, so anyone else who is experiencing all the butterflies can understand what is trying to be said.

When you see the butterfly in your life you’re receiving a message about important physical and emotional changes that will transform your life. The butterfly reminds us to be positive and joyful during these changes. Butterflies also tend to gather around true love between people. 

The butterfly could also be a message from a passed over love one, telling you that they are happy and safe. 

Different coloured butterflies can also mean different things. I haven’t noticed a colour pattern so I think my message is simply one of change but for those of you noticing certain colours here is a guide for you.

White: blessed relationships and natural balance

Orange and black: find courage and strength to get through the changes happening in your life. Orange butterflies work closely with people who are or know someone in distress.

Orange and brown: symbolizes a conflict at hand and to be cautious in heated situations.

Blue: this butterfly sends a messaging of healing possibly for yourself or for someone you know. If it lands on you it means it recognizes you are a spirit of light. If you see them in your garden is means there are nymphs and/or faeries living in your garden.

Black and white: a great transformation is going to happen in ones life where all things can change in all areas of your life.

Yellow: a message of happiness, strength, and hope through adversity, getting through challenges, and a good sign that everything will work out in the end. Two yellow butterflies around each other is the sign for young love. If one is in your house take it as a blessing and a sign to bring plants in your home.

Green: Associated with the nature, mother earth, and all the elements. In a dream it can mean new friendship and love is on the way.

I hope you have found this helpful and thank you for reading. Have you been getting any messages lately? Let me know in the comments along with any other thoughts or questions! Also, make sure to follow me here and on twitter to get notifications on when I post. Until next time, Merry Meet and Blessed Be!

Spirit Guides

Right before I start this post, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in a Q+A (about wicca, my relationship, family, me in general, whatever). If so please leave me some questions in the comments or message me them on twitter.

So, what are spirit guides? Well they are thought to be spirits that watch over you from your birth to your death. They can show themselves in different forms (humans, various animals, mythical creatures, etc) depending on what you’ll be most receptive to.

Spirit guides are thought to be souls that have completed their purpose and no longer need to reincarnate. They are there to watch over you, keep you safe, be your confidant, and to give you advise if you’re open to it. They overall, help guide your soul to completing it’s purpose. Some children are blessed to have found them early on and continue into adulthood to be in contact with them. I have a youtuber I follow (Hailey Reese) who has known her spirit guides a long time. I on the other hand have seen a glimpse of one (she’s an elderly woman, looks kinda stereotypically witchy) but other than that have not have the fortune of being in contact with them.

I do however feel they send me messages through animals. I go through different times of seeing the same animal a lot over a period of time. Most recently it was a butterfly. Some other ways they can send you messages is through signs (seeing something, not just animals, a lot in a period of time), gut feelings, intuitive insights (thoughts that seem to come out of nowhere), sending people into your life, arranging and nudging (spirit guides can cause things to happen in your life. For example, you lost your keys and you’re looking for them, then you get a very important phone call. If it wasn’t for you losing your keys you would have missed the phone call).

Some ways to more directly communicating with your spirit guides is to meditate. There are meditations on youtube designed for helping your find your spirit guides. Also pay attention to dreams as you may just find that the people in your dreams that you don’t recognize, or the animal that’s always in your dream, may just be your spirit guide. There is also divination. You can do tarot spreads to communicate with your spirit guides as well.

All in all keep an open mind and pay attention to your surroundings and you may just get some insight from those that watch over you from birth.

Thanks for reading! Make sure you follow me on here and on twitter (especially now that I’m travelling) for updates and notifications on when I post. Have you been in contact with your spirit guides? Have any thoughts or questions? Tell me about it in the comments. Merry Meet and Blessed Be!