So some use this time of year to mark the New Year, while others use Samhain to mark it. Me not being a huge fan of being told what to do, especially when it comes to my spiritual path, after all these are rules or ‘norms’ that have been enforced by a human somewhere down the line which I do not like for my natural belief system thank you very much. Hmm and I wonder why some call me a grumpy pagan lol
Being in the line of work I am in I meet all sorts of people from all different religions all pretty much claiming to be the right one, that everything written in their book is what is right and all the others are wrong. Personally I do not care what you believe in, I get confused when people hold beliefs that cannot be proved and yet do not believe in things that can be but other than that I am fairly easy going. I love the way I practice magick, I honour traditions and my ancestors but have long given up the thought of following a tradition, again going back to me not liking being told what to do. No other human has the right to tell me that there has to be a certain order to which you learn things, that you can only do certain types of magick in certain ways, the list could go on and on but the thing that does wind me up is when others claim their religion to be old when it isn’t even 100 yet.
Going back on topic, whether I chose now or November to mark my new year it doesn’t matter, the new moon though is tomorrow, and as all the signs point to reformation of self and spirit it also seems fitting with what is said to be a magickal year for many. I tend to use Samhain to start off my plans for the new year leading up to Imbolc where things then get pushed to the level needed. It is more of a flow into each other just as natural as the season flow from one to another. This is how I take the seasonal cycle throughout the year.
I am always up for a boost so have been preparing for my spell that I am going to do tomorrow, hopefully I can get it done at the exact time of the new moon, which means a pre-school run spell. If I decide to send my youngest in as tomorrow I could focus on him spiritually getting him more involved, explaining the importance of new starts, new life seasons etc. I have been busy working hard all day, in-between not killing the children, doing house work and preparing dinner. Not very mindful but on a day like this I find I have to be mindful of all the things I need to get done at certain times and do them, while being mindful of the fact that having two children means you sometimes have no choice but to blindly juggle things with a vein of hope it will turn out to be a good day where you have everything you needed to get done is done. So far I think I am at about 75% so not doing too bad for a day of work where I am the multi tasking queen.
My intention was of cause to spend a witchy day and that I have succeeded to do after spending many hours doing readings for people .. Just over 20 today but that is because they were free until 2 o’clock. The general reading for tomorrow echoes pretty much the time of year which is why I thought giving more personal readings could benefit others more. I did of cause do myself a reading which was more than needed and didn’t beat around the bush at all. So Thanks Universe for that mixed with the frog I spotted yesterday it really does look as though now is time for me to really sort things out. This seems more daunting than usual because today has been so hard.
You’re heading for a sudden surge in inner and outer harmony; you are gradually increasing your sense of self which is going to give you the ability to gain the confidence you have needed for a while. What you have to start learning is that you have a very powerful connection with nature and can harness these primal forces to move forward. Remember to be mindful of this power though and use it wisely, it is the reason why the universe is pointing it out to you. Things have started to change over the past few months around you, yet you are the one still going around in the same cycles. Now is the time for the birth of dreams, if you let it. Why are you holding yourself back? Is it that you like to make life hard on yourself? You have been though a lot which has left you with a great sense of achievement, but with everything you have been through why make your future life just as hard? You are far from the person in your past so stop acting like it in some parts of your life, as it is getting you no where. The universe is pulling you towards the future you want. Yes it is going to be scary but you have to find the energy to move forward, accept the support around you for what it is. The ancestors are watching over you giving hope and light that transcends fear and longing, pointing you in the direction of accepting that the life you want is your destiny, to make you stop fighting it and to give you the strength to seek a positive outcome.
I have no choice but to put all the fears behind me rather than spending energy fighting them but this is not going to be a fun process, and if I am 100% honest sometimes it would be easier to accept my life for how it is right now and keep it the same. Why is change never easy? Why is it that even though I am not the one who made me like this I have to be the one to dig down deep and fix it? Blaghhhh yes I know it isn’t fare but I also accept that I am the one to change things. Look out life things are going to start getting really interesting.