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All Hallows Eve, Blog, Halloween, Holiday, Jack-O-Lantern, Sabbat, Samhain, Spirit, Spirit work -

A light mist is in the air. Cool, crisp winds rustle the branches and colored leaves fall in the streets and dance on the breeze. The earth seems to rise up to your senses, the smell of petrichor - of damp earth and decaying leaves - can make you feel like you’re deep in the woods, even on a city sidewalk. Fall has come, the harvest is in, and Samhain is knocking on our door. As the wheel of the year continues to turn, one season transitions into the next, signalling a time of transition in our own lives. Samhain...

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Elysian Arts, mabon, Personal, samhain, store, Uber -

I decided to take an Uber home the other day, not a terribly monumental decision usually. Called the ride, got in totally unsuspecting, and got hit with a brick load of truth. This wonderful driver should have had a job as a motivational speaker with the wisdom and passion he handed to me, piece by piece, as we wound our way through the streets of Chicago. Most of what he told me were things I knew, but had forgotten - grown complacent about. Things like purpose and tenacity and driving will, about the dangers of going through life without direction,...

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crystal ball, crystals, Divination, Fire, magic, Scrying, second sight, water -

Scrying is a form of divination that has many different branches and styles. It’s an incredibly useful tool and can be a powerful experience. But more than that it’s also fun to really immerse yourself in the practice and can be an exciting experience! Scrying is useful for so many things, looking into the future or past, receiving messages from the universe or the astral, and even looking into the far reaching present. It’s been used for locating people or objects, or looking deeply into the heart of a matter to gain a better understanding. There are so many different...

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All Hallows Eve, Halloween, Holiday, Origins, Ritual, Sabbat, Samhain -

Samhain (also known as Halloween, All Hallows Eve, Third Harvest) is a time that is steeped in lore, superstition and tradition. Taking place from the night of Oct 31st to the night of Nov 1st, it is commonly thought of as the biggest celebration of the year for pagans and often referred to as the Witch’s New Year. This is an excellent time to reflect on the past year; Have you achieved your goals? What has changed this year? What is the good that has come into your life? What negative habits, people or associates have you let in this...

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Blog, Tarot -

While every card has its individual meaning we can go through key words for those so this doesn’t turn into a whole book! 

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