From December, 2014

Card of the Day: Nine of Cups! Happiness, fulfillment, a feeling of satisfaction deep within one’s bones and soul. As we reflect back on 2014, what accomplishment brings out a proud smile on your face?

TRADITIONAL WASSAIL RECIPE

To “Wassail” is simply to make a toast, during the years first snow or on New Year’s Eve, or during any kind of Yule celebration. To go Wassailing was to go spreading cheer and singing carols. In even older lore, the spiced cider was made to honor the trees. In wintertime, wassailers would prepare the traditional wassail – soaking pieces of bread, cake or toast in it – and travel from apple orchard to apple orchard in effort to ensure a good harvest for the coming year.  Wassail-soaked pieces of bread or toast were then buried at the trees’ roots…

Card of the Day: Justice/Adjustment in the Thoth Tarot. A perfect card for this imperfect world where justice is sadly subjective and deeply needs to be invoked worldwide by all magicians, politicians, educators, mothers and humans.

Card of the Day: 9 of Pentacles. I think of thee, a woman of certainty and distinction. A woman who has made her successes on her own terms, planting her garden wisely and slowly, now enjoying it’s blooming bounty. Ever grateful and present in celebrating each day’s beauty.