So it's a little trivial, but it's something I find exciting, so... after blogging for over a year now, I've finally got one of those snazzy little "friend connect" subscribe boxes in the sidebar. My site host doesn't offer such a thing and wasn't compatible for one before. But, thanks to my fabulous husband there's one just over there to the right now. :D
The weather, as of late, is troubling to me. I live in Wisconsin, and Winter is generally a harsh time. To say it is cold is an understatement when more often than not, venturing outside for more than a few minutes is to risk frost bite. There’s rarely any powder snow as the cold tends to make it freeze, rendering it hard, crunchy, sharp. Winter is a time of the Crone, of remembering our mortality, of taking stock, and letting go. But this year, when it’s nearly Imbolc and we’ve just gotten snow, I’m finding it hard to adjust to this change in the energy currents.
Solar energies were off all last year; I’m sure I mentioned that elsewhere. And this made living in tune with the cycles of Nature to be rather difficult, as the rhythm was so different from the norm. Sabbat energy failed to peak as it should, and even Full Moon energy seemed off, as if the Lady was distracted, concerned for Her lover and His unusual behavior.
Friday the 13th is a day surrounded with superstition. In fact, aside from Halloween, it might be the day that more kids break into cemeteries with Ouija boards than any other day of the year. Yet, the unluckiness of this day was unheard of prior to the 1800's and while no one is really quite sure just why Friday the 13th is believed to be so misfortunate, there are several thoughts as to why.
Throwing the Bones
Whether you're struggling with something spiritually or in everyday life, bone divination can highlight areas where focus is needed and identify alternative ways forward.