Thursday, January 10, 2013

School of Wicca Classes

Classes Will be held at The Mystic Candle Wednesday and Thursday . You will be notified if classes are canceled or changed. These are not Apprentice Classes. List of Classes progress. You need to pass the class before continuing to the next class. We will except the buddy system for 1/2 the cost. Classes are $10 per Class $5.00 per Class on the Buddy System. 1) Basic Celtic Witchcraft 2) Advanced Celtic Witchcraft 3) Astral Travel 4) Herbal Healing Just put your Name, Phone Number, and your Age. Tell me a little about yourself and Why did you choose Wicca. In the Contact Us Link. I will get back to you. http//www.themysticcandle.com

Color of the day

I know it has been a while since last we met. But back up running. Color of the Day is Turquoise.

The Mystic Candle

The Mystic Candle Hours has changed. It is Now ON DEMAND, So please call ahead of time. Let us know when you want to come and sit for a spell. Available Times are Monday throu Friday, 11am til 4pm only. Saturdays from 2pm til 5pm. Don't forget to phone ahead. Blessed Be.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Color of the Day

Color of the Day Today is April 5,2012, The color of the Day is Crimson. Today April 5, was originally was the trial of Alice Samuel, her husband, and her daughter, who were accused of bewitching the wife of Sir Henry Cromwell and several village children, in 1593.

Poem to my Son

A poem to my Son How frequent we forget The times we loved The time you were born and we first met And I would have been lost Lost without your smile Your touch and your way How can I say this to you But I will Be still my son And remember your precious life Be still my son and know that you will have a baby as you and a precious wife I am so happy you are still here The God and Goddess took care of you Now I shed a mothers tears That all you are and have been through the years Is my son and my love My heart beats slower now Knowing that you are alive As the wind, the earth, the sun and stars You have survived And your name means strength As it is so and always will be! Blessings my son who is now twenty-three I love you up to the sun and moon And the sea's depth below Always I want you to know I am here for you and always will be! 10:54 pm waxing moon Around the same time your life nearly ended a day ago. Blessed Be, Lady Arialora

Symbolism Statue of Liberty

Brad Meltzer's team (History Channel) was on track on the true meaning behind whom the Statue of Liberty represented, and then like the rest of this world whom Satan has attached blinders to, they lost the truth by obscurity in the belief that the betrayer whom was a bearer of light (i.e., Lucifer) could not be the one whom the statue was modeled after. Satan's inspiration of the God-like statue in a prominent position in representing his child that mirrors his own rebellion from the Crown of Yahweh, and his lighting his own path with a torch to guide his way through the dankness he chose outside of Yahweh's enlightenment, and by forming a foundation or fundamental way that is in direct contrast to "the Way" he was previously enlightened to, reveals Satan's guidance to mankind. In leading his children of mankind to remain in a liberalized state from the Creator, in the New York harbor stands the PROUD symbol of Dawn Lucifer Satan the Devil's falsely lighted way that ever more leads mankind farther away from the True Light that promises the only harmonious answer for all of creation. Statue of Liberty National Monument (U.S. National Park Service) "Located in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States." The symbolism: Liberty from Yahweh's Rule was a gift from Satan to Mankind. France's friendship also symbolizes the friendship Satan and his demons feel towards their adopted human family. The statue represents the lighted way that is a beacon intended for other nations to follow the path of, that being the United States. And this children is why Satan will eventually fulfill prophecy in forming his one world government. It is not because Yahweh will force it, but is because this has been Satan's intention from the beginning of his own rebellion. His problem over the past 6,000 years has mirrored Yahweh's own problem in dealing with rebellious factions. Satan has his kingdom, but it has yet to come in line with the model (the United States) he seeks as his foundation for all of mankind. And this is why Yahweh has taken a hand in causing its downfall. Satan will have his short rule under one world power, but it will not be his preferred choice.He must change course and take what crumb of bread Yahweh gives him. When that power also proves futile, Satan will be dethroned by force from his position on the planet. The copper and other elements of the statue are symbolic to Yahweh. Ezekiel 22:18 "Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me. All of them are copper, tin, iron, and lead inside the furnace; they are the dross of silver."Israel (Yahweh's female name) found Her house (creation) filled with dross: Dictionary: "dross >noun 1 rubbish. 2 scum on the surface of molten metal. -ORIGIN Old English." In the past, you have been taught that the demons are considered as mere waste, and those killed are dumped in the garbage pile of the Orange Plane. That action represents the garbage dump. It, like the present earth, is an unclean place. The coming wrath will cleanse the earth. The Orange Plane will eventually be consumed by fire. Leviticus 14:41 "He is to have the inside of the house completely scraped, and the plaster that is scraped off must be dumped in an unclean place outside the city." (Outside Heaven.) Isaiah 14:19 "But you are thrown out without a grave, like a worthless branch, covered by those slain with the sword and dumped into a rocky pit like a trampled corpse." There are no graves in Heaven. "thrown out" into the darkness of eternity after being thrown into the rocky pit of the Orange Plane. Satan's human children will join him in eternal death outside of Yahweh in the eternal pit of darkness. Daniel 3:29 "Therefore I issue a decree that anyone of any people, nation, or language who says anything offensive against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego will be torn limb from limb and his house made a garbage dump. For there is no other god who is able to deliver like this." The earth is becoming a garbage dump, just like the Orange Plane. It is defiled and spoiled. No longer a planet to be applauded by the angelic hosts of Heaven. The prized jewel has faded from its original glory. Rust and degradation are not part of the spirit ream, but they exist in the fleshly realm. Yahweh seeks a solution: Ezekiel 24:11 "Set the empty pot on its coals so that it becomes hot and its copper glows. Then its impurity will melt inside it; its rust will be consumed." Ezekiel 22:20 `Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather [you] in My anger and wrath, put you [inside], and melt you."

Color of the Day/Recipe of the Week

Color of the Day Today is April 4 2012, The color of the Day is white. recipe of the week is Goldenrod Salad. 1 head lettuce, 1 carrot grated,4 green onions chopped, 1 large tomato, chopped, 2 stalks celery, sliced thin, 12 stalks of aspargus cut into 5 pieces,4 hard boiled eggs, grated,; cut up lettuce, put in large bowl, add vegetables to lettuce, Grate boiled eggs on top of salad. add your favorite salad dressing and toss. Add 1 sliced cucumber. Serves 4

Looking up Newsletter

Hello everyone, I find myself staring out the window and longing to nap in the sunshine. Then I look at all that I need to accomplish before my youngest son begins his Spring Break vacation Friday afternoon… and I just cannot give myself permission to doze so decadently in that warm patch of grass outside my window. I hope you are squeezing some sunshine and playtime into your schedule this week. take care, Skye Thomas

Recipe of the Week

Banana Trifle: 1 package vanilla instant pudding,;2 cups milk;,1 pound cake cut into pieces,;1/4 cup marsla or other good sherry or 1/4 cup orange juice or pineapple/orange juice;,2 ripe bananas sliced.; Make up pudding according to instructions,chill for an hour,Take 1 quart dish, line bottom and sides with cake then sprinkle with 2 tablespoon of wine or juice. Cover bottom with banana slices cover with 1/3 pudding, with a layer of cake a tablespoon of juice. keep repeating, reserveing a few banana slices for top of the last layer of pudding, cover with plastic and chill at least an hour.

Color of the Day

Color of the Day Today is April 2, 2012. The color of the Day is Silver. Modern Witches often consecrate a magical cord during their initations. The cord is usually nine feet long and worn about the waist. Sometimes neophyte is asked to fashion the cord herself, plaiting it from new wool over many weeks or months, weaving enchantment into it.This cord is then used to measure the circumference of the magic circle, and for knot magic-either alone or in company with other members of the coven. Sometimes covens keep a set of cords in various colors for group spells.

Color of the Day

Color of the Day Today is March 30,2012. The color of the day is White. If you were born on this date, Intuititive and perceptive, you have a creative mind full of ideas and plans. Yet a strange mixture of ambition and inertia may challenge your otherwise great potential. Your birthday reveals you to be a hard working person with a strong sense of duty and responsibility, but a powerful need for love and emotional satisfaction may hamper your otherwise excellent prospects. At times you may get caught up in duties or pleasure. This could also manifest in being powerful at work but being passive at home.

Looking up Newsletter

Hello everyone, I have been thinking about anger, resentment, and forgiveness and how there was a time not so long ago when women were expected to act as if they never felt anger or resentment and to behave as if they could forgive without hesitation. I am glad that we do not raise our daughters today to be so closed off from reality. I still find value in forgiveness, but I also see a certain value in the darker emotions. Anger and resentment can motivate us to change our circumstances and to get away from bad situations. Anger and resentment can also help us to stand up for ourselves and for those less fortunate. But it also feels so much better once we have moved on and gotten to the other side of anger and can begin to allow forgiveness to wash over our souls. Just some thoughts I have been chewing on this morning; the cycle of beginning at peace, passing through anger, and then eventually finding our way back to peace again. take care, Skye Thomas

Color of the Day

Today is March 28, The Color of the day is Yellow. If you were born on this day March 28, The Cerebral potential and wilpower accessible to those born on this day often indicate that with calm and patience you can achieve great sucess. Like any true Arian, you have an assertive personality and an agressive appetite for action, usually of the mental kind. An ability to excel in all kinds of intellutial activities gives you the edge in debates and discussions, but unless truely inspired, you can become easily bored and waste your great mental power on petty arguments and unnecessary mental tension. Nevertheless you have a natural sixth sense.

Color of the Day

Today is March 26 2012 , The color of the day is Grey. If you were born today March 26 you have astute mind, and ambition and determination are the attributes shared by those born on this day. As an arian you may be less likely to scatter your mental energies and be more able to focus on important goals. True satisfaction in life usually comes through achievements based on your own efforts.If you rely on efforts others you can easily become bored and dissatisfied.

Color of the Day

Today is March 27th, 2012 the color of the day is Red. If you were born today, March 27, Emotional, idealistic, and creative, those born on this day are full of ideas and artistic potential. Although you are highly intuitive and imaginative, an inclination to accept defeat too easily can lead to mental frustration. By mastering self control and learning to take challenges as a positive learning experience, you develop perservance. By staying in a constructive frame of mind, you can turn differcult situations to your advantage. Kind hearted and generous to the ones you love, you frequently try to hide your great senitiveity by being friendly and humorous

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Ostara Festival

Hello Everyone! Just wanted to take a moment to remind
everyone that the 2012 Ostara festival is coming up! The
date is set for Sunday, April 15th and it will be held from
10AM-7PM at UWM in the Student Union building. Anyone who
wishes to become a vendor or volunteer some time can contact
me at jenniferdenneau@ymail.com

NLT is once again sponsoring our childrens area and this
year for our tweens and older children we will be offering a
role playing area as well!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Natural News Alerts

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Dear NaturalNews readers,

It's absolutely shocking news: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has publicly admitted it is responsible for the mass poisoning of tens of millions of birds over the last several years.

It's all part of the USDA's program called "Bye Bye Blackbird," and we even have the USDA's spreadsheet where they document how many millions of birds (and other animals) they've poisoned to death.

This is not a hoax. It's a sick story of government use of taxpayer funds to kill the wildlife:
http://www.naturalnews.com/031076_USDA_bird_deaths.html

Here I document the number of animals the USDA is actually killing, based on their own reports:
http://www.naturalnews.com/031084_bird_deaths_holocaust.html

There's even a video that explains the USDA's involvement in a recent mass bird die-off near the border of Nebraska:
http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=191572F79E8B2C64705B4AB182AF54F9


On the good news side of things today, research shows that avocados contain a "good fat" that can help boost levels of "good cholesterol"
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It's true: flu shots cause seizures, and the FDA is now investigating a new round of seizures from this year's flu shot for infants:
http://www.naturalnews.com/031075_vaccines_seizures.html


Finally, it turns out that the use of pesticides has created mutant bed bugs that now inhabit mattresses and pillows all across America:
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U.S. government commits avian holocaust with mass poisoning of millions of birds
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Pesticides give rise to mutant bed bugs
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Try these recipes and keep skin hydrated, smooth and glowing in winter
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Achieve sleep naturally
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Superfood breads are realistic
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Ten new ways to use vinegar around the home
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USDA found to be poisoning bird populations, causing mass die-offs involving millions of birds
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Flu vaccine causing infant seizures; FDA to investigate
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The downfall of science and the rise of intellectual tyranny
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Energy Work

Greetings All,

It has been a while since I have posted any thing.

I have a question for the group: Three nights ago, I was working with Light Energy, White, Silver and Gold, nothing new, but this time I intensified the Working, (my own methods, not from a book or anothers' way of working). It was very uplifting. But, the day after and the day after that, my emotions were intense, and not the good kind, I blew up at my mother when I was speaking with her, both days, said things I do not normaly say, etc., and, to make things worse, I had thoughts of suicide both days.

I have heard, in the past, of Yogis saying there are certain intense Energy Work which one should not try alone, because they can cause one to become unstable. Now, I am wondering if the reason I experienced these things is because I just was not ready. I really do not know any thing about Kundalini, but, in my own way and methods, I have learned to work with higher energies, but just not to the intensity to which I did that night.

Now, my question: Has any one else had any negative experiences working with "Higher Energies" similar to what I experienced ?

Thanks for any replies !

Shining Wolf

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Now I have seen everything

Indeed this is true, up north in Wisconsin they have Saint Nick's day which falls around the 21st and kids are to receive a gift that night. Thus falling more in line of many Norse customs.
It is true that many heathen or Pagan customs were included into the Christian celebration of Yule.
And there are Merry or Happy Yule cards in all the stores.

Unfortunately Christmas has become overly commercialized these days and the true meanings of the ancient celebrations are long lost in the tinsel and gaudiness of the season.It's all about getting the best most expensive gifts, who has the biggest light display and all the trim.

Keith and I put up a tree with ornaments we made from Mother Earth. I make the candles with the scents of the season and do my holiday baking. My alter is decorated to honor the turning of the wheel and the new season upon us.

We don't have much to put under the tree, but that is not a big part of our celebrations, it's about family and friends. It's about storytelling and wishes for the new season. It's about reciting the history of our families and our past rites. And it's about sharing what we have with those who don't have anything.

It's funny you should speak of the Norse stories of Santa Clause. I do collect Santa's and all of mine are along that description.

I think especially in these hard economic times it's a good lesson to pass forward to our families that Yule, Christmas, Hanukah, etc is not about all the bling, but it's about the simple things and about family, old friends, and making new friends. It's about sharing and simple things. It's about traditions and the practices of said traditions. Besides the modern day celebrations tend to lead to a great deal of stress and upset. That alone should tell you about the wisdom of celebrating this modern day Christmas. Not to mention that going into debt for the year to make sure there are all kinds of gifts for everyone under the tree, doesn't work in these tough economic times when most folks are wondering if they can keep their house, job, or put food on the table.

So with that said, let's share with one another our favorite rituals, recipes, crafts, music, and do some story telling of our own. Tis the season and although we may live miles apart, the internet allows us to make our own little celebration here amongst ourselves.

Blessed Be,
Laura

> I personally have no problem with Santa Clause, he’s about as Pagan as you get. After all, he’s been described as Fey, is definitely magickal, and gives gifts. What more could you want? Santa lives at the North Pole, which makes perfect sense since Yule is a Norse Holy Day. He has Elves who do his bidding, and he rewards or punishes based on a person’s behavior.
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Now I have seen everything

Now I've Seen Everything!
by Michael Lee-Price on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 at 12:19

Opened up my mail and Social Networks this morning and read all my emails (the
entire 1) and all my messages from Facebook, Tweeter, MySpace etc.

It is NOW Official "Paganism" is DEAD!

I received an invitation to Attend a .... wait for it ... a "Pagan Christmas
Party" ... WTF ... the Theme is that everyone planning to attend dress up like
Santa ... but wait ... there is more ... I also recieved an invitation to attend
a Christmas Workshop titled : "Santa Claus Shaman Classes"

Oh ... please .... now I may not be exactly "Pagan" being an alternative
Spiritualists ,,, but when are you "so called" pagans who also, practice
Christian Rituals, such as Easter and Christmas, going to realise ...YOU can
not have you Cake and Eat it too ...

There is NO SUCH Thing as a Pagan Christian or Christian Pagan ... yes there may
be a thing called a Christian Witch ... but No Virginna there is NO Pagan
Christian ... IT IS AN OXYMORON!

Much like the Pagans who sent me these invitations ... OXYMORONS minus the Oxy!

oViolet Willow Lol what next..

oMichelle Salt There might be a few foxy morons there.

oVyvyan Ogma Wyverne aren't they adorable. send 'em sweet blessings
and the inspiration of common sense.
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oKym-Maree Kuijpers Im all for each to his/her own. besides we as
alternative still celebrate this time of year. maybe incorperating the 2 shows
understanding we are not all of the same beliefs

oMichael Lee-Price I'm sorry Kym but you can't incorporate Paganism
and Christianity! It would be a contrary and conflicting belief system and a
Bastardizaion of both

oKym-Maree Kuijpers but what is the problem with celebrating at the
same time together, reguardless of beliefs? why does it always come down to who
believes what.

oMichael Lee-Price Religion is the worse invention of man! However,
are we talking Cultural Festivals or Religious Festivals? If we celebrate
Christmas (which MEANS Christ MASS) then we ae NOT Pagan but followers of the
Christ! If we celebrate YULE (Christmas) as a Cultural Festival then we should
be celebrating it in WINTER like they Do in the Northern Hemisphere. Any "Pagan"
we celebrates a Christian Festival is NOT really a Pagan!

oKym-Maree Kuijpers well my mum celebrates christmas, am i do
denounce her invitation? no, i dont tell people how to live, or who to follow,
they can believe in what they want. as long as it doesnt interfere with my way.
Nobody was offended at our handfasting, (not a christian occasion) yet 95% of
those there are christian. So why should i be offended to an invitation to non
pagan events? i find it extremely satisfying that they thought of be not because
of my beliefs but because im me.

o Michael Lee-Price:

I think You have got the short and curly here Kym! I AM NOT SAYING we can't
HONOR our relatives and friends by attending their activities and celebrations.I
attend Louise's family Christmas dinner every years and I attend Wiccan Rituals
wh...en I am not Wiccan.I have and had friends who are ASATRU and attended their
festivals and Rituals.I HONOR Louise by participating in her Rituals.BUT There
is NO SUCH think as Pagan Christians and I refuse to participate in a Ritual or
Activity which is an AFFRONT to other Religions i.e "A PAGAN CHRIST MASS PARTY"
or " SANTA CLAUS SHAMAN CLASSES"and Halloween celebrations here in Australia
during what is traditionally BELTANE is a JOKE and I am at a lose that PAGANS in
Australia actually celebrate it in SPRING!

o Mike Kuijpers
Mic what you seem to be confusing is Christ Mass the celebration of the birth of Jesus, and the goverment declared time of year we call christmas. To have a party in the later half of december for the purpose of celebrating the year past is... commonly known as a christmas party. To say pagans or other non-christians should not do this is overstating the christian point of veiw Christian celebrate christmas by going to chuch. As for yule, yule is the germanic festival celebrated on december 24th-25th and halloween is 31st october as declared as a US holiday although these celebration also fall on sabats it should not be taken that they are the same thing. The sabats change from the northern to the southern hemispheres but certain other celebrations that coincide with them donot need to follow the change.

o Michael Lee-Price
I know what I mean Mike! No Confusion! What I OBJECT to is PAGAN Christmas Parties and Santa Claus Shaman Workshops or any other cockermanee projects that certain "Pagans" come up with to either:
a) Combined booth religions so it looks legit... or to keep the Majority happy.
b) To Fleece money off the gullible, young and naive or just plain stupid journeymen.
c) Present a Mismatch of beliefs which confuse the young people who wish to follow an ancient path.

Nothing personal to both you and Kym … but please don't tell me what I mean, my friends. Please re-read WHAT I wrote originally!

...And please don't DUMB ME DOWN on my OWN Board. I have written thesis on Paganism long before you decided you were pagan.

Send Healing to Michelle of Milwaukee

Please send healing to Michelle of Milwaukee who is having back &
nerve surgery today. May the operation be successful. May she heal
thoroughly and quickly. May the nerve pain that led to the surgery be
dispelled and she be able to walk again without pain.

Well wishes can be sent to: michelle@circlesanctuary.org

Monday, November 22, 2010

Question of the Day

So.....how about all this groping going on in Airports today? Would you go through the "naked" machine or go for the grope? Or tell them to shove it and leave.


Personally I think we should use profiling *GASP* (she said the profiling word) and better intelligence methods. But I'm sure that won't go over well either. Not PC. But ...it works. Teach the screeners to read body language and facial expressions, tics, etc. Teach them the right questions to ask and how to judge the reactions. Use dogs. Also, I wonder if ultra sound technology could be adapted for use which would also show if anyone were carrying anything inside their bodies.


In the meantime I suppose if I really needed to go somewhere I'd simply step through the machine and deal with it. In the meantime, however, be working to get this changed...based on our 4Th amendment rights. After all, it's not like the do this to every single passenger.


I hear a huge uproar, but I'm wondering if these people will really all stand up for their rights by opting out in mass during the holidays.


I mean we've lead ourselves here by giving so much control for our safety over to the government. Complacency is never a good thing, yet we have been so I find it ironic when folks suddenly have a moment of independent thinking and cry fowl. I also find it funny when people cry and complain, yet they never come up with any alternative solutions. Instead they fill the Internet with complaints.


Calling all TSA agents pedophiles and perverts, claiming that next they will want to do body cavity searches, calling the scanners porno machines is simply not an intelligent way to get your point across or to make changes.


So what's your take on it? (my shameless attempt to get some discussion going here)


BB
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More on the Food bill

The problem is that Big Ag has been/and continues to sacrifice food safety for profit. The bill is too weak to solve the problem, however it does reduce risk a little. IMO the bill is weak because politicians are under pressure from food safety groups to tighten regulations and from industry to allow industry to regulate itself. This ...bill is the compromise crafted between those interests, failing to get this bill passed just means the next set of food safety regulations will be even weaker.

That's my take on it.

L&B,

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Coffee Ad

Ok the sender of the coffee ad just told another group not to open it, however, I see he hasn't come back here and told my groups. Hopefully you have not opened it. Please just delete the coffee email.

I have put his account on moderation until such time as I see what is going on. Same with Michelle's account.

In this day and age, it i...s best simply not to open any email unless you know the sender or it is a item you have subscribed to. If you open a email from one of those sources and it only has a link or ad like this coffee to click on. Don't click.

Keep your virus and other protective systems up to date. If you cruise the net alot, as I do, then I highly suggest you run daily scans.

There are a lot of nasty little bugs out there, we have to be even more carefull then ever. Computer repairs are not cheap.

BB
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