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Samhain Correspondences

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Planet: Moon

Moon Phase: New Moon

Colors: Black, Orange, White, Silver, Gold, Red, Brown

Trees: Apple, Beech, Blackthorn, Locust, Pomegranate, Willow, Witch Hazel, Yew

Herb/Plants: Acorn, Arborvitae, Dittany of Crete, Bittersweet, Fumitory, Mullein, Angelica, Sage, Wormwood, Mugwort, Broom, Dandelion, Rue, Myrrh, Patchouli, Catnip, Reed, Heather, Yarrow, Bay, Allspice, Deadly Nightshade, Mandrake, Garlic and Straw.

Foods: Turnips, Apples, Gourds, Nuts, Mulled Wines, Cider, Pumpkin, Corn, Hazel Nuts, Herbal Teas, Beef, Pork, Poultry Apples, Hazelnuts, Corn, Gingerbread, Cranberries

Stones: Jet, Obsidian, Smoky Quartz, Hematite, Onyx, all Black Stones, Amber, Pyrite, Garnet, Clear Quartz, Marble, Sandstone, Carnelian, Diamond, Ruby

Metals: Gold, Iron, Steel, Brass

Animals/Magickal Creatures: Bat, Boar, Cat, Fairies, Cow, Dog

Symbols: Gourds, Apples, Black Cats, Jack-O-Lanterns, Besoms, Cauldron, Mask, Balefire, Waning Moon

Deities: Crone Goddesses, Badb, Banba, Belenus, Cailleach Bheur, Coyote, the Dagda, Durga, Hades, Hecate, Hel, Inanna, Ishtar, Kali, Loki, Macha, Odin, Pluto

Samhain Decorations: Harvest foods, photographs of your loved ones who have passed on, a statue or figurine of the Goddess in her Crone phase, pumpkins & Jack-o’-lanterns, balefires, besom, masks, cauldron, the Moon

Samhain spellwork: Spells for release, neutralizing harm, death, crossroads, protection spells, darkness, divination, spells that deal with the dead, visions, honoring the dead, strength spells, introspection, wisdom

* Note: Do not ingest any herb/plant without knowing how your body will react to said herb or plant!

Do not work with oils without knowing how your body will react to said oil!

Make sure to do research and consult a doctor or someone certified in herbology *

*Some of this information was taken from Llewellyn’s complete book of correspondences by Sandra Kynes*

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Herb Correspondences for Litha

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We realized and were informed that we put out an activity and idea for Litha on Monday but forgot to provide a list of herbs that go along with the Sabbat. We are very sorry about that.

Here is a list of herb correspondences for Litha:

Fennel: The parts of the form used is the seed and stalk. Good for: Healing, strength, longevity, courage, purification, vitality, virility, creative ideas, improves sex life, money making, protection spells, and strength. The herb fennel has been said to help prevent curses, possession and negativity. Fennel has a delicious flavor that helps purify one’s breath, aids digestion and can help in weight loss.

Basil: The parts used is herb itself fresh or dried. Good for: sexual energy, attract wealth, love spells, assure fidelity, bringing new love, freeing from old love, purification, protection, communication, and prosperity spells.

Thyme: The parts used is fresh, dried and oil. Good for: awareness, sight, purification, love spells, understanding, relationships, healing, cleansing, psychic awareness, and memory.

*Note: the activity and idea of drying your own herbs for the Sabbat is not meant to be limited to the herbs suggested to use for the Sabbat. It was meant to provide and activity that provided a new experience and suggest a way to do something special for Litha*

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Stone Correspondences

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Agate:

The stone Agate is seen as the ideal stone to help in things like calming you anxiety, seeking comfort, helping with communication, boosting your confidence, enhancing your creativity, avoiding envy, aiding in friendship, healing your grief, to aid in your grounding, attracting luck your way, and helping in your prosperity needs.

When considering using Agate as a correspondence stone it is helpful to keep these things in mind.

Zodiac: Cancer, Capricorn, Libra, Virgo
Element: Earth
Number: 9
God: Aesculapius
Planet: Moon
Day: Wednsday
Chakras: Solar Plexus
Tarot: Fool, Lovers, Magician

*Some of this information was taken from Llewellyn’s complete book of correspondences by Sandra Kynes*

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Know your Correspondences

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Which colors will bring luck? What herbs help in protection? What deity to appeal to? By learning these can be very useful if you desire to add those in your spell.

Learning about how different things can help your workings can only help in your over all goal.

~*Pagan Mom*~

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Correspondences for Ostara

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The deities that are typically appealed to during an Ostara ritual are: All youthful and virile Gods and Goddesses. Sun Gods, Mother Goddesses, Love Goddesses, Moon Gods and Goddesses, and all Fertility Deities.

Here is a list of a few deities by name: Persephone, Eostre, Aphrodite, Athena, Cybele, Gaia, Hera, Isis, Ishtar, Minerva, Venus, Robin of the Woods, the Green Man, Cernunnos, Lord of the Greenwood, Adonis, Ovis, Dylan, The Dagda, Attis, The Great Horned God, Mithras, Odin, Thoth, Osiris, Lady of the Lake, and Pan.

Which deity do you like to include in your Ostara worship?

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