We should celebrate and be grateful for captured moments of simple perfection in our daily lives. Satisfying our hearts desire connects us by example to love, beauty, pleasure, and happiness in those around us and gives us confidence to take it to the next level. "We can all make it." Unconditional love makes a family and home is where the heart is, so we are never alone.We should be empowered by gratitude and our gifts are emotional fulfillment & abundance in life.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
White: A balance of all colors; Spiritual enlightenment, cleansing, clairvoyance, healing, truth seeking; Rituals involving lunar energy' May be substituted for any color candle.
Yellow: Activity, Creativity, unity; brings power of concentration and imagination to a ritual; use in rituals where you wish to gain anothers confidence or persuade someone, or in rituals that require solar energy.
Gold: Fosters understanding and attracts the powers of cosmic
influences; beneficial in rituals intended to bring about fast luck or money, or in rituals needing solar energy.
Orange: Creativity, ability to speak one's mind, ambition, career matters and the Law, self-confidence. Solar color and also stands for Leo.
Pink: Promotes romance, friendship; standard color for rituals to draw affections; a color of femininity, honor, service, brings friendly, lively conversation to the dinner table.
Red: Health, passion, love, fertility, strength, courage, will power; increases magnetism in rituals; draws Aries and Scorpio energy.
Silver: Removes negativity and encourages stability; helps develop
psychic abilities; attracts the influence of the Mother Goddess.
Purple: Power, success, idealism, psychic manifestations; ideals for rituals to secure ambitions, independence, financial rewards, or to make contact with the spiritual other world; increases Neptune energy.
Magenta: Combination of red and violet that oscillates on a high frequency; energizes rituals where immediate action and high levels of power or spiritual healing are required.
Brown: Earthly, balanced color; for rituals of mat
eriel increase; eliminates indecisiveness; improves powers of concentration, study, telepathy; increases financial success; locates objects that have been lost.
Indigo: Color of inertia; stops situations or people; use in rituals that require a deep meditational state; or in rituals that demand Saturn energy.
Royal Blue: Promotes laughter and joviality; color or loyalty; use to attract Jupiter energy, or whenever an influence ne
eds to be increased.
Light Blue: Spiritual color; helpful in devotional or inspirational meditations; brings peace and tranquillity to the home; radiates Aquarius energy; employ where a situation must be
Blue: Primary spiritual color; for rituals to obtain wisdom, harmony, inner light, or peace; confers truth and guidance.
Emerald Green: Important component in Venusian rituals; attracts love, social delights, and fertility.
Dark Green: Color of ambition, greed, and jealousy; counteracts these influences in a ritual.
Green: Promotes prosperity, fertility, success; stimulates rituals for good luck, money, harmony, and rejuvenation.
Grey: Neutral color useful when pondering complex is
sues during meditation; in magic, this color often sparks confusion; it also negates or neutralizes a negative influence.
Black: Opens up the deeper levels of the unconscious; use in rituals to induce a deep meditational state, or to banish evil or negativity as in uncrossing rituals; attracts Saturn energy.
Aloeplant apply topically to burns, cuts, sores; speeds healing
Apple cider vinegar and honey arthritis and blood cleansing
Astragalus immune system stimulant
Blue cohosh menstrual cramps, ease PMS symptoms, induce slightly delayed period (due to stress, etc.) Chamomile flowers sleeping aid, stomach calmative
Cayenne pepper bronchitis and chest colds
Coltsfoot and mullein break up chest congestion
Comfrey speeds healing, and an anti-inflammatory. (Taken as a tea, the recently discovered threat of liver problems is minimal. Topical applications also speed healing and pose no threat.)
Echinacea immune system stimulant, good against all infections
Elderberry flowers and peppermint stop colds, alleviates symptoms
Ephedra hay fever and sinus congestion
Garlic - either oil, powder, or tablets blood pressure, cholesterol, liver stimulant, insect repellent, antibiotic, anti-viral. Garlic has been found to reduce coagulation and thus care needs to be taken if on a blood thinner. Garlic makes the blood platelets "slippery" thus reducing stroke risk. Recent indications are that it reduces blood sugar. is that it stablizes blood sugars.
Ginger indigestion, migraine, bring on overdue period. (Warning: avoid eating ginger in significant quantities if pregnant)
Goldenseal immune system stimulant, good against all infections Licorice root (contains over 160 compounds that beneficially stimulate organ activity) reduces chronic fatique syndrome (Warning: long term use - 3 months - causes liver damage)
Peppermint soothes stomach, buffers other herbs, cooling effect on body.
Pennyroyal Amish birth control, flea repellent, expectorant. One tablespoon of pennyroyal oil is fatal, but that is equal to 75 gallons of strong infusion!
Psyllium nature's metamucil, controls both diarrhea and constipation, absorbs up to 40 times it's weight in water.
Red Clover immune system stimulant, cancer cure.
Rosemary Oil- external use only inhale scent to alleviate headaches, can rub small amount under the nose. Excellent to use in a vaporizer for bronchial and sinus problems.
Tea Tree Oil kills funguses, use externally only Valerian root mix with equal parts skullcap, catnip and peppermint to make a wonderful nervine and sedative.
White Vinegar and salt equal parts applied topically with washcloth for sore muscles still makes them sign a pact.