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Do You Know What Your Government Is Really Doing?

We have been fortunate enough to have made several contacts that are well informed on what our elected officials in this country are really doing in Washington. The WOTC and myself have also tried every way we could to stay out of the running of our country and the government. Due to certain events that are now unfolding, we will no longer take that stand. When we are informed of any activities that are going on in our government that will effect your will being and the well being of the ones that you love, we are going to let you know. It is of our own opinion that you have more of a right to say how your life is run and lived than the government does.

We have spent the day researching our sources to make sure all the facts are correct and they are. It is a rather lengthy article but I hope you will take time to read it. It concerns the end of all pensions and retirement plans in this country. It is trying to start with one Pension Plan, if they succeed with this one, we will never stop them. Then we will all wonder, whose is next? The “golden years” you once planned and dreamed about, won’t exist. Instead, the threat and horror of being too old to work, no pension coming in, losing your home you have worked all your life for and being put out on the street, the choice between buying your medicine or eating dog food for supper….I think I have painted a gloomy enough picture for you, unfortunately it is a picture that could come true for the majority of us.  Think about it as you read this article.

At the end of the article, you will find a link to a site that tell you how you can get involved, contact your Congressman/woman and let your voice be heard. If you plan on ever retiring in this country, I would advise you read it and then take action…..

Let’s start at the beginning….

It has recently came to light that one of the biggest labor unions that ever existed in this country is seeking permission to cut benefits for participants, including retirees, as part of a proposed rescue plan that is now awaiting approval from the Treasury Department. The union is the International Brotherhood of Teamsters(which will be referred to Central States Pension Fund hereafter), who had assets of $17.8 billion as of Dec 31, 2014 and is now projected to become insolvent in 2026.

According to a statement released by Executive Director Thomas Nyhan,”the plan is painful but “the only realistic way possible to save the fund.” He also went on to add despite a recovering economy and investment returns comparable to similar-size pension funds, “there is simply no way to make up for the lost employer contributions” from the hundred of employers that have closed their doors or gone bankrupt.

The Mutliemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 allows trustees of deeply underfunded pension funds that would be insolvent within 15 years to reduce benefits, even for current retirees, after they have tried all other means. Those cuts can be no lower than 110% of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s guarantee. It is stated that disabled or older retirees have further protection but did not offer any recourse that might be available to those individiuals.

Under this proposed Central States rescue plan, terminated participants with less than 20 years of service would get the largest cuts, this compared to retirees, active participants and terminated participants with 20 or more years of service. Active participants whose continued participation in the pension fund is “vital,” they can continue to earn pension credits of 0.75% of the contributions they paid in, down from the current 1%, and re-employment restrictions on retirees are then lifted, according to Mr. Nyhan.

Mr. Nyhan stated that action was needed now. “The longer we wait to act, the larger that benefit reductions will have to be. And if we wait too long, the Central States pension fund will run out of money and won’t be able to be saved.”

The rescue plan application was submitted September 25, 2015 to the Treasury Department, which will post it shortly and allow for public comments. Treasury officials have up to 225 day to review an application, and once approved, 30 days to administer a participant vote on the proposed benefit reductions. The law requires the Treasury Department to approve an application if a plan’s potential claims would cost the PBGC $1 billion or more.


Pensions & Investments

– Contact Hazel Bradford at | @Bradford_PI

What Effect Will This Pension Reduction Have on the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Retirees, Their Widows and Children?

Retired truck driver Jerry Deaton, 69, states that every time he gets a pension check he gets chills and worry how much money he could lose in the future given all the rumors about the Central States proposal bill before the Treasury Department.

On Monday, Mr Deaton got his answer. His pension could be slashed by roughly half. His $2700 a month pension is targeted to be cut to around $1317 a month as of July 1, 2016, as part of the proprosed rescue package now before the Treasury Department.

Mr. Deaton when on to add, “It doesn’t leave you with much options.” “I’ll be 70 years old in December. Who’s going to hire a 70-year-old truck driver?”

The giant Central States Pension Fund — which has $17.3 billion in net assets — covers more than 240 union locals with more than 400,000 participants who live in 37 states. Currently the fund said it pays a pension benefit to more than 220,000 retirees nationwide and about 115,000 retires across the U. S. face reductions now.

In Michigan alone, the fund is said to cover 24,205 current retirees — and 13, 179 now face benefit reductions. The proposed pension rescue package before the Treasury Department would save the pension fund but it would destroy a majority of this country’s hard working men and women’s future. Those that worked all their lives and only wanted to retire with the guarantee of a comfortable life after they retired.

“People are absolutely furious. People can’t believe it — 50%? Fifty?” said Maurice Curran, 71, of LIvonia, Michigan. Curran, who retired 10 years ago, used to drive a truck for Spartan Stores in Plymouth, Michigan. His pension now is $3000 a month but is set to be cut July 1st. Mr. Curan stated, “I’ll lose $1500 a month — $18,000 a year,” he went on to add, “This is draconian. The Teamsters are not bankrupt.”

Fred Bora, 69, who lives in Comins in northern Michigan, said his potential cut would be about 60% and drive his monthly pension down to about $1288 a month. His pension could face a deeper cut because the company where he worked went out of business in the Great Recession. Bora added, “I worked 30 years and they promised me a pension. How can they take it away?” Right now, Bora and his wife, Katherine, 80, have two mortgages. They pay about $800 a month on their home. “$800 — that’s almost my full pension check” after the cuts, Bora stated.

We have talked and have had access to several of the Teamster retirees in the Kentucky area. Those that we interviewed, stated that they also received the notification of their benefits being potential cut by the start of July 1, 2016. On average of these retirees that we talked to, a retiree drawing a pension check of $1424.00 first cut would be to $1080.00. A second cut would occur the following year which would further reduce the retiree’s check to $984.00. The majority of the retirees that we interviewed have house payments, car payments, utilities, groceries and not to mention extremely high medicial bills. A few even went as far as to say that the $984.00 wouldn’t even cover their retirement home mortgages. If this reduction takes place, most of them will be forced to sell their homes and make other drastic decisions as to whether purchase their much needed medicine or to eat.


Detroit Free Press

Retiree Interviews conducted in Kentucky courtesy of

K. Steel, Witches Of The Craft,


Bill Number: S. 1631 and H. R. 2844

Date Introduced: Thursday, June 18, 2015 – 12:00

The Keep Our Pension Promises Act of 2015 repeals the “benefit suspension” provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA) enacted at the end of the last Congress. Those provisions allow the trustees of certain financially-troubled multiemployer pension plans to reduce the benefits of retirees and their widows and widowers. The Keep Our Pension Promises Act would ensure that pensioners will continue to get their full benefits.

Instead of permitting ongoing multiemployer plans to cut retiree benefits, S. 1631 and H.R. 2844 ensure that plans will have enough money to continue to pay promised pensions. The bills do this by modifying the “partition” sections of MPRA. They keep all other MPRA provisions intact, including provisions that authorize the federal pension insurance agency (the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or PBGC) to assist plans interested in merging with each other. The legislation is revenue neutral, thanks to the elimination of two unnecessary tax breaks for wealthy individuals and estates.

How partitioning would work under the Keep Our Pension Promises Act

Trustees of a financially-troubled multiemployer plan that is likely to run out of money within 10 to 20 years will be able to apply to the PBGC for a partition order.

If the partition order is issued, the plan will not have to pay the full benefits of its “orphaned” pensioners who are retired as of the date of the partition order. (Orphaned retirees are those whose former employers went bankrupt or withdrew from the plan without fully paying what they owed.)

The PBGC will transfer money to the plan each year in an amount equal to the “guaranteed benefits” the PBGC would have had to pay to these orphaned retirees if the plan were “insolvent” without enough money to pay promised benefits in that year.

A new Legacy Fund will be created at the PBGC supported by general revenue from the U.S. Treasury. The revenue cost will be offset by money raised from closing two tax loopholes that primarily benefit high-income individuals and their estates, the “like-kind exchange” and “minority valuation discount” provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

The money that the PBGC transfers to the partitioned plan will come from both its current multiemployer pension insurance fund and the new Legacy Fund.

The plan that has been partitioned will pay the difference between the guaranteed benefit amounts funded by the PBGC and the retirees’ full benefits, up to specified limits.

Plans will continue to pay full benefits for non-orphaned retirees.

Sponsors: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio)

You can obtain further information in regards to tracking this bill and also contacting your Congress man or woman at

A Quick Look At The History of the Teamsters & Why We Should Act

The news that we have provided you with today has been researched and is accurate. It does involve one of the most controversial unions in our country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Here is a look at the Teamster History

For more than a century, the Teamsters Union has helped millions of workers achieve the American Dream. Our success is a testament to those who came before us, who stood together to form a union and a labor movement. These workers fought for the rights and privileges that today most Americans take for granted. Without the solidarity of unions, there would be no weekends, no pensions and no health insurance.

The best way to celebrate Teamster History is to highlight the actions and events that improved working and living standards for American families and communities.

Learning about the struggles and victories of the past will help union leaders, members and nonmembers alike appreciate the contributions Teamsters made not only to labor history but to American history. Review the real story of the Teamsters in the 20th century.

To get the visual concept of what makes the Teamsters Union so great, check out the Teamster history visual timeline.

The founding members of the union foresaw the growth and promise of the Teamsters as a model for workers everywhere. And they developed a philosophy that is as true and vital today as it was in 1903:

“Let each member do his duty as he sees fit. Let each put his shoulder to the wheel and work together to bring about better results. Let no member sow seeds of discord within our ranks, and let our enemies see that the Teamsters of this country are determined to get their just rewards and to make their organization as it should be — one of the largest and strongest trade unions in the country now and beyond.”


Teamsters, North America’s Strongest Union

What we have presented to you is articles and legislation that tell of nothing but what a disgrace our country has become. The legislation that was passed gave huge Pension Funds the right to attempt this to their retirees was put into law to stop the last Congressional shut down. No one was made aware of this fact. No one knew that the Congress was trying to play God with our future and the future of our Elderly Americans. So that begs the question do you really know what your Congressmen/women and Senators are up too? Are they doing the job that you elected them to do?

We focused on the Teamsters because this is the first of many Pension Funds that will try to use this corrupt piece of legislation. The Teamsters have a checkered pass but if it was not for them most of us would still be working for $1.00 an hour a day. They got out in the streets, picketed, striked and even fought for your right to a decent wage for a hard day work. Many unions followed after the Teamsters. The other unions saw what the Teamsters were trying to do and accomplishing, they wanted it for the individuals they represented. The unions joined forces and we a formitable force until Ronald Reagan became President of the United States in the ’80’s. He made the statement that it was his intent to bust the unions in this country. He did bust the Air Traffic Controllers Unions in this country. After that, he tried to bust other unions in this country but those left stood strong. They stood strong for us, where we would maintain a way of life we had come a custom too, expected and deserved. Without those surviving unions, most of us wouldn’t be able to put food on the table at night, have a place to live or a car to drive. We owe these unions, whether it is the Teamsters or not, a great deal. We owe them our way of live.

Are we going to idly sit by and watch these great men and women, who fought to give us what rights we have in this country be put out on the streets, loss their pension that they worked for and were promised? When you work all your life, you look forward to retirement. Will you even have a retirement?

You spend most of your life at work. You work long, over-time hours, you pay into a pension plan or a 401K plan, you think your golden years will be just that, “golden.” You reach the age of retirement, then there is nothing, no pension, no 401K, and you are too old and tired to work anymore, then what?

The majority of this article has been about the Teamsters. It is because this is the first of any of the Pension Plans that are trying to impliment this new piece of legislation before the Treasury Department. If Central States gets this approved by the Treasury Department then there will be more to follow. Your pension plan or a family member’s pension plan could be next. The companies today do not want to pay pensions or retirement plans to any of their retirees. If they are allowed a loophole to avoid paying these well deserved pensions and retirement plans, they will find it and they will use it. It this bill before the Treasury Department is allowed to pass, every American in this country will never know what retirement is. We will all be forced to work till our last dying breathe.

The Keep Our Pension Promises Act introduced by Democratic Presidential Candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) will prevent any company or pension fund from ever denying their participants a pension check and a comfortable retirement after long years of dedication and service to the company they worked for.

This effects all of us whether you think so or not, it might be the Teamsters now but if it is allowed to pass before the Treasury, are you so certain your retirement is secure?

We have provided a link below that will direct you to a site that tells you how you can take action, get involved, and who to contact to let your voice be heard.

Pension Rights Center

*Footnote: It should be noted that Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr., is against the cutting of the Teamster retirees benefit package. Mr. Hoffa strongly believes that these men and women worked and deserve their pensions and the benefits promised them.

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Your Daily Horoscopes for Thursday, October 8th




Your Daily Horoscopes for Thursday, October 8th



Aries Horoscope

Venus enters your work and health sector today, dear Aries, and will transit this area of your chart until November 8th (for the coming month). While Venus moves out of a harmonious position vis a vis your sign, this is a very useful cycle for bringing harmony to your daily life, including your working environment. The urge to restore balance to working relationships and order or beauty to your daily routines and environment is strong now. This can also be a time of increased social opportunities through your work or through your daily routines, or while pursuing health goals. It might be a good time for partnering up to get work done or to pursue fitness programs with Venus and Mars in this sector of your chart, and eventually aligning, as well as for meeting friends or even a lover who has similar goals or work.



After an extended stay in your solar fourth house, dear Taurus, Venus (your ruler) moves into harmony with your sign. The sector of home and family is a very introspective, even self-protective, sector, and this may have kept you a little more withdrawn or quiet than usual. Now and until November 8th, Venus transits your fun, playful, and creative solar fifth house. You are now more willing to take some personal risks with your heart, personality, and creativity. You can be a little flirty now, and it’s a time when your natural charm comes shining through for all to see. While today is good for personal magnetism, keep in mind that Mercury is coming to a station tomorrow, and as the shift occurs, there may be some miscommunications to deal with.



Venus has spent an unusual amount of time in your communications sector, dear Gemini, and today enters your home and family sector, where it will transit until November 8th. During this cycle, you are a little more protective with your heart, tending to cling to the familiar and secure rather than venturing out into the world with your heart on your sleeve. Some hesitancy and caution when it comes to love, the pursuit of pleasure, and money is normal with this cycle. This can be a good time for bringing more harmony, comfort, or beauty to your home, and more peace or loving expressions with family members. Real estate matters could be favorable now.



The goddess of love enters your communications sector today, dear Cancer, increasing your need and ability to share your thoughts and feelings with someone special. Venus will stay in this sector of your chart for one month, until November 8th. You’re coming out of a lengthy Venus cycle that emphasized stability and security in your social and love relationships, so this new cycle can be a real change, as you’re more sociable, curious, and chatty. During this cycle, you are especially curious about others and particularly interested in sharing your daily activities with others. You are also likely bringing more charm and diplomacy to your communications. With Mars already here in this sector, Venus’ presence helps add layers to your charm, particularly through conversations. However, keep in mind that as Mercury moves to its direct station, exact tomorrow, there can be some miscommunications to deal with before things straighten out.



Venus leaves your sign today after an extended stay, Leo, and while the next step may not seem as glamorous, it’s a natural progression and a solid one. You’ve received more than usual attention, and you’ve been pampering yourself as well with Venus in your sign. Now that the attention turns away from you and your ego needs, you’re in a better position to enjoy yourself without self-consciousness. Focus is on building your resources now. Love is more about security and comfort in the coming month. Affections stabilize during this cycle, and you begin to value simpler pleasures. Getting along well with others can be one way to boost your business or income, and relationships already in place can benefit from steadier energy. You value those who make you feel comfortable, and familiarity is more important to you than new experiences in love at this time.


Virgo Symbol/Glyph

Venus has been spending an unusually long time in the sign just behind yours, dear Virgo. This has allowed you all kinds of time and opportunities to go over your emotional and romantic past with a fine-toothed comb, to put an end to attitudes and possibly relationships that truly do belong in the past, and to nurse some old hurts before gathering the strength to move forward. This morning, Venus enters your sign and love will begin to move forward, ready or not! You become more expressive and certain of your affections, and people around you in a general sense are appreciating the very style and personality traits that you express naturally. This month-long cycle puts the focus on pleasure and affection in your life. With Mars already in your sign, Venus helps to soften your manner and bring you more positive attention. The Moon moves out of your privacy sector and into your sign this afternoon, and you can be feeling especially in need of a connection to the world around you.


Libra Glyph-Symbol

Venus enters your privacy and soul sector today, dear Libra, and will continue transiting this house of your solar chart until November 8th. This cycle brings a little more mystery to your love life, feelings, and affections. It’s a time for releasing old or outdated attitudes and clearing space for new experiences and feelings to enter your life. You are not as clear when it comes to openly expressing your love, as you need time to get in better touch with your own feelings during this period of your life. There can be a greater love of private moments with a partner or secret admirers. For some of you, a need or necessity to give of yourself unselfishly emerges. You may be a little more tentative than usual about feelings and even purchases during this cycle. The Moon moving into line with Venus today emphasizes a need for some level of withdrawal or emotional renewal, and possibly a nice connection with the past.


Scorpio Symbol Glyph

Venus has been spending a longer than usual time in your career and reputation sector, dear Scorpio, and this has given you a chance to realign your goals and to soften or enhance your reputation, although there has been some hiccups along the way. This morning, with Venus’ movement into Aquarius and into a position that subtly enhances your natural style, likability, and powers of attraction. It’s an easier cycle for Venus overall, and Venus will continue to work her magic through to November 8th. Equality and fairness are more important themes in your relationships during this cycle. Giving yourself and others freedom and emotional space is also important, as well as downplaying ego needs. Teamwork is favored, and friendships can get a nice boost.


Sagittarius Glyph Symbol

Venus is just ending an extended stay in your adventure sector, Sagittarius, and you may have experienced a stronger love of learning and sharing. Now Venus enters your career and reputation sector at that the top of your solar chart. This time, her visit approaches her normal cycle length, and extends to November 8th. This is a strong period for bringing an easier manner to your professional or public dealings, particularly as you’ve experienced assertive Mars here and now you benefit from the added charm of Venus here as well. Social opportunities can emerge through your business or professional dealings, or you could be employing more diplomacy and people skills in the work you do. You also tend to be a little more concerned about your image at this time. Latent social ambitions can emerge. There can be more success in creative pursuits during this cycle.


Capricorn Symbol/Glyph

Venus has spent an unusually long time in the sign of Leo, dear Capricorn, and your solar eighth house. Planets transiting the eighth tend to operate as if they are undercover, and you’ve been spending a fair amount of time observing, remembering, intuiting, and analyzing your feelings. However, today, Venus moves on, into your solar ninth house, and in many ways, your romantic life is likely to feel as if it’s emerging into the light. Now and until November 8th, you’re more likely to express or act upon your feelings. This position of Venus tends to highlight and enhance your naturally attractive qualities. This cycle brings a more outgoing, adventurous attitude to your love life, and this can also play out in terms of the type of entertainment and playful experiences you’re attracted to, and the art or decorations that draw you in. You have a spirited attitude now. Today, with the Moon moving out of your eighth and into the ninth house as well, you’re likely to feel more outgoing as the day moves forward.



Venus has spent an unusually long time in your partnership zone and opposing sign, dear Aquarius, and there’s been a very strong focus on relating, mediating, negotiating, and generally getting a long with others. Today, Venus enters another relationship zone, the solar eighth house, but this sector runs a little deeper. It’s a favorable time for working on the more complicated or intricate areas of relationships, sharing, and intimacy. It’s also strong for getting to understand your own deeper side as well as your innermost desires and motivations. Financially speaking, you may find backing or support, and you are more reasonable with regards to working out agreements. Your love nature runs a little deeper during this cycle that lasts until November 8th.



Venus had an extended stay in your work and health sector, dear Pisces, and is only now moving out of it and into your partnership sector. There has been a rather strong focus on daily affairs and routines, work, work relationships, and matters of health. You may have had some opportunities to smooth over relations with co-workers, or to find a better balance in your daily routines and habits. However, wasn’t a very glamorous area of your chart for Venus, the goddess of love, to function at her best. This morning, Venus begins a month-long cycle transiting your relationship sector, and this can go a long way towards enhancing your social life and one-to-one relationships. It’s a strong cycle for attracting and enhancing close relationships. Your manner is conciliatory, open, reasonable, and respectful of others’ needs and agendas, and these qualities are very appealing to others now.

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The Balance of the Signs & the Elements for October 8th





The Balance of the Signs & the Elements for October 8th


Self-confident, generous, warm-hearted, powerful leader, dramatic. Can be overly proud, vain, extravagant, arrogant.
Meticulous, discriminating, pure, practical, health conscious, hard working. Can be hyper-critical, petty and perfectionistic.
Even-handed, harmonious, artistic, diplomatic, balancing, strong sense of fairness. Can be over- compromising, appeasing, judgmental.


Fire is enthusiastic, dynamic, and spontaneous, but lacks reflection. We are more courageous and adventurous now, with a tendency to act before thinking. There is little concern about what happened in the past. We are competitive and possibly impatient or bored easily.
There may be some insensitivity or lack of empathy now. We may be out of touch with what we’re feeling or with our emotional needs. We may be tougher than usual now, and more inclined to follow mental or practical considerations than we are to listen to our intuition.


The modes are balanced.

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Astrology of Today – October 8, 2015





Astrology of Today – October 8, 2015



  • The Moon is in Leo until 3:50 PM.
  • The Moon is void from 1:29 PM to 3:50 PM.
  • The Moon is in Virgo from 3:50 PM forward (until Sunday, October 11th, at 4:45 AM).
  • The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase until 4:19 PM / the Moon is waning and in its Waning Crescent phase from 4:19 PM forward.
  • A Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 4th and a New Moon will occur on the 12th.
  • Venus turned direct on September 6th and is in its post-retrograde shadow until tomorrow.
  • Mercury is retrograde until tomorrow (Mercury is retrograde from September 17-October 9 in Libra).
  • Venus enters Virgo today (Venus transits Virgo from October 8-November 8).
  • Mean Moon’s Node enters Virgo on the 10th.
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Update on Current Energies

Update on Current Energies

As we wind down from some of this past month’s chaos and prepare for Mercury to go direct Friday, this is an excellent time to reflect on where you are in your life and invite a sense of humor into things. We’ve had lots of fiery energies catalyzed by the eclipses and supermoon – even the most calm and centered person might have had some wild moments in recent weeks!This latest cycle likely put you on edge a few times. Keep in mind that along with the big stuff you are encountering and addressing, it’s often the petty stuff that gets you off balance and out of your power center. Tip: make less time for petty things that won’t matter long term and save your precious light-filled energy to create big things in the highest ways.

Sometimes in cycles like this, people tend to get spacey and lose focus. If this happened for you, make an effort to come back to your center now. We have new energies to work with now and you want to be able to effectively house them within you. Getting grounded now will put you in your heart, which is where you want to be to connect more to your spiritual guidance and ability to manifest your dreams. Don’t forget to dream big!

One reason you are alive now is to reclaim your true power to create. For thousands of years, humanity has been conditioned to be powerless. Self-doubt and trying to fit in have been the norm – people looking outside themselves to validate if they were okay. Having an authentic voice, or even a voice at all, often was not part of the equation as people lived an ordinary life.

You were born to be among those at the forefront to change this – to turn things upside down! That’s because you are a divine changemaker at your core, encoded to be at the forefront of the biggest society overhaul ever done. You are to do this by changing on the inside first – getting your power and voice back – and then as you do that being an example to others.

This means that you are an instrumental part of humanity’s awakening process! A little voice inside is calling you to act on this role and discover what it means for you personally. This will be a process over time. Some of you are already immersed in that process – including with our Divine Changemakers Series with The Council of 12 – so you know how powerful that process can be! Each day you are having opportunities to be more authentic, more whole.

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Current Moon Phase for October 8th is Waning Crescent

October 8
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 17%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Thursday, October 8, 2015

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 17%
Moon Age: 25.51 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,611.35 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,456,449.25 km



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Lady A’s Specialty of the Day – Spell to Gain Control Over A Situation

Egyptian GirlSpell to Gain Control Over A Situation

Items Needed:
purple candle
pen and paper
vegetable oil
fireproof dish
cayenne pepper

Inscribe the candle with your name, then draw the infinity symbol (a horizontal figure 8),
both above and below your name. Anoint the candle with vegetable oil and roll it in cayenne pepper.

Write a brief description of the situation on the paper and place it under the candle holder.
Light the candle and say:

“Wax and herb, now bring me power
That grows with every passing hour.
Bring control back unto me.
As I will, so mote it be!

Let the candle completely burn down, then burn the paper in the fireproof dish. Flush the ashes down the toilet, or bury them under a tree.


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The Witches Magick for the 8th Day of the Blood Moon – Blood Moon Ritual Mist

Egyptian MauBlood Moon Ritual Mist

Use this mist to fill you with the vitality of the Goddess.

You will need one cup of distilled water, three drops of lavender essential oil, one drop of rose essential oil, one drop of chamomiles essential oil and a white candle. Mix all the ingredients together in a spray bottle. As you shake the bottle, chant:

Great Goddess of eternal life
Invigorate this liquid with your divine light.

Light the candle and place the bottle of mist in front of the candle so that the light shines through it. Stare deep into the liquid and merge with it. Energize the mist with the vitality and divine life force of the bright Goddess. Close your eyes, and spray the mist over your face. As you spray it on yourself, sense the light of the Goddess glowing within you and all around you.

Wiccan Spell A Night, 365 Spells, Charms and Potions for the Whole Year
Sirona Knight

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