New Moon Report for Nov. 24 – New Moon Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius

New Moon Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius

Thursday, November 24, 10:10 pm PST, Friday, November 25, 1:10 am EST

New Moons are usually characterized by a sense of freshness and initiative, but this one is a solar eclipse that puts a backward spin on the lunation cycle. Even though it’s in forward-thinking Sagittarius, the Moon’s shadow crossing the Sun is a reminder to take a step back and rethink our beliefs and re-examine our ideas about the future. Letting go of outdated expectations and rigid moral judgments is necessary before progress can be made. Inventive Uranus in Aries’ favorable trine to this Sun-Moon conjunction opens channels of innovation, but a tense square from energetic Mars in efficient Virgo demands a high degree of attention to current tasks.

The New Moon in visionary Sagittarius casts eyes toward distant horizons of unexplored possibilities. However, this lunation is a solar eclipse that will punish runaway egos and irresponsible behavior. The success of great journeys is built on carefully planned steps that may seem trivial or tedious at the time, yet can take us as far as our imaginations can go.

Your Cosmic Calendar for Turkey Day

Know where you are going and what you are doing. The cosmos has been super-active during the last 48 hours and this next 24-hour drama is another potential blockbuster. The recent solar entry into Sagittarius and last night’s Mercury reversal are sending out conflicting signals – the solar one suggests moving forward while the mercurial one suggests reviewing and re-evaluating recent experiences. Before tonight’s New Moon (10:11PM PST at 3 degrees of Sagittarius) and Partial Solar Eclipse (10:22PM PST) take place, you need to hang on to this celestial carnival ride as Mercury forms a supportive, 60-degree link to Vesta (5:01AM PST), the Sun makes an off-kilter, 150-degree tie to giant Jupiter (7:44AM PST), Mercury parallels Venus (2:26PM PST), the Moon in Scorpio squares Neptune in Aquarius (3:05PM PST and starting a void lunar cycle lasting until 5:58PM PST when Sagittarius Moon begins), Chiron forms a subtle and yet still important, 30-degree tie to Uranus (4:00PM PST), and Venus makes a supportive, 60-degree connection to Neptune (5:53PM PST). Wow! That’s quite a ride and if it weren’t for the Sun-Jupiter 150-degree encounter, much of this day might be filled with numerous treasures. However, when the two largest celestial bodies are out of joint, it demands a lot of energy to stay on track with your primary needs, tasks, and plans. This day is also strange because the so-called dark-of-the-moon vibes are at white-hot intensity until the New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse happen. And therefore most of this day falls into a category where you need to finish as many old projects as you can on a high note, and leave bold, new undertakings for after the Partial Solar Eclipse happens (10:22PM PST). Even then, you need to be careful about what enterprises you want to launch since Mercury has just begun its three-week reversal. Get set for more cosmic shenanigans tomorrow.

the daily humorscopes for thursday, november 24

the daily humorscope


Thursday, November 24, 2011

Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Today you will lose your marbles. Fortunately, someone will find them and return them to you.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Nobody knows the trouble you’ve seen. Let’s just hope you can somehow keep it that way!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
You will find that it is true – everything is better with the addition of either chocolate or garlic (but not both). Well, except for running shoes, that is.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Would you just Stop? Nobody else feels the need to dance around like that…
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
While attending a sance “just for fun”, you will be possessed by the spirit of Rasputin. Surprisingly, it will be a good career move.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
You will discover the secret to becoming a great artist! You can stick anything you want on the wall, the trick is to make people think deep thought went into it. For example, spray-paint a bathroom plunger gold, and stick little angel wings on it. Call it “Life In The Details”.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Today you will be struck by the notion that “Life is like one of those little cars that the Shriners get to drive”. You have a mind of great depth and profundity.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Despite your best efforts, you will be unable to get your book published. But all you really need to do is change the title! “A Comparative Study of Invertibrate Parasites” is not likely to be published. But “A Bucket Full Of Leeches”? Now that’s another story.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Try being entirely honest for a week. That’s a fine way to develop a clear conscience. Personally, I prefer my method, though — a poor memory.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)
Excellent time to hum popular songs, just slightly off key. If you do that long enough, the people around you will change in appearance. You’ll be able to see the veins in their neck, for one thing.
Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)
Soon you will gain experience with the miracle of birth. It will be somehow associated with the miracle of elevators, and probably also to the miracle of screaming.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Relationships are a lot like tables. One leg is love, one is trust, one is shared pleasures, and one is shared dreams. Lasting relationships need all four legs for balance, to hold up the burden of your troubles. In your case, though, you’ll never get rid of that irritating wobble.

T’was the night of Thanksgiving

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T’was the night of Thanksgiving,
But I just couldn’t sleep.
I tried counting backwards,
I tried counting sheep.
The leftovers beckoned,
The dark meat and white.
But I fought the temptation,
With all of my might.
Tossing and turning,
with anticipation.
The thought of a snack
became infatuation.
So I raced to the kitchen,
Flung open the door,
And gazed at the fridge,
Full of goodies galore.
I gobbled up turkey,
And buttered potatoes,
Pickles and carrots,
Beans and tomatoes.
I felt myself swelling,
So plump and so round.
‘til all of a sudden,
I rose off the ground.
I crashed through the ceiling,
Floating into the sky,
With a mouthful of pudding,
And a handful of pie.
But I managed to yell
As I soared past the trees
Happy eating to all,
Pass the cranberries, please!!
May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey be plump.
May your potatoes and gravy
Have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious,
May your pies take the prize
And May your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off of your thighs!
by Lauren

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Happy Thanksgiving dear friends!

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I wish each and everyone of you a very Happy & Blessed Thanksgiving! May you spend it with your loved ones whether they be family or friends. Let us not forget what today is all about, whether we are Pagan or Not! It doesn’t hurt Pagans, Wiccans, Witches and the like to stop and take time to be thankful. I know I very seldom get sentimental and most of all I don’t like to reveal to others that I do have a soft side. I guess I always like to seem in control of my emotions but there are even times when seasoned old witches let their emotions out. Ooops! I am not that old just emotional. It started this morning in the kitchen, with my wildcat Razzy. She put her paws up on my calf and I leaned down to rub her. I started talking to her telling her, she didn’t know how much she had to be thankful for this year. Then it hit me, I am the thankful one. I am so thankful that the Goddess brought her and her family to me. I am so grateful that I saved her and she will have a good home the rest of her life. I will love her and cherish her each year. I am also thankful for my older wildcat, Stinker, my little Pomeranian princess Kiki. Then I stopped to think about my family. I am so thankful for my two wonderful, beautiful and healthy children. I am thankful that my son has two healthy and beautiful daughters. I am thankful for my daughter and that the Goddess finally found a man to put up with her. I have a lot to be thankful for. 

I have to stop and think back though. At one time, I loved another man besides my husband. My husband and I were separated and I had known this man for years. He asked me out and we started seeing each other. We started making plans for the future. He loved my two children and my son he was crazy about. He had made plans to take him hunting and fishing and do all the things his father never had time to do with him. We had talked about moving into together. How life would be. But for some strange twist of fate my husband came by to visit the kids one evening. That evening, my husband took me out to the patio and we sit and talked. We talked about how things weren’t really that bad between us. I should let you know at this time why we were separated, I had caught him having an affair on me. Why? I didn’t know I had always tried to be the perfect wife, mother, housekeeper, witch, heck I was even PTA President! I guess I got caught up in being too perfect. He had fallen for a woman totally my opposite. He came to the house one day to drop the kids off some money and he had told me, “I had better sit down.” I couldn’t imagine what it was but he told me I was right and he was living with another woman. He wanted to tell me before I found out about her from someone else. Everything I had thought was true, I cried and cried. I thought my world had ended. I got up and slapped the holy shit out of him and told him to get out of the house. That is when I fell right straight into the arms of this other man. I guess he was my crutch. He loved me and I knew it. The first night, we went out. He took me to his parents’ house and then to his grandmother’s house. All of them told me, that they were glad to finally meet me. They had heard so much about me. But back to the night my husband came over and fate took such a straight twist. We got to laughing and crying together. We had a deep love and I couldn’t deny that. I went back to my comfort zone. I took my husband back. My husband came right out and told me that he didn’t know how to tell the other woman he was coming back home. He said he had left her crying in a motel room. And that if there was anyway possible that he was going to try to work things out with me. He said he had to go back and tell her and get his stuff. He even asked me if I wanted to go. I told him that probably wouldn’t be a good idea. I didn’t talk to the man I was seeing for two or three days because hubby was back home. The man knew where I was working and what time I came in each day. So he decided he would surprise me one day and stop by with his new motorcycle for me and him to go for a ride. I didn’t know he was there I had taken a couple of days off and hubby and I stopped in for a minute to see how things where going. On the stool, waiting for me, was the other man. I could see the look in his eyes when we walked in. He got up and left. He tore out on the motorcycle so quick, my hubby asked me what his problem was. I said I didn’t know. Part of me was crushed when he left on that motorcycle. But I knew where I belonged with my family. The next night the other man was killed in a motorcycle wreck. He was at a bar drinking, left the bar doing about 100 mph and hit a parked van head on. When I found out what happened I nearly died myself. I can say I was starting to fall in love with him or perhaps it was just neediless. But I had never had to do anything more difficult in my life than grieve in silence. Everytime I was alone I would break down and cry. I still cry to this day about it. For the longest time, I blamed myself for his death. I had friends tell me, that I had to stop doing that. But I believe with the help of the Goddess, I know that didn’t actually cause his death and I shouldn’t blame myself anymore. I didn’t make him pick up those drinks. I am sure like I, he was feeling heart-broken. But he didn’t need to get drunk, there were other ways of coping. I found them and he should have too. I miss him and if I had known that was what he was going to do, I would have found a way to stop. Where is this all going?  He showed me a part of life that I only thought I wanted. My path wasn’t meant to be with him. He showed me how to love deeper, appreciate every moment we have in this life because the next might be our last. I have alot to be thankful for just by knowing this man. 

So this Thanksgiving when I look back on the years, I have a lot to be thankful for. My family, my friends, people who I have lost over the years. Some I wish who could be alive now and see me and her grandchildren. But I know that those who have gone on are with the Goddess waiting. I am thankful for the Goddess and all the good things in life she has given me. I am thankful for all the readers of this blog. I am thankful for the friends I have made through it.

All in all, I believe this is going to be the best Thanksgiving for me. I realize what I have and what I have lost, I realize I will never take a moment of life for granted and I will live each moment to the fullest. I am thankful for the life the Goddess has given me and the Path that She has shown me. 

Remember the Goddess in your Thanksgiving this year! Remember my family and I, as I will be thinking about each and everyone of you this year! 

Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving to each and everyone of you,

Lady Abyss

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