The Witches Journal for Monday, March 26th

The Witches Journal for Monday, March 26th

Monday is the sacred day of the moon, personified as the goddesses Selene, Luna, and Mani. The Moon is rule of flow, affecting the changeable and impressionable aspects of people. If a full moon falls on a Monday, then the powers of the moon are at their most potent.

Traditional Lore for the Days of the Week

Monday for wealth,
Tuesday for health,
Wednesday the best day of all,
Thursday for losses
Friday for crosses
And Saturday no luck at all.

—-The Pagan Book of Days
Nigel Pennick

The Magick of Monday

Deity: Mani
Planet: Moon
Tree: Willow
Herb: Chickweed
Element Water
Number: 5
Rune Lugu (L)

Source

The Pagan Book of Days
Nigel Pennick

Monday

Monday: Is associated with the Moon and the colors of White, Silver, Grey and Pearl

Monday is the best time to deal with such matters as: Antiques, Archetypes, Astral Travel, Astrology, Bodies of Water, Children, Domestic Concerns, Dreams, Emotions, Fluids, Full moon magic, Household Activities, Imagination, Initiation, Justice, Magick, Meditation, New-Age Pursuits, Nursing, Peace, Protection, Psychic Pursuits, Psychology, Public, Purity, Reincarnation, Religious Experiences, Shape-shifting, Short Trips, Sincerity, Spirituality, Totem Animals, Trip Planning, Truth, Warding off Doubts and Fears, Water, Women, Women’s Mysteries

Source

Practical Magick for the Penny Pinching Witch
Carol Moyer

Magical Days Of the Week – Monday

Monday is the day of the moon itself, and it’s a day that’s connected to lunar colors like silver, white, or even a pale blue. Metals and gemstones like silver, pearl, opal and moonstone all come into play today.

There are plenty of deities associated with the moon – Thoth and Diana for instance – and herbal correspondences include many members of the mint family. Utilize wintergreen or peppermint, as well as catnip, comfrey, sage and chamomile in your workings.

When it comes to Monday magic, because of that lunar connection, it’s a good time to focus on workings related to childbearing and family life, purity and virginity, healing, wisdom, and intuition. Do a little bit of self exploration and work on developing your intuition – learn to trust your gut. Celebrate birth and life, and make some magic to fix what is broken.

Author

Patti Wigington, Paganism/Wicca Expert
Article published on & owned by ThoughtCo.com

 

Today is Monday, March 26th

Monday is the sacred day of the moon, personified as the goddesses Selene, Luna, and Mani. The moon is ruler of flow, affecting the changeable and impressionable aspects of people. If a full moon falls on a Monday, then the powers of the moon are at their most potent.

Deity: Mani

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Planet: Moon

Tree: Willow

Herb: Chickweed

Stone: Agate

Animal: Crab

Element: Water

Color: Green

Rune: Lagu (L)

 

Celtic Tree Month of Fearn (Alder) (March 18 – April 14)

 

Runic Half-Month of Beorc (March 14 – March 29)

 

Goddess of the Month of Columbina (March 20 – April 17)

 

Source

The Pagan Book of Days
Nigel Pennick

The Goddess Book of Days for Monday, March 26th

Mata Syra Zemlja, Slavic “Moist Earth Mother.” Pregnant until March 25, it is a sin to strike the Earth with iron (plow) until March 26. This is plowing day. (Demeter, Ceres, Tonantzin, Mawu, Gaia, Rhea, Ge, Ops, Goddess of Grain and Fertile Harvests).

Source

The Goddess Book of Days
Diane Stein

On Monday, March 26, We Celebrate….

Slavic Plowing Season
LESHACHIKHA

Themes: Earth; Nature; Harvest; Birth; Protection

Symbols: Soil; a Leaf; Seeds

About Leshachikha: A goddess who sometimes appears as a Slavic forest, a wild animal or a leave, Leshachikha is said to have died in October and revived around this time in spring. She fiercely protects her lands, not taking kindly to any who abuse them. In tis manner she teaches us about reciprocity and nature’s fury. Additionally, Leshachikha’s watchful aspect can be applied to our figurative lands—for example, safeguarding our homes.

To Do Today: Whenever you need a little extra protective energy, pick up a fallen leaf and put it in your pocket. This will keep Leshachikha’s guardian powers with you all day. To bring that protection into your home, wax the leaf to preserve it, symbolically sustaining the magickal energy forever. Put the waxed leaf near your entryway or in the room where you spend the most time.

Go to a nearby field or park today and scatter some seeds to Leshachikha to greet her as she awakens. Today marks the beginning of the plowing season in Slavic regions. Before this date the earth is regarded as pregnant. It is a crime against nature and Leshachikha to plow the soil with iron tools when it still bears a magickal child (Spring). Once earth has given birth, the fields can then accept new seed, which the bird will also appreciate!

Source

365 Goddess, A Daily Guide to the Magick and Inspiration of the Goddess
Patricia Telesco

The Witches Monday

In the word Monday, we can see part of the word Moon. In the romance languages such as Italian or Spanish, this day of the week is called Lunes and clearly relates to the word lunar. On Mondays, a variety of magick may be worked. Because Monday centers on the energies of the Moon, things like dreams, feminine energy, health, success in spiritual pursuits, domestic matters, and things of family origin are especially important this day.

Mondays are best for love magick and anything concerning home or family, thus old saying, Mondays child is fair of face, which seems clearly to relate to the themes of love and health.

Angels of Monday are Gabriel, Arcan, Missabu, and Abuzaha. Arcan is known as the king of the angels of air and the “ruler” of Monday. Abuzaha (Abuzohar) serves Monday, and is very responsive to invocations and ritual magick. Missabu is a ministering angel of Arcan.

Check whether the moon is waning or waxing to determine what your spell will be. During waning moons, do spells to rid yourself of obstacles or for wisdom and protection. During waxing moons do magic for increase of any kind or to draw something into your life.

On Mondays, the best hour to work is moonrise. Get this information from your local newspaper, astrological calendar, or almanac.

Source

Gypsy Magic

Witchery, Magick and Enchantment for Your Monday

 

Think for a moment on all of the witchery, magick and enchantments that you have discovered. Don’t be afraid to adjust spells to suit your own specific needs. Any gentle, illusory, and dreamy charms and spells can be enhanced when you work on the day of the week that is dedicated to the moon. Mondays are a fantastic day to boost your psychic abilities and to tune in to your intuition and empathy. It also gives you the opportunity to work with a different lunar phase each and every Monday, which means in one month you could work four different types of moon magicks on Mondays. How’s that for adding to your repertoire? You are going to have mad skills in no time at all.

So light up those lunar scented candles and add a little mystique to your outfit by wearing an enchanting lunar color. Wear your sparkling silver jewelry and maybe add a pair of dangling silver earrings or a pendant shaped like a crescent moon. Create lunar potions and philters; make a dream catcher and give it as a gift to someone you love. Burn some sandalwood or jasmine-scented incense today to inspire the glamour and magick of the moon. Slice up a favorite variety of fruit that is in season for a snack or share it with your love and enjoy his or her lunar and romantic qualities. Brew up a cup of chamomile tea, enchant it with a little moon magick, and relax and get a good night’s sleep.

Most importantly, get outside tonight and watch the moon for a while. What phase is she in? What color was the moon as she rose? Why not start a journal and write down at what location the moon rises and sets for a few seasons? This is a great way to teach you to tune in and to become more aware of the moon and the influence that she pulls into our lives. Try calling on Selene for her magickal assistance, and call Thoth for wisdom and strength. Get to know the Norse Mani and the Latvian Meness. These gods of the moon have plenty to teach, and if you allow their influence to cycle through your life, you’ll receive many blessings. Be imaginative, and create your own personal lunar magick and witchery. Go on….the moonlight becomes you.

Source

Book of Witchery: Spells, Charms & Correspondences for Every Day of the Week
Ellen Dugan

 

The Witches Almanac for Monday, March 26th

Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaiian)

Waxing Moon

Moon phase: Second Quarter

Moon Sign: Cancer

Moon enters Leo 7: 45 am

Incense: Clary sage

Color: Lavender

Moon in Cancer

The Moon is traveling through Cancer today. Beware of mood swings. Cook some soul food. Cuddle up with someone.

The restlessness of the Gemini Moon gives way to an instinctive need for peace and quiet. Feelings of belonging and safety are what motivate us under this influence. The Moon feels right at home in the sign of Cancer, as it rules the sign. This Moon position has much healing potential. Although insular by nature, our feelings run deep, making it an ideal time to get in touch with what motivates us.

The Moon in Cancer generally favors the following activities: Domestic activities, those that involve awareness of personal needs. Home decor, family get-togethers

Correspondences for Monday, March 26th

 

Day: Monday ( Moon-day)

Planet: Moon

Colors: Silver and White and Grey

Crystals: Moonstone, Pearl, Aquamarine, Silver, Selenite

Aroma: Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood, Moon Oil, African violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, and Wormwood

Herb: Moonwart

The sacred day of the Moon, personified by such goddesses as Selene, Luna, Diana, and Artemis. The Moon is ruler of flow affecting the changeable aspects of people. If a full moon falls on a Monday, its powers are at their most potent.

Magical aspects: peace, sleep, healing, compassion, friendships, psychic awareness, purification, and fertility

Monday is ruled by the moon – an ancient symbol of mystery and peace. Monday is a special day for mothers as the cycle of the moon has long been associated with the female menstrual cycle. Those wishing to conceive a baby would be wise to try on a Monday as the magic of motherhood is strong and pregnancy is in the air.

This is the proper day of the week to perform spells and rituals involving agriculture, animals, female fertility, messages, reconciliation’s, theft, voyages, dreams, emotions, clairvoyance, home, family, medicine, cooking, personality, merchandising, psychic work, Faerie magic, and Goddess rituals

Monday Is Ruled By the Moon

This day of the week is dedicated to the moon and all of her magic and mystery. Mondays are for women’s mysteries, illusion, prophetic dreaming, emotions, travel, and fertility.

Some suggestions for Monday enchantments would include:

*Getting outside and looking for the moon in the heavens. Sit under her light and absorb a little glamour. Call on the moon goddess Selene for practical help in magical issues.

*Invoking the god Thoth for wisdom and insight

*Empowering your silver jewelry under the light of the moon. Wear moonstone or pearl jewelry today to add a lunar and magical shimmer to your outfit. Be mysterious and subtle and wear moon-associated colors such as white, silver, and blue.

*Working spells for safe travel with a simple moonstone

*Gathering bluebells, jasmine, gardenias, or white roses to create a little garden witchery with the flowers that are associated with the moon

*Setting up a lunar Tarot spell today to increase your psychic powers

*Eating a lunar fruit such as a melon to be healthy, serene, and at peace

*Brewing up a cup of chamomile or mint tea and enchanting it for sweet dreams and restful sleep

 

Moon Lore

A Full Moon during Yuletide foretells in British lore an abundant harvest next year.

A halo around the moon foretells bad weather or an unwelcome guest.

Full Moons are good for divination and crystal-gazing.

Souls of the Dead, no matter where they have gone are able to make contact on the three nights of the full moon (the night before, the night of, of the night after).

Some folks say that the fifth night of a full moon is good for conceiving a child.

A red moon predicts a day of high winds.

Misty moons promise the coming of rains.

The moon clear and beautiful presages excellent weather to follow.

Lottery numbers dreamed or thought of during the New Moon are very lucky.

Source

The Enchanter’s Almanac: 2017 to 2018
Murray T. Paschal

Celebrating Legends, Folklore & Other Spirituality 365 Days a Year

March 26th and 27th

Liberalia/Smell the Breeze Day

The wine God Liber Pater was annually honored on this day in ancient Rome. His festival was a time of great feasting, dancing, and drinking. It was believed that by participating in the festival, young men entering manhood would be gifted with strong sons and bountiful crops.

In Egypt, the little-known festival of Smell the Breeze Day commemorates the Easter holiday and Spring with festive outings. It is believed that if one smells a fresh-cut onion at dawn he or she will be blessed with good luck and good health.

The Witches Magick for Monday, March 26th – To Enlist the Aid of the Muses

Materials
1 yellow candle
Vanilla oil
Thyme

Anoint the candle with oil, then roll it in the thyme. Light the candle while chanting something like:

Muses come from near and far
Hear my call from where you are
Propose, inspire, enchant, enthuse
Until I am at last infused
With new ideas and clear directive
Fill me with a fresh perspective

Let the candle burn down completely.

Source

Everyday Moon Magic: Spells & Rituals for Abundant Living (Everyday Series)
Dorothy Morrison

 


Ancient Folklore for Monday: Keep the moon safe from the wolf

Easy to remember – Monday is the Moon Day. The word moon is associated with the Norse god Mona (Máni). He was pulling the moon accross the sky, trying to escape and save it from a mythological wolf. At the end of the world, the wolf will catch them and tear the moon into pieces. This apocalyptic period of the world is called Ragnarok in Norse mythology.

In Romance languages, Monday is also the Moon Day (lunes in Spanish, lundi in French, lunedi in Italian: coming from Latin Dies Lunae).

“The first time I called myself a ‘Witch’ was the most magical moment of my life.”

― Margot AdlerDrawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America

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