The Wicca Book of Days for Saturday, October 3rd – Wine for Well-being


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Wine for Well-being

Although its details have been obscured by the passing of time, it is likely that a festival name the Meditrinalia was celebrated in Rome on this day. Essentially a wine festival, when all vintages were enjoyed, the Meditrinalia was dedicated to meditrina, a Roman goddess of healing who was said to use wine, herbs and magick as curatives. As they imbibed people recited the following words: novum vetus vinum bibo, novo veteri, morbo medeor (Latin for “new and old wine I drink, of disease new and old I’m cured”).

 

The Empress

Today, editate on the major arcana Tarot card of the Empress (number III). A crowned and enthroned woman is pictured holding a scepter in her right hand, often surrounded by fertility symbols. She signifies the pinnacle of feminine achievement on Earth, and may also represent female fecundity.

 

The Wicca Book of Days
Selena Eilidh Ash

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The Witches Almanac for Friday, October 11th

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The Witches Almanac for Friday, October 11th

Friday (Venus): Love, friendship, reconciliation and beauty.

Meditrinalia (Roman)

Waxing Moon

The Waxing Moon is the ideal time for magick to draw things toward you.

Moon Sign:  Capricorn

Capricorn: Develops strong structure. Focus on traditions, responsibilities and obligations. A good time to set boundaries and rules.

Moon Phase:  Second Quarter 2:02 pm

Incense: Alder

Color: Rose