Celebrating 365 Days of Legends, Folklore & Spirituality for Saturday, December 12 – Sada, Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12

Sada, Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

Annually on this day in Iran, huge bonfires are ignited as the sun sets to exemplify how the power of light can overcome the power of darkness. As the fires burn, the evil influences that linger among the shadows of darkness are dispelled, thus allowing people to overcome obstacles and reach their fullest potential in the seasons to come.

It was on the hill of Tepeyac, just north of Mexico City, in 1531, that an Indian named Juan Diego saw an apparition he believed to be the Virgin Mary. The vision instructed him to have a church built on the spot, which had formerly been the cult-site of the Aztec Mother Goddess Tonantzin. At the time, the bishop disbelieved him, until the Virgin appeared for a third time and miraculously produced roses that Juan Diego presented to the bishop. As he did, the portrait of the Virgin appeared on Juan’s cloak. The shrine was built and is still a famous place of pilgrimage.

 

Celebrating Spirituality 365 Days A Year – Sada, Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12th

Sada, Tonantzin, Our Lady of Guadalupe

Annually on this day in Iran, huge bonfires are ignited as the sun sets to exemplify how the power of light can overcome the power of darkness. As the fires burn, the evil influences that linger among the shadows of darkness are dispelled, thus allowing people to over come obstacles and reach their fullest potential in the seasons to come.

It was on the hill of Tepeyac, just north of Mexico City, in 1531, that an Indian named Juan Diego saw an apparition he believed to be the Virgin Mary. The vision instructed him to have a church built on the spot, which had formerly been the cult-site of the Aztec Mother Goddess Tonantzin. At the time, the bishop disbelieved him, until the Virgin appeared for a third time and miraculously produced roses that Juan Diego presented to the bishop. As he did the portrait of the Virgin appeared on Juan’s cloak. The shrine was bult and is still a famous place of pilgrimage.

The Witches Almanac for Thursday, December 12th

The Witches Almanac for Thursday, December 12th

Thursday (Jupiter): Expansion, money, prosperity, and generosity.

The Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico)

Waxing Moon

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

Moon Phase:  Second Quarter

Moon Sign: Aries

Aries: Good for starting things, but lacks staying power. Things occurs rapidly, but quickly pass. People tend to be argumentative and assertive.

Moon enters Taurus 3:40 pm

Tauurs: Things begun now last the longest, tend to increase in value, and become hard to alter. Brings out appreciation for beauty and sensory experience.

Incense: Carnation

Color:  Crimson

The Witches Almanac for *Wednesday, December 12th

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The Witches Almanac for *Wednesday, December 12th

**Wednesday (Mercury): The conscious mind, study, travel, divination, and wisdom.

Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican)

Moon Sign: *Sagittarius

**Sagittarius:  Encourages flights of imagination and confidence. This is an adventurous, philosophical, and athletic Moon sign. Favors expansion and growth.

*Waning Moon

**The Waning Moon is a time for study, meditation, and little magickal work (except magick designed to banish harmful energies).

Incense: Lavender

Moon Phase: Fourth Quarter

Color: Yellow

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