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You are invited to a series of workshops on the underpinnings of Wiccan practice. The Sunday classes will focus on an introduction to specific practices such as Divination, Shamanism and Qabala. Wednesday classes will focus on practical work such as casting and calling a circle and using modalities within castings.

Each workshop session will last approximately 2 hours in length with Sunday sessions going from 10-Noon and Wednesday sessions going from 7-9. These workshops take place in a private home so you must email or call to register and to receive directions. Please contact Karen at mujetdebois@fork.org or call 215.839.8195 for more information.

About Karen Schlechter
is a 3rd degree initiate within the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel, a Wiccan syncretic tradition that draws inspiration from Astrology, Qabala, the Western Magickal Tradition and the folk religions of Europe. A practitioner of a variety of esoteric disciplines, Karen has been active in Wicca and the local Pagan community for the past 10 years. She is currently a member of Chalice of the Living Stars, which is the eighth coven in the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel. This coven has an emphasis on Seership, Healing, and Creativity. Karen is also a trained Fire Tender for Sweatlodge, and has previously taught at Free Spirit Gathering.

Classes Class types
8.15.10 - Tarot, Guest Speaker Helen Domenic, Elder Assembly of the Sacred Wheel; High Priestess, Chalice of the Living Stars
8.25.10 - Practical: Chakras
8.29.10 - Wheel of the Year
9.08.10 - Practical: Casting and Calling Part I: The Basics – Please bring a tool to use
9.12.10 - Field Trip, Delmarva Pagan Pride (Free!!)
9.23.10 - Ritual: Mabon
9.26.10 - Introduction to Herbology, Guest Speaker, Janice Chalas, High Priestess, Keepers of the Holly Chalice
10.06.10 - Practical: Casting and Calling Part II: The Modalities
10.10.10 - Astrology, Guest Speaker, Michael Smith, Elder Assembly of the Sacred Wheel; High Priest Coven of the Rowan Star
10.20.10 - Practical: Sword and Staff Casting
10.24.10 - Runes, Guest Speaker Kitty Bronson, High Priestess, Guardians of the Windsword
10.30.10 - ASW Open: Audience with the Ancestors held in Georgetown DE (Donations appreciated!!)
11.05-07.10 - ASW Open: Autumn Magick: Weekend of classes and rituals in Georgetown, DE (There is a fee to attend this weekend intensive and it has not yet been posted)
11.10.10 - Practical: Triangle of Stillness Casting
11.14.10 - Introduction to Qabala, Guest Speaker, Michael Smith, Elder Assembly of the Sacred Wheel; High Priest Coven of the Rowan Star
11.24.10 - Practical: 3 Pillars Casting
11.28.10 - Ogham, Guest Speaker Jennifer Graham, High Priestess, Fellowship of the Ancient White Stag
12.08.10 - Practical: Star of Sight Casting
12.12.10 - Ritual: Yule
12.18.10 - ASW Open: Yule held in Georgetown, DE (Donations Appreciated)
12.22.10 - Practical: Four Minds Meditation
12.26.10 - Introduction to Shamanism, Guest Speaker Jennifer Graham, High Priestess, Fellowship of the Ancient White Stag
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I haven't done a reading for myself in a while, and well after seeing a certain someone's reading this past weekend I was a bit inspired by a fantastic reading a friend pulled, so I decided to look at the career front, and do a Tree of Life reading, following the path to manifestation

I used the Hermetic Tarot and of course I do not have pics of the cards for this one so if you are really interested you will have to look up the images yourself.

The were in this order:
Kether/Crown, 4 of wands - respite after labor
Chockmah/Contemplation, 6 Swords - success after trial or trouble
Binah/Activation, 3 of Pentacles - working with a constructive force
Chesed/Wisdom, 8 Wands - courage, boldness, freedom
Geburah/Discipline, The Lovers - motivation and separation
Tipharet/Heart, 2 Swords, strength after suffering, balance after force
Netzach/Cycles, The Empress - success, development
Hod/Waking up, The Star, unexpected help, promising opportunities
Yesod/Safety net, Page of Cups - Dreamy imaginative
Malkuth/Outcome, The Hierophant - Manifestation, teaching?

I think it's interesting to note that the upper spheres are primarily populated by the lesser arcana and as manifestation approaches the major arcana begins to come into play

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Karmic Potentials, 9 of Swords
Karmic Lesson, Princes of WandsKarmic Energy, The High Priestess
Karmic Opportunities, 10 of Swords
Karmic Roots, The Sun


My new favorite deck, my new favorite reading, not so sure...
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Well it's been a while since I did an online reading or had one done for me, so tonight I went to tarot.com and got the following:

Is very long so cutting for kindness... )

Pretty dead on too
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The Moon



well I guess this is about those regular transformations that occur, just as the moon shifts from one phase to the next, my work life appears to be going through some type of metamorphisis, which is just a reflection of the changes going on there at a higher level.

Strange times
Here

Stay here
To dry your tear
I will be the one
To pull you
Through the mirror
Before you come
Before you come undone

Strange times
Here

~The Black Keys
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Seven of Wands (Valor)


Being stalwart in the face of the challenges. It's all about inner strnghth and standing tall

I could use that right about now....
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The Devil


Chain, chain, chain
Chain of fools....

Sometimes those song snippets really do summarize the card in a nutshell

All tied/chained up and nowhere to go. This is about being tied and bound by my own volition, I could escape these bonds, if I really wanted to but I am too weak...to tired...too lazy take your pick.
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The Grand Duke


The Grand Duke is about things like education, knowledge, wisdom, and even esoteric teachings. He also represents intuition, foresight, and spiritual revelation of the most mysterious and arcane sort.

In other words - pay attention to the mundaune today as it may be an opening to deeper more sprititual practice
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King of Swords


Judgement calls. This is about the one who is the "decider" (sorry couldn't help myself on that one)It's about authroity and clarity of thought and how the two work together. It's about swift and direct action and not being swayed by emotion or material.

I'm sure that this is about making my own persoanl "tough" decisions and having the guts to stand by them.

Year Ahead

Dec. 29th, 2008 04:37 pm
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Since we are about to start the secular new year - I thought I would re-share [livejournal.com profile] goddess_of_art's year ahead spread

I hope to be able to do this on the 1st - since I won't have time on the 31st

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Three of Coins (Works)



Since the new year is right upon us, this seems oddly apropos. It's about beginnings of financial endeavors and at least in my company the begining of the new fiscal year. It's also about the application of creativity or artisty and turning the fruits of that into a commodity.
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Ten of Coins (Wealth)


I guess it's all about the prezzies, the time spent with friends and family
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I've been so busy the past few days I haven't even had time to pull a card. So finally here is one

Four of Coins (Power)


Instead of shooting oneself in the foot here - we are just trying to take down our ride. Right now I am worried about finances (who isn't) security (again sho isn't). And trying to find the balance between being smart/prudent and the desire to have things that I would really like to have.
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7 of Cups (Temptation)


Dreamin my life away....
This is frequently about about dreaming or navel gazing. Today I look at it like getting lost in Yesod. The need to differentiate the real from the illusory before you start pursuing the dreams
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Three of Cups (Abundance)


I usually see this as the party card. People getting together and enjoying various celebration. I guess with the big Yule celebration this year that may be one of the gatherings this referes to.

A Time Of Gathering Has Begun
Seasons Change At The Still Of The Sun
The Oak King Bows Down To The Ground
The Holly King Arises Fully Crowned

By Janice Chalas

The sun is not still and this transiton actually occured at fall equinox, but it still feels right - it is the dark time of the year after all.
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Two of Cups (Love)


Looks like today is twosday

Hmmmmm. Which direction does this feel like today?

I'm going to go with union or connection. Meaning that as of this moment in time, most all of my relationships be they friend or more intimate seem to be pretty well balanced. There are appropriate levels of give and take. There may be another shoe about to drop as both of the cups are covered, so something is still hidden and lying below the surface, but that will apparently be revealed in due time.
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Page of Wands


It's not about wanting to smack people with a big stick - though I am short tempered today and want to do this.

It's about internal fire, about putting our big boy/girl panties on and getting over ourselves in order to accomplish what lays ahead. We all find inspritation forward momentum and passion in different ways, this is just taking that energy an channeling it in a postive fashion.
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Fame


Fame
I'm gonna live forever
I'm gonna learn how to fly
High

I feel it coming together
People will see me and cry
Fame

I'm gonna make it to heaven
Light up the sky like a flame
Fame
Music & Lyrics by Irene Cara

Now that I've had my musical interlude for the day. which is actually a bit of dissonance with what I'm feeling from this. Image wise there are a couple of things striking me about today's card. 1st up the crest on the white flag has what looks like the 2 of the 4 worlds Aziluth and Briah on it. It's almost representing middle self some how trying to unify with higher self. 2nd damn!! angel is playing 2 horns at once

Seriously For today, like everyday it's about putting what feeds me together. Feeding the my spiritual need and nature and some how setting myself apart. Not necessarily fame per se but what I'm getting.
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Air



Oh mah Gawds! It's like the air card.

I think to quote Robert Heinlein "I think I grok it." "Grok means to understand so thoroughly that the observer becomes a part of the observed—to merge, blend, intermarry, lose identity in group experience. It means almost everything that we mean by religion, philosophy, and science—and it means as little to us (because of our Earthly assumptions) as color means to a blind man."

How better to describe the clarity of understanding?
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The Sun


Yah know every time I see this card all I can think of is sex in a meadow. Probably because the guy has his hand on her shift.

And with my mind hazed with this cold that's about as far as I am getting today

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