“I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul”
Invictus is a poem written by the English Poet William Ernest Henley. The last two lines are words to live by as we complete 2018 and embrace the magick that 2019 holds for us if we choose.
The final month of 2018 brings the completion of the second year of a nine-year cycle. Two total lunar eclipses have certainly accelerated opportunities for growth. It is the holiday season and a time to open our hearts to express more compassion and kindness towards one another. With the turning of the wheel on December 21st we begin 2019 The Year of the Magickal Child, and a new sense of hope is all around us as we will begin a “Three” Year.
Let’s use the energies of this month to focus on a world united with love. I am a believer that from the seemingly impossible the possible can happen. I AM the Master of my Fate….I AM the captain of my soul!
The spiritual meaning of numbers has to do with energetic vibrations. All things, including numbers, have particular vibrational frequencies within the Universal or Divine force, and this is what gives numbers their spiritual power. The Universe sometimes sends us messages by bringing particular numbers into our awareness on a recurring basis. As with any type of symbolism, interpretation of the meaning of these messages is largely up to the person receiving the message. Numbers are the language of our universe., Pythagorean numerology is widely used in both old and new contexts often associated with magick.
Three is the first number that forms a geometrical figure, the triangle. Three was considered the number of harmony, wisdom and understanding. It also represents the three gifts the human is born with…wisdom…love and power. The number three is represented as male and female, joined together to form a third. The triangles can be placed in opposite directions to symbolize the union of male and female, which is also the union of spiritual and physical in the esoteric traditions. This is a Hermetic principle translated ‘As above, so below’ that shows that decisions made in one realm will affect another. The spiritual wisdom that Positive thinking and focused thought being placed in the universe; will come back in a positive manifestation to the person working with these energies.
For the spiritual seeker, exciting journeys to tap into the energy this year offers in sacred sites both in the northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere are being finalized. Sacred places on our beloved water star that hold special magick to awaken the creative potential within one to birth and express the magickal child is my focus as well as assisting one to open a deeper relationship with the natural world returning innocence and hope to our daily experience as I continue to share the teachings of the Path of the Rose. Bimini, Avalon, Iona, Damanhur and Assisi in the northern hemisphere. Tasmania, Uluru and New Zealand in the Southern hemisphere.
Thursday, December 6th
Mercury goes direct and we each receive much-needed clarity. Our inspired and creative thoughts can now begin to be realized and our dreams are beginning to take on a new form. We are able to hear the muse that lives within. Trust your vision and pay extra attention to universal cues as you take the time to reflect on all that has been revealed over the course of the retrograde cycle.
December 7th Last New Moon of 2018
The effects of the final new moon of 2018 will last four weeks up to the Solar Eclipse/New Moon on January 5, 2019. The best time for making a fresh start and for beginning new projects is during the first two weeks of this new moon cycle. Mercury has gone direct and we have forward motion. This is a seed planting time and clarity has come as to what we truly desire and wish to manifest in the Year of the Magickal Child.
To work with the Final New Moon energy, I have posted a sacred ritual for members of our online subscription series. Click Here
December 9th Chiron known as the Wounded Healer goes direct
Chiron focuses on issues where we feel wounded, ashamed, shattered and inadequate. It highlights our personal wounds around our identity and how we express ourselves. If we are not living the true expression of ourselves and have lived with beliefs that do not serve us, the retrograde period from July 2 to December 9th has brought these doubts and insecurities to the surface so we have an opportunity to change them. This is a powerful energy to help us redefine and repackage who we are and how we wish to express our gifts and talents just prior to the wheel turning into the energy of 2019. Chiron’s role is to shatter and then put back together different forms of our existence. Known as the alchemist of the zodiac, Chiron acts as a link between the unconscious and the conscious, between materiality and immateriality.
Solstice Turning of the Wheel – Friday, December 21st
This is the moment we move into the Year of the Magickal Child. The word solstice means “sun standing still” and is one of the most powerful times for each us to create the space of stillness within our heart. Far removed from the distractions of the outside world and the chaotic energies of the multitude of thought forms of fear, doubt, scarcity and lack that surround us. The illusions created by the Surface Walker in our mind.
In the Northern Hemisphere we experience the longest day of darkness. It is from the state of original chaos, the black void, that the old creatrix goddesses are said to have brought forth all that is. The belief that the world started with the sacred spark of creative potential contained within the primordial womb is one of humanity’s oldest concepts. The birth of the archetypal sun, of The Great Mother on the Winter Solstice brings forth the luminescence from Her dark womb and offers it as a gift of life to the world. This light that retrieves us from the dark of night, the pitch of winter, is a microcosmic recreation of the origination of the universe. The Winter Solstice, then, is an anniversary celebration of creation. For those living in the Northern hemisphere I have posted a ritual and celebration to receive the blessings of this sabbat holy day. Click Here
In the Southern hemisphere, The Summer Solstice is the most powerful day of the year for the Sun God. Celebrations begin at sunset the night before and continue through the next day. In ancient times, the Summer Solstice was a fire-festival of great importance when the burning of balefires ritually strengthened the sun. For those living in the Southern hemisphere I have posted a ritual and celebration to receive the blessings of this sabbat holy day. Click Here
December 22nd Full Moon Celebrating the Sacred Blue
The Full Moon in December brings excitement, positive change and unexpected surprises. This is a welcome change to the last two moon phases that were emotionally charged. A night to follow your intuition and embrace any unexpected opportunities that arise. New people or even a new attitude could lead to pleasant surprises with your career, finances or love life. A full moon has a relationship to the previous new moon. On the new moon on December 7th you have set intentions and with the full moon, goals can now be fine-tuned or completed, it is harvest time. This is an excellent full moon to break old habits and replace them with new ones that begin to reflect your new attitude. The December 2018 full moon is the last moon phase in the current eclipse phase which began with the Second Total Lunar Eclipse, the July Blood Full Moon. Tonight provides an excellent time to look back over the last five months to check how well you have progressed with your personal goals. We began 2018 with a Full Moon in Cancer in January and the first total lunar eclipse. The year completes as we shift into the Year of the Magickal Child and again the Moon moves in perfect rhythm back into Cancer. A water sign, providing the perfect night to honor our water planet and commit once again to the Sacred Blue and those who keep the waters of our planet in balance through their sacred song, the whales, dolphins, mermaid and mermen. I have posted a beautiful ritual to honor the Sacred Blue for those who are members of our subscription series. A powerful night of celebration, completion and a divine opportunity to infuse the birth waters of the magickal child with intuition and clarity. Click Here
Be inspired with the knowing that we have always been the master of our destiny and never give that power to another. Revisit those dreams you hold inside and recommit to birthing them in divine timing.
Wishing you an enchanted month and a glorious holiday season.
Love and cuddles, Robbyne
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