Archive | January 23, 2013

Today’s reading

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Horse

King of Stones

The prehistoric horse, common in Europe until about 10,000 BC was depicted frequently in paleolithic cave art. The Uffington white horse chalk figure once held a long barrow in its mouth, representing the breath of life and pro-tection of the dead. The 30,000-year-old carving of an unshod hoof is thought to represent both the vulva (the beginning of new life) and the primal footprint that shows the trackway through the forest.

Choosing this card signifies a positive change in one’s life. A horse is a psychopomp -an animal that carries one between the worlds, bringing new life, the joy of the reborn sun. Perhaps there has been a fallowness, or an unhappiness in your life that will now begin to thaw.

A person who is reliable wise practical able to
help others with problems; both serious and playful, magical and grounded. They have their feet on the ground and their head in the stars.

Thoughtful and wonderful

bay witch musings

This is my body.
I do what I want with it.
This is my body.
I make my own choices.
This is my body.
I use it as a canvas, tattoo it, decorate it, and pierce it.
I take medicine if I want to and only undergo medical procedures I choose.*

I have the right to share my body with whomever I choose without your approval.  I have the right to decide whether or not to use my body to make a family, and how I want to use it.   If I get pregnant, it is my right to have an abortion rather than adding the financial and emotional burden of another child to my awesome little family.   My husband and I have the right to determine the size of our family. We have the right to stop having children and to continue to have sex.  And if I…

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Brighid, we come to you

Brighid, the flowers of spring are appearing

Brighid, the lambs are being born

Brighid, blessings are in your flame

Brighid, there is healing in your flame.

Brighid, we come to you at your time of year.

We come with a flame in our hearts

We come to decorate the wells of our hearts

And to light the flames of our being

We walk with you as you walk the land

Our hands take hammer in hand to reform ourselves on your anvil

We take shape as tempered, stronger beings.

We sing your songs

We dance in the fire

We come to you, Brighid at your time

And we thank you for the help you have given us this year

We offer our hearts and hands to your work.

We light your flame

We light your flame

We light your flame.