Witches Almanac

Today is Sunday, August 28th, the 241 day of 2016 and there are 125 days left in the year. The next sabbat, Mabon, is in 24 days. There will be a full moon in . According to Native American tradition, the August moon is called the Sturgeon moon.

sun godThe current Sun Sign is Virgo, the color is gold (financial gain, business endeavors, solar connections), and the planet is the Sun (element of fire). The incense today are cloves, cinnamon, frankincense, laurel and myrrh and the Gods we honor today are Brigid, Helios and Apollo, The keywords for today are power, prosperity, health, banishing evil and exorcism.

- Today's Activity -

Your activity is to sit outside at sunrise and call on the goddess Brigid for illumination and inspiration. You may also want to gather up the common marigold flower and scatter its petals about to encourage prosperity. Plant or harvest something new, create something from nothing, and prepare to win at everything.

- Weather Lore-

If a fly lands on your nose, swat it till it goes. If the fly then lands again, it will bring back heavy rain.

- Also -
NoteworthyThe next retrograde cycle of Mercury will occur August 30 and last through September 22, 2016. Communication, intellect and awareness are all within Mercury's domain, as are logic and reasoning, our manner of thinking, and how we create and express our thought processes. So, when Mercury is retrograde, remain flexible, allow time for extra travel, and avoid signing contracts. Review projects and plans at these times, but wait until Mercury is direct again to make any final decisions.

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