Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh go hand in hand with the holidays. They were said to have been the original gifts for the Christ Child, and they are still quite useful today … especially the Gold. Before Gold was a gift for a child, it was an offering worthy of the Goddess.
In the Roman pantheon Gold was the realm of the Goddess Fortuna. Emperors were said to keep gold statues of this goddess in their homes to bring them success and wealth. June 24- Midsummer was said to be Fortuna’s sacred day. Ritual Fires were burned and offerings were made. For modern day inspiration dailywicca.com features an interesting Fortuna candle spell with an invocation for luck and fortune.
The ancient Greeks venerated the goddess Theia. She possessed sacred sight and was known for her oracluar prowess, as well as her gift of bestowing gold on her patrons. Her otherworldly sight was said to be part of the power of the sun, use the following money spell to bring the gift of financial sunshine into your life.
Theia Sunshine Gold Candle
1 Yellow or Gold Seven day pullout candle
Gold leaf (if possible or shredded dollar bill)
Small piece of pyrite
Gold and Silver Oil ( use recipe below )
3 drops Heliotrope oil
Carve a sun, or other sacred symbol for money and attraction on your candle. This can be as simple as a dollar sign or as complicated as you would like to make it. Anoint with oil then rub with glitter and gold leaf. Place pyrite and a small amount of river water in the bottom of the glass. Place the candle inside the glass. Make the sign of the crossroads in the air with the candle then light on the full moon. For safety sake please never leave a burning candle unattended.
The La Regla Lucumi tradition, also known as Santeria, the Orisha Oshun is the energy, the embodiment of gold. She is the queen of it’s glittery goodness and it falls sweetly from her divine hips. Some believe her to be much more than a Goddess… she is a ruling force of the Universe. Either of the following spells can be used to connect with her and improve your chances of drawing wealth and success.
Silver and gold are universal currencies. In Santeria, also more properly known as La Regla Lucumi, there is a popular formula to increase wealth called Oro y Plata. It includes both Old and New World ingredients to maximize your financial health. This Silver and Gold Oil recipe can be used to anoint candles, added to a bath, or worn to bring about financial success. Use the oil to anoint your hands and feet before going out to shop, anoint your wallet, a blank check made out to yourself and/or rub on prosperity candles and burn for added effectiveness.
Gold and Silver glitter
6 drops Orange oil
6 drops Cinnamon oil
1 drop Clove oil
Sweet almond oil for base
Combine all ingredients in a small bottle and shake to combine while you focus you thoughts on bringing success into your life.
Pinch of Cinnamon
Pinch of Nutmeg
1 ounce Rose Water
1 ounce Florida Water
1 ounce River Water
Combine all ingredients together and mix well. Add to bath designed to honor this Orisha of love, money and gold.
For more ways on connecting to these deities please check out my 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess.
Many blessings to you in the New Year, and if you enjoyed what you have read here please remember to share the pages and spread the wealth!