Hekate And September (Suggestions for Correspondences, Rituals and More)

Hekate And September (Suggestions for Correspondences, Rituals and More) September 3, 2018

September is the month of the final harvest from the land. Labor Day is connected to Hekate via her role as a champion of the common people, as she was in ancient Greece and Rome and remains today as Guardian of the Marginalized.  The Fall Equinox marks the return of Hekate Chthonia as the Wheel of the Year turns to decreased daylight and our energy shifts inward, towards the emotional depths of the Under World. As we move towards the Season of the Witch, the energy of September offers an excellent opportunity to contemplate endings, beginnings and the space in-between. 

My brain works on an annual calendar that begins tomorrow – the first day of the school year. Of course, my heart works on a different one that starts November 1. Then there is that annoying calendar beginning January 1. Perhaps by body works on that one, I know I get motivated to workout after too much holiday indulgence. Back to the present moment, between my brain and my heart calendars, there is an in-between space of September and October. September is the month of endings, when we say goodbye to summer’s splendor, from precious vacations to longer hours of daylight. It’s just as much the time of beginnings, especially for those of us who go back to school or ramp up our work schedules.

 

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Cyndi Brannen is a witch and spiritual teacher, a trained energetic healer, psychic and herbalist. Merging together her training in shamanism, Tarot, past life work, meditation and psychology, she teaches and writes about better living through witchcraft. She founded Open Circle Witchcraft about a decade ago now offering online courses, including Hekate's Modern Witchcraft. Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate’s Modern Witchcraft explores Hekate from her ancient origins to modern understanding through magic and personal development is available now for pre-order from Moon Books. True Magic: Unleashing Your Inner Witch uses the magic of the elements and the three realms to activate your true witch powers and will be available later in 2019 from Moon as well. Connect with her on Facebook or at keepingherkeys.com to learn more about her teaching and writing. Cyndi lives in rural coastal Nova Scotia with her two sons where she can often be found wandering the cliffs or wild foraging plants. She lives what she teaches: fierce love, emotional courage and true magic. You can read more about the author here.
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