A Cyprianic Rosary

Light in Extension: A Magical Journal

By Frater S. C. F. V.


Today is a very special Day of the Sun, which also happens to be the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, a day on which we pray for and commemorate all of the Martyrs who died for their faith throughout history, including Saint Cyprian, Saint Justina, and Saint Theocistus.

On this auspicious day, I finished a new hand-made devotional rosary to Saint Cyprian of Antioch for use in prayer and work with him as well as to be worn around my neck or wrist during Solomonic grimoire work.

This rosary features:

  • Purple beads symbolizing Cyprian’s mythic status as Bishop and spiritual regal status as well as the Sephirah of Yesod and the Moon, magic, and divination.
  • Three small transparent crystal balls.
  • Silver Cinquefoil roses suggesting the Divine Love of Mary, Venus, and the Fivefold Elemental Pentagram.


  • A red, white, and golden image…

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Weekly Tarot Guidance for the week of November 12 through 18, 2018

Tarot by Cecelia

Last week was an incredible week in the Universe! Energies continue to shift this week as Mars finally makes its way into Pisces to stay until December 31. How has Venus retrograde treated you? The planet of love, money, and beauty will go direct on the 16th in home sign of Libra. Don’t get too excited, because later in the day, Mercury, that little trickster, will retrograde in Sagittarius. Mark your calendar for Mercury direct December 6, Venus leaving shadow December 17, and Mercury leaving shadow December 24. To hear what I have to say for this coming week and beyond, listen to my Weekly Tarot Guidance now on Patreon or Facebook Members Only.

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On Initiation Into The Path Of Light …


“Heed these words, you who wish to probe the depths of Nature:

If you do not find within your Self that which you seek, neither will you find it outside.

If you ignore the wonders of your own House, how do you expect to find other wonders?

In you is hidden the Treasure of Treasures.

Know Thyself and you will know the Universe and the Gods.”


— Temple of Apollo at Delphi, by Proxy of Luxor, Ancient Egypt

Why is Yesod in Air and Hod in Water?

A common query among those working the Golden Dawn system is why the Sephirah Yesod (and Theoricus) is attributed to Air instead of Water (after all, it is linked with the Moon, which affects the tides), and why the Sephirah Hod (and Practicus) is attributed to Water (when it is also assigned to the more intellectual, or airy, planet of Mercury). It almost seems like it’s reversed, an apparent elemental inconsistency.  […]

Source:  Yesod In Air, Hod In Water

Magdalena Tarot Forecast 11/5/2018 – 11/11/2018 Revelations Come in Pairs

Magdalena Tarot


It’s the 45th Week of the year and the card of the week is the 5 of Swords. Even the winner walks away empty handed in this fight. The number of the week is 9, a number of near completion.
Mantra: The fat lady finally sang.

All times in the Forecast are set to Pacific Standard Time.  For time conversions, go here.

Monday 11/05/18 9 of Cups
Numerology: 9
Moon in Libra
The Nine of Cups is a card of wishes coming true. What do you want to come to you? Moon square Pluto at 9:55 A.M. PST is a transit that brings revelations. In this case, you’re not imagining it. What is presented to you is really yours to keep. Moon trine Mars at 6:43 P.M. PST is a transit of bravery and excitement. Embrace the sense of adventure and jump right in. Sun trine Neptune at 10:41…

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Flames that Warm and Destroy: Reflections on “Required” versus “Wise” in Work with the Grimoires

Light in Extension: A Magical Journal

By Frater S.C.F.V.


I read a quote today by Gordon Winterfield, author of Demons of Magick who claimed that none of the tools of grimoiric magic that many of us in this group have devoted so much time, love, and energy to creating are “required” to work with goetic spirits. If you’ve read any of my articles researching the meticulous traditions surrounding the making of some of these tools and sharing my approaches to crafting them, you could probably imagine my facial expression upon reading this statement…

However, since I attempt to be a charitable listener, I will willingly concede to Gordon that yes, technically, none of the classical equipment is “required” to complete a successful evocation, with ‘successful’ meaning that “the spirit showed up when called.” Here’s the thing, though; this “success” can come at the price of great danger, risk, and chaotic and unpredictable results from evocations…

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Prayers, Psalms, Qur’an Recitation, Scrying, and Centering Prayer with Saint Cyprian

Light in Extension: A Magical Journal

By Frater S.C.F.V.

2day2Date: November 4, 2018
Sun Phase: Set, Showers Nearby
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent, 326 degrees, in 8 degrees Libra
Mansion of the Moon: Al-Ghafr
Planetary Day: Day of the Sun
Planetary Hour: Hours of Saturn and Jupiter
Activities: Ritual Purification by ‘Wudu;Preliminary Prayers; Solomonic Bell Sounding to the Spirits of the Quarters; Offerings to God and Saint Cyprian; Exorcism of Sunday from Cyprian Orisons; 

Today, the Waning Moon is in Al-Ghafr, about which the Picatrix has the following to say:

“The fifteenth Mansion is Algafra, and it is for the acquisition of friendship and all good things that may be desired. When the Moon has passed into this Mansion, fashion from ink [and parchment] the figure of a seated man, holding scrolls in his hand as if they had been collected together . Cense it with frankincense and nutmeg and say: You, Achalich, do…

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Tracing the Origins of the Infamous Ouija Board

he Ouija board (known also as a Spirit board or Talking board) is a type of board commonly believed to enable its users to communicate with the spirit world. A Ouija board usually has the letters of the alphabet inscribed onto it, the numbers 0 – 9, along with words such as ‘yes’, ‘no’, and ‘goodbye’. In addition to the board itself, each Ouija includes a planchette, a teardrop-shaped device with three legs. The planchette is normally made of wood or plastic, and usually has either a hole in its middle or a kind of pointer. For the Ouija to operate, two or more people should be seated around the board, with their fingertips placed on the planchette. A question is then asked, and the planchette apparently seema to move on its own, thus providing an answer. […]

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Invocation of Archangel Raphael

Ananael (The Secrets of Wisdom)

Greetings Angel-Workers!

This post is loooong overdue!  We performed our annual invocation and feeding of the Archangel Raphael way back on May 30th of this year (2018), but I have been so busy with magick, business, and life this year I haven’t had much time to maintain this blog.  😦  So, without further ado, I’ll jump right into it:

Raphael Altar Painted

We decided to feed Raphael when Mercury entered the sign of Gemini, which it rules.  It did so this year on May 29th – a Tuesday and the Full Moon.  We decided the next day – Wednesday, sacred to Mercury – would still be within the Full Moon phase.  If we tried to wait until the Moon waxed again, Mercury would have already passed out of Gemini.  So there was only one day we could do this one!  May 30th it was.

Raphael and Child-Tobit Archangel Raphael

Raphael – the Healer of God –…

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Retro Scorpio Season

Tara Greene,Tarot Reader, Astrology, Psychic

Scorpio Season starts October 23 @ 4:22 am PDT/ 7:22 am EDT/ 11:22 am GMT until November 22.

Black is the Never out of style.

Testimony Napoleon Brousseau art, tara Greene astrology “Testimony” by Napoleon Brousseau Oil painting. Collection of Jamie Angell of Angell Gallery Toronto

But it may be one of the slowest saddest, most remorseful and oddest Scorpio months as Venus will be RETROGRADE  in SCORPIO until November 16 when she ends her 40 days and nights journey into the Underworld from Scorpio to Libra. We will only have 6 days of moving forward in Scorpio territory. That seems unusual. 

SCORPIO is the #13 in theTarot DEATH

Mars, Scorpio’s ruler is in Aquarius and remember the red planet also was Retrograde earlier in 2018. Mars in Scorpio allows us to have a bit of detached, higher consciousness about this whole retrograde letting go and reshuffling of relationship values and needs period. 

Mars enters PISCES November…

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BREAKING: 4,000-Year-Old Inscribed Obelisk Dedicated to Ancient Egyptian Queen Unearthed in Saqqara

The Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt has announced the exciting discovery of the upper part of an Old Kingdom granite obelisk that dates back to around 2,000 BC. The ancient monument, which once had a top covered with copper or golden foil to shine in the sunlight, contains inscriptions that name Queen Ankhnespepy II.  […]

Source: BREAKING: 4,000-Year-Old Inscribed Obelisk Dedicated to Ancient Egyptian Queen Unearthed in Saqqara

Grand Water Trine weekend

Tara Greene,Tarot Reader, Astrology, Psychic

Sorry I wasn’t here yesterday That Mercury Trine Neptune square Mars energy had me in a whirlwind of a tizzy all day. 

The Moon is now in the last sign of watery sensitive spiritual Pisces for the whole weekend.

pisces rebirth art Tara Greene Napoleon Brousseaupainting by Napoleon Brousseau

We had easy sextiles yesterday from the moon which continue a bit into October 20 in EDT and GMT

Pisces MOON sextiles Saturn in Capricorn at night so expect serious dreams about buildings your dad or authority figures.

Moon builds that Grand Water trine with Venus Retrograde in Scorpio in the wee hours

your dreams may be very romantic, sexy, or frightening under this aspect. You may dream out departed loved ones too.

A Pisces moon time makes us ultra-sensitive psychic sponges so make sure you have proper shields up.

Moon also trines Neptune in the evening

A romantic date night,  go see music, make music, dance…

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Full Moon in Taurus 1° – Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:45pm EST

Tarot by Cecelia

Your creativity is heightened at this Full Moon; do not let the “I’m not budging, even if it kills me!” Taurus vibe interfere with your ability to make path choices. The time has come to choose a lane regarding at least one issue. You have everything you need to get this job done; you have acquired the skills necessary to complete the task. Dealing with your demons may be on your agenda, whether it be a bad habit, addiction, or even a health issue. The resolve is there to free oneself once and for all.

Challenges, there have been many, especially around certain relationships, with Venus still retrograde in Taurus’ opposite sign of Scorpio at the time of this Full Moon. It would appear that someone needs to change their point of view; you may have to sacrifice ego here and have a heart-to-heart talk, in order to hatch new…

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Weekend Astrology

Tara Greene,Tarot Reader, Astrology, Psychic

More Grand Grand Earth trines form on Saturday following on the Moon Uranus trine -make way for a groundswell of revolution and this earthy practical energy holds for most of Sunday too.

Virgo Moon grounds us, trining Saturn in Capricorn in the morning and Pluto in Capricorn late at night in PDT October 7 in EDT and GMT. 

Moon makes sweet little sextile to Newly retro Venus and opposes Neptune 

Neptune is Venus’ higher octave. So this energy takes us higher.

This is a Holiday weekend in Canada its Thanksgiving and  Columbus Day on the 8th on the New moon.

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