Carmen Daniels-Perrin August, 2010
/ Book of Shadows Class
What is a magickal correspondence?
Magickal correspondences are important things to consider when spell crafting. Colours, charms, herbs, and crystals are commonly utilized to enhance the intention of your spell work, showing us the relationship that magick has with Mother Nature and her gifts..
Your correspondences list will be your reference tool for making magick.
Your lists will include colours, deities and symbols as well as many other things that will amaze youJ
Days Of The Week
Let us start with the days of the week, I shall give you a basic list and for your homework, I ask that you add to this list including each days deities, colours, plant & flower, energy type (male or female) as well as adding to the basic intentions and purposes below, then decorate accordingly..
Sunday – Success, Achievement, Authority, Goals, Health and Wealth – Sunday is ruled by the Sun.
Monday – Emotional Healing, Calming, Fertility, Inspiration, Intuition and Women’s Mysteries – Monday is ruled by the Moon
Tuesday – Passion, Discipline, Bravery, Courage, Protection and Conflict- Tuesday is ruled by Mars
Wednesday – Communication, Travel, Wisdom, Intelligence, Study and Creativity – Wednesday is ruled by Mercury.
Thursday – Abundance, Luck, Prosperity, Health, Legal Matters and Leadership -Thursday is ruled by Jupiter
Friday – Romance, Love, Beauty, Prosperity, Marriage, Sex and Friendship –Friday is ruled by Venus
Saturday – Psychic ability, meditation, communicating with spirits, Protection, Removing Obstacles and Addressing issues – Saturday is ruled by Saturn
Times Of The Day
Your magickal workings will also benefit from knowing the daytime correspondences..
Morning- Daylight hours are best for matters of the conscious mind, including magic for leadership, intelligence and all cognitive functions.
Night- Nighttime magicks are best for all things relating to the intuitive, emotional self, healing, fertility, and Moon magick .
Dawn- the dawn brings a time for new beginnings; it freshens, brings warmth and renewed hope.
Dusk- Magick performed at dusk would involve conclusion and endings.
Midnight and Noon- Excellent for all magic involving positive change in your life. Also good for endings and beginnings.
Below you will find the times of the day J
1 a.m. – The first hour of a new day. Focus is on wholeness of self and the banishing of any shadows.
2 a.m. – Ridding partnerships or relationships of negativity.
3 a.m. – Determination, especially in matters that seem to hold you back.
4 a.m. – Improved luck or victory over a specific set of deterring circumstances.
5 a.m. – Encouraging growth of the psychic self.
6 a.m. – Tenacity and perseverance, especially with something you have been putting off.
7 a.m. – Hope, improved insight and perspective.
8 a.m. – Personal change aimed toward the conscious mind.
9 a.m. – Assistance for others, focusing on concrete matters.
10 a.m. – Improving personal convictions and resolutions.
11 a.m. – Energy directed toward transformations, which may have seemed impossible.
(Noon, see above)
1 p.m. – Self-image and personal security.
2 p.m. – Building relationships, encouraging understanding and love between people, sexual symmetry.
3 p.m. – Balancing matters of the body, mind and spirit.
4 p.m. – Harmony of elements, sticking to schedules, magick to accentuate goals.
5 p.m. – Insight to the self. Communicating with spiritual guides.
6 p.m. – Matters of safety, protection and completion.
7 p.m. – Diversity, blending or healing differences, gentle care towards others.
8 p.m. – Leadership, command and guidance.
9 p.m. – Comprehension of universal truth.
10 p.m. – Improving the rational mind, sensibility and clear mindedness.
11 p.m. – Coping with drastic change in a positive manner.
The above table was created www.monamagick.com, I highly recommend that you take a look at this website. I will assist you greatly with your research J
Magickal Moon Phases
New Moon – The new moon is for starting new ventures, new beginnings, love and romance, health or job hunting.
Waxing Moon – The waxing moon is for constructive magick, such as love, wealth, success, courage, friendship, luck or health.
Full Moon – The full moon enhances all magicks, it is also excellent for love, knowledge, legal undertakings, money and dreams.
Waning Moon – The waning moon is used for banishing magick, bindings, removing addictions, illness or negativity.
Dark Moon -The dark moon is a time for the removal of bad habits, binding spells, and bringing justice forward.
This again is a very basic example relating to moon magick. Your homework will be to research the moon phases more closely as well as finding the planetary correspondences, colours, deities, day, zodiac correspondences, crystals, energy type as well as plants and flowers.. Then decorate accordingly..
Please do not panic about the research side of things J I will post a full discussion with lots more correspondences in around a weeks time… I would just like to fuel your magickal desire and send your imagination into overdrive!!!! I will also post ideas on decorating each page if u feel a little stuck… But i am sure you will be flowing with sensational ideas J
Below is a list of recommended sites to assist you with your discovering..
www.llewellyn.com/journal/article/710 this is a piece written by Ellen Duggan… She is an excellent writer and very wise in the field…
just a couple to start you off J