Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Your Universal Energy for October with Annette Rochelle Aben.

Our Sister of the Fey, Annette Rochelle Aben has the October numerology ready for us!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

October! Can you hardly believe that we have gotten to the final quarter of 2019 without killing anyone?

What do you mean, speak for yourself?

The whole basis of Numerology, is to use the numbers 1-9 to define the type of Personal Energy we are experiencing daily, weekly, monthly or yearly. So far, it’s been easy because our months have had numbers between 1 and 9. Now, we complete the calendar year with 3 months that we have to add numbers together to reach a number between 1 and 9. But it’s not quite that simple.

You knew I was going to throw a curve ball at this point, didn’t you!

We will begin where we are, with October. October, being the 10th month of the year, needs to be reduced by adding the 1 and the 0 together, which gives us a 1. Now, just because January lays…

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The Faerie Taboos

Another fantastic article by Neil Rushton


taboo [ta·​boo | tə-‘bü] NOUN
A social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing.

Taboo motifs are common in both traditional faerie-tales and folklore. In traditional tales they can form the centrepiece of the plotline; the crux that everything turns on, usually marking a change in state from supernatural to natural or vice-versa. In more anecdotal folklore their function is also often central to the didactics of the testimony. Whether the action takes place in a faerie Otherworld with a human placed under the edicts of a taboo, or whether it is a faerie in consensus reality imposing unbreakable taboos on humans, the motif appears to represent a fundamental premise concerning the interaction between physical and metaphysical reality. It would seem the taboo is a coded message that may help unlock the meaning of the tales and folklore…

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Happy Mabon!

Mabon is the second of the three harvest festivals celebrated on the wheel of the year. From September 20th through the 23rd, Pagans celebrate the autumn equinox, which means equal night. Mabon gets its name from the Welsh god of the same name, recognized as the "Divine Child." Mabon's history comes from the story of …

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Cerridwen: Keeper of the Cauldron

Krisztián Farkas / EyeEm / Getty Images The Crone of Wisdom "In Welsh legend, Cerridwen represents the crone, which is the darker aspect of the goddess. She has powers of prophecy and is the keeper of the cauldron of knowledge and inspiration in the Underworld. As typical of Celtic goddesses, she has two children: daughter …

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The Full Harvest Moon: My Celebration

On Friday, September 13th at 9:33 pm (PST) the full Harvest Moon in Pisces rose in the sky as darkness descended.  This date was special to me as it was my youngest daughter's birthday, and the day I had selected to bless my faery tree and sacred spiral in my backyard. Sunset in my developing neighborhood …

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The Magic of Trees – Paperbark Maple

On my frequent walks in Cambridge Botanical Gardens I am always struck by the beauty of the trees. Sometimes, the smaller trees can surprise because they have such an undeniably magical quality! The paperbark maple Acer griseum caught my eye - it is such a graceful tree. Its bark peels like paper to reveal fresh, …

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The 9 Stages of Spiritual Self-Realization ⋆ LonerWolf

We're all on a journey, but many people never realize it. Some figure it out for themselves, knowing deep down the path they have been traveling. Others, wake up one day and find themselves amazed at their sudden awakening. Is this you? "Self-realization is at the very heart and soul of the spiritual quest for …

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Meet Bee Halton, Our New Guest Writer on the Sisters of the Fey

Hello everyone. Please meet our new guest writer, Bee Halton. She will write a continuing series here on the Sisters of the Fey, where she will share her awakening journey on a path of discovery. Bee's posts will appear on the thirteenth of each month, so make sure and stop by again. ❤ Dear Colleen, …

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How to Lucid Dream (The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide) ⋆

What is lucid dreaming? Per "A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming. During a lucid dream, the dreamer may gain some amount of control over the dream characters, narrative, and environment; however, this is not actually necessary for a dream to be described as lucid." Do you want …

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Faery Ancestry & Humans

I am enjoying the new Amazon Prime Series called "Carnival Row." Here is what this series is about: Carnival Row follows "mythical creatures who have fled their war-torn homeland and gathered in the city as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population."[2] At the center of the drama is the investigation into a string …

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