Coven Life and WOTC Icon

These Icons were drawn by a member of Lady Beltane’s family and then given to Lady Beltane to use as she wants to. There is a copyright on the pictures so if you want to use one of them for some reason you will have to email me at WitchesCovenHearts@yahoo.com telling what you specifically want to use them for. Until I reply giving you permission or not to use them I will know who copies or save the pictures and we will have a discussion about “the honor system.”

I would love to hear your opinion about them please. The little thing in the roots is a leaf falling into an abyss in memory of Lady Abyss.

Please Light a Candle

Please Light a candle to bring some comfort to the families of these 3 brave Americans…

Australia crash – all US military veterans — are identified

The three American firefighters who were killed Thursday in the crash of a C-130 Hercules water tanker plane while helping to battle the raging wildfires in Australia have been identified.

Their employer, Portland, Ore.-based Coulson Aviation USA, identified the victims as Capt. Ian McBeth, 44, of Great Falls, Mont.; First Officer Paul Hudson, 42, of Buckeye, Ariz.; and Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr., 43, of Navarre, Fla.

All three were U.S. military veterans, according to a Coulson statement. McBeth served in both the Montana Air National Guard and the Wyoming Air National Guard; Hudson served in the Marine Corps after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy; and DeMorgan served 18 years in the U.S. Air Force.

They had served on a California-based Coulson crew, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday.

To finish reading this article

Acts of kindness and love: Australian Pagans respond to the bushfire crisis

VICTORIA, Australia – As bushfires continue to burn out of control across several Australian states, there have been many gestures of support from Pagan organisations and individuals across the country.

At the time of writing, there are still more than eighty bushfires burning on Australia’s eastern coast, and more than thirty of those are burning out of control. Twenty-nine people are confirmed dead, along with over a billion animals. Over 25 million acres of land have been burned so far. Thousands have been evacuated from their homes, often in the dead of night. When the Victorian coastal town of Mallacoota was cut off by bushfires on all sides, the Australian Navy was called in to evacuate over 4000 people by ship.

To read the rest of this article on “The Wild Hunt”

Help us make a difference & suport our local community ~ Eden NSW Australia

This is from Priestess Hypatia
Here is a link to my dear sisters website.
The community is coming to all help and heal the earth and eachother anyway they can.
I mentioned to her how our Coven was wanting to assist and she was so touched.
Following is more information and the link to Priestess Hypatia sister’s website:
“Please help us support our local community as we all have tradgically been affected by the enormous buhfires we are experiencing at the moment. We are working towards supporting the amazing people in this town and surrounding localities. We are donating 50% of all sales to the people that have lost everything. We are deeply greatul for your love, thoughts, healing energy and support.♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ Love and Blesings Sacred Emanations ~ Eden Apothecary♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ Our Offerings are Conciously Homegrown & Handcrafted with Earthly Inspired Plant Medicine’s ~ Planetary Energetic Vibrations ~ Alchemy & Love at our Eden Apothecary ~~~~~ From the EARTH to the HEART®”
There is also a Donate button if you do not want to purchase anything but still want to help this community and wildlife affected by bush wildfires in there area.

Earthquakes, Volcanic Eruptions, Wildfires and Climate Changes

I wrote to Priestess Hypatia giving her highlights of the information being written about the unprecedented wildfires in Australia. I asked if she could let us know what is being reported there.

This is a link was her reply Sierra Club News

She has also told me in other emails while what is being reported worldwide is what that government, having his their heads in the sand for decades knowing this apocalyptic change was coming, is for the most part controlling to make themselves look good.

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes Australia 2019

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes Australia 2020

While the Australian wildfires are dominating people’s thoughts worldwide let’s take a look at other places on Gaia where she is showing in spectacular ways she is not going to put up with humans ignoring her warnings that climate changes are every where. Yet humans still continue to rape her of trees, plant life, wildlife,entire ecosystems, etc on land in any kind of waterway from the smallest creeks all the way up to our oceans, and the very air our children breathe are being decimated for what for human kind to take more land to cover over with asphalt, concrete, buildings, and large ships to name a few things. Instead of having a what use to be a normal flow of water between the sky and planet through evaporation to precipitation back to evaporation as so the cycle continued being the rain to different locations as their turn came out precipitation cycle no longer has enough land to evaporate the mixture need for precipitation to do it job causing catastrophic droughts and contributing to climate changes which can bring about many different types of horrible changes not only to Gaia but every living thing on her, people starving in record numbers, years of drought sometimes followed by some much rain coming down to fast for the parched planet to make use of instead turns these places into a different type of danger zone with flooding,  landslides, crops ruined, people drowning, people having to evacuate, infecting drinking water with unusual bacteria that kill humans and wildlife.

All of this comes from the growth of “intelligence” by humans starting way back to the first time human mastered fire making up through the present with us not only living in non-harmony with Gaia but with our Universe as a whole because of all the human and space garbage circling Gaia which in turn affects how sunlight is filtered through the stratosphere and astrophere which in turn affects plant life which in turn affects the precipitation cycle. So no matter how much humankind protest that there is no change in the climate or that it is being caused by nature it boils down to the politicians and others raping Gaia on a daily bases instead of living in harmony with all living things, the land, and water that are also entitled to continue living just as humans are. Honestly if the entire planet went back to living in man-made shelters made from fallen trees, our only fuel fallen trees and dead planets, we left it to the people who know when and how to do control burns to nourish Gaia rather than devastate her, tore down most of not all building over three stories high, instead On better mass transportation outside of major cities, grew most of our own foods with remembering to rotate the crops, we’re more careful with the amount of electricity and water we use, consistently recycle everything that can be especially urging were we live to have a recycling program for businesses very slowly but in time picking up speed to start living in harmony with every living creature, plant, tree, etc out children’s children could hopefully start seeing a better world to live on, no more wars, or hunting species to extinction, ect.

Ok sorry I got kind of off-topic. There are other places with catastrophes going on that can use our prayers and positive thoughts and energy being sent to them.

Porto Rico has been trying to come back since more than one hurricanes hit the islands in 2018 have since October been ground zero for numerous earthquakes reading as high as 6.5 On the Rictor Scale.

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes Porto Rico 2019

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes Porto Rico 2020

The southern United States with different areas flooding, tornados, hurricanes hitting, higher or below-average temperatures.

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes USA 2019

General Search “Natural” Catastrophes USA 2020

North Korea released news of wildfires there:

General Search North Korea Wildfires 2020

Volcanic eruptions in the Philippines  and elsewhere:

General Search Volcanic Eruptions 2019

General Search Active Volcanoes Worldwide 2020 

I am sure the list of humans mistreatment of Gaia and her finally getting justices for all the wrongs done to her is longer. Please if you know of anywhere that devastation is taking place please name it in the comments section or write directly to Lady Beltane at WitchesCovenHearts@yahoo.com

What can we do to help humans, all wildlife, plants, trees, crops, etc as a community of witches and pagans? First, be very careful about what intention you have in your mind to help a country. YOu do not want your thinking to be on an intention of fire while trying to bring rain to Australia and/or North Korea nor do you want to be thinking of rain when trying to ask Gaia to stop the earthquakes in Porto Rico or the flooding etc in the Southern United States. I will not be putting up prayers or spells for you to tweak into your own words to helps these different countries. You write from the heart ask your Spirit Guides and ancestors to help you find the words you want. We are in the waning Moon cycle which can help your prayers and/or spells be more powerful. But if it feels right to you to do it in the daytime rather than at night the waning Moon is still with us and if you can do it after 1:00 PM your local time the waning Sun will add its energy to your workings as well. If you need some help with a spell and/or prayer for this as you are a newer witch or pagan just write to Lady Beltane and the Council of Elders at covenlifescoven@gmail.com Please put Catastrophe Help Needed in the emails Subject Line. Thank you.

We are collecting donations to be sent to where they are needed most. A donation can be made by using the yellow Donate button of the Homepage of CovenLife.co or WitchofTheCraft.com Lady Beltan.e and the Council of Elders will not decide where the funds go on there own. Everyone who donates $3.00 or more to this fund will have a vote on where it will go. We will pick the top 5 worse areas in need of help, Lady Beltane and if someone wants to volunteer to help her to find the most trustworthy as possible organization(s) to donate the funds to the help would be very appreciated. When making a donation there should be a place where you can write a short note put “Helping Fund” in that area and also email Lady Beltane and the Elder Council at (special email address will be added January 15, 2020, Northern Hemisphere date) put “Helping Fund” in your emails subject line, please. We will collect donations starting today through January 30, 2020. A full accounting will be given for every penny donated available upon request after February 5, 2020. Those who donate will be emailed a ballot one February 2, 2020, to vote for which organization in which country or worldwide the funds will go to. This list will include animal rescue organizations which I guarantee will not include the non-governmental Humane Society of America or ASPA.

A Little Information on Seasonal Affective Disorder

DISCLAIMER – THIS ARTICLE IS NOT IN ANY WAY TO TAKE THE PLACE OF OR CHANGE WHATEVER YOUR MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS SUGGESTED OR FOR YOU TO QUIT TAKING ANY MEDICATION(S) YOU MAY BE ON FOR DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, PTSD. LADY BELTANE, WITCHES OF THE CRAFT AND/OR COVEN LIFE STAFF AND NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION YOU MAKE ON THE TOPICS IN THIS POST. WE ARE NOT LIABLE IF YOU QUIT TAKING YOUR PRESCRIBED MEDICATION TO USE ONLY CRYSTALS AND/OR HERBS TO TREAT YOUR CONDITION. IT WAS WRITTEN ONLY TO SHINE SOME LIGHT ON SAD.

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SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder covers many seasons and things including depression, anxiety, and more PTSD to name a few. I myself have clinical depression, an anxiety disorder, and PTSD (from being raped 3 different times and my mother trying to suffocate me right before she tried to take her own life in 1971 after my father’s passing a year before). Many of us with different phobias and/or emotional problems are told, “Buck up and move on” or, “My favorite you can’t be disabled I can’t see anything wrong with you.” Just because we can walk unaided, see with out help, hear again without help, but it is what we try to cover over so we don’t have to hear unkind comments many of us just never leave our homes.

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You can help a friend or even a stranger by being an ear to listen to them and not judging them for what they need to say. You could find out about a home bound person possibly through a local church or even online. You could arrange to bring lunch or dinner once a week staying to eat with them so they have some kind of human contact. Usually when you get paired with someone you receive their phone number not their address this so you can make a connection via talking and work up to having a meal with them find out what they miss by not being able to leave home, i.e. sweets, reading material, word search or crossword puzzle books, etc.

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Do not judge a person you know because the seem really down or stressed to the max instead ask them, “Is there anything I can do to help you? I’m hear to listen anytime you need to talk.” If someone you know seems very depressed or stressed you may want to suggest they see their doctor to talk about how they are feeling.” Also offer to drive them if you can so they know someone cares enough to honestly want to help them not out of duty or you feel you have to, do because you want to help and you care about the person.

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I am here for you I will listen if you need or want to talk to someone just email me WitchesCovenHearts@yahoo.com and we will set up a time and how we will connect.

DISCLAIMER – THIS ARTICLE IS NOT IN ANY WAY TO TAKE THE PLACE OF OR CHANGE WHATEVER YOUR MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS SUGGESTED OR FOR YOU TO QUIT TAKING ANY MEDICATION(S) YOU MAY BE ON FOR DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, PTSD. LADY BELTANE, WITCHES OF THE CRAFT AND/OR COVEN LIFE STAFF AND NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION YOU MAKE ON THE TOPICS IN THIS POST. WE ARE NOT LIABLE IF YOU QUIT TAKING YOUR PRESCRIBED MEDICATION TO USE ONLY CRYSTALS AND/OR HERBS TO TREAT YOUR CONDITION. IT WAS WRITTEN ONLY TO SHINE SOME LIGHT ON SAD.

 

Angel/Tarot advice for your week

Angel/Tarot advice for the week of 11.11.2019

Comfort from the Angels is here for those of you who need it. Never give up hope!

The 11th of November is a very powerful time, especially right before the full moon!

Use this power to your advantage by booking a personalized Tarot card reading with me at: igo4more@web.de

Thank you for being here and I really hope you’ll be able to use the advice from the Angels.

I’d love to hear from you, so please leave your questions and or comments below, or you can contact me at the following email address:  igo4more@web.de

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Never Recycle These 11 Things

From “Alternative Daily” written by Hilary Lebow August 22, 2019

Many people would be shocked to learn that sometimes their entire load of curbside recycling is thrown straight into a landfill.

While recycling programs vary in different areas, most curbside programs follow a similar system; the recycling is picked up and taken to a sorting facility where materials are separated, then those materials are sold to various companies that make products out of recycled materials.

When people place non-recyclable items into their recycling bins, it keeps this system from being as efficient as it can be. Non-recyclable items can contaminate other recyclables, slow down the process and even damage machines. In order to keep the system running efficiently, sorting facilities may deem entire bins of recycling as trash if there are non-recyclables in with them.

This means that all of the plastic, glass and paper you assumed was going to be used to make recycled products is really just sitting in a landfill, releasing toxic chemicals into the ecosystem and finding its way into the digestive systems of birds and other wildlife.

In order to make it easier to avoid this, we’ve put together a list of 11 items you should never recycle.

Friday the 13th History

Long considered a harbinger of bad luck, Friday the 13th has inspired a late 19th-century secret society, an early 20th-century novel, a horror film franchise and not one but two unwieldy terms—paraskavedekatriaphobia and friggatriskaidekaphobia—that describe fear of this supposedly unlucky day.

The Fear of 13

Just like walking under a ladder, crossing paths with a black cat or breaking a mirror, many people hold fast to the belief that Friday the 13th brings bad luck. Though it’s uncertain exactly when this particular tradition began, negative superstitions have swirled around the number 13 for centuries.

While Western cultures have historically associated the number 12 with completeness (there are 12 days of Christmas, 12 months and zodiac signs, 12 labors of Hercules, 12 gods of Olympus and 12 tribes of Israel, just to name a few examples), its successor 13 has a long history as a sign of bad luck.

The ancient Code of Hammurabi, for example, reportedly omitted a 13th law from its list of legal rules. Though this was probably a clerical error, superstitious people sometimes point to this as proof of 13’s longstanding negative associations.

Fear of the number 13 has even earned a psychological term: triskaidekaphobia.

Why is Friday the 13th Unlucky?

According to biblical tradition, 13 guests attended the Last Supper, held on Maundy Thursday, including Jesus and his 12 apostles (one of whom, Judas, betrayed him). The next day, of course, was Good Friday, the day of Jesus’ crucifixion.

The seating arrangement at the Last Supper is believed to have given rise to a longstanding Christian superstition that having 13 guests at a table was a bad omen—specifically, that it was courting death.

Though Friday’s negative associations are weaker, some have suggested they also have roots in Christian tradition: Just as Jesus was crucified on a Friday, Friday was also said to be the day Eve gave Adam the fateful apple from the Tree of Knowledge, as well as the day Cain killed his brother, Abel.

The Thirteen Club

In the late-19th century, a New Yorker named Captain William Fowler (1827-1897) sought to remove the enduring stigma surrounding the number 13—and particularly the unwritten rule about not having 13 guests at a dinner table—by founding an exclusive society called the Thirteen Club.

The group dined regularly on the 13th day of the month in room 13 of the Knickerbocker Cottage, a popular watering hole Fowler owned from 1863 to 1883. Before sitting down for a 13-course dinner, members would pass beneath a ladder and a banner reading “Morituri te Salutamus,” Latin for “Those of us who are about to die salute you.”

Four former U.S. presidents (Chester A. ArthurGrover ClevelandBenjamin Harrison and Theodore Roosevelt) would join the Thirteen Club’s ranks at one time or another.

Friday the 13th in Pop Culture

An important milestone in the history of the Friday the 13th legend in particular (not just the number 13) occurred in 1907, with the publication of the novel Friday, the Thirteenth written by Thomas William Lawson.

The book told the story of a New York City stockbroker who plays on superstitions about the date to create chaos on Wall Street, and make a killing on the market.

The horror movie Friday the 13th, released in 1980, introduced the world to a hockey mask-wearing killer named Jason, and is perhaps the best-known example of the famous superstition in pop culture history. The movie spawned multiple sequels, as well as comic books, novellas, video games, related merchandise and countless terrifying Halloween costumes.

What bad things happened on Friday 13th?

On Friday, October 13, 1307, officers of King Philip IV of France arrested hundreds of the Knights Templar, a powerful religious and military order formed in the 12th century for the defense of the Holy Land.

Imprisoned on charges of various illegal behaviors (but really because the king wanted access to their financial resources), many Templars were later executed. Some cite the link with the Templars as the origin of the Friday the 13th superstition, but like many legends involving the Templars and their history, the truth remains murky.

In more recent times, a number of traumatic events have occurred on Friday the 13th, including the German bombing of Buckingham Palace(September 1940); the murder of Kitty Genovese in Queens, New York (March 1964); a cyclone that killed more than 300,000 people in Bangladesh (November 1970); the disappearance of a Chilean Air Force plane in the Andes (October 1972); the death of rapper Tupac Shakur (September 1996) and the crash of the Costa Concordia cruise ship off the coast of Italy, which killed 30 people (January 2012).

Sources

“The Origins of Unlucky Friday the 13th,” Live Science.
“Friday the 13th: why is it unlucky and other facts about the worst day in the calendar,” The Telegraph.
“13 Freaky Things That Happened on Friday the 13th,” Live Science.
“Here’s Why Friday the 13th is Considered Unlucky,” Time.
“Friggatriskaidekaphobes Need Not Apply,” New-York Historical Society.

There’s a Full Moon Due on Friday the 13th for Most of the U.S. The Next One Isn’t for Another 30 Years

Time Magazine September 12, 2019

BY GINA MARTINEZ

The next full moon is set to make an appearance on the most ominous date on the calendar this month.

A September full moon, also known as a “Harvest Moon,” will be visible to many Americans this Friday the 13th.

According to NASA, the moon will be full early Saturday morning, Sept. 14, at 12:33 a.m. EST, but for those who live in the Central, Mountain and Pacific time zones, the full moon will be visible shortly before midnight on Friday the 13th.

NASA says that the moon will appear full for about three days centered around this time — from Thursday night through Sunday morning.

To read the rest Friday 13, 2019