Check with your hemisphere for correct directions in the wheel. The following information contains the old ways and wise words of our ancestors in the Southern Hemisphere here in South East Queensland, Australia. It is a wild, ancient lore and belongs to no single person. It is a practice deeply imbedded in my daily life – a ritualistic way of living in harmony with the elements and with our planet.
EARTH : Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn. Pentacle/the Shield. The Forest and Stone. The Mountains. Stability. Physical manifestations. The Flesh and Body. Security. Responsibility. Longevity. Abundance. Symbols are the square, the cornucopia, the Goddess. gemstones and the spindle. Season is the Autumn. Time of day is sunset. Direction is the West. Colours are green, brown and black. Moon phase is a waning gibbous/waning crescent.
AIR: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius. Swords/Magic Wand. The Clouds, the Wind, the Breath. Spirit. The Intellect. New Beginnings. Thoughts. Speech. Singing. Symbols are birds, bells, flute, chimes, tornados and smoke. Season is Spring. Time of day is the dawn. Direction is the East. Colours are blue, silver, white and grey. Moon phase is a waxing crescent/waxing gibbous.
FIRE : Aries, Leo, Sagittarius. Wands/Dagger/Athame. The Flame and Lightening. Transformation. Personal Power. Passion. Motivation. Inspiration. Action. Anger. Symbols are the triangle, the dragon and the volcano. Season is Summer. Time of day is high noon. Direction is the North. Colours are red, amber and orange. Moon phase is a full moon.
WATER : Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces. Cups/Chalice. The River, the Rain and the Sea. Receptivity. The Womb. Purification. Emotions. Intuition. Nurturing. Healing. Symbols are the crescent, shells, boats, the goblet and the anchor. Time of Day is Midnight. Direction is the South. Colours are turquoise and aquamarine. Moon phase is a dark moon.: @awitchespath Stephen Aiden