Springtime and Sea Conjuring

We are now seeing the signs of Spring and during our journey to Sennen Cove I noticed the vibrant yellow flowers on the gorse and the white blackthorn flowers now in bloom along the hedgerows. The sun shone today, however the breeze still carries winter’s chill. Sennen cove car park was full and many people were on the beach either surfing, walking their pets or playing games with their children.

I had work to do for a client and on a beach as large as Sennen, it is easy to find an area where one can spend time alone. As I walked to my chosen area, a ‘seaweed besom’ welcomed me, so I grasped the handle and took it to the sea.

I connected with the sea spirits and awaited their response.

It was then time to work.

The circle is drawn for an ‘area of focus’ as the sea spirits along with the other elements naturally surround one with their protective energies.

I mix a special recipe for libations to the spirits.

There is constant communication with the sea spirits during this process.

The seaweed ‘besom’ works well on the sand.

It sweeps away anything no longer required and is then cleansed within the sea.

Just beside the working space lay a small mound of sea lettuce that I used as a garnish with my evening meal.

A productive afternoon. On my return home I received feedback from my client:

“Dear Laetitia

I felt transported during the hour. Still feel released and greatly revived. No going back now. Oddly, I feel free of karma. I hadn’t realised that was something that I wanted.

Thank you so much. A”

With thanks to wonderful Cassandra for her continued support and the photographs.

The Moon and the Sea

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The alternating pattern of rising and falling sea level with respect to land is what we know as the tides. What causes this “motion of the ocean”? In one word, gravity. Specifically, the gravitational forces of the Sun and Moon.

The key to understanding how the tides work is understanding the relationship between the motion of our planet and the Moon and Sun. As the Earth spins on its own axis, ocean water is kept at equal levels around the planet by the Earth’s gravity pulling inward and centrifugal force pushing outward.

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However, the Moon’s gravitational forces are strong enough to disrupt this balance by accelerating the water towards the Moon. This causes the water to ‘bulge.’ As the Moon orbits our planet and as the Earth rotates, the bulge also moves. The areas of the Earth where the bulging occurs experience high tide, and the other areas are subject to a low tide.

Read more here: Moon Connection

Working with the Moon at certain phases for example, waxing moon is good for working on situations or things that need growth, full moon is good for healing and other matters related to the feminine, waning moon is good for banishing and taking away, while the dark moon is the perfect time for working deeper with the inner self and the mind.

The incoming tide is an auspicious time for bringing matters to a head, attraction and growth and the outgoing tide for taking away or repelling, illnesses, unwanted matters or associations.

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