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Robin Fennelly is an Elder within The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition and also serves as High Priestess of Coven of the Mystic Path. She teaches and facilitates classes for the Pagan Experience Study Group that serves as foundation for membership within Coven of the Mystic Path. Her spiritual journey is strongly rooted in both Eastern philosophy and theWestern Magickal systems from which she has formed a core foundation that is diverse in knowledge and rich in spiritual practice. A life-long learner, her practice has evolved from the classical and philosophical teachings of books, practical experience and enrichment of this knowledge base by attending workshops of various spiritual traditions presented by master teachers. Robin formally came to the Wiccan path in 1994. Following practice as a solitary for 2 years, she dedicated to Oak and Willow Coven of The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition in November of 1996. She received her 1st, 2nd and finally 3rd degrees within the Assembly Tradition. As a teacher of esoteric and magickal studies she has used Energetic Anatomy, Tarot, Astrology, Hermetic Qabala, Eastern Philosophy, and Numerology as the foundations of her diverse selection of workshops and writings for more than 25 years. Exploration of varied energetic protocol has been the focus of her work for some time now and the information gained through direct experience informs all of her magickal and spiritual work. Robin’s writings have been featured online, and in print Internationally. She has authored several books incorporating her unique style of writing making use of poetry, prose and pathworking to enhance the concepts presented. She has taught extensively throughout the Pagan community, including Sacred Space Conference, Spring Magick, Between the Worlds Interfaith Conference and Free Spirit Gathering Festival this Summer. Her most recent project is hosting an online blogging community entitled The Pagan Experience. Robin is the owner of Holistic Embrace providing services for mind, body and spirit such as Tarot readings, Astrology reports, Spiritual Guidance and other related offerings. She lives in Eastern Pennsylvania and her life is blessed by a 43-year marriage, five children and the opportunity to work in the field of public education. Robin's esoteric writings can be found on her blogs.

Day Eleven: 19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020

Just to set the mood and take you into the snowy woods, please enjoy a Solstice Story in Two Parts… Part Two will continue on Day Twelve

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Day 10: 19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020

If you are yearning for some snow, cold and the feelings of a traditional Yule, take a walk into….. A Point of Clarity (in the Storm) Today’s post is a journey through a snowstorm. Find a quiet setting where you … Continue reading

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Day Nine: 19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020

The Holly King and the Oak King… Let’s Revisit Each holds sway and hand of mightUpon the year’s Great Wheel. In each domain one shall be KingAs wax and wane of LightMove within nature’s cyclic plan. Solstice Kings, though brothers, … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Eight-Transcript and Links

The Lantern of TruthTarot Spread Transcript and Links This page is the transcript of a VIDEO showing the Lantern of Truth Tarot Spread A Little Numerology: The Hermit- Key IX Nine (9) is the number of endings and beginnings and initiatory … Continue reading

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19-Days ofIlluminated Darkness 2020-Day Eight VIDEO

The Lantern of TruthTarot Spread Today’s post is a special Tarot spread that can be used anytime you are seeking deeper insight into how to stoke those fires of light that dispel the darkness and illuminate growth. It aligns with … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Seven

The Magician, The High Priestess and The Hermit Today’s post looks at three cards of the Tarot-Major Arcana and how they may be used to allow you to reach behind (what has past of the Solar Wheel) and to bring … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020: Day Six

A Journey into the Dark My offering today is an audio of a pathworking that I have used at various points in the solar year. It is a journey of courage taking you into the darkness of seeking the light. … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020: Day Five

Today’s post speaks to the cycle of the sun and what is designated as the Light and Dark halves of the year. Take a journey with me through the quarter and cross-quarter days and find the place of return to … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness-Day Four

Yuletide Celebrations and Correspondences Yuletide  Celebrations: Todays post focuses on some of the ways the season of Yule is celebrated. Although in many cases the celebration of Yule coincides with the astronomical date of the Winter Solstice, they are distinct … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day 3

Reflection In the Dark and Cultivating Gratitude Today is an excellent day for finding solitude and quietly reflecting in the stillness of darkness. Even though we are not able to be as socially active as we wish because of COVID-19, … Continue reading

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