Honoring the Past
It seems odd to be talking about honoring the past at this time of year. We are suppose to look to the new, the bursting growth that is all around us. But in the shop there is something a little different. It is the tombstone for Marianne. That’s right a tombstone. If you haven’t been in the shop or heard the story, the stone came with the space. No one knew it was there, but sure enough it was in the way back storage area. It seemed a little odd at first but then we found out why. You see, The Fey Dragon occupies the same space as the tombstone maker use to. That is right, the metaphysical store is in the tombstone makers shop. But the story doesn’t end there.One of our customers and friends decided to do some research. Marianne apparently was the wife of the tombstone maker. She died at the age of 60 and we have found her final resting place. She has a grave marker that matches the rest of the family so this must have been one that broke and was subsequently replaced. But still, why honor the past now. Why not do it during Samhain. Well that is simple – she died on June 1, 1850.So for us it is a time to remember with joy the past that has helped shape us. It isn’t the same as Samhain but it is a thought that the ancestors are with us all the time and help us smile and enjoy the growth that we are experiencing. Remember the past is what made you who you are today. It works the ground of your soul so that the seeds of the future turn into beautiful flowers. So think about yesterday and remember it fondly. Even If it was a “bad” day it gave you the perspective of how wonderful today can be.
New in the Store
We have some guests this month, well for the next few weeks. Spending about 5 weeks here in Oswego are Jacquelyn Cuyler and Rob Wright. Jacquelyn is an Intuitive Medium who practices Vajra Reiki, does Past Life Analysis, Karma Charts, Dragon Oracle readings and a whole lot more. Rob is a Shamanic healer and author who offers shamanic healins, reiki, reflexology, and guided meditations. They will be taking appointments for any and all of these services during the month of June and the beginning of July. They will then depart to North Carolina and then Europe for Rob’s book release.
If you are interested in any of their offerings or to make an appointment just give us a call.
What We are Doing
June 9th – Climbing in Tibet. This is a presentation of one man’s experience and spiritual transformation while climbing the mountains of Tibet. Ron will be sharing his photographs and experiences with all that wish to hear. (1-3 pm; no fee)
June 14th – Its Reiki and Reading night. That’s right, the second Friday of the month filled with reiki and tarot specials. Tarot readings will be at a special rate of $20 for 15 minutes, reiki will be the same – $20 for 15 minutes of healing. The fun goes from 6 – 8 pm. If you have wanted to see what a reading or a reiki treatment was about but didn’t want to put out the price of a full whatever, this is the time to come and see what you think! No appointments will be necessary, just stop in and tell us what you are looking for.
June 15th – Closed. Family wedding to attend.
June 21st – Closing early (5 pm) for Summer Solstice celebration.
June 23rd – Magic of Laughter (2-4 pm; $8) Come and enjoy a workshop on laughter and its place in magic. Find out how to put it into your workings and how it can benefit both you and those around you.
June 26th – Tarot Share (7-9 pm). This is going to be an ongoing event offered to our wonderful customers. This is be for individuals who read tarot, maybe for a long time maybe not, but feel that they would like to practice and learn more. This isn’t for professionals but for those that have no real outlet to practice and develop their craft. It is a chance to read for someone you don’t know, to exchange thoughts and ideas, work through challenges and ask questions.
The event is limited to 10 people and a suggested donation of $10 is requested.
Upcoming events –
August 17th and 18th – Raven and Stephanie Grimassi.
August 17th – THE FULL MOON IN WITCHCRAFT
The full moon has always evoked a sense of the mystical. Why do we gaze at the moon, and what is that calls to us in the moon’s light? Come and discover why witches gather beneath the full moon. Learn about the connection between the moon and the ritual circle. Discover the inner the teachings about the moon and its role in birth, life, death, and renewal.
This class will include a talk on the magic of moonlight, the role of the goddess of Witchcraft, and the connection of the Underworld theme. Also included is a guided imagery journey designed to link with the mystical essence of the Full Moon.
2 hour workshop with a 10 minute break in the middle. Time for Q & A will be provided.
Begins at 2pm; Cost $30/person.
August 18th – Personal Readings by Raven and Stephanie
Raven and Stephanie Grimassi will be doing readings for individuals on Sunday, July 1st from 11 am – 4 pm. You must make a reservation in advance. The readings will be done by Raven and Stephanie in tandem for the individual so you gain the perspective of both during your visit.
Make sure to make your appointment for this unique opportunity.
Cost: $60/ 30 minute reading.
Reservations must be made in advance for either event and include a 50% deposit.
November/December – Patricia Lafayllve book signing and workshop.
As always let me know what you would like to have offered at the Dragon and we will see if we can find a teacher to accommodate your desires.
Readers and Healers
Mary (that would be me) is available by appointment. I prefer mornings but can work with your schedule. I also do Tarot parties. Cost: Short reading – $30; Long reading – $60. Clergy services are also available – Call for pricing.
Robin Waterbury, a Reiki Master teacher, is available Wednesday and Fridays for healing sessions. All sessions $50.
Katie Morton, an apprentice reader who will be working to enhance her craft and gain experience. Katie will be giving readings by appointment and walkin’s when available. Because she is an apprentice the fee for her readings will be less: $20.
Give us a call and make an appointment so that we might meet your needs.
The following events are scheduled for June, 2013:
5th – Pagan Social Hour (7-9 pm)
9th – Climbing in Tibet (1-3 pm)
12th – All Things Divine (7-9 pm)
14th – Reiki and Reading night (6-8 pm)
19th – Heathen Happy Hour (7-9 pm)
23rd – Magic of Laughter ( 2-4 pm; $8)
26th – Tarot Share (7-9 pm; $10 suggested donation, preregistration required)
28th – Drum Circle (7-9 pm)
There may be some late scheduled in classes so watch our Facebook page to find out.