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SoCS: Magnets, Manifesting, and the Star

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Today’s prompt is the word, “magnet.” We get to use it any way we want and of course, enjoy!

Magnet reminds me of, magi, as in the three magi who saw the star over Bethlehem. One reason this came to mind is that I’m excited and hopeful about the great conjunction happening over the next few days. Saturn and Jupiter are going to be aligned in such a way that they look like a very bright star. This hasn’t happened in a long time like (okay I had to peek) not since the year 1226. It’s kinda the same thing that happened at the time of the star of Bethlehem. I’ve written about this before and refer to the documentary The Star. I wonder if that will pop up as a related post. We’ll see….

The upcoming conjunction is going to be visible from all over the world. I think that’s what the article said. You can read more about it, here. In the northern hemisphere, Dec. 21st is the easiest day to see it (in a clear sky) in the west near the horizon at twilight.

December 21 is the anniversary of my deceased parents. I’ve been writing about them in my family history maybe a novel some day, Betty and Jim. Takes me back to my childhood. Remember those games where you put hair or a mustache on the bald guy using a magnet? What was that called?

Wooly Willy! Really? I don’t remember the name, just giving him hair with the magnet.

Magnets. The possibilities are endless. They seem like magic. The conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter might seem like there’s something pulling them together, but it’s really a matter of timing and position. Timing. Trust it. Focusing on what we want, good thoughts, are like magnets, drawing things to us. If those things are meant to be ours. So, we need to catch ourselves when we are thinking negative thoughts. Sometimes I catch myself worrying or imagining something I DON’T want and say, “Stop it!” Then I have to go back and imagine what I DO want. It’s surprising how often this happens.

Imagining a compatible partner drew him to me like a magnet. But not until the time was right and we were ready.

Imagine what you want for the year ahead. Health. Peace. Traveling safely. Having fun painting and writing. Joyful relationships….. Draw these to you like a magnet.

I also thought about this song when I saw the prompt: “Magnet and Steel”

I wish there was a Christmas song about a magnet. I bet someone somewhere got a Wooly Willy for Christmas once upon a time.

Here’s one of my favorite Christmas song about a star by the lively and impressive Angel City Chorale:

For more streams of consciousness, rules, and fun, visit our SoCS host, Linda Hill at:

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 19/2020 | (lindaghill.com)

Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

19 thoughts on “SoCS: Magnets, Manifesting, and the Star

  1. A splendid stream. It’s rather wonderful that we should get that star in 2020

  2. I remember Wooly Willy, one of the best toys!!!!!

  3. I loved playing with magnets! I like the way you began this SoC, JoAnna. It is a magical time.

  4. Lovely stream, JoAnna. You took us on a beautiful journey. I will look for the documentary. Have a great Christmas week.

  5. Loved the song!

  6. Wonderful stream to manifesting what’s meant to be ☺️

  7. How opportune that this bright star should be manifest at this time! As for magnets, they do, indeed, appear like magic in the way they connect.

    • I think it’s a sign of good things. The magic of magnets make me think about all the things humans used to only think of as magic. Even though we now understand how some of the magic works, it can still be magical. πŸ™‚

  8. Oh my gosh, I’d forgotten all about Willie!! I used to kill hours doodling with that magnet thingamajig. Talk about a blast from the past. πŸ™‚

  9. I have to look up a photo of the conjunction. I could not see it but may have looked outside too late in the evening. Good find remembering the magnet toy.

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