So last night I performed the Journey to Venus exercise in Practical Planetary Magick

The exercise begins with imagining a white mist engulfing the room. As it dissipates, I see a temple set upon 7 steps. The temple has seven sides and seven pillars. Each pillar as a rose plant wrapped around it. The roses are of different colors. There’s a fountain in the middle. Floating above it is a hand mirror. I go to grab the mirror but it’s swiped away. There beside me is Venus. She hands me the mirror and I see in it the friendships I always wanted. I start crying because of the guilt and loneliness. She holds me in her arms and kisses me. Then she instructs me to drink from the fountain’s waters to ease the pain. I do so but then she disappears. The mist then rises again and I find myself back in my room.