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When to wear that pentagram

When to wear that pentagram

When you do ritual you should wear a pentacle as a sign of your faith and for protection. You don’t have to wear one when you are out in the mundane world. But it is nice to have that kind of protection. There are There are many ways to wear a pentagram or a pentacle without anyone else having to know about it. Remember the couplet from “The Rede of the Wiccae”? When misfortune is enow,Wear the blue star on thy brow.  You can visualize the blue star, or a pentagram, on your forehead or draw it with holy water or oil. When doing this, imagine that a...

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Everything You Need To Know About Samhain

Everything You Need To Know About Samhain

Possibly the biggest festival of the Witches' year, Samhain is a time to remember those who have passed on, celebrate the Summers end and prepare for Winter months ahead. The Sun God and earth fall into slumber, as the nights lengthen and winter begins. Samhain, (pronounced SOW-in, SAH-vin, or SAM-hayne) means "End of Summer", and is the third and final Harvest. The dark winter half of the year commences on this Sabbat. Various other names for this Greater Sabbat are Third Harvest, Samana, Day of the Dead, Old Hallowmas (Scottish/Celtic), Vigil of Saman, Shadowfest (Strega), and Samhuinn. Also known as...

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A Book of Shadows Blessing you can use

A Book of Shadows Blessing you can use

Book Blessing:You can say this blessing over your Book of Shadows: In the realm of magick this book shall reside.No one but the chosen shall see what’s inside.If breath be to Air as passion to Fire,Let harm come to none, this is my desire.If life be to Earth as Water to emotions,This book be filled with magical potions.May the Gods protect it, keep it from harm,And upon it bestow power, magick, and charm.No one without wisdom shall peer at its pages,Or the knowledge inside handed down through the ages.This book be it mine, it harbors no fears.The knowledge obtained through...

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How to break a spell

How to break a spell

Some spells were just made to be broken! For example, poppet magick and cord magick. Spells using both of these types of magick are designed to be easy to undo. To undo a poppet spell, just take the poppet apart. For a cord magick spell, all you need to do is untie the knots in the reverse order that youtied them. If you like, you can say a little rhyme while you do your undoing work. You can also write a spell that undoes itself. Here’s an example of a spell for enhancingkarma that will break itself:Listen to this spell I weave, take heed in...

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The Magick of Stones

The Magick of Stones

Crystals and stones contain their own energy. You can use the crystal or stone’senergy for yourself or enhance your magick. Rose quartz, for instance, has a healingand loving energy. You could wear a piece of rose quartz to help heal a broken heart. Or you could build a cone of power and put your specific intent into the piece of rose quartz. Probably you would want to use a crystal or stone with an energy that “goes with” your intent and will amplify it. So, it would make sense to put a loving or healing intent into rose quartz, while you might want to use malachite...

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