Once I found out the Viking might be leaving, I knew I would have to find someone new to carry the charm. Naturally, this stressed me out. However, it being solstice weekend, and with things going all too well on other fronts (such as my love life, which turned out to be a handful of mashed up dead leaves aka faerie gold 😕), I whispered my need to the spirit of the store and knew it would be taken care of. (The masks are great for things like this, ya know?)
For the sake of privacy, we'l
I've recently started learning about oracle cards and currently I am trying to bond with my Clair De Lune Lenormand oracle deck. Right now to familiarize myself with these cards I've only been doing two card readings. This post is about the very small session I did for myself yesterday in regards to my current relationship with my boyfriend whom I live with.
The first question I asked was for the cards to define my current relationship with my boyfriend.
For this I drew the heart and the whip.
So I have 2 dried mango seeds. One day I had a hunger for mango, this is a craving I have never had. I dont hate mango, I have just never thought "damn i could really go for a mango right now." But i digress. After i ate them i was left with the strong urge to save them. Something told me to save them and one day i will need them. I have been trying to find info on the magical uses for it, but no real luck. Its a seed so it is clearly a symbol of new life, new beginnings. They traditionally co
There was no beginning to this path I'm walking. No moment when I decided "I want to be a witch". It just... kind of happened. You see, when I was still a child I had these visions, sudden glimpses to the future. I didn't think much of it, since I thought everyone saw them. Later on I of course learned that that was not the case. I wish that I could learn to use this ability, but I've never been able to consciously reach that stage of mind. I just... kind of accidentally drift into it when I'm s
I have been pondering the subject of a Witches ritual clothing. What does the fashionable Witch wear about town? Obviously one of the main garments that springs to mind is the robe. Dark coloured, velvet possibly, maybe with a hood, dramatic flowing swathes of fabric and so on. A recognisable image of one who treads the Crooked Path. The internet is full of celebrity Witches posing in photos with marvellously gothic robe, hat, make-up and in some cases stripy socks. There is even one celebrity w
The craft I adhere is of christian origin, takes a lot from jewish and gnosticism traditions. This doesn't mean that you can't take it and apply to your tradition.
This bread is so good to offer a sacrifice to the spirit of the nature, the ancestors and the God(s) in one ritual. Ingredients:
1 cup of flour (you can mix white, whole and add to tase dark, rye or other flour)
1\3 cup of water
a pinch of ritual salt (I use the same I keep on the altar for purifications)
a pinch of yeast (acti
I am approaching Yule with rather bitter feelings towards this year. There have been several events that have devastated my family and I am desperately trying to hold the family together and work towards a better time in the next Gregorian calendar year. Needless to say the cauldron has been stirred vigorously on many an occasion this year and I have also had some very valuable help from my sister Witch Sandy, with much needed healing for a family member. So I have recently been feeling dark a
Winter is an excellent time for reflection, and I found myself reading past blogs. The one titled "Wings" particularly brought back some memories - memories of why I left my hometown, the forces that propelled me to leave, and forces that still haunt me if I let them. So much has changed, and for the better. I'm not undamaged by my last few years in my hometown, but I suppose the damage was necessary to move on to something better. I no longer feel dread each day, or like every move is a strug
I was browsing through the additional features on the TradWitch forum and I came across my blog from 2013! Reading it and looking back I think I started it full of optimism but also angst. It dates from when I was working full time in education, teaching Drama at secondary level. I was overwhelmed in those days with a difficult job as well as running a home and family. It's not surprising I only made one entry. Things have vastly changed now as I am retired from teaching. I took early retireme
Today in the morning I received a distressing tarot reading about what November 2018 has in store for me, the user used a Alice in Wonderland tarot deck the image I've provided is from this Alice in Wonderland deck: “1. WHAT IS THE MAGIC IN YOUR LFE RIGHT NOW? – 5 of Pentacles – in this card we see Alice and the Fawn in “the wood where things have no names.” This is a place where no one knows who they are and nothing knows what it is. Things have no names, no concept of selves, no memories, n
Yesterday I lost my best friend. He was funny, amazing and brought me so much joy. He was the King of dogs. The house feels empty and quiet without him. My comfort is that he knew he was loved, he wanted for nothing and lived longer than most of his breed. Goodbye big fella, thank you for being my friend.
Lately I have been receiving more and more impressions from spirits, and I think I have to set up one more altar dedicated exclusively to familiar spirits. The altar I have now is the classical altar described in occidental grimoires. It is a general one, where I connect with the so-called planetary spirits, Angels and other spirits who govern our world.
Together with the new altar I have to provide a whole set of new robes and tools.
It will require quite some work but I have this strong feel
Here in the north of The Netherlands I am a bit isolated. I could use some help for rituals and it would be so good to help a meeting in a park or other place, share food and drink in a ritual, telling each other what we are working on and exchange spells, amulets, energy, and help each other. I realize that we all come from different experiences, different traditions, different ways to work with witchcraft. What would be really nice is just to get in touch, meet, talk, share food and drinks a
I'm sure that while we all have the same common belief I believe that most of us work differently to others and it's the sharing of our own knowledge and practices that make us aware of the true forces around us, outside of our own little worlds. I would like to share what some might see as an unusual way of healing but it works for me and those that come for help. I still use my hands quite a bit (never actual touching) but I use hugs an awful lot. I don't know quite how it works but I never qu
There is this shop that has a problem, more than a customer reported a strange feeling when they walk alone in the basement and two of the guys working there can swear to have seen something like a vapor that comes together with unpleasant feelings. One of the salesmen knows me and my craft, so he talked with the manager and both called me and tried not to be too ashamed taking about "ghosts".
I have been there until closure and helped around for cleaning (actual physical cleaning, with brus
I believe I will find it in the kitchen.
Among the sweet and savory. Among the warm and cooled. Among the grains and fruits, the vegetables and meats, I will find the divinity I seek.
I am rarely happier than when I have have a bellyful of home-cooked noms: breads, desserts, in particular. I have made foods that have made others very happy, as well. I can't help but believe I will find divinity in the kitchen.
I'm new here so please be patient. I did a search but was unable to find any topics relating to this. First of all I have a real problem with lies. I never tell them & never expect to be told any but I'm aware I'm told lies by persons who have no idea of consequences. This brings me to my point. I understand that there is a move by some male Witches to bring back the use of the word Warlock. From what I understand this means "oath breaker". I am a male Witch & would never use this term,
At the certain point of our life we face the moment of saying farewell to a dying member of our family. In those moments, other members of the family may thing that something more important has to be done. Something like put their hands on money and properties of the "beloved one" right before his death. The seed of discord starts to sprout, harming the whole family where each member starts to curse each other. When "good readons" do not stand anymore, lies will take over. Such a seed has to
I guess is the most important work a witch should learn to perform and also the hardest. I will work soon on a man who had stroke and paralysis. His daughter asked for support and I will do my best. Anyone willing to join that work is welcome. Have you worked recently in healing people? What is your favorite approach to start this kind of work? I usually start with altar offerings, prayers to connect with the spirits and then, under their guidance, I perform several rituals, fine-tuning them
Today I’d like to share with u a simple spell anyone and everyone can cast to look into the point of view of a target without any harm being done to the individual. Now here’s the link to the original post https://trufflestarot.deviantart.com/art/Dreamers-Eyes-Reveal-Honest-Emotions-740638781. I would have copied and paste the entire thing here but on the other server it wouldn’t let me do so. I thought it was a good idea to share something that has worked for me with the community.
In this period I was inspired to prepare a special incense to be used as altar offering to honor the ancestors.
For some witchcraft practitioners the cult of the ancestors constitutes a common practice. In many different circumstances we call upon them, we make memory and express reverence. We always receive support for our requests and as we receive from them, so we should give.
Alongside with food and candles, one traditional offering is the incense. I was inspired to compose this particu
Today I received a video call and a request to check the energy and spirits who were surrounding this person who believed herself to be victim of the Evil Eye.
During the past week she felt her energy drowned at work and she had bad days in which nothing seemed to work its way out.
Since I know this person pretty well, I told her that I could do the divination while she was calling.
Through the salt, oil and water it was confirmed that there was bag energy sent to her from many people, but th