Witchcraft

Winter Magick, Spells and Goddesses

From Samhain until Beltane, the Dark Goddess has her reign as she is commonly also associated with winter and the cold that it brings. In the modern age, this time of year is focused on festivities, festivals, parties and events to bring cheer and brighten the dark days of winter. However, for many people, this… Continue reading Winter Magick, Spells and Goddesses

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50 Books about Witchcraft

  Looking for new material to read on your spiritual journey? Look no further. I started my journey into the Craft over 20 years ago and since then, I’ve amassed quite a book collection. However, over the years, I’ve given away books, lost books during moves, and repurchased some through e-book apps. Many of the… Continue reading 50 Books about Witchcraft

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13 Ways to Celebrate Samhain

Samhain (pronounced Saah-win or Saah-ween) is a pagan holiday, also celebrated by Wiccans and Witches which is commonly known as the Witches’ New Year. This holiday is marked on October 31 (northern hemisphere) / May 1 (southern hemisphere) to honour and connected with ancestors and those who have died. Samhain corresponds with the same day… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate Samhain

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How to Work with Your Ancestors

Honouring the departed and ancestors is commonly performed during Samhain and Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) ceremonies. However, working with ancestors doesn’t have to be exclusively reserved for these days. Working with ancestors can be a practice used in witchcraft, but isn't exclusive to the practice. You can create your own tradition… Continue reading How to Work with Your Ancestors

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Ways to Celebrate Mabon

  Mabon is celebrated on the autumn equinox (around September 22 in the northern hemisphere / around March 20 in the southern hemisphere). This is the second of three harvest festivals (the other two are Lammas/Lughnasadh and Samhain) which during this time we begin to see the rewards and results of our hard work that… Continue reading Ways to Celebrate Mabon

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Working with the Moon Phases

Maybe it’s the revival of Witches or Neptune in Pisces. Maybe it’s the millennial generation rediscovering what the Baby Boomers first started in the 50s, 60s or what Gen X began in North America in the 70s. Perhaps it's continuing from the 90s surge of new age books, witchcraft and tarot books flooding every Barnes… Continue reading Working with the Moon Phases

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Salt for Magick & Spells

Salt has been used for magickal purposes for millennia, that of which mostly for protection, cleansing and healing. There are different variations of salt; some for cooking/consumption while other types are meant only for ritual work. Magickal work can be done with any kind of salt.  If you’re in a “pinch” you can easily substitute… Continue reading Salt for Magick & Spells

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Ace of Pentacles & Manifestation

Welcome to our contribution to the celebration of International Tarot Day! I trust you enjoyed Jillian C. Wilde's article on Queen of Wands, and now, we're tackling another challenging Tarot card: Ace of Pentacles. It’s great to be part of this epic blog hop, organized by Bree at Nym's Divination. Thanks, Bree! TarotPugs has been gifted… Continue reading Ace of Pentacles & Manifestation

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Root Chakra Spell

Sometimes we get bent out of shape emotionally and physically. We feel out of alignment. We get health problems that are persistent, but have no real known cause. They seem to be energetically caused by blocks, fears, anxiety or worry. The root chakra is connected to our sense of security and stability. It's the part… Continue reading Root Chakra Spell