The spiritual practice of using bones can be found in different cultures dating back thousands of years. The use of bones for magickal or spiritual purposes can be most commonly found in some practices of hoodoo, shamanism and folk spiritual traditions. As morbid as this may seem to some to use bones for … Continue reading What is Bone Magick and Bone Divination?
Animal familiars are viewed as having an spiritual connection or bond with a witch. A physical familiar will often come into a witch’s life when least expected or when they are most needed. This can be through an adoption program, as a gift or as a stray animal that is taken in by the witch. … Continue reading Animal Familiars and Witchcraft
St. Nicholas, Santa Claus and even Grandfather Frost (known as Дед Мороз in Russia) are well known at Yule and Christmastime who reward children who have been well-behaved all year long. However, there are also quite some scary, wicked, monstrous and mischievous creatures of Yule who punish naughty and misbehaved children and some that just … Continue reading Wicked, Monstrous and Mischievous Creatures of Yule
Dark goddesses are associated with the afterlife, ghosts, witchcraft, death and rebirth; they are often seen as the crone aspect of the divine feminine. These goddesses are often honoured and called upon during the waning and dark moon phase, Samhain and the waning part of the year when it’s time to recognize endings and … Continue reading Working with Goddesses of Witchcraft, the Underworld and Death
Samhain is the time when the veil between the physical world and the other side is the thinnest. This allows for easier spirit communication and visitations on both sides of the veil. Samhain / October 31 is also closely connected to Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve and the Witches’ New Year. Dark goddesses and underworld … Continue reading Samhain Tarot Spread
Astral spells are spells that you can do in the astral realm, anytime and anyplace. These spells use the power of visualization without the need of physical tools or even a lot of space. The most important part of the astral spell is having a place in the astral realm to do the spell; … Continue reading What are Astral Spells & How to Do Astral Spells
Baba Yaga is well known in Slavic mythology as the crone witch (often referred to as a hag.) She is most well known in the story of Vasilisa the Fair (sometime referred to as Vasilisa the Brave or Vasilisa the Beautiful) and Baba Yaga as a popular Russian folklore. Baba Yaga’s myths over … Continue reading Witchcraft and Healing with Baba Yaga
Autumn is a magickal time, perfect for witchcraft, as we approach the latter half of the year and closer to Mabon and Samhain. Witchcraft in autumn is the height of witch season as we approach Samhain and the harvest provides an assortment of ways to create autumnal magick. As the veil thins, we become … Continue reading Witchcraft in Autumn
Has a jar for a sugar spell ever broke? Have you ever had to put out a candle because of interruptions? Have you had a spell bottle or spell jar that leaked? What do you do then? When should you fix, repair, throw away or start over when it comes to spell … Continue reading Spell Jars, Spell Bottles and Candle Magick: When to fix, repair, throw away or start over?
Candle spells are some of the most effective forms of magick available to everyone. Magick using candles can be as simple or complex as you desire and can be worked in a few minutes, hours or even continuously over a few days. Colour is important when it comes to candle magick and spells, … Continue reading Colour Correspondences for Candle Magick and Spells