Many pagans and witches like to change their altar to suit the season and upcoming sabbat on the wheel of the year. They put time and energy into collecting symbols of the season to put on their altar. I think this is a beautiful expression of religious devotion!Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Imbolc Altar Decor
Are you about to go out on a first date? Have your past dates kind of sucked? If you go on your next one while wearing this oil, Aphrodite will help you have a hot date!
It’s important to include the olive oil or almond oil in the recipe, because the essential oils alone will irritate your skin. The glitter, however, can be excluded.Continue reading Hot Date Witch Oil
Use this spell to call on a spirit when you want to ask a question or ask for advice.Continue reading Spell To Call A Spirit
A common ritual tool for witches is the athame, or ceremonial dagger used in rituals and magic work.
A similar tool is the boline, which has a different purpose. While the athame is usually only used for directing energy, a boline can be used for cutting ritual ingredients like herbs as well.
The name athame was probably made up by Gerald Gardner, but the term is in popular use now by many types of pagans and witches, even outside of Wicca.Continue reading Athames And Ritual Knives For Beginner Witches
As a new business owner, I do a lot of money spells. Sometimes for small amounts, sometimes for larger amounts. It’s not that I’m greedy, though I would say I’m impatient to see my business grow. I’m just trying to take care of my family with my website.Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide To Money Spells
This was a surprisingly hard list to create. There is little information out there on the magical correspondences of meat an animal products, and even less of that information is compiled in one place. I found only two good sources for this information:
- A Kitchen Witch’s World of Magical Food by Rachel Patterson
- Alchemical Properties of Foods: Hundreds of Foodstuffs Classified According to Their Elemental Nature
I do wonder at why it was so hard to find this information, but I think there are two main reasons this is.Continue reading Magical Uses For Meats And Other Animal Products
What is Animism?
There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in the magickal community. Unfortunately, very few of them are intrinsically obvious. So I’ve been hearing people talk, off and on, about animism. Today I’m going to talk a little bit about animism, what it is, different animistic religions, and how you, as an eclectic witch, can learn from them.Continue reading A Beginner Witch’s Guide To Animism
Some people covet the sensitive powers of an empath. They imagine how nice it would be to be such a powerful healer or intuitive person. It’s easy to imagine that the world might appreciate an empath more than a normal person.
But empaths know the truth: Not only does the world not appreciate you, it frequently beats you down. People thrust emotions onto you and expect you to heal them of deep trauma within minutes.Continue reading The Best Crystals For Empaths
Magical names are a popular topic of debate and conversation in the witch and pagan communities. Some see them as unnecessary or even silly, but I see many benefits to them.Eclectic Witchcraft
Yule is a holiday that taps into the eternal cycle of life and death and the battle between light and dark. It reminds us that even in the darkness, there is hope in knowing that the sun will return.Continue reading The Meaning Of Yule: Why We Celebrate The Coming Of The Sun