Quite often nowadays we see new witches. People who heard of the craft from a friend, a family member, a book that called out to them, or saw a post online. It seems with the rise of social media and the internet, more and more people have discovered that people still practice the old ways … Continue reading The Four Pillars of Magic
While this is a massive issue, it has touched our own community here as well, and within the witchcraft community specifically, carries it’s own form of miscommunication, inability to see reason, and has caused members of this very community to either leave, or start spreading their misinformation
Potions. We have all heard of them, from “Double Trouble Boil and Bubble” to the “PolyJuice Potion” and everything in between. Indeed, one of the first things that comes to mind in regards to witchcraft is the image of a crone, stopped over a cauldron, stirring up a potion. While this might not be the … Continue reading Potions: Their Uses, Forms, and Misconceptions
Kitchen witchcraft. Is anything as synonymous with hearth and home as kitchen magic? What is more satisfying than working your magic in the kitchen
Dream Magic can be very powerful and has been used for as long as magic has been around. Appearing in everything from modern day magical texts, and going back through the ages to appear in the Three Occult Books of Philosophy by Agrippa in the 16th century, The Sworn Book of Honorius from the 13th century, and even appearing multiple times in The Greek Magical Papyri which was written between the 2nd century BC through the 5th century AD, dream magic has long been used by man as a way to bring affect change in the world. From spells that use dreams for prophecy, to influence the dreams of others, to even contacting the spirit world, Dream Magic is as versatile as your dreams are.
Earth, Air, Fire, Water. Since the dawn of time these elements have been the driving force of our world. They have been worshipped, studied, admired, and even feared. What can be more beautiful than a snow capped peak, or a rose petal dancing in the wind? What can be as awe inspiring as a hurricane? Or as feared as a forest fire? In this lesson we will do a dive into these primal forces to help get a better understanding of their uses in magic.
As defined by the dictionary, “An illusion is a distortion of the senses, which can reveal how the human brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation”. Illusions work by adjusting the perceptions of people around you, adjusting the perception of a situation, and by changing the thoughts of an individual.
The Left Hand Path, a path walked with shadows and mystery. Often said to be derived from Satanism and the dreaded “Black Magic”, the Left Hand Path is actually quite the opposite. While it does maintain an aura of mystery and a sense of the forbidden, the Left Hand Path is a very interesting construct of magic, one which gives the freedom of the witch to explore the boundaries of their world. In this lesson we will go over some misconceptions of the Left Hand Path as well as ways it can be used beneficially, hopefully to help shed light on this often misrepresented subject.
Practicing urban magic can be quite confusing and frustrating for some witches. Indeed, we always think of forests, nature, waterfalls, oceans, etc as places that are sacred to the reals of witchcraft, and it is very hard to imagine doing workings in an urban environment.
Magic, wichraft, sorcery. What is it? How does it work? We have all heard stories of the wicked witch in the woods, the magician who saves the princess, and who but Shakespeare could properly put a name and thought into the sorcerer of storms in his epic The Tempest. Since the dawn of time man has always worked to understand the ways of the world around us. Indeed, there are things we used to know that have been lost to humanity for thousands of years, such as the nature and purpose of Stonehenge and how it was built. One thing that has held on to the swaying nature of public interest, even on the outskirts, is the belief in magic and witchcraft.