While laying the foundation for modern practices, this book contains everything we used to know about the world, the heavens, hell, and how it is all connected.
The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation – A Review
The Greek Magical Papyri is a collection of magical spells, formulas, and rituals from Greco-Roman Egypt. Dating from the second century B.C. to the fifth century A.D., these papyri have survived everything from the forces of nature to the efforts of ancient cults to destroy such documents.
Rosemary: History, Care, and Use in Magic
Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub that lasts year round and blooms beautiful blue flowers (during either winter or summer depending on the plant). If I am being honest, it truly is my favorite herb.
The Bloodstone was known in antiquity as Heliotrope, which stands for “Sun” and “To Turn”. This stone has been used by individuals for its magical properties dating back to the 1st century with Pliny the Elder claiming that it was used to help with invisibility with magicians.
The Four Pillars of Magic
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
The Star Spinner Tarot – A Review
Hello everyone! So today I decided to review an interesting deck I purchased out of spite. See, that sentence alone is enough to draw you in, isn’t it? I am kidding, but only slightly. A while back I saw a lovely little tweet calling out the creator of the Star Spinner Tarot ( which was … Continue reading The Star Spinner Tarot – A Review
Cultural Appropriation in Witchcraft
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: Their Uses, Forms, and Misconceptions
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
What we owe others, and what we owe ourselves
All we owe in life is to give ourselves our best chance. Life is hard and rough, it is complicated and filled with beauty and terror. It is complicated to navigate and it is even harder to make sense of. It doesn’t matter if you are 10 or 50 or 100, this is true of everyone.
When spells go wrong: Backfires
It happens to the best of us. You have an intent, you write a spell, you put all the ingredients and tools out, cast then spell and then….. something goes wrong. This post is meant to help identify the various ways spells go wrong, causes, and what to do about it.