As we move further into the Samhain season there is often a strong emphasis on remembering and connecting to our ancestors and dead loved ones. A secondary theme that we find is the idea of a so-called ‘thinning of the veil’ as a way to describe the increased activity by spirits and easier perception of … Continue reading Irish-American Witchcraft: Fairies and Samhain
Hippocrates - " Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” For the purpose of this article, herbs are loosely referred to as the category of edible plants which can also be used for Medicinal, Spiritual or Magical purposes. It seems that on every part of the globe where humans have lived, there … Continue reading Herb Lore: (Herbalism)
INVOKING AND BANISHING PENTAGRAMS How to draw invoking and banishing pentagrams for Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. To invoke an element, draw the pentagram starting from its opposite point on the pentagram. To banish an element, draw the pentagram starting from its point on the pentagram. Invoke towards and banish away from the element you … Continue reading INVOKING AND BANISHING PENTAGRAMS
This will explain how to charge and anoint plain candles that are not already anointed or charged. The importance of charging and anointing your candles before you use them for spells and rituals cannot be overlooked. If you wish for your rituals and spells to work to full effect, charging and anointing a candle with … Continue reading HOW TO INSCRIBE & ANOINT YOUR RITUAL CANDLES
The Pentagram and Pentacle are commonly the most famous symbols of Witchcraft and are symbolic of the power of Spirit as the overriding power controlling elements. As the cross is to Christianity and the six-pointed star to Judaism, so the pentagram is a symbol of the magickal craft of Witchcraft. The Pentagram is an image … Continue reading What Is The Pentagram/Pentacle?