What Makes a Crossroads a Crossroads?

Have you ever looked at a spell and it says something like "leave the object at a crossroads"? Many, many spells end this way and for good reason. Leaving an item at a crossroads magically and energetically disperses the energy. It's good when you're leaving a general offering for spirits. It's great when you're trying … Continue reading What Makes a Crossroads a Crossroads?

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7 Magical Things to Do When You Want Love (But Don’t Want Romance)

Valentine's Day is almost upon us. Even if you don't pay any attention to this couple-centic holiday, many pagan related festivals also focus on love (or sex). But what about the times in between? Have any of you ever been at a point in your life when you're ready to encourage new love into your … Continue reading 7 Magical Things to Do When You Want Love (But Don’t Want Romance)

7 Tips to Get Your Life Under Control So You Can Get Back to the Magic

We're all busy, right? We've all got a ton of things on our minds and it gets to be so hard to keep track of stuff. It's even harder to fit in spiritual practices and make time for witchcraft. I recently experienced this myself. I took on a lot of projects for This Crooked Crown … Continue reading 7 Tips to Get Your Life Under Control So You Can Get Back to the Magic

How to Create a Deity (Pop Culture Paganism)

  A few years ago there was quite a kerfuffle about pop culture paganism. Okay, I'm totally downplaying it. It was pretty much a knock-out drag-down fight where people from all over were weighing in on their private blogs and tumblrs. It was a thing for at least a week. It's a weird thing to … Continue reading How to Create a Deity (Pop Culture Paganism)

Money Powders

Money powders are an often under utilized magical tool that is so easy to create and use. I use money powders quite often in my money spells and in general day-to-day money handling. First, let's cover what a money powder is. Simply put: it is ground magical ingredients enchanted to bring money or financial boons … Continue reading Money Powders

Enchanting Objects for Second Sight

If you've hung around fairy tales long enough, you've run into the concept of using objects to achieve second sight. Second sight is the ability to see things that are beyond normal perception such as spirits or energy. Some people are naturally gifted at this and others train themselves to use it. It sits firmly … Continue reading Enchanting Objects for Second Sight