How To: Water Divination

Ever try water divination? It's possibly one of the most accessible forms of divination, but one of the hardest to master. Water Divination: How to scry with water | thiscrookedcrown.com It's a form of scrying. Scrying is a type of divination using some sort of usually reflective medium to derive hidden secrets or future events. … Continue reading How To: Water Divination

Handwriting as Sympathetic Magic

Sympathetic magic is the umbrella term for magic spells or techniques that a person or thing can be affected through their name or an object that represents them. The most common form of this is poppet magic. There's two facets of this type of magic. The first is imitation, such as that of a poppet, … Continue reading Handwriting as Sympathetic Magic

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?

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)

Pop Culture Spells Are Real Spells

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. “That’s not a real spell” or “You can’t use that spell from Charmed” or my personal favorite “You need to use a spell from a real spell book not one that you made up or stole from TV.” Some of my followers are laughing. You should be. The sad … Continue reading Pop Culture Spells Are Real Spells

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