I'm very much a spontaneous kind of spell caster. I rarely plan out full rituals, but when I do, prep is an important step. One of the steps that's easy to forget to do is eating before the ritual. Truthfully, if you're going to be using your own energy for a ritual (rather than channeling … Continue reading Favorite Foods + Drinks Before a Ritual
There's a place somewhere between the realm of dreams and spirits that is for release of grief emotions. Perhaps you've been there. A place where sorrow is understood and, despite the beings moving around you living their lives, you feel comfortable to be in your grief. It starts at a sandy altar. A table-style of … Continue reading Astral Destinations: The Grief Place
I've been catching up on some reading and magical research of my own recently and a thought occurred to me. Are our homes less protected from spirits and outside forces than homes were historically? The short answer is yes, of course they are. Historically speaking, it was culturally relevant to place simple household protections in … Continue reading Are New Homes Less Protected From Spirits?
Ever been lost in the sea of yourself? You just feel restless and confused and sad. Hopeless yet desperate to move forward. Hoping to find something that will help you keep your head above water yet finding yourself anchored with no where to go. It's a crappy feeling. When you spend several weeks, months, or … Continue reading 3 Ways to Magically Reclaim Yourself
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?
Happy Halloween! Happy Samhain! I hope you have some amazing plans this Halloween! I don't personally celebrate Samhain but Halloween is my household's favorite holiday, hands down. We have as much stuff to decorate for Halloween as we do Yule and it's not enough. I'm having a pretty low-key holiday myself. A fabulous witchy dress … Continue reading 79 Tips, Tricks, & Spells for Halloween 2017 + Sale!
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)
Ghost and Spirits Tarot by Lisa Hunt Status: Currently reading with it Best for: Questions involving spirits, this is a very spirit oriented deck. This is also a great deck for people who love folklore and supernatural or the macabre. Favorite cards: Page of Pentacles, Two of Cups, Justice Acquired from and date: 2015. A gift … Continue reading Ghosts and Spirits Tarot Review
The astral worlds are not a free-for-all. Not all of them at least. Anyone who has dealt with the fae are definitely aware of this but many other places outside of fairylands have rulers that hold territory. Knowing you're in someone's territory can be tricky and knowing where those territories begin and end, especially because they … Continue reading Spirit Destinations: When Spirit Worlds Connect to the Physical World
Money, commerce, trade, and currency exist in the astral and spirit worlds. How do you make money there?