Tag: Pagan

It Blew Up! Now How to Fix It

You THOUGHT you did everything right. You had down the proper moon phase. You had the correct candle color and the proper herbs. Your circle was almost perfect and everything had seemed to go perfect. Yet, now your spell has come back and bitch slapped you across your face with repercussions you were not expecting. So the spell blew up…

It Doesn’t Need to Be Old

This tradition dates back to Ancient Egypt. That celebration can be traced to the Celtics. This is the Norse Pantheon, incredibly old and the runes can be found here and there. “I am a 47th Hereditary witch that can trace my lineage to a Druid High Priest that cursed a Roman legion.” “I am the reincarnation of Cleopatra.” What do…

Air Magick

Air Direction – East Season – Spring Colors – Yellows & Blues Astrological Signs – Gemini, Libra & Aquarius Herbs – Comfrey, Elder, Eyebright, Lavender, Mugwort, Peppermint, Thyme & Wormwood Crystals – Sapphire, Rock Crystal, Citrine, Smoky Quartz, Tourmaline, Topaz, Gold Beryl, Chrysolite, Rhodonite, Blue Chalcedony, Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst, Peridot & Carnelian Moon – Waxing “Heed the North wind’s mighty gale: lock…

Earth Magick

Earth Direction – North Season – Winter Colors – Greens, Browns, Blacks and Coppers Astrological Signs – Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn Herbs – Moss, lichens, patchouli, cypress, cedar, honeysuckle and ivy. Crystals – Emerald, jet, tourmaline, quarts, granite, and peridot. Moon – New Earth, our lush home and our protector provides us with warmth, sanctuary and food. It is the…

Osiris – God of Rebirth

Name – Osiris/Usir Name Meaning – The Mighty One/The Seat of the Eye Pantheon – Egyptian Animals – Ram Symbols – Atef Crown, Crook & Flail Colors – Depicted as Green or Black God of – Fertility, agriculture, the after-life. The dead, resurrection, life and vegetation.   Osiris is the first born of the god Geb, the Earth and of…

Why the Hate on Wicca

Auntie Snark, I am on some Facebook groups that are for Pagans in general and I am seeing a lot of hate for Wiccans. What the hell gives?! Why is there Wiccan hate? Wondering Wiccan ____________________________________________________________________________ Wondering Wiccan, Your question, well there are several answers to it and maybe all are right and maybe none will be right. You see,…

Hermes – Herald of the Gods

Name – Herme(s) (Greek) or Mercury (Roman) Name Meaning – Messenger Pantheon – Greek/Roman Animals – Ram, Hare, Hawk & Tortoise Symbols – The Caduceus, Winged Sandals & a Winged Helm Colors – Blue & Black Sacred plant/tree – Crocus God of – Thieves, Messengers, Travelers, Merchants, Sailors, Athletes, Herdsman, Wit, Cunning  & Boundaries Hermes, like most of Zeus’s offspring…

Lupercalia

Lupercalia is a Roman holiday that occurred on February 15th. It was celebrated to avert evil spirits, purify the city and release health and fertility upon its citizens. So how did the Roman’s go about this holiday? Well in the typical Roman way; sacrifice, nakedness and flogging. Lupercalia rites were confined to the Lupercal Cave, the Palatine Hill and the…

Wands

Wands, a tool that is so familiar with witchcraft that you can now buy them in bookstores, on Facebook, Amazon and Etsy. We will get back to the location where you can buy wands at a later point. A wand is normally a thin piece of wood that can be used one handed. Although traditionally made out of wood, wands…

Looking for a Mentor

Aunty Snark, I was wondering how I should go about finding a mentor? Looking for a Mentor ____________________________________________________________________________ Looking for a Mentor, The search for a mentor can be long. This isn’t something that you are going to want to rush into. This will require work on your part. I know I just said a dirty word but you have…