Tag: Witchcraft

Is Baby Witch THAT Offensive?

Auntie Snark, I was on a Facebook group the other day to ask a question and labeled myself as a baby witch as I am new to witchcraft. In the responses some people yelled at me about calling myself a baby witch. What the HELL?! What am I supposed to call myself as a new witch? Dazed and New Dazed…

Moon Magick – What the Phases Are

Like so much of our craft, we tend to pay attention to the changing season and the changing of the moon. Now if you are like me, you have never paid much attention to the moon cycles besides to go, “Ooooh pretty. Give me your power.” but if you are unlike me, then you may want to tap into the…

Full Moon Magick

Auntie Snark, I am horrible at remembering when the full moon is. In fact, I forget about it so often that I barely do any spells on the full moon. Does this make me a bad witch, not remembering when the full moon hits? I mean it seems like the most basic thing all witches remember/practice on. Bad Moon Witch…

Fire Magick

Fire Magick Direction – South Season – Summer Colors – Greens, Browns, Blacks and Coppers Astrological Signs – Ares, Leo & Sagittarius Herbs – Cinnamon, Chili, Pepper, Cloves, Ginger, Wormwood, Asfoetida Crystals – Amber, Apache Tear, Citrine, Carnelian, Ruby, Fire Agate, Fire Opal, Flint, Sardonyx, Red Tourmaline, Sunstone, Spinel, Sulfur. Moon – Waxing Cresent The element of fire can be both creative and destructive. It can warm our homes, heat our food and…

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…

Tree Magick

If you wish to use tree magick, this will require some memorizing, just like herbs, to remember their meanings or you can just write things down…..write things down, I do. Some common trees and their meanings can be found below. This by no means is a complete list, that would be epic, but is just a few common trees that…

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…