Tag: Witches

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…

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…

Wicca Witchcraft

Wiccan Rede Bide the Wiccan Laws we must In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. Live and let live. Fairly take and fairly give. Cast the Circle thrice about to keep the evil spirits out. To bind the spell every time let the spell be spake in rhyme. Soft of eye and light of touch, Speak little, listen much. Deosil go…

Hex the Ex

Auntie Snark, My ex broke my heart and now I want to get even. I have spent hours crying over the cheating bastard and now I want to get even. How should I go about hexing the ex? Wants to Hex the Ex ____________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Hex the Ex My first question about this is; are you sure you really…

Scrying – An Art form

You saw it in the store window. It was so pretty and when you bought it, the nice shop clerk informed you to keep it covered because it because if you don’t, you may set your home aflame. You laugh nervously thinking she is joking but she is not. Your brand new crystal ball is a convective lens after all.…

Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble – Crafting Your own Spell

Auntie Snark, I have been using spells that I have found online or in books but now I want to create my own. Where should I start? Wants to Craft ____________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Craft, Yes, that’s right, my little witch, come to the dark side. I mean, come to the side that crafts his/her own spells. I know that it…

Making a Book of Shadows

Auntie Snark, I have been seeing Books of Shadows on Pintrest and they look freaking amazing! I really want to make my own Book of Shadows like the ones I am seeing. Do you have any recommendations about what I should be putting into one? Wants to Build A Book ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Build a Book, Ahh yes, Books of…

Chaos Sigils

Sigils. Lovely symbols of swoops, swirls and symbols that can be found in books, on the internet and even on Pinterest. Sigils are usually referred to a type of pictorial signature of an angel, entity or a desired outcome. The term sigil is Latin, meaning to seal. A well known page of sigils is that of The Lesser Key of…