We’re well into summer now, with our midsummer celebration having honored the middle of the summer season in mid-June. Now it’s August 1, and time to celebrate and honor the first harvest and closing of the summer season. Of course, the August 1st date is for those Pagans and Witches living in the Northern Hemisphere. For those who live in the Southern Hemisphere, the celebration occurs on February 1, whereas those in the Northern Hemisphere are honoring Candlemas at that time.Lammas occurs … [Read More...] about It’s Time To Celebrate The First Harvest: Lammas Is Here!
Summer solstice is here! The sun blazes through the skies on high, shining down upon us with powerful light! Litha is here and the time for the light to wane draws ever near! Midsummer: It is a time most people are just beginning to acknowledge the entrance of the summer season, with June 21 being the official calendar date for the start of summer on the Gregorian calendar. For anyone who is not pagan or a practicing witch, the notion that summer begins in May might give them pause … how is … [Read More...] about Litha Summer Bliss and Time to Celebrate Life, Blessings, and the Golden Harvest
Looking for inexpensive methods of protecting the self and home? Here’s a comprehensive (but in no way all-inclusive) list you can use to get a good idea about some of the magickal protections you can use. You might want to combine one or more methods, depending on the degree of protection you’re looking to establish. What’s that around your neck? What kind of ring is that? If it’s a protective item, it’s likely an amulet! An amulet is a carefully selected object one wears for protection of … [Read More...] about Simple, Easy, and Cheap Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Environment.
Ever hear that all Wiccans are witches but not all witches are Wiccan? What about witches are pagan but not all pagans are witches? Both of the latter statements are true and may leave you a bit unclear about just who’s who in the world of paganism! To sort things out it becomes necessary to look at the different definitions associated with witches, Wiccans, Pagans, Druids, Shamans, and other types of pagans so you can begin to recognize the sometimes subtle, but more often striking … [Read More...] about Wiccans, Pagans, Druids, Shamans, and Witches: Who’s Who in the World of Paganism?
Actually, putting glasses on both eyes and the third eye has already been done by the now deceased music legend Prince, in which you’ll find him in images wearing the coolest purple-colored three-lensed sunglasses ever (and much praise goes to such a trendsetter and amazing artist)! Now of course, we would spin a few heads if we walked around like that, but the title is really tongue and cheek meaning you’re about to put a lens on not just your physical eyes, but your psychic insight as well, … [Read More...] about Divination: Put Glasses on Your Third Eye and The Other Two Too!
Ask this question of a modern-day witch or Wiccan and you will get several different answers, but rest assured the answers would be positive and in no way like the answers you might receive if you were to pose the same question during the 16th to 18th centuries. In fact, if you were to pose this question during the Burning Times, you’d get what we would consider today as an absolutely ludicrous response. The Burning Times, also called the European Witch-craze or the Great European Witch Hunt, … [Read More...] about 13 Signs You Might Be a Witch – And No, It’s Got Nothing to Do with That Weird Mole!
As a budding witch or even as someone who has been a witch for a long time, you’ll find that one of the finer things in life is that you don’t have to get up at the wee hours of the morning to head to church where you may or may not even develop any interest in the sermon being presented. Now, hold your breath before the screams of outrage start as the previous statement is not intended as an insult to those who do go to church and find their spirit filled and complete in doing so: As these … [Read More...] about You Are The Master of Your Own Universe So Listen And Honor Your Inner Divine!
The answer to the notion of whether Pagans, Druids, and Wiccans along with practitioners of the Craft have reached a real point in time where we are legitimately seeking enlightenment or if we are merely partaking of a current trend or fad depends who you ask. In fact, the answer to the question can prove quite complex and all the possibilities can occur simultaneously.You might encounter some individuals who are pursuing enlightenment, while others are merely on the bandwagon of what … [Read More...] about Pagans, Druids, Wiccans, Witches … Step Back to Our Roots – Is It Real Enlightenment or a Current Trend?
That’s right … while it might, at some moment, strike your fancy, particularly if someone has crossed you, there’s no need for toad’s venom if you want to harness or increase and come into your full power as a hereditary witch! In fact, if you are Wiccan and you adhere to the, principles of the belief system, you’ll immediately know that the use of toad venom is not allowed! Frankly, it should be of no concern whatsoever seeing that there are so many simple ways to enhance and to come into your … [Read More...] about For Those Who Were Born Witches: How to Increase Your Power with Daily Practice. No Toads Venom Needed!
Anyone who is learning witchcraft for the first time might be a bit unnerved by the many stereotypes depicting witches as evil doers who have the devil as a consort and who dance naked by the light of the moon just before preparing to sacrifice an unbaptized child for its fat so they can make flying ointment! Sounds ridiculous, right?That’s because it is!So, do witches perform human sacrifice at all? How does someone new to the craft discover this kind of information? And what about … [Read More...] about For Those Who Want to Become Witches: How to Awaken Your Magick without Human Sacrifice!