Title: The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit Author: Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman Genre: Spiritual Non-Fiction I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any sort of payment for this review. This is my opinion of this author’s work and … More Book Review — The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit
The Nine Woods of Wiccan lore have a bit of variance to them, but if we go with the trees specifically mentioned in the long-form poem “The Wiccan Rede” we at least have somewhere to begin. Just know that this isn’t an absolute listing and depending on where you look, you will come across different … More “N” Is For Nine Woods
Few things call to mind the images of witchery more than bubbling cauldrons, jars of herbs, bottles of potions, and rustic cottage kitchens. The most natural place in the home for brewing and working magic is the kitchen. It’s where all the elements meet (fire in the stove– or if you’re lucky enough to have … More “K” Is For Kitchen Witchery
There are a few different definitions of the word conjure, but my favorites are the ones considered purely magical. To conjure something is to create it, as if out of nothing, whether it be something tangible — like a ring, or abstract — like a story. To make something happen [as if] by magic. The … More “C” Is For Conjure
The cauldron is rooted in magic and mystery. It is a vessel of change: whatever is put into a cauldron transforms. It could be the simple alchemy of stew ingredients blending together and going from raw roots and vegetables to something edible and nutritious. It could be the magical brew of a Wise Woman creating a mixture … More Double, double, toil and trouble…
Witches traditionally were not above casting hexes if the need presented itself. We are charged with acting with wisdom and accepting the results of our choices. If you feel strongly enough that a hex is needed to right a wrong or to guarantee protection or safety, so be it. But you have to deal with … More Reversing a hex or curse
Cleansing and consecration are both necessary when working with tools and ritual objects. Cleansing is done first. Cleansing means you purify the item from previous energies that it may have picked up before coming into your care. This can most easily be done with burning sage and wafting the sage smoke over the item completely. … More Are cleansing and consecration necessary?
Here’s one recipe for Four Thieves Vinegar. Be sure to use food-grade herbs if you intend to take this internally. Use equal parts of at least five of the following herbs: * Lavender * Sage * Thyme * Lemon Balm * Hyssop * Peppermint * Garlic cloves In hoodoo in particular, black pepper and cayenne pepper … More Four Thieves Vinegar