The Witch’s Pyramid: To Know, To Will, To Dare, To Be Silent

The pyramid is a magical shape. The idea of the Witch’s Pyramid — also called the Four Pillars of Magic/Witchcraft and also the Four Powers of the Sphynx — isn’t originally found in Wicca/Witchcraft. It comes to us through other occult studies and philosophies of magic. Eliphas Levi was an occult magician from 19th century … More The Witch’s Pyramid: To Know, To Will, To Dare, To Be Silent

“A Witch who cannot hex, cannot heal.” — What does this mean?

Even if you’ve only studied Witchcraft for a relatively short amount of time, you’ve probably come across this phrase in one form or another. It continues to be one that sparks controversial discussion among people of different magical backgrounds and opinions. At face value, it might seem confusing, especially when put up against popular codes … More “A Witch who cannot hex, cannot heal.” — What does this mean?

Prayer and Spells are not the same thing

I’m a Witch, a writer, and a language nerd. These three things combined together cause my inner cauldron to boil when people claim things that don’t ring true in the context of certain words and the religio-magical expressions of the Craft. “When (insert religious label here) people pray, they’re really casting spells.” “Spells are the … More Prayer and Spells are not the same thing

Cord Magic

  Cord and knot magic is a very old form of folk magic that was often associated with wind and weather. In cord magic the spells are simply prepared ahead of time, and then used as needed. Each knot is then untied releasing the power entrapped in the cord over nine consecutive days. For cord … More Cord Magic

“V” Is For Voice

Chants, songs, words, invocations, evocations, whispers, shouts, howls, cries, and on and on… The Voice is magical. Witches train themselves to use something called The Magical Voice, a pitch that resonates and vibrates our entire being when we speak. It’s a Voice that pulls from deep within and expresses our passion and desire for magic … More “V” Is For Voice

“T” Is For Timing

Magical timing focuses on making use of certain correspondences. Correspondences (more here) are things that go together — that correspond to one another, and could include: deity or another Otherworldly being, elemental, astrological, seasonal, lunar, herbal, stone, symbol/sigil/glyph, sympathy, or color. When speaking of magical timing, the correspondences usually narrow down to lunar and astrological ones, … More “T” Is For Timing