I have a cell phone that is a few years old. It does what I need it to do: text, access the internet for Google Maps, emails, Facebook & Messenger, and make or receive the occasional phone call. I also use apps for online ordering through Chewy and Amazon, and have things on there to … More Is Witchcraft a religion?
A tarot spread (also referred to as a layout) is a pre-selected pattern that the cards are placed on the surface in front of the reader. The placement of the cards is part of the interpretation for the card reading and can also include proximity from one card to another, types of cards that seem … More Using Tarot Spreads/Layouts
Unless you’ve kept your interest and practice with tarot a total secret, you are going to be asked by someone for a reading at some point. It’s completely up to you how you answer this request, but at some point, if you want to grow and expand your skills with this tool, you’ll want to … More Reading Tarot for Others
I plan to go into detail in future articles and posts about using cards for occult study and practice. So, this piece will touch upon things, but not go into great detail. That will come later. Please follow/subscribe to my blog to be alerted as new posts are published. First — Let’s review some basic … More Looking into the future — A basic overview of some history and the practice of reading cards
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
Should I help without asking permission? I have been working towards becoming a witch for several years, however as I am a solitary witch I have had to learn mostly from books. One of the key tenets I’ve read is to never perform magic on someone without their permission, and I have always agreed with … More Knock on the Cottage Door 10/3/2021
Hecate has a lot of conflicting information being given about her. She is a goddess of opposites, personified as a young woman and as a crone goddess. Is she Olympian or the child of Titans? Is she Greek or does she come from an even older culture originating somewhere else in the ancient world? However, … More My Gods and Goddesses — Hecate
Sometimes finding a group to study or practice with feels impossible. You’ve searched, maybe even applied or met with members, and for whatever reason it just didn’t work out but you still want to meet with other like-minded people to talk about Pagan things, celebrate lunar events, or party on the sabbats. Putting together a … More Organizing a Pagan or Wiccan Study Group
Babies are generally cute. They bring out coos and babbling from otherwise articulate people, and games of “peek-a-boo” or “got-your-nose”. They need caring for, protection, sustenance, warmth, and attention. They have no ability to fend for themselves and are completely dependent on those around them for their very survival. For this reason alone, the term … More I’m not a fan of the term “Baby Witch”
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?