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
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
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?
Xenophobia is an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers, or of that which is foreign or strange to you. Essentially anything outside of your personal comfort zone that makes you twitch and have the reaction of acting nasty towards those who are different than you is xenophobia. Xenophobia is most often directed at … More “X” Is For Xenophobia
Whenever I come across a new area, whether in magical or mundane life, The Witch’s Pyramid guides me in knowing how to deal with the unknown and unfamiliar. The Witch’s Pyramid consists of the admonitions — To Know, To Will, To Dare, and To Be Silent. These all lead to the peak which is: To Go. … More “U” Is For Unknown
The phrase In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust, while not as common (and perhaps not as over-used as “Blessed Be”) is still one of Wicca’s quirky phrases. It comes across almost like code words, and it kind of should, because that’s where it originated. The phrase comes to us from British Traditional Wicca/Witchcraft and … More “P” Is For Perfect Love & Perfect Trust
“What do Wiccans believe?” That’s a pretty straightforward question. The answer, however, is never as straightforward. “Ask ten different Wiccans that question and you get twelve different answers.” To some people, that’s a sign of what’s wrong with the Wiccan path when compared with other religions, faiths, or spiritual paths. For others, being unable to … More “O” Is For Orthopraxy vs. Orthodoxy
Integrity is closely bound to some other words like morality, truth, honor, steadfastness, consistency, and strength. In Witchcraft, integrity is important on several levels. Because there is no single universal constant code of morality held to among all Witches, it is for each Witch to determine their personal code of ethics and morals. While … More “I” Is For Integrity
This is a popular phrase being used currently among people in spiritual communities, new-agers, and those who think of themselves as philosophically open-minded and driven. Personally, this particular phrase gets on my nerves at times, but that’s more of a personal issue I have with it sounding pretentious and in general, being overused. I do … More What does it mean when someone says, “My truth”?