Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Sandra Kynes, author of several books, including The Herb Gardener's Essential Guide, Crystal Magic, and the new Tree Magic, among many others.
Holding a ritual or conducting a spell in a forest or under a tree in your backyard is an obvious way to integrate the energy of trees with your practices. Of course, it is not the only way. A twig, leaf, nut, flower, fruit, piece of bark, or anything from a tree embodies its energy and can be used to represent it. You probably already incorporate trees into your practices for seasonal energy with flowers in the spring, fruit in summer, nuts and fallen leaves in autumn.
Sometimes, you may not
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tudorbeth, author of the new Hedgewitch's Little Book of Spells, Charms & Brews.
She stands alone upon the hill,
Seeking solace amongst the ruins.
Finding futures from the runes.
Creating heaven with the weather.
While in her pointy hat sits a feather.
Cloak of purple, her cauldron black.
Broomstick in hand, magic at last.
Casting spells with potions galore.
Helping folks with health, love and more.
Sprinkling sparkles makes her nose twitch.
For she is wise, for she is the Hedgewitch.
The world of the Hedgewitch; dragons and faery.
Now complete with elemental reality.
We dream, we dare, we long to live there.
We ride two
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Laura Tempest Zakroff, author of several books and decks, including The Witch's Cauldron, Sigil Witchery, Weave the Liminal, Liminal Spirits Oracle, and the new Anatomy of a Witch.
A Witchual for the Witch Heart is a simple technique to help you engage more fully with your Witch Heart. In this video you'll learn a little about what the Witch Heart is and how it aids you in your magical practice. This technique can be done sitting, standing, or laying down—and takes just a couple minutes to do.
Our thanks to Laura for her guest post! For more from Laura Tempest Zakroff, read her
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Vincent Higginbotham, author of the new How Witchcraft Saved My Life.
Who isn't familiar with struggle, with trauma? Who of us can say that nothing has ever gone wrong, that we've never felt powerless over a situation. My guess is that no one anywhere is raising their hand saying, "Me, I've never known hardship of any sort." It is part of our human condition to feel pain. I would posit that we are made flesh in order to teach our spirits what it is to know limitations. So it is safe to say that this shared experience is the way that life is meant to be.
I can't speak for all Witches, though I imagine many would agree that magick is