June 14 is Magic Circles Day. A circle is used in ritual ceremonies to focus and raise the energy inside the perimeter. Creating the circle, or magical barrier, can be done in a number of ways. You can use an athame, also known as a ritual knife, to draw the circle energetically. If you don’t have ritual tools, you can simply use your pointer finger and envision the circle as a color of light. Your body and mind are the only things you really need to create powerful magick. You can use salt to create a physical barrier for protection while in the circle. Stones and crystals or candles can be used, with fire safety in mind. When the circle is cast, say:
Let nothing but love enter and
Perform the spell of your choice. Then take down the circle, visualizing it dissolving in the opposite direction of how it was created.