Springtime is a great time for exploring and practicing witchcraft! It is the perfect time to focus on renewal and growth. Celebrating spring is a magical time of year that can be approached with a lot of fun and creativity. Here are some ideas for witches to get the most out of the season...
Herbal magick is arguably the oldest form known to us. Known for millennia, many species of plants have been incorporated into the practices of healer, shamans, and medicine men and women. In the old days, healing was often treated with herbal concoctions like teas, tinctures, and poultices accompanied by ritual and prayer.
The thing I love most about color magick, like kitchen magick, is it is something we use every day, often without even realizing. It’s woven into the fabric of our daily lives just by virtue of simple choices made throughout the day. You probably practice more witchery than you think.
Each phase of the moon draws different energies and vibrations for us to use. Each phase can be linked to it's own specific spell or ritual, or you can begin a working that requires time to build or diminish that follows through many phases. It all depends on what you need.
Practitioners of metaphysics, supernatural, or spiritual energy acknowledge the power both within and around us. The Chakra points have energy and physical correspondences that can help focus meditation, thought, and magick. Whether you are a believer in the Eastern or Hindi Philosophies or simply want to use a predesigned system as a focus for your own energy, knowledge of the Chakras and what they relate to can be supremely beneficial.
I racked my brains for something to write about this week. Beltane is just behind us. The Next Sabbat and Esbat celebrations are (in my opinion) too far out in the calendar to start with. So I spent days (no, really) looking around my house for inspiration. Then it hit me, many of you probably feel the same way! MoonCrafted Essentials formed from the desire to bring magick back into our daily lives. Why is this so hard? For me, common things around me just fade into the background. So I am going to help you find the magick literally in your everyday surroundings.
I am sure many of you have spent time pouring over beginner’s books and internet articles on the best way to start your journey. This is not that kind of post. I can’t tell you the best way to do anything in your spiritual life. Only you know what is right for the path you are on. What this post is going to do, is help set up your sacred space. Bonus, I am not going to tell you to buy anything!