Monthly Archives: July 2015

Blue Moon Wishing Spell

Originally posted on Moody Moons:
Another blue moon.  A rare event, and a unique opportunity for the practicing witch. It’s here!  Well, it’s three days away.  But you need time to plan for it.  Especially since Lammas is the very…

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DIY: Spell Candles

My working theory is that magical people are also “crafty” people.  We like to harvest and dry our own herbs, when possible.  We enjoy making our own incense blends, sachets, magical oils, etc.  I’m sure there are “supermarket witches” out … Continue reading

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Blue Moon: July 31

When I look at Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars that You have established; what are human beings that You are mindful of them, mortals that You care for them?  [Psalm 8:3, NRSV] The … Continue reading

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Hyssop: Purification and Protection

I am fortunate to have a wonderful metaphysical store in the city where I live.  The owners have a deep knowledge of herbs and magic and I usually have a new question to ask them every time I go into … Continue reading

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Trump 7 – The Chariot

Then Saul said, “O LORD God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant today? If this guilt is in me or in my son Jonathan, O LORD God of Israel, give Urim; but if this guilt is in … Continue reading

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Learning to Love Yourself

“How can anyone be compassionate toward her neighbor who is not compassionate toward herself?  This is why Jesus says ‘Be compassionate!’  He wants our compassion to begin at home, he wants us to be compassionate toward our own body and … Continue reading

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Casting the Circle: A Christian Magician’s Perspective

According to Scott Cunningham in his book Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, the magic circle can be thought of as “a well-defined though non-physical temple.”  The practice of casting protective circles is very ancient and has been used … Continue reading

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