By The Blyssful Witch
For most of us, calling upon the Elemental Spirits during our workings and rituals is as natural and normal as breathing. We do it routinely and after awhile, it becomes rote; something we do without even thinking. There is an aspect of crafting however, that is often ignored and to be . . . → Read More: Using the Wind in Your Magical Practice
By Kenaz Filan
A question recently arose on the Yahoo group Witch Essentials about paying for initiations. Gaia, the moderator, is a Wiccan priestess and noted that in Wicca charging money for initiations is strictly forbidden. I pointed out that initiation into Vodou is extremely labor and resource-intensive. Drummers must be hired for several nights, . . . → Read More: Paying for Initiations, Paying for Services, Paying for Spirituality
There’s a long, long trail a-winding/Into the land of my dreams/Where the nightingales are singing/And a white moon beams…
Those words from a song of the First World War always come into my head when I draw The Moon in a Tarot reading.
That’s sort of what The Moon card is about to . . . → Read More: Tarot: The Moon – Symbolism and Meanings