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Month: March 2017

DIY Salt Circle Bottles and Element Markers

DIY Salt Circle Bottles and Element Markers

Reading Time: 3 minutesSalty Situation Every witch or magician knows that salt is a powerful substance for grounding and protection. Nothing feels more magical than sitting inside a circle of salt and candles and getting your witch on. Salt is the perfect a-salt weapon against negativity! (I’m not even a little bit sorry for that one 😛 ) As useful and awesome as salt is, there are plenty of times when pouring salt on the ground is just not… kosher. (Ahaha! Still not…

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Tarot— Not Just for Fortune-Telling!

Tarot— Not Just for Fortune-Telling!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you think of “fortune telling” when you hear the word, Tarot, then you’re in for a treat. Tarot is not just for fortune telling. It’s a powerful tool for meditation, personal growth and development, spiritual and magickal practice, and making sense of the here and now. Tarot for Meditation I think my spiritual practice really got serious when I was given my first Tarot deck, the Dragon Tarot, when I was twelve. The deck gave me a tool to…

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Travel Altars for Magick on the Go!

Travel Altars for Magick on the Go!

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhy Travel Altars? Travel altars are great for more than just travel. They are compact, portable, and easily put away, so they are also great for the magickal practitioner who needs privacy or just doesn’t have a lot of space. Maybe you live with people who are uncomfortable with the idea of you being a witch/wizard/magician. Or, you don’t have much space to set up a permanent altar. Maybe you’re a traveler and your tools must fit in a suitcase…

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Help! I’m New to Magick, Where Do I Begin? Part II

Help! I’m New to Magick, Where Do I Begin? Part II

Reading Time: 5 minutesPreparing for Successful Magick: My first piece of advice to anyone wanting to learn to perform any kind of magick is, learn to meditate! “But that’s boring!” you may say. Well, suck it up. It will stop being boring when your spells work! 😛 Any magick requires a clear mind, clear intention, and directed emotion. If you can’t calm your mind, you won’t be able to focus it. Your thoughts will be scattered and your results will be weak, even…

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Help! I’m New to Magick, Where Do I Begin? Part I

Help! I’m New to Magick, Where Do I Begin? Part I

Reading Time: 5 minutesMagic and Magick? What’s the difference? Congratulations on deciding to bring a magickal practice into your life! There are a lot of ways to approach magick. Maybe you’re interested in Wicca, or witchcraft (not the same things!) or you’re drawn to the occult, or you just want to cast some spells to bring something into your life. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to try magick, there is an overwhelming amount of information out there, and some pitfalls. This is…

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Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day that Don’t Require Drinking

Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day that Don’t Require Drinking

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe green beer. The tacky hats. The “I’m Not Drunk, I’m Irish!” shirts. You know these things. Most people in the U.S. celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by dressing in green, covering themselves in glitter (which I have no objection to— I love glitter!) speaking in horribad “Irish” accents, and getting drunk out of their minds. Do what you want and be safe (please be safe), but if that isn’t your style, then I have some other suggestions for how you…

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Top 5 Essential Oils for Magic

Top 5 Essential Oils for Magic

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Put together your own Essential Oils Starter Kit! There is an overwhelming amount of essential oils to choose from, but here is a list of my top five: Rose Absolute, Lavender, Peppermint, Frankincense, and Rosemary. This is what I would put in a basic essential oil starter kit. I wanted a list of oils that were versatile, common to find, and would make a great all-around starter pack if you were just getting into using essential oils in your craft. Essential…

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