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

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

Magic 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

The 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

  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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What’s the Point of Using a Pendulum? Top 10 Reasons

What’s the Point of Using a Pendulum? Top 10 Reasons

The point! Pendulums! Get it? Ahahaha! …Ok, it’s a good thing I can make myself laugh since I’m probably the only one who did. 🙂 Seriously, though, pendulums are awesome and if you’ve never tried working with one before, I’m going to give you some good reasons to sway (oooh! There I go again…) your mind, some tips on using a pendulum, what kind to use, and where you can find some (and how to make your own!) First, what’s…

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How I became The Fool and why it was a good thing

How I became The Fool and why it was a good thing

  For several weeks, The Fool tarot card had been stalking me. It jumped out of every deck I owned. I would see it in totally random places where you would never expect to see tarot cards— like, the grocery store. Or somebody’s t-shirt. When a card stalks you, you learn to pay attention. I’ve been reading tarot since I was 13 years old. Even so, I hadn’t actually gotten serious about it until recently. I have several decks, but…

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