Pros and Cons of Ritual Magic

We’ve all come across spells that involve tons of steps and seemingly over the top preparation and execution, especially when it comes to certain magic traditions. On the flip side, there is also a plethora of simple spells out there that can be done on the fly with little to no materials. Some witches prefer…

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Symbolism in Common North American Birds

I’m continuing my practicing of augury and have been studying up on the symbolism of the different birds that I’ve been seeing regularly. Because my local birds are native to North America, I’ve found that most of the meanings and symbols surrounding them are largely based in Native American lore. I wanted to try to…

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Magical Self-Care

Well friends, today I find myself in the midst of a flareup, which means it will be an indoor May Day for me. The most I’m able to manage today is a little meditation and relaxing in the sun, but I also wanted to share a few of my regular magical self-care tips for anyone…

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My Top 5 Favorite Herbs

Herbs have always been a big part of my craft, and have helped me use magic in a much more inconspicuous way when I needed to. I always try to incorporate a little magic into my cooking, so I’ll use specific herbs to help give intention and different energies to the meal I’m making. Even…

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Kitchen Witchery: Comfort, Health & Protection

With everything going on right know, I know there’s a lot of worry and anxiety being felt by everyone. My own anxiety is barely being touched by my SSRI meds, probably because it feels like my brain is compounding worries with each bit of new information about COVID-19 that I see. I have been avoiding…

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Science and Magic

Since the beginning of civilizations, people have been trying to understand the world around us. Anything that didn’t have an obvious explanation was often attributed to the gods, magic, or curses. As more and more scientific discoveries were made, the natural occurrences previously explained away as magic or the will of the gods now had…

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5 Tips for Beginner Tarot Readers

Tarot has always been associated with witchcraft and magic, so naturally, I picked up a deck early on when I started down my own path. But, little did I know that reading tarot cards is very tricky. There is so much symbolism involved, and just learning the meanings of each card can take years to…

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7 Tips for Newbie Witches

Like learning any new skill or making lifestyle changes, getting into witchcraft can be daunting. It’s hard to know where to start, or even how to go from research to practice. It can get especially confusing when you see so many other witches who have beautiful tools and altars, and seem to be living and…

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Meditation for Spellcraft

For the first time in a very long time, I worked a spell. It’s been well over a year since I’ve done any spell work, so I wanted to keep it simple with an ideal job manifestation spell. I lit a green spell candle and wrote down my perfect workday in green ink. Then I…

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Find Yourself a Little Magic

When we’re young we have such a sense of wonder about the world around us. There’s always something new to discover, and interesting creatures to observe. We know so little about the world, so our imaginations allow us to create all of these fantastic, magical explanations for perfectly mundane occurrences. Then, we grow up and…

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