Working with Eclipses

This Saturday we will experience a partial eclipse during the second new moon of the month (the Black Moon). Eclipses always send a flutter amongst the witchcraft community as to whether workings should be done during Eclipses or not, with many insisting that you shouldn’t work during an Eclipse at all. It really boils downContinue reading “Working with Eclipses”

Baneful Ingredients

Here I am going to outline some baneful ingredients and what they are used for, I will also mention if they are poisonous or toxic. Please note that there are some items which if you use them incorrectly or in specific ways you will cause harm to yourself or others and this can mean potentialContinue reading “Baneful Ingredients”

All That Ego…

I’ve had a couple of interesting interactions, one of which was only this morning on Facebook. There are a small handful of reasons I will interject my opinion on a Facebook post in witchcraft groups; There’s misinformation. The practice is unsafe (particularly around baneful ingredients). There’s cultural misinformation. Someone is gatekeeping where an what theyContinue reading “All That Ego…”

Spell Work 101

Spells, magic, conjure, rootwork, mojo, manifestation, what ever you want to call it, it’s all pretty similar in nature. So what do you need to know about making magic? Intent + ritual = manifestation. Simples! Well there are a few things I’m going to go over here which may feel like a bit of aContinue reading “Spell Work 101”

Culture and Appropriation

I hot topic I was hoping I didn’t have to cover. Unfortunately, cultural appropriation always feels like the elephant in the room. The first thing I want to address is that I’m not telling anyone what they should or shouldn’t do within their practice. The second is that only you can determine your entitlement toContinue reading “Culture and Appropriation”

Shadow Work

Shadow work is less magic and more self care. It is a type of self therapy that centres around journaling and using prompts and self assessment to uncover repressed feelings, emotions and experiences. The shadow self is comprised of all the parts of our personality that we are unaware of. Some of it is shapedContinue reading “Shadow Work”

Divination – But What Does It Mean?!?!

Divination is the practice of seeking knowledge either of the future, or of events using supernatural means. Divination is also excellent for shadow work, and communicating with your ancestors and spirit guides. A note on cleansing: Before divination, it is important to cleanse and ground. Depending on the type of divination and depth of theContinue reading “Divination – But What Does It Mean?!?!”

My First Week of Ancestor Veneration

Last Sunday I took the time to set up my Ancestor Altar with the intent of deepening my connection to my ancestors, my family past and present, and deepening my spirituality. The first three days were turbulent. I don’t think there is another way to describe it. Sometimes I felt hot and flushed, I wasContinue reading “My First Week of Ancestor Veneration”