Wicca 101 Books

I believe it was Scott Cunningham that encouraged new witches to read everything they can get their hands on when first exploring the Craft. I agree with this wholeheartedly! There is a multitude of ‘Wicca 101’ books on the market, and it can seem daunting to sift through them and choose which ones to read.Continue reading “Wicca 101 Books”

Grimoire

A Grimoire is a book of magic, often containing spells, conjurations, charms, divinations and other occult wisdom.  Grimoires have ancient origins and are thought to have influenced many societies worldwide. The term grimoire is thought to come from the French word ‘grammaire’ (grammar), which historically was used to describe any book written in Latin orContinue reading “Grimoire”

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft

“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft” Denise Zimmermann , Katherine Gleason This guide offers a beginner’s look at the history of paganism, Wicca, and witchcraft, from the Druids and Celts to the witches of today who practice an earth-based religion, cast spells, and perform natural magic. The book, written by a practicing witch,Continue reading “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft”

Spirit, the Fifth Element

The element of Spirit, or Ether or Akasha (Sanskrit), represents the universal inner space, the material that fills the region of the universe above the terrestrial sphere. (Wiki) Spirit is thought to be the fifth element, with the other four classical elements being Earth, Air, Fire and Water.  Together they form each point of the pentacle.Continue reading “Spirit, the Fifth Element”

The Element of Water

Water is one of the four classical elements, which also includes Earth, Fire and Air.  A fifth element, Spirit or Akasha, is also sometimes included – and can represent the five points on the Pentacle. Water represents emotions, feelings, courage, absorption, subconscious/ unconscious mind, intuition, purification, cleansing, eternal movement, wisdom, the soul, vision quests, self-healing, sorrow,Continue reading “The Element of Water”

The Element of Fire

Fire is one of the four classical elements, which also includes Earth, Water and Air.  A fifth element, Spirit or Akasha, is also sometimes included – and can represent the five points on the Pentacle. Fire represents change, energy, inspiration, love, sexuality, passion, life force, spirit, will, leadership, faith and trust, elusiveness, innocence, physical and personalContinue reading “The Element of Fire”

The Element of Air

Air is one of the four classical elements, which also includes Earth, Water and Fire.  A fifth element, Spirit or Akasha, is also sometimes included – and can represent the five points on the Pentacle. Air represents the mind and intelligence, knowledge, communication, inspiration, imagination, intuition, illumination, ideas, freedom, clarity, telepathy, psychic powers, dreams and wishes,Continue reading “The Element of Air”

The Element of Earth

Earth is one of the four classical elements, which also includes Air, Water and Fire.  A fifth element, Spirit or Akasha, is also sometimes included – and can represent the five points on the Pentacle. Earth represents permanence, stability, strength, security, wisdom, practicality, materialism, wealth, abundance, prosperity, patience, truth, and responsibility. Earth symbols include the earth, soil, rocks, mountains, trees.  TypesContinue reading “The Element of Earth”

The Goddess Is In The Details

“The Goddess Is in the Details: Wisdom for the Everyday Witch” (Deborah Blake) From the hearth to the altar, make magic in every moment. Being a Witch isn’t limited to casting a spell under the full moon or consecrating a ritual circle. Whether you’re calling the Goddess or doing the dishes, your wonderfully witchy waysContinue reading “The Goddess Is In The Details”

To Ride A Silver Broomstick

“To Ride A Silver Broomstick: New Generation Witchcraft”  Silver RavenWolf Summon.  Scry.  Spin, spiral, and sweep.  Learn how to bend time, draw down the moon’s energy, and use mirror magick.  Whether novice or adept, a Witch’s world is filled with wonder and magick.  It’s also filled with the hard work and dedication to learning thatContinue reading “To Ride A Silver Broomstick”