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    Real life,  Wicca

    Making time for magick

    We all live such busy lives, sometimes we can get to the end of the week and you sit and wonder what happened as you didn’t manage to do any of the things that you wanted like meditating, reading, and spell work. If you can relate, this post looks at how you can make time for magick. Break it down to see what you want to do Magick is a huge area that leads off in so many directions. It can feel overwhelming, especially when you are first starting out. You need to narrow down what it is that you actually want to do. Make a list of things that…

  • Spells,  Wheel of the year,  Wicca

    Beltane magick

    In this post, I have searched the internet for the best Beltane magick spells and rituals for your Beltane celebrations. For other Beltane-related posts, check out my dedicated page here.  Beltane rituals Learn Religion has a group Beltane bonfire rite which looks like such a fun ritual to take part in. I think that the atmosphere must be amazing! Although this year it is unlikely that groups will be able to get together, you could always take note for years to come.  Another great ritual from Learn Religion is the Beltane Sacred Feminine Goddess Ritual which can be performed by men as well as women. It is to honour the…

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    Earth element

    Welcome to another part of the elemental mini-series. So far, we have looked at Fire, Air, and Water. Today we will look at the earth element, correspondence, and ways to connect to the element. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. To learn more about what this means, please click here.  The earth element The earth is our home. We live on it, grow food in it, and use it for resources. Without it, we could not exist but it can crush and suffocate with its weight if in large amounts. Earth is strong and sturdy but also needs protection from us humans and all of our pollution. …

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    Water element

    Welcome to this part of the elemental mini-series. So far we have looked at fire and air. Today we will look at what water means in terms of the elements. Correspondence will be discussed and ideas for connecting with the water element will be shared. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. To learn more about what this means, please click here.  The water element Water is perhaps the easiest of elements to connect with as we interact with it every day. We drink it to stay alive. Our bodies are made up of around 60% water and the surface of the planet is 71% water! We need…

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    Air element

    Welcome to the second part of this mini-series. Last week we looked at fire. Today we are looking at the air element. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here. The air element Air can be difficult for some as you can not see it. However, without air, we would not be able to breathe. Air can range from the smallest whisper to the strongest hurricanes and tornadoes which destroy all in its path. It gives life to fire and can also blow it out. It can move earth when at its strongest and it works with water to…

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    The fire element

    This post looks at the fire element. This is the first of a series of five posts that will examine each of the five elements used in Wicca. Fire, air, earth, water, and spirit. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  The fire element Fire is something that we all take for granted, it is difficult to imagine a life without it. However, if there was no fire, then there would be no life on earth. The sun is the biggest fireball of all and it sustains life on earth. Fire warms us and is used to cook…

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    Wheel of the year,  Wicca

    Imbolc activities

    Imbolc is the first of three sabbaths that occur in the spring on the wheel of the year. This post contains ideas and inspiration for Imbolc activities so you can celebrate the changing season.  Bake bread The Celtic goddess Brigid was the goddess of hearth and home. Therefore baking bread for Imbolc would be a traditional Imbolc activity.  Fire scrying Fire scrying is a form of divination. You focus on the flames in a fire or a candle and see what shapes you can see and interpret what they mean.  Walk near a river It was said to be good luck to toss a coin into a well, river, or…

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    Wheel of the year,  Wicca

    Imbolc correspondence

    A comprehensive guide to Imbolc Correspondence. Looking at colours, crystals, herbs/incense, food, and spell work.  Imbolc colours White  White represents the winter which is now fading. In candle magick, it represents divination, healing and innocence.  Green Green represents the new plants that are in the early stages of awakening. It is also the colour of Brigid’s cloak who is the deity most associated with Imbolc. In candle magick, green represents money, health and growth. Brown  Brown represents growth such as the soil which the new plants and crops are growing in. In candle magick, it also represents the home, animals and stability.  Yellow Yellow represents the warmth of the returning…

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    Wheel of the year,  Wicca

    Connect: Wiccan word of the year 2021

    Over the past few years, I have been choosing a word of the year that helps guide me through the year. Since returning to Wicca I discovered that choosing a word of the year is actually a Yule activity so here is my Wiccan word of the year.  Choosing a word of the year Choosing a Wiccan word of the year was much harder than my general word of the year as there were so many that resonated with me. It needs to be a word that you will use to make choices and really focus on for 2021. It should always be in the back of your mind, helping…

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    Book of Shadows

    This post looks at what a book of shadows is and why you need one if you are practicing witchcraft. It also includes advice on what to include in your own book of shadows as well. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  A book of shadows Also known as a grimoire, spellbook, or magical journal. Often portrayed in film as a thick, dusty old book with fancy writing, symbols, and magical locks to stop others from getting inside. The reality is much more versatile. In its simplest form, it is a place to record your spells and…