Witch’s Cauldrons

Cauldrons are considered one of the most ancient of cooking vessels and is often the focal point of the Altar.  Traditionally, the Cauldron is crafted from cast iron, has a handle and tripod legs, although wood, ceramics or even soapstone may be crafted to create a cauldron in today’s modern world.  It is a container in which magical transformations take place.  They come in all sizes that range from just a few inches in diameter, perfect for an altar to rather large ones that you may see used inside fireplaces and…

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The Witch’s Cupboard Series: Sage

What herbs should a basic Witch's Cupboard contain? In a world with so many herbs, one wonders what should a basic Witch’s Cupboard contain?  You know…especially if you are just starting out?  After reviewing many sites and looking at the consensus in social medias, I compiled a list of what I found to be the TOP TEN most common herbs.  Over the next 10 “Metaphysical Mondays”, we will discuss these 10 magickal herbs.   First up in the series: SAGE Read More

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Evocation of the Witch

To Evoke or Invoke? To EVOKE a deity or being is to call upon it and ask it to join you during ritual or a working. Sometimes this involves simply asking (“we ask you to join us in the circle tonight!”) or making an offering (“Great Brighid, we offer you this bread as a gift of thanks!”) in hopes that the deity will turn up. Regardless, think of it as “hanging out” with the deity or being. To INVOKE, on the other hand, is a form of voluntary possession. When…

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