Magic

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How to Work With the Fae

Musings on Fairies, Faeries, the Faery realm, Faerie offerings, Faerie rings, how to enter Faerie, cautions, and how to see, and honor the Fae.

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Befriending Faeries

Befriending faeries can be a blessing, but there are important things to consider before initiating a relationship with the Fae Folk. Real faeries are powerful spirits who must be cautiously approached and shown a great amount of respect.

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How to Create Magical Sigils Using a Computer

Sigils are a form of magic that can be used for many purposes, such as for protection, success and prosperity.

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What Is Sympathetic Magick?

Sympathetic magick may tap into a symbolic ordering of the universe. It is the basic principle upon which most forms of divination rely. The very first sympathetic magick may have been cave art.

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A New Moon/Full Moon Gratitude Ritual

Have an uplifting new moon/full moon ritual. Give gratitude for all that you have received.

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The Homunculus: Creation Through Alchemy

The homunculus is man's attempt to elicit creation from alchemical processes. Once born, the homunculus allows alchemists to explore further magical realms. It is the original Frankenstein's monster.

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The Fine Art of Spoon Bending

Spoon bending is an activity of concentration and focus that changes your outlook on reality. Your mind realizes that what you see with your eyes and think with your mind is not fixed.

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Four New Moon Manifestation Rituals

Manifesting rituals are more powerful when done during the New Moon. In this article, we supply four fun and easy new moon rituals that give your new moons a boost.

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Are Fairies Real? University Professor's Photos Say Yes

A professor from Manchester Metropolitan University claims to have obtained genuine photographic evidence of fairies, from the forests of Lancashire, England.

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Ley Lines: The Real Story Behind the Magical, Imaginative Lines

Some say ley lines have magical powers while others are not so convinced. Still, one has to wonder: What's the real story behind these imaginary lines? And are they the real deal?

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The Elves of Iceland

Construction of a highway in Iceland recently had to be halted. Environmental concerns were partly to blame—but so were elves.

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Storm Callers: The Art of Weather Magic

Bad weather was disastrous to communities of old, and weather-related calamities occur even in modern times. Can people really charm the skies?

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10 Common Magic Symbols and Their Meanings

A collection of ten symbols commonly used in paganism, Wicca and magic. They can be used in many ways such as in spells and rituals or in your Book of Shadows. Pictures are my own - feel free to use.

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The Familiar Spirit: Companion to Witches

The “familiar spirit” is a common motif found in both folklore and witch trial records of the witch hunt era. What is a familiar spirit, and what role did they supposedly serve to accused witches?

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Magic for Beltane: Simple Spells, Potions, and Other Magical Inspirations

Beltane is a-comin', a sabbat when powerful energies in nature abound. What better way to celebrate the season than with a little bit of magic?

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Understanding the Fylgjur of Norse Mythology

Appearing in Norse mythology, a Fylgja is a creature that is said to accompany a person throughout life. We look at this rather complicated being in this article to try to understand its role.

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How to Use Cinnamon for Protection

Cinnamon has a high vibration, which can be used in many ways including our own personal protection, protecting our homes, and also reaching higher states of spirituality and psychic ability.

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Introduction to the Magical Use of House Plants

Introduction to using common house plants in magic.

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Nature Spirits: Elves and Fairies of the Forest

Meet the nature spirits of the forests—the wild ones who dwell in the woods. In this article, meet the Huldra, Leshy, Moss Folk, and Wood Wives.

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The Power of Magical Places: Witchcraft at Disney World

I visited a place so powerful that I felt overwhelmed at times by the energy. While there, I performed one of the most powerful healing spells of my life. Where is this place? Walt Disney World.

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Huldufólk: Iceland's Belief in Elves

Iceland possesses a mystical landscape that many of the locals believe is home to supernatural beings from Norse mythology such as elves and trolls.

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A Review of Anthropologist E.E. Evans-Pritchard's "Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande"

A review of Evans-Pritchard's book "Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande", and a discussion of how it portrayed a crucial part of Azande culture in a time when cultural differences were heavily judged.

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Supernatural and Mythical Stones of Scotland

Stones, rocks, mountains and glaciers have always held a fascination for humankind, leading to a rich, mythical tradition. Do some stones contain a supernatural force?

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Types of Irish Fairies: Leprechauns, Grogochs, and Other Species

Here is a guide to native Irish fairies. In this article, you'll learn about them all, from grogoches to changelings, and from merrows to leprechauns, of course.

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How to Banish and Cleanse Negative Energy for the Beginner

Learn how to cleanse and banish magickal, spiritual, or psychic energies that have become dangerous and harmful.

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How to See and Communicate With Fairies in Your Garden

Do you wish to invite fairies into your garden to observe and visit with? Look here for tips on how to attract and find the Wee folk in your own backyard!

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Ritual Symbols of the Voudou Spirits: Voudou Veves

A Veve is a religious symbol for a voudou "loa" (or lwa) and serves as their representation during rituals.

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Do Shooting Stars Have the Power to Fulfill Wishes?

Can a shooting star really fulfill a wish? Is there any proof or is it just wishful thinking? Read on to discover various histories and traditions of star-wishing (and how to do it "right")!

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Papa Legba and Other Spirits of the Crossroads

Papa Legba has his origins with the Fon people of Dahomey (in present-day Benin, Africa) and is said to be the guardian and trickster of the crossroads and entrances.