What is a cunningwoman? What is a shaman? In order to become one of the cunningfolk, a shaman or a healer, one must learn what each of these things entail first then master those things.
We have grown up believing fairies and mermaids to be beautiful, enchanting creatures, but the tales of our ancestors told a different story. These are the fairies and mermaids to be feared...
What does a mage, witch, or shaman mean when they talk about "negative energy"? They aren't referring to anything having to do with electricity or physics (although the jury is still out on that one); instead, they are talking about magickal,...
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.
Have you ever heard of a mandrake root? The mandrake root's history is rich and its folklore dates back centuries. Learn about this magical root here.
Do the fairies play tricks because they are mean, or are they simply just bored and having a bit of fun? Have you ever had one play a fairy trick on you? Let's learn about some of the fairy tricks that can happen to even the humblest of fairy friends.
Folk magic has been a part of American culture for centuries and still lives today. From the grannies in the Ozarks, to the sin-eater in the Carolinas, to the conjure-woman in Alabama...
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?
A Professor from Manchester Metropolitan University claims to have obtained genuine photographic evidence of fairies, from the forests of Lancashire, England.
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!
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?
Want to learn how to attract fairies to your home or garden? There are many ways to attract fairies to your home or garden, including using offerings, a house for the garden, and even a fairy chant!
If you are a mountain person, make sure to use the mountains in your magic. Here are ways to use mountain energy to manifest your desires.
You may be wondering if there is a fairy in your house. Or perhaps you are wondering how to find a fairy in your house. Find some tips and tricks to finding and attracting the right kind of fairies.
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.
Stones, rocks, hill or mountain! They all hold a fascination for humans past and present. So much so, that rich legends and myths are told about them. But are they just cold and lifeless minerals? Or do they, as some maintain, have a force within them - a supernatural force?
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.
We will look into why crossroads magic is so powerful and simple to use. We will also learn some crossroads legends and which spirits and gods can be found at the crossroads.
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.
We will take a look at some of the tastiest and most traditional treats upon which fairies will partake. And we will discover the answer to the question, "what do fairies eat?"
If you are interested in fairies and what they like to do, then read on for information in this delightful article about fairies and their hobbies.
Fairies capture our imagination and whisk us away to magical lands unknown. But what is a fairy's day like? What do fairies eat? Where do they live? Let's find out what the life of a fairy is like.
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.
Learn about the legends of the wee folk, the fairies from Europe. Irish Fairies, Scottish Fairies, English Fairies, and Italian Fairies. Learn about the different types of fairies of legend in Europe.
Iceland possesses a mystical landscape that many of the locals believe is home to supernatural beings from Norse mythology such as elves and trolls.
There were a few times in history when people claimed to have found children from another world. Were these children fairies and mermaids?
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.
There is so much magic to be found in the garden. Learn how to use different aspects of garden magic for manifestation.
There are hundreds of fairies all around the world. In this article, we break down the major types by categories and subcategories. Learn how to determine each fairy type.
One of the cornerstones of the Voodoo religion is the Loa. A Loa is a spirit of Vodou that aids the practitioner in certain aspects of life, such as success, sexuality, spirituality, and even in death. I look at the Loa as types of angels or guardians, as they seem to instill certain wisdoms and truths in their human followers/callers.
A Veve is a religious symbol for a voudou "loa" (or lwa) and serves as their representation during rituals.
Sigils are a form of magic that can be used for many purposes, such as for protection, success and prosperity.
Faeries are elusive and are masters at hiding from humankind. One of the ways they are able to hide from us is by shapeshifting. But the idea that faeries are shapeshifters isn't a new one. Faeries have been shapeshifters for centuries and centuries, probably even before man ruled the planet.
Bad weather was disastrous to communities of old, and even for us in modern times. Can people really charm the skies?
The forest beckons to the earth children to hear its wild call. Learn how to connect with forest energy and use it in manifestation.
Add a little magic to your life with a cup of tea every day. Various kinds of herbal teas can have varied magical effects on your health, luck, love, and protection. Learn about magical teas here.
In Ancient Egypt, magic abounded. Stones and crystals were thought to be a very powerful source of magic...here's why.
This rite, which originates from the Western Mystery Tradition, is for ridding yourself of unwanted influences and is practiced by people of many faiths. Included are step-by-step instructions.
Why the Outlander obsession? What is it about our Jamie and Claire that drives us to want more? Well surprisingly it's not just Outlander. This has happened before! Only this time it was Fairies!
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.
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.
A review of Evens-Pritchards book and how it portrayed and understood a crucial part of Azande culture in a time when cultural differences were easily dismissed.
For centuries, maybe even millennia, people all across the world have believed and seen the "wee folk" or what are more commonly referred to as fairies. Some have even claimed to have captured two particular types of fairies - pixies and gnomes on film!
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")!
The wee folk...little people...fairies. Beliefs in small and mysterious creatures have existed for thousands of years and in various cultures. But do we have historical evidence of their existence?
Did you know that many (if not most) of the Native American tribes in both the United States and Canada had their own beliefs in fairies? They called them "little people."
What is a will o' the wisp? Learn more about the supernatural phenomenon many times attached to the legends of fairies and ghosts, and often perceived as a ghostly bouncing or flickering blue light.