The main reason people are attracted to witchcraft is the prospect of working magic. But how does magick really work? It's not as spectacular as you might think.
While there are many types of witches, there are some telltale signs that may indicate you have witchy potential. People choose to be witches, contrary to the common belief that most are born into it. Here are the signs and characteristics of your modern-day witch.
Gender played a large part in the witch-hunts. Every depiction at Halloween of a witch is of a woman. Women were a drain on the early modern world, especially those not married or widowed.
Are witches special? Have you got what it takes to be a real witch? It's both easier and harder than you might think.
We can all use a little extra cash. If witchcraft is your means of obtaining the objects of your desire, then you may find that the charm bag highlighted in this article is just what you need.
While herbs were put on this planet for a purpose to aid human beings in healing, unfortunately there are some herbs that are considered poisonous herbs. When we say poisonous herbs here, we are talking particularly poisonous for human consumption. Check out this list of a few of the poisonous herbs that have been used in folk magic in centuries past.
Wondering what witchcraft path to take? There are a lot to choose from. I've listed 60 witchcraft traditions here. The key is to research all you can, and try one or two traditions on for size.
A look at what witch marks meant back in the days of the witch trials and how someone with one or more could be condemned as a witch in league with the Devil.
As a writer and a witch, keeping a record of my magickal doings is essential. Here are some suggestions for your books of spells and witchy journals. Find out how you can work magick right there in your notebook.
Using poppets in spell casting is not about sticking pins in effigies. Learn how to work sympathetic magic with the help of poppets and dolls.
When witches talk of their power, they are referring to energy. This energy is within everyone, because everyone, and everything, is made up of energy. Every person who lives an enchanted life should have an idea of where energy comes from, how to move it, and the circuits it takes in the body.
A successful witch knows all about the Law of Attraction, it's what makes the wheels of magic turn. When you work with LoA, you are working with the flow of universal energy.
As a solitary witch, it is not easy to find resources that are reliable, and even harder yet to find more than a couple books or articles that don't have conflicting information. One way to resolve this issue is to attend a school for magic, and the best one I know of is Witch School International.
Understanding the elements and their correspondences is fundamental to witchcraft. They are the basis and framework of all magickal workings.
What is witchcraft and where did it come from? Do you really know the history of witchcraft and what it's all about? The origin of witchcraft is widely speculated and highly debated within the witch community.