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  • Witch sigils are an easy way to cast spells, create a better life and manifest your desires. Have fun and experiment—this is easy magick.

    Witch Sigils: Easy Magick

    Witch Sigils: Easy Magick

    by Bev G6

  • Is it May, already? Blessed Beltane to one and all! Learn all about this festive Wiccan holiday right here!

    Wiccan Holidays: What is Beltane?

    Wiccan Holidays: What is Beltane?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright25

  • Witches are often told that they and their kind are evil. Generally speaking, nothing could be further from the truth, yet the accusations of evil-doing persist.

    Are Witches Evil?

    Are Witches Evil?

    by Bev G5

  • Who is Santa Muerte? Every day more and more witches are encountering La Huesuda, the Bony Lady. Is she Mictecacihuatl, the Aztec goddess of the underworld come into the modern age? (I've also seen her given Incan and Mayan roots.) Is she La Parca, the Spanish grim reaperess brought over to shock and awe those the Spanish forced into conversion? One of the countless faces of the Goddess?

    Santa Muerte for Witches

    Santa Muerte for Witches

    by Nightcat55

  • This New Year's Eve, why not bring a bit of Wiccan magic into your life? This prosperity and wealth spell is best timed to take advantage of New Year's Eve energies, but can actually be performed throughout most of the year. Simple spell with minimal tools and supplies, even for the beginner Witch-- but incredibly powerful!

    New Year's Eve Prosperity Spell: Wiccan Magic for Abundance in the New Year

    New Year's Eve Prosperity Spell: Wiccan Magic for Abundance in the New Year

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright16

  • Are you a beginner witch who is totally confused about crystals? Or maybe you're just curious about commonly held correspondences? Simple and easy-to-understand descriptions for common crystals!

    A List of Essential Crystals for the Beginner Witch

    A List of Essential Crystals for the Beginner Witch

    by Aspen Newman11

  • Even the best of us, no matter how experience, probably stumbled over at least one or two of these mistakes in the beginning. So for all you beginners out there, forewarned is forearmed!

    5 Common Mistakes Made by Beginning Witches

    5 Common Mistakes Made by Beginning Witches

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright72

  • Magic and spells cast on the Sabbats can be particularly potent. The autumn equinox lends energies to your workings that can really boost the effects. Mabon is the perfect time for banishments.

    Wiccan Spell for Mabon: Banishing Unwanted Thoughts

    Wiccan Spell for Mabon: Banishing Unwanted Thoughts

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright6

  • Seamus Rua (Red James) and the witches of Wicklow, along with snippets of other famous Irish witches.

    Witches of Ireland

    Witches of Ireland

    by James Slaven3

  • Most of the people tried for witchcraft were accused without reason. But many made their living as a midwife or healer. What were some of the medicinal methods of these witches?

    Scottish Witchcraft: Background and Practices

    Scottish Witchcraft: Background and Practices

    by Carolyn Emerick29

  • Sex and religion are not usually two topics you see discussed together. Many mainstream religions consider sex sinful or taboo. Sex actually plays a prominent role in the Wiccan religion.

    Wiccan Views on Sex

    Wiccan Views on Sex

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright34

  • Casting a circle is an art and it only comes with practice. Here are some techniques, tips, and exercises you can use to help develop your ability to perform this essential Wiccan rite.

    Wicca Basics: How to Cast a Circle

    Wicca Basics: How to Cast a Circle

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright7

  • Thinking about starting your own Book of Shadows? That's great! But you might be wondering exactly what you should start with. Here are some ideas of what to put (and what not to put) in your BOS.

    What Goes Into a Wiccan Book of Shadows?

    What Goes Into a Wiccan Book of Shadows?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright26

  • Learn 5 powerful money spells used by the ancients to attract money. Call upon the world of magic to bring real money to your life!

    5 Money Spells to Attract Wealth

    5 Money Spells to Attract Wealth

    by John Hollywood29

  • Legends of witches in America have been around since the beginning of America. Read stories about Maryland's witch Moll Dyer, the notorious Salem Witches, the Bell Witch of Tennessee fame, The Blair Witch, and also Wiccademous of Floridian fame.

    Legends of the American Bell & Blair Witches, Moll Dyer & Salem

    Legends of the American Bell & Blair Witches, Moll Dyer & Salem

    by Nicole Canfield42

  • Your BOS (Book of Shadows) is a collection of information that you will need to keep in your magickal journey's. Your BOS is a sacred tool and an item of power and should be treated as such. Once you purchase or make your BOS it's a good idea to...

    Book of Shadows Essentials

    Book of Shadows Essentials

    by vsnapdragyn4

  • Word associations can sometimes be more powerful than their actual definitions. When learning a new religion, you learn a new 'jargon' and it's time to drop those negative connotations.

    Wicca for Beginners: Getting Over 'Scary Words'

    Wicca for Beginners: Getting Over 'Scary Words'

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright12

  • Have you recently had a revelation in your spiritual path that has led you to an alternate religion such as Wicca? Here you will learn the very first steps in becoming a Wiccan.

    How to Become a Wiccan: A Guide for Beginners

    How to Become a Wiccan: A Guide for Beginners

    by Nicole Canfield101

  • If you are studying herbal magic or any form of Witchcraft that involves herbs, let me introduce you to mugwort! Here are details on how to grow it and its many medicinal, magical, and folk uses!

    Lessons in Magical Herbalism:  Mugwort

    Lessons in Magical Herbalism: Mugwort

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright2

  • If you want to learn Witchcraft, you've got to learn to improve your natural intuitive abilities. Here are some exercises to help you work on those psychic powers.

    How Witches Can Improve Their Psychic Abilities

    How Witches Can Improve Their Psychic Abilities

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright70

  • As far as Gods and Goddesses go, Wiccans believe in a huge range of deities. Some (including myself) don't give their deities a name or an association, as they feel this limits and inhibits a connection. However, many others do find a particular deity or deities to connect with that furthers them along their spiritual journey. In this hub, I will introduce just a few of the many Wiccan Gods and Goddesses waiting to be discovered and tapped into.

    Discovering Your Wiccan God and Goddess Pantheon

    Discovering Your Wiccan God and Goddess Pantheon

    by Nicole Canfield112

  • "Help! I did everything right. Why didn't my spell work?" This is one of the most common questions I get asked as a witch, so here are the major reasons why your spell didn't work.

    Bad Magic: Why Witchcraft Spells Don't Work

    Bad Magic: Why Witchcraft Spells Don't Work

    by Joey4

  • Petition magic is a type of candle magic that's good for even beginners in the Craft. Here is how to design and use a petition magic spell, so that you can use this format for any magical goal.

    How to Cast Petition Candle Magic Spells for Beginners

    How to Cast Petition Candle Magic Spells for Beginners

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright50

  • The Wiccan and witch wand is a spell and magical tool utilized by many Wiccans and witches in their spirital work. Wiccan wands can be bought, but many inquire, "How To Make A Wiccan Wand," as well as, "How to use a Wiccan Wand." The history as well as making and using the Wiccan wand is discussed within this article.

    The History of Wiccan and Witch Wands and How to Make One

    The History of Wiccan and Witch Wands and How to Make One

    by Dale Hyde23

  • It's September, and Mabon is coming upon us. This is one of the festivals on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year—learn what the celebration is about right here!

    Wiccan Wheel of the Year: What Is Mabon?

    Wiccan Wheel of the Year: What Is Mabon?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright0

  • If you want your spells to work, you can't just cast them and expect things to fall out of the air. You need to create channels for them. What's a channel and how do you make one? That's easy!

    Casting Spells That Work: Creating Channels

    Casting Spells That Work: Creating Channels

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright29

  • If you want to learn Witchcraft, you don't need a spell book; you don't need to run out and buy an altar full of tools. What you really need to begin with is training the mind.

    Learning Witchcraft: Training the Mind

    Learning Witchcraft: Training the Mind

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright76

  • These are my top 5 favorite vintage witchcraft books. All of these books were written and published in the 1990s or earlier, making them vintage.

    Top Five Vintage Witchcraft Books

    Top Five Vintage Witchcraft Books

    by Nicole Canfield5

  • Once again, I'm going to present something against popular opinion. But I hope this perspective, if new to you, is something that will help expand your own way of thinking on the elements.

    Elemental Powers and Finding Your Wiccan Element

    Elemental Powers and Finding Your Wiccan Element

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright96

  • One of the most well-known sabbats, it's arguably the most loved (by Pagans) and despised (by non-Pagans), and probably the most misunderstood. As the season is upon us, come and learn about Samhain!

    Wiccan Wheel of the Year: What is Samhain?

    Wiccan Wheel of the Year: What is Samhain?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright0

  • On first glance, the concept of the Elements seems simple and straightforward. But upon closer look, you'll notice the many layers and complexities that surround this spiritual concept.

    The Elements in Wicca

    The Elements in Wicca

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright2

  • You want to enjoy your religious freedom and practice witchcraft, but your parents just don't get it. Some advice for staying sane and fulfilled while living under their roof.

    Practicing Witchcraft as a Teenager

    Practicing Witchcraft as a Teenager

    by Chloe31

  • Violence against people accused of sorcery didn’t end when Europeans stopped executing alleged witches.

    Witch Hunting Today

    Witch Hunting Today

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • One of the best things a beginner witch can do is to make sure that their house is a welcoming and safe environment. Here are some tips and practises that will cleanse your home and make it your oasis.

    5 Witchy Things for Your House

    5 Witchy Things for Your House

    by Julia Skowronska2

  • If you have arrived here, Papa Legba may be calling you. Come and meet the gentle lwa who loves those who call on him and is always sure to lead you to the aid you need.

    Papa Legba for Witches

    Papa Legba for Witches

    by Nightcat94

  • Do you believe that there is a reason for everything? Do you believe that if you wish hard enough, anything is possible? Do you believe that you can do more in your life? Anything is possible.

    A Little Magick Spell

    A Little Magick Spell

    by Soraya2

  • This article gives you a short-and-sweet answer to the question about the difference between Wicca and Witchcraft. But, if you want a more comprehensive understanding, it attempts to give you that as well. Read the whole thing, or just the point "in a nutshell" in the last section.

    Wicca and Witchcraft: Which Is Witch and What’s What?

    Wicca and Witchcraft: Which Is Witch and What’s What?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright31

  • The folkloric witch's tools probably didn't include the shiny crystals and athames of today. Here are the folkloric witch's traditional tools.

    The Folkloric Witch's Tools

    The Folkloric Witch's Tools

    by Nicole Canfield2

  • One handy tool for practicing Witchcraft is a pendulum. It’s actually quite a diverse tool that can help eliminate a lot of guesswork. Learn here how to make a pendulum, and multiple ways to use it.

    Pendulum Witchcraft: How to Make and Use a Pendulum

    Pendulum Witchcraft: How to Make and Use a Pendulum

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright10

  • The Witches Pyramid is a fundamental philosophy that's beneficial in learning The Craft. It is an important lesson for all beginning Witches.

    The Witches Pyramid for Beginners

    The Witches Pyramid for Beginners

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright20

  • If you are studying herbal magic, or any form of Witchcraft that involves herbs, then you should not overlook dandelions. These plants are so unfairly underrated. Here are details about its many medicinal, magical, and folk uses as well as how to grow it.

    Lessons in Magical Herbalism: Dandelion

    Lessons in Magical Herbalism: Dandelion

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright5

  • There's nothing more protective than the spirit of the wolf. Take the opportunity during this 'wolf moon' to summon a guardian spirit to protect your hearth and home.

    Spell to Summon a Guardian Wolf for Protection

    Spell to Summon a Guardian Wolf for Protection

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright22

  • If you are Wiccan and are writing a will, or simply just thinking out your Wiccan funeral, this article will present some ideas for a green and truly Wiccan funeral. Remember that it should be about what you want, so take these ideas for a Wiccan funeral or burial and make them your very own.

    Having a Wiccan Funeral and Burial

    Having a Wiccan Funeral and Burial

    by Nicole Canfield14

  • Do you ever think of the ‘one who got away?’ Do you regret that you never got together with the person, or that the relationship fell apart? Need a second chance? Why not try a little magic?

    Full Moon Candle Magic Spell to Bring Back Lost Love

    Full Moon Candle Magic Spell to Bring Back Lost Love

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright35

  • Did I ever mention how I met my husband? I cast a love spell! After about 20 years together and still going strong. Here, allow me to share my most successful spell.

    Free Full Moon Love Magic Spells That Work

    Free Full Moon Love Magic Spells That Work

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright81

  • Designing spells is an art and Witches can get very creative. Underneath it all, however, there are certain principles to which you have to adhere for it to all come together and work effectively.

    Five Spell-Casting Essentials for Beginner Witches

    Five Spell-Casting Essentials for Beginner Witches

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright45

  • Thinking about studying Witchcraft, magic, spell work? Here is an overview of what you need to know, and the things you need to learn. Witchcraft is not just waving a wand, lighting a candle or making a cute rhyme-- it requires study, practice and strengthening of the mind to help you get better at it.

    A Witchcraft Primer: Magic and Spellcasting Basics

    A Witchcraft Primer: Magic and Spellcasting Basics

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright115

  • Most tarot readers aren't witches... but some of us are. Learn how to bring tarot and witchcraft together for many unique witchy learning experiences.

    Tarot and Witchcraft

    Tarot and Witchcraft

    by Bev G12

  • You're new to witchcraft but have no idea where to start? Here are my tips for beginner witches.

    Advice for Beginner Witches

    Advice for Beginner Witches

    by Nicole Canfield30

  • She was a fraud and swindler and in 1944 she was jailed in Britain after being convicted under the country’s ancient Witchcraft Act.

    Helen Duncan: Britain’s Last Witch

    Helen Duncan: Britain’s Last Witch

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • Love magick is one of the most popular subjects in witchcraft. Many people are looking to magick that special person into their lives. There are many ways of using magick to enhance your love life.

    Working Love Magick

    Working Love Magick

    by Lydia Workman0

  • The Altar Set Up advice that I give here is specifically for beginners and those who don't have a lot of money or space in order to practice exactly the way they imagined. I provide helpful tips on how to collect altar set up tools and supplies.

    Altar Set-Up for Beginners and Witches on a Budget

    Altar Set-Up for Beginners and Witches on a Budget

    by Nicole Canfield43

  • Do you like incense? Do you enjoy that billowy, curling, sweet-scented smoke filling the air during your meditations and rituals? Learn how to make incense here-- the good stuff!

    How to Make Incense for Wiccan Beginners

    How to Make Incense for Wiccan Beginners

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright9

  • Casting a circle is one of the most basic elements of the Wiccan ritual. Learn what this rite is and why it is an important part of ritual structure for a Wiccan.

    Wicca Basics: What Is Casting a Circle?

    Wicca Basics: What Is Casting a Circle?

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright6

  • Were you worried that practicing Wicca would break your bank? You needn't be; take a trip to a dollar store with me and we'll set up a full working altar on a budget of just 20 bucks!

    How to Make a Wicca Altar on a Dollar Store Budget

    How to Make a Wicca Altar on a Dollar Store Budget

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright19

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