Magickal Tools–Part Two

Magickal Tools–Part Two

Making Magickal Tools Making Wreaths I make my own wands, wreaths, and decorate my household brooms. This isn’t that difficult. When I make a wreath, I think first about the mood I want it to embody. This wreath is for

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The Nature of Lughnasadh

The Nature of Lughnasadh

It is August 1st, the Festival of Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo’-na-sah). Lughnasadh is the Celtic festival dedicated to the God Lugh, the Long Handed, who is associated with light and fire.  The festival is also considered to be the first harvest,

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July: The Vine Moon

July: The Vine Moon

Friday, the full moon will be at it’s zenith at 1:20 PM PDT. In some traditions, it’s known as the Vine Moon. July: Vine Moon July arrives with lazy days and leaves with the sense that summer, while still around

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Magickal Tools–Part One

Magickal Tools–Part One

Some Common Magickal Tools And Their Uses Below, you will find a list of some of the most common, along with brief descriptions of their use. Athame: A ritual dagger, traditionally double-edged, used  to direct energy.  It can have any

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June: The Faerie Moon

June: The Faerie Moon

Tomorrow’s the Full moon, at 9:53 PM. In some traditions, it’s known as the Faerie Moon. June: Faerie Moon June. Faerie Magic and foxglove. Seashells and weddings. This month let us turn to the oceans, lakes and streams for our

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The Nature of Litha

The Nature of Litha

Litha is the season of expansion, when the crops burgeon forth.  We forget winter’s cares and spend our days basking under the brilliant light.  The Summer Solstice brings us the longest day of the year–the zenith of the Sun King,

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Creating A Magickal Altar

Creating A Magickal Altar

Creating an altar is an art form and is limited only by your imagination.  I have acquired a good supply of beautiful cloths and scarves over the years for the altar tables but that’s just the beginning.  Crepe paper, ribbons,

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May: The Flower Moon

May: The Flower Moon

Today’s full moon was at 7:20 AM, but you have all day to do your magick! In some traditions, it’s known as the Flower Moon. May: Flower Moon May is a wonderful time in which to enjoy life. This month,

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Celebrating the Esbats

Celebrating the Esbats

The Esbats In the magickal world, Esbat refers to the Full and New moons, and are celebrated by a number of witches and pagans. Moon Phases Waxing Moon:  Waxing to Full is the time in which to cast invoking spells,

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The Nature of Beltane

The Nature of Beltane

Daisy chains and lilacs, champagne with strawberries and sweet woodruff, sun filtering into a field of young fern and bracken, a doe and her fawns peering out of the woods, a hint of chaos in the air…it is April 30,

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