Spell List. The 7 Keys to Living a Goddess Life. The search for the inner goddess isn’t an ego-centric thing like wanting to be worshipped.
It’s more a way to understand your own femininity, strength and wisdom and to give yourself permission to assert these gifts to empower your life. The easiest way to connect with your inner goddess? From personal experience one of the easiest ways to keep your inner goddess glowing is to keep balanced chakras – the energy centres in the body that perform important physiological and psychological functions.
Moon Phases and Your Personality. What is Wicca, Witchcraft and Paganism? The article below describes how Wicca draws from the Old Traditions of Witchcraft. While this is true, we would simply like to clarify that Witchcraft and Wicca, while simular in many respects, are not the same. One can be a Witch, without being a Wiccan, just as a person can be a Christian, without being a Baptist.
Wicca is a recognized religion, while Witchcraft itself is not considered a religion. Dispelling Myths About Wicca and Paganism. There are many misconceptions out there about Pagans and Paganism as well as Wicca and Wiccans.
For some reason all of these words have negative connotations for many and are often associated with evil, particularly by Christians and Christianity. People do not seem to understand what it means to be Wiccan or Pagan. Perhaps by dispelling the myths we can begin to build tolerance and peace between faiths. Wicca is the same thing as Paganism. A Year of Wiccan Sabbat Rituals. As the Wheel of the Year turns and the eight Wiccan Sabbats pass by, many people like to celebrate with special ceremonies and rituals.
Learn about the different Sabbats, what they mean, and how you can celebrate with your group or as a solitary practitioner. Samhain Celebrate the Harvest's End. Samhain falls on October 31, and is known as the Witch's New Year. You can celebrate it as the end of the harvest, and honor the return of the King of Winter.
Yule Family Yule Log Ritual. Yule. The date varies from December 20 to December 23 depending on the year in the Gregorian calendar. Imbolc (and others) Imbolc The festival of Imbolc, or Bride, is celebrated by Pagans, and also by christians who call it Candlemass.
Imbolc is Irish-Gaelic and translates variously as 'in the belly' or 'ewe's milk'. It represents the quickening of light and life. The first stirrings of spring can be seen with the appearance of such plants as snowdrops and winter aconite. Seeds that have lain dormant underground also begin to stir, unseen as yet. Ostara. Many Holidays, Many Names:
Beltane. April's showers have given way to rich and fertile earth, and as the land greens, there are few celebrations as representative of fertility as Beltane.
Observed on May 1st (or October 31 - November 1 for our Southern Hemisphere readers), festivities typically begin the evening before, on the last night of April. It's a time to welcome the abundance of the fertile earth, and a day that has a long (and sometimes scandalous) history. Depending on your tradition, there are a number of ways you can celebrate this Sabbat.
First, you might want to read up on: Rituals and Ceremonies Depending on your particular tradition, there are many different ways you can celebrate Beltane, but the focus is nearly always on fertility. Here are a few rituals you may want to think about trying -- and remember, any of them can be adapted for either a solitary practitioner or a small group, with just a little planning ahead. Samhain. Patti Wigington is a soccer mom.
She is the vice president of her local PTA. And she's a witch. This Saturday while her neighborhood outside Columbus, Ohio, is crawling with costumed witches in search of candy, Wigington and a group of other local witches will not be celebrating Halloween, but the new year festival Samhain, which also occurs Oct. 31. Mabon. Lammas. Litha. An Ancient Solar Celebration: Nearly every agricultural society has marked the high point of summer in some way, shape or form.
On this date – usually around June 21 or 22 (or December 21/22 in the southern hemisphere) – the sun reaches its zenith in the sky. Herbs & Herbal Uses. Herbs in medicine, cooking, and magic.
Find charts, planting tips, and other uses for these valuable plants below. Imagine....awakening in the morning and stepping outside to a lush and fragrant paradise....which exists to satisfy your own culinary, medicinal, and even spiritual needs..... Welcome to Herb Gardening! What is an herb? The loose definition of herb is any plant that is used for its culinary, medicinal, or fragrant properties. Bottle Spells and Spell Bottles. A spell bottle is a bottle into which a magical spell has been cast in the form of physical items used to ensure that the spell results in the desired outcome.
A bottle spell is a magical spell that is contained within a bottle, and which, when finished, is expected to work for the ends one desires. There are many types of bottle spells used in folk magic traditions from around the world. Almost every culture that uses bottles (or gourds, or animal horns) as containers also has developed ways to use those containers to hold works of magical spell craft. The painted bottle spells shown here were made in America from small medical bottles.
Witchcraft, Wiccan and Pagan Index. The White Goddess - Pagan Portal.