I’m definitely one of those Druids who believes that tools gather power from being used on a regular basis. One of the big things I try to cultivate in my spiritual practice is eliminating the separation between sacred and mundane. This goes hand in hand with my very firm belief that humans are a part […]Read More Tool Time
Thrift stores have got to be one of my favorite places to find ritual items. Take, for example, this large silver Revere bowl that I picked up from Savers for $4.99. I’ve been after a new scrying vessel, and this certainly fit the bill. It just needed a little TLC. Which (or witch!) brings us […]Read More Kitchen Witchery: Better Living Through Chemistry
As many of you know, I’m a big fan of Jason Miller’s Strategic Sorcery course. He has some great techniques and a sensible, straightforward syllabus that is an effective crash-course in magick and conjuration. The lesson on spirit bottles is one of the most respectful approaches that I’ve seen, considering that many traditions have long […]Read More Thoughts on Spirit Bottles and Reliquaries
Wayland has been hammering at my door again, not surprising since this is the time of year when he’s gaining in strength. Cleaning out the attic on Thursday, I rediscovered the rosary I had made for him when I first moved to Massachusetts in 2007. Then, I ran across a wonderful post over on Patheos by another […]Read More Pay Attention!
Consecration Through Use Creation (March 24–30, April 13 & 14, 2013): I repeated the steps for Day 1 for each sigil, which meant that I ended up getting a lot of practice with this part of the ritual! I combined the creation of the sigil with the cleansing, meditation, and first-use components. I unwrapped the […]Read More Strategic Sorcery Homework #4