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Origins of Folk Magic Ritual Langauge

Posted by spiritscraft on September 14, 2016 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you ever wonder where the cute sayings witches say to each other come from? Well most of them come from witch trials records, nursery rhymes, hymns and fraternal order rites.

Merry Meet, Merry Part and Merry Meet Again is a sweet sign off that a lot of witches like to end their emails and blog posts again. Here are two lovely places I found the term associated with partying!

 

This nursery rhy...

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Five ways to Establish a Local Traditional Witchcraft practice

Posted by spiritscraft on September 9, 2016 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Traditional witchcraft is an animist folk magic practice at its core, therefore, locale is very important. Most popular witchcraft traditions are European while many witches like myself live in North America or elsewhere from where their favorite witchcraft is native. To practice let’s say Cornish Pellarcraft in Oregon seems oxymoronic, however adapting the Celtic worldview to how we interact with the Pacific Northwest landscap...

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Tarot Questions: 13 Things to Ask the Cards

Posted by spiritscraft on September 7, 2016 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

I love divination! But sometimes I don't have any idea what to ask the tarot. I already have a dark haired handsome boyfriend. I like my job. Most things seem pretty well in balance. I am not the best at asking for advice anyways. I usually spend a lot of time giving myself advice by sorting through things and using my friends and family as sounding boards. But as a sorceress with a lot of magical friends, tarot readings are offere...
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7 Liminal Locations to Meet Spirits

Posted by spiritscraft on September 2, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

1) "Where the ocean meets the sky, I'll be standing."

I made it to the seashore earlier this week and when I was walking along gazing out at the horizon I sent my spirit flying to the far off place where the sun sets. I also like to do this when I am riding on the highway, I look out as far as I can see where the road disappears into the sky and send my spirit ahead to that place. The magic of our further...

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Grimoire Translation in Progress

Posted by spiritscraft on August 28, 2016 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I am totally nerding out trying to decipher the scribbles that this sorceror made. I made a breakthrough this morning that helped me translate about half of the symbols!

Most of the symbols are astrological and alchemical, but a few are based on hebrew too. The challenge is that the sorceror uses some symbols that are not standard zodiac symbols, but I am figuring out standard ones are missing, a...
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Audiobook Resources

Posted by spiritscraft on August 15, 2016 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I am stuck in the car a lot, driving to my part-time job, to my boyfriends, to my coven meetings and to my mentoring sessions. I can be in the car over two hours a day, and I can tell you I have grown tired of the current offerings of all the major types of music stations country, hip hop, rock, oldies, and pop. I decided to feed my mind instead of hearing the same songs over again so I first started buying audio books,...

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Hag Stone/Holey Stone Charms

Posted by spiritscraft on July 7, 2016 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Invocation to the Holy-Stone

I have found A holy-stone upon the ground.

O Fate! I thank thee for the happy find,

Also the spirit who upon this road Hath given it to me;

And may it prove to be for my true good

And my good fortune

When you see a holey stone or hag stone on the ground you should say something in gratitude to the spirits that left it there for you. The above is just an example fr...

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Fairy Witchery Excerpt 1

Posted by spiritscraft on July 7, 2016 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Excerpts from the WIP of my Fairy Faith and Traditional Witchcraft Book, by Sara Star, Chapter 1 Fairy Craft:

 

“Fairy witches are known for their great and quiet wisdom, they are often either people who stand apart in someway often as outcasts on the outskirts outside of society or moving enviously through culture as charismatic charmed darlings, or even a person alternating between the two poles. Regardles...

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Top 3 Free E-Books on Astral Projection:

Posted by spiritscraft on July 6, 2016 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Dreams and Astral Travel by Rosemary Guiley

This is a lovely illustrated guide about Dreams and Astral Travel covers all the history and science of Dreams and Astral travel in a very interesting and informative wa...

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