The Magic of a Key

  The other day (actually, last Tuesday), I was in the mood for a bit of magic. I had a goal to work on, and for the spellcraft I was brainstorming, a key would’ve been perfect. I love the look and feel of old skeleton keys. So I went on a hunt in the basement…

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How I Communicate with Deity

How do you deal with spirit communication in general, and especially with gods and goddesses? I tend not to treat spirits of any kind, most especially goddesses and gods, as figments of imagination, or facets of my own psyche. For me, they are external entities, and they are very real spirit beings. Since my personal…

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Bindrunes

Have you ever used Bindrunes? Bindrunes are one of my favorite, simple methods of working. A Bindrune is a symbol made by combining two or more runes into one pictorial image. It can represent a practical goal that you’re attempting to achieve – or a step on the way to that goal. Or it can…

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Hestia’s Fire

After you become a Witch, things start to be a different kind of fun. When you cast those first few spells, or make those first few offerings to a deity or spirit, you wait, and you wonder. And then, the magic happens. Things manifest. And it amazes you. Because you never knew before that you…

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The Death of the Craft

Is Witchcraft dead?

The other day, during a friendly phone call, I was posed a question that I’d not thought about in a long while. The question was not startling. I’ve been asked this before. But it caused me some thought on this new occasion. The question: is Witchcraft dead? There were other implications behind the question: is…

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