Why Is A Magic Circle Important?

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Ring around the rosy, pocket full of posies, ashes, ashes, we all fall down! Do I use a circle in my private Craft workings? How do I cast a circle? Why? Is there a difference in group and solitary work? Sometimes. It varies. Because reasons (see below). And yes. The Purpose of Casting a Circle…

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[Review] The Little Book of Curses and Maledictions for Everyday Use

Okay, I just have to say it right up front: I love this book. Dawn Rae Downton delivered a great modern mini-compendium of things we can do to get … well, vengeance (among other things). You have to check out The Little Book of Curses and Maledictions for Everyday Use.

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The Ugly Truth About Ritual

It was a gorgeous night. The sky was clear, the winds were warm, and the full moon hang high in the dark void above. The silver orb shone down and filtered through the trees, leaving dancing shadows across the forest floor that looked a little like whirlygigs. An owl gave out its hoot in the…

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Where Are All My Posts On Experiments?

Question from a regular blog reader: Where are all your posts on the magical experiments that you’ve done/are doing? When I first started this blog way back in the day, I had a bunch of posts up on magical experiments. Usually, they were about the process that I went through to get my results, and…

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7 Things That Get Me Labeled “Traditionalist”

Quite often, I see youngling Witches come into the Craft with a glimmer in their eyes and a spring in their step. They’re excited to get moving, to jump into the deep end and start bustling along with gumption and gusto. I see it so much because I open our Coven up to new Dedicants each…

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