A Witch's Notebook: Lessons in Witchcraft
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What if you could peek inside the journal of a skilled and powerful Wiccan and read all about her exciting forays into the Craft? What if that Witch was the ever-popular Silver RavenWolf?
Silver's own pearls of wisdom gained along the bumpy road to spiritual enlightenment can be found in A Witch's Notebook. This hands-on guide is designed to work from moon to moon-leading students through five months of spiritual advancement. In discussing cleansing, sacred symbols, renewed spirituality, and magickal ingredients, Silver urges Wiccans to step outside the usual confines of Witchcraft and explore other belief systems. This book also includes exercises, spells, and herbal information to assist in forging one's own unique spiritual path.
which can be turned into a complete ritual on its own, if you so choose. Witch’s pentacle talisman. Seedbearer of Light Exercise For this rite you will need the following: gold or silver cord; magickal ink and pen; parchment paper; seeds—sunflower seeds for success, fava beans or tonka beans for prosperity, white beans for family stability, etc. (The type of seed bears directly on the theme you choose, and the number of seeds depends upon how many of the symbols you wish to
garden to be an active place with industrious energy. To begin, I literally got down on my knees and weeded a medium-sized area in my front yard flower bed. As I pulled the weeds, I concentrated on pulling out the negativity in my life. At the time, an interesting Mercury retrograde, old issues had reared their ugly heads and I was at a loss as to why. I felt that by clearing my spiritual garden and working to the best of my abilities in a positive way I could overcome the noxious energies that
reverse, or place upon me any curse” or any other definitive statement to ensure a positive manifestation. Carry the paper with you until your desire manifests. Burn the paper, cleanse the crystal, and thank the gods when you are satisfied with the results. Variations on this exercise (and worth experimentation) include the following: • Working from the center, holding the crystal, and moving your hands outward. • Drawing a large infinity sign on the table, with the crystal in the
on the attributes of that planet. You will notice that planetary hours do not take into account Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto, as they are considered here as higher octaves of Mercury, Venus, and Mars, respectively. For example, if something is ruled by Uranus, you can use the hour of Mercury. The only other factor you need to know to use the planetary hours is the time of your local sunrise and sunset for any given day, available from your local newspaper. Note: Your sunrise and sunset time may
strength • Tarot Card: Strength or The Star • Moon is 135–180 degrees ahead of the Sun • Moon rises in midafternoon, sets around 3 ; for full use of these energies, stick between this time period • Moon is between 101⁄2 to 14 days after the New Moon • Purpose: Details • Workings: Courage, patience, peace, harmony • Pagan Holiday: Beltaine (May 1) • Goddess Name: Nuit’s Moon • Goddess Energy: Star Goddesses • Offering: Ribbons • Theme: