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Celebrating the Pagan Lammas Sabbat
Lammas, also called Lughnasadh, falls at the beginning of the harvest season. Learn about traditions and rituals for celebrating this early harvest holiday.
What in the World is a Blue Moon?
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How to Break a Curse or Hex
Are you worried that you might be the target of a curse or hex? Here are some tips on how to break negative spells that have headed your way.
5 Mistakes New Pagans Make (And How to Avoid...
Wondering about some of the common mistakes that new Pagans make? Here are some of the five most recognizable - and what you can do to avoid making them yourself!
2015 Pagan & Wiccan Event and Holiday...
There are plenty of Sabbats and other events celebrated by Pagans each year. Here's our listing of the 2015 Pagan and Wiccan calendar of events.
What is a Kitchen Witch?
There's a growing movement within modern Paganism known as kitchen witchery. The kitchen is, after all, the heart and hearth of many modern households.
How to Practice as a Solitary Pagan
Many Pagans find that rather than joining a group, they prefer practicing as a solitary, for a variety of reasons. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you're practicing as a solitary Pagan or Wiccan.
The Magic and Folklore of Sunflowers
When summer is at its peak, its not uncommon to see rows of sunflowers blooming in all of their colorful glory. Sunflowers have been growing in North America for ages, so there is a significant amount of folklore surrounding them. Let’s look at some of the superstitions and customs about sunflowers from various cultures and societies.
If Magic Is Real, Why Doesn't Everyone Do It?
Is magic real? Most Pagans accept magic as part of their daily life. So why don't non-Pagans practice magic? Some of the reasons might be simpler than you think.
Wicca for Beginners: What It Is and What It Isn't
If you're just getting started in learning about Wicca, here are a few of the basic principles and concepts you should know.
Make a Pagan Book of Shadows
In Wicca and Paganism, it's traditional to create a Book of Shadows, which is a notebook containing information regarding your tradition, gods and goddesses, correspondence tables, sabbat and esbat rites and rituals, magical recipes, and more. Learn how to make your own BOS here.
5 Steps to Writing Your Own Spells
There are hundreds of books available on how to write your own Wiccan and Pagan spells, and thousands of spells available on the Internet. But what if you want to write your own spell? Do you need to have decades of experience? You might be surprised to learn that by following a few easy steps, anyone can write an effective spell.
How to Make Smudge Sticks for Ritual
Smudge sticks are used by many Pagans in ritual and ceremony. While it's certainly convenient to buy them at the store, it's also very easy to make your own - and you get to pick which herbs are in it! Here's how to make a your own smudge sticks to use.
Are Wicca, Witchcraft and Paganism All the Same?
What's the difference between Wicca, Witchcraft and Paganism? Or are they all just the same thing with different names?
How to Get Started in Paganism and Wicca
So you're interested in Wicca or some other form of Paganism, but have no idea how to begin learning and studying? Don't worry - we've got the basics here of what you need to know as you get started.
Meet the Gods and Goddesses of Paganism
In modern Pagan religions, people feel drawn towards many of the ancient gods. Here is a collection of some of the best known gods and goddesses of modern Paganism, as well as some tips on how to make offerings to them and interact with them.
13 Books for Beginning Wiccans
Many people come to Wicca seeking something new in their life -- but there's a LOT of information out there to absorb. How do you know which books are good, and which ones are best used as a door stop? Here's a list of thirteen books from a variety of sources that any Wiccan seeker should have in their personal library.
Magical Self-Defense and Protection
Think you've got a curse or a hex on you? Worried that someone has attacked you magically? Here's how to figure out what's going on, and what to do about it if you really are under magical attack.
A Beginner's Guide to Candle Magic
Many Pagans use candles as part of their magical workings. Learn about the basics of candle magic, which colors to use and how to anoint your candles before using them in ritual.
How to Meet Other Pagans in Your Community
Ever worry you might be the only Pagan in town? If you've decided it's time to find some good old-fashioned fellowship, here are some ideas on how to find those elusive Pagans!
How to Use Magical Crystals & Gemstones
Are you interested in using crystals and gemstones in your magical workings? Here's a list of some of the most popular crystals and gemstones used in magical workings and rituals, as well as ideas for how you can incorporate them into practice.
Setting Up Your Lammas/Lughnasadh Altar
August 1 is known as Lammas, or Lughnasadh (it's February 1, if you're in the Southern Hemisphere). Here are some ideas for dressing up your altar for your Lammas (Lughnasadh) celebration!
Celebrating Lammas, the Grain Harvest Holiday
Ever wonder why Lammas is such a big deal in some Pagan traditions? Learn about the history of Lammas and how harvest festivals have been documented back thousands of years.
What Are the 4 Classical Elements in Modern...
Many Pagans feel a connection to the four classical elements: earth, air, fire and water. Each is associated with a number of different characteristics and attributes.
What Are the 8 Pagan Sabbats?
The eight sabbats form the foundation of many modern Pagan traditions. This quick overview explains when the sabbats fall, how they are celebrated, and the rich history behind each of the sabbats that make up the Wheel of the Year.
Rituals to Celebrate Lammas/Lughnasadh
Looking for rites and rituals for your Lammas or Lughnasadh celebration? Here's where you'll find ways to celebrate the harvest, honor the gods of the fields, and pay tribute to the Celtic god Lugh.
Hold a Harvest Ritual to Celebrate Lammas
Lammas is the first of the harvest Sabbats, and celebrates the crops of late summer. To celebrate the cycle of life and rebirth, hold this Lammas harvest ritual.
How to Cast a Circle as a Sacred Space
We've all read about the idea of Casting a Circle, but what does it really mean, and how is it done? What is the significance of the Circle in Wiccan and Pagan worship?
Planning an Eco-Friendly Green Burial
Many Pagans are considering green, eco-friendly burials for end-of-life celebrations. Here are some things to keep in mind.
What Is That Ring Around the Moon?
A reader sees a beautiful ring around the moon - is there a magical significance attached to an event like this?
Crow & Raven Mythology and Folklore
The crow and raven appear in folklore going back to early times -- what do these beautiful black messengers tell us?
Spellwork for Protection Magic
In many magical traditions, simple workings are done for protection of mind and body. Particularly in folk magic, it was known that a number of workings could be done to keep one's home and property safe.
What's Involved in a Pagan Self-Dedication...
Many modern Pagans and Wiccans choose not to be part of a coven or group. Because one of the benefits of joining a group is initiation, if you're practicing as a solitary you may choose to perform a self-dedication rite as a way of declaring yourself to the deities of your tradition.
Make a Loaf of Lammas Bread
What better way to celebrate Lammas than with a fresh loaf of bread? Bake this easy bread-man, and use him in rituals to honor the god of the grain.
5 Easy Decorations for Lammas/Lughnasadh
Need some quick and affordable decorating ideas for Lammas/Lughnasadh? Here are some tips on how to bring the season into your home without breaking your bank account!
What Is the Celtic Tree Calendar?
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.
4 Types of Spirit Guides
Lots of people believe they have spirit guides -- but how do you know that it's not just your imagination? Learn about some of the different types of spirit guides.
How To Consecrate Your Magical Tools
What should you do with a wand or athame when you first get it? Many Pagans perform a consecration ritual on their magical tools. Learn how to consecrate your magical tools with this simple ritual invoking the energies of the four classical elements.
10 Things You Need to Know About Paganism
So you think you're ready to become Pagan? Here are ten facts you really need to know before you take that step.
Hold a Bread Sacrifice Ritual for Lammas
Lammas is a time of celebrating the first harvest, a theme seen often in the sacrifice of the grain god. This bread ritual celebrates the first harvest.
Meet the Gods and Goddesses of Healing
There are many gods and goddesses associated with healing. Take a look at this list, and welcome the deities of health and wellness into your magical practice and ritual.
Lunar Myths, Legends and Folklore
If you look back at history, there are a lot of stories about the magical powers of the moon. Read on to see some of the myths and legends associated with this magical body!
Magical Workings and the Phases of the Moon
Wondering what magic should be done during the various moon phases? In many magical traditions, timing really does matter. Read here to find out what to do when.
How Does Magic Work?
Most Pagans believe that magic exists and is very real - but how does it work? There are different opinions on what makes it happen.
Who Was the Celtic God Lugh?
Lugh is the Celtic god honored for his skills and gifts as a craftsman. In his aspect as a harvest god, he is honored at the festival known as Lughnasadh or Lammas.
What Does "Blessed Be" Mean?
Definition of the phrase Blessed Be in Pagan and neo-Wiccan lore
What Do Your Dreams Really Mean?
Have you ever had a dream and woke up wondering why you were thinking about floods, flying, or chickens? Well, chances are good that those things -- and others -- have appeared as a symbol of something else. Here are a few samples of common dream symbols and events that people experience. You can use them as a tool for self-evaluation.
What is a Psychic Empath?
Some people are known as empaths, which means they are sensitive to the energy and emotions of others. Let's look at empathic ability in more detail.
Celebrate the Full Moon with an Esbat Ritual
In addition to the eight Sabbats, many Pagans celebrate regularly with an Esbat. This ritual can be done at the time of the full moon, either alone or as part of a group.
7 Ways to Develop Your Psychic Skills
Many Pagans believe that everyone has some degree of latent psychic abilities. Here's how you can work on developing your own psychic talents.
Delicious Recipes for Your Lammas/Lughnasadh...
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is the time of year when the gardens are in full bloom. Let's take advantage of these gifts, and cook up a feast to celebrate Lammas!
What Dragons Blood Is and How It's Used in Magic
Some magical traditions include an ingredient called Dragon's Blood into their ritual and spellwork. But what is it - does it come from real dragons? - and how is it used?
How to Find Your Magical Name
Many Wiccans and Pagans choose to select a new name to use in ritual and ceremony -- in some cases it's a name shared only with the gods. Learn how you can find the magical name or craft name that's right for you.
Folklore and Customs of Lammas/Lughnasadh
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is a time rich in folklore and legend. Let's look at some of the customs and traditions associated with this first harvest of the season.
Tarot 101: Learn the Basics
If you're ready to start learning about reading Tarot cards, how they work, different spreads, and the best decks to use, this is the place to start.
How to Make a Brighid Corn Doll
There's an old custom of making a corn or grain effigy of Brighid. By placing her in a place of honor in the home, you can invite fertility and abundance your way.
Who is the Green Man?
The Green Man appears in many forms in British and Celtic myth. What is the Green Man, and what does he really represent?
Tarot Card Spreads & Layouts
There are a variety of spreads, or layouts, that can be used in reading Tarot cards. Try one of these - or try them all! - to see which method is the most accurate for you.
10 Magical Herbs to Keep Handy
If you're a practitioner of a modern magical tradition, chances are good that you're in the habit of using herbs. Here's a list of ten herbs that everyone should have on hand for magical purposes.
Celebrating Mabon, the Autumn Equinox
Mabon is the mid-harvest festival of the autumn equinox, and it is when many modern Pagans honor the changing seasons, and celebrate the second harvest.
Who is John Barleycorn?
A traditional English harvest legend is the story of John Barleycorn, whose tale is a metaphor for the cycle of grain, and includes birth, suffering, death and eventual rebirth.
How to Work With Pagan Gods
In most Pagan and Wiccan traditions, interaction with the Divine is a key part of the belief system. But how do you know which gods to call upon, particularly if your tradition is an eclectic one with no set guidelines? Learn about the different types of gods, who they are, and when it's appropriate to ask for their assistance.
What is Paganism?
What is Paganism? Let's look at an explanation of what modern Paganism is, including the Wiccan religion and others.
What Do We Mean by Celtic?
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11 Deities of Death and the Underworld
In many cultures, gods of the underworld and death are celebrated during the harvest time. Learn about these gods and goddesses who preside over the domain of the dead.
Frog Magic and Folklore
Frogs and toads feature prominently in magical folklore in many societies. These amphibious critters are known for a variety of magical properties, from their ability to help predict the weather, to curing warts to bringing good luck. Let’s look at some of the best known superstitions, omens and folklore surrounding frogs and toads.
Lammas/Lughnasadh Folklore and Legends
There are a lot of myths and folklore surrounding Lammas, or Lughnasadh. Learn about some of the stories about this magical harvest Sabbat!
The Magical Uses of Queen Anne's Lace
Queen Anne's Lace is a weedy flower that's been used medicinally for ages - and it's also got magical properties! Let's a take a look at how to use it.
Hold a Ritual to Honor the God Lugh
Lammas is a celebration of the early harvest, and a day to honor Lugh, the Celtic god of craftsmanship. Celebrate your own talents and skills on Lughnasadh with this ritual.
10 Things to Stop Doing If You're Pagan
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.
10 Lunar Gods & Goddesses You Should Know
Many cultures have honored deities of the moon. Let's look at some of the many lunar gods and goddesses from around the world.
Hold a Ritual To Draw Down the Moon
Drawing Down the Moon is a beautiful and powerful ritual in which the practitioner calls upon the Divine, inviting deity to become present. This is one of many versions of the ritual available.
Do Pagans Really Have Ritual Sex?
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How to Make Magical Black Salt
Some magical traditions incorporate black salt into spellwork and ritual. Here's how you can make your own to use.
7 Ways to Work Magic at Lammas/Lughnasadh
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is a time of magical energy in some traditions. Let's look at some of the seasonal magic of Lammas/Lughnasadh.
How to Get Rid of Unwanted Spirits
Got an extra entity hanging around? Made contact with a snarky spirit during a seance? Here are some tips on how to get rid of them and send them on their way.
How to Interpret the Tarot Cards in a Reading
Once you've got a pile of Tarot cards down in front of you, how do you interpret the messages within them?
9 Magical Tools You Should Know
Ever wonder what you can do with a wand, cauldron, or athame? Trying to figure out what tools you absolutely have to have on your altar? Let's look at some of the most commonly used tools of the Craft.
Who are Today's Druids?
Who are the modern Druids, and how do they practice their religion? Let's look at some different Druid groups that exist today, and talk about resources for those interested in this spiritual path.
What is an Animal Familiar?
Some modern Pagans and Wiccans incorporate an animal familiar into their spritual practice. Find out what a familiar is, and learn about the history of familiars in witchcraft.
Cernunnos, the Wild God of the Forest
Cernunnos is the horned god found in many traditions of modern Paganism and Wicca. He is an archetype found predominantly in Celtic regions, and symbolizes fertility and masculine energy.
Can You Be a Christian Wiccan?
A reader wants to know if she can practice witchcraft - specifically, Wicca - within a Christian framework. While this probably isn't the best place to get the answer, let's talk about the idea of Christian witchcraft.
What Is a Clairvoyant?
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How to Make Lammas Rebirth Incense
Lammas is the time when the harvest is just beginning. Burn this rebirth incense in your Lammas rituals, and give thanks for the abundance in your life.
Make Blackberry Cobbler for Your Lammas Feast
At Lammas, blackberries are ripe and ready for picking. Gather up a bucketful and make a delicious blackberry cobbler for your summer celebrations!
Do a Warrior Meditation Ritual for Lughnasadh
Want to get in touch with your inner warrior? This simple meditation allows you to focus on the deeds and words of past, present and future. Look at the journey you've taken so far to determine where you will go in the future.
What is the Rule of Three - And Do You Have to...
What is the Rule of Three, and why does it play such an important role in modern Paganism and Wicca? Let's look at some different interpretations of what the Rule of Three might actually mean.
Pagan and Wiccan Symbols
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings.
Spider Mythology from Around the World
Nearly all cultures have some sort of spider mythology, and folktales about these crawly creatures abound - let's look at some spider myths and legends.
Celebrating Samhain, the Witches' New Year
Some people celebrate it as Halloween, but for Pagans, October 31 is typically known as Samhain. It's the old Celtic new year - sometimes called the Witches' New Year - and it's a time for honoring those who have crossed over into the spirit world.
Using Herbs in Magic
Are you trying to figure out which herbs to use for which magical purposes? Use this list as a reference guide to magical herb use!
Setting Up Your Magical Altar
So you've decided to set up an altar space of your own - awesome! But where do you put stuff? Don't panic - everything you need to know for a basic altar setup is here.
Do Pagan Religions Have Rules?
Are there any rules involved in Paganism or Wicca, or is it just a magical free-for-all where everyone does as they please? Find out what standards most Wiccan and Pagan groups set for themselves.
Honey Magic, Legends and Lore
Honey is one of those all-purpose magical goodies. It's healthy, it's delicious, and has a number of handy magical properties!
A Prayer to Honor the Gods of the Harvest
This simple prayer calls out to the gods who preside over the early harvest season. Use it in your Lammas rituals, or as you're harvesting your own garden's bounty.
Triquetra
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings. Page 18.
5 Ways to Cleanse or Purify a Sacred Space
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What Role Do Owls Play in Folklore?
Owls have featured in folklore and legend for a long time. Here are some of the most popular tales of owl magic and mythology.
How to Make Pagan Prayer Beads
In many magical traditions and religious paths, the use of beads can be a meditative and magical exercise. Why not assemble a set of beads that holds meaning to you, and use it in your ritual practice and workings?
Who Are the Deities of the Fields?
Lammas is a time when many gods and goddesses of the fields are honored. Meet some of the many deities who are connected with the early harvest season.
Daily Tips to Live a Magical Life
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11 Celtic Deities You Should Know
Many of the ancient Celtic gods and goddesses have become a part of modern Pagan practice. Learn more about some of the deities honored by the Celtic peoples.
Make a Magic Staff for Ritual Use
The magic staff is used in some Pagan traditions. It's a magical tool that can come in handy in rituals, and it's not hard to make - here's how!
Should You Use Body Fluids in Magic?
Although many people in today's magical community find it a bit off-putting, the use of bodily fluids in magic is a long-standing custom in many cultures and traditions. Almost universally, body fluids have been used at some point for their powerful magical properties.
How to Use the Celtic Cross Spread in Tarot
The Celtic Cross is one of the best known layouts for Tarot readings. Learn how to use this in-depth spread to get answers to your questions.
What God and Goddess Do Pagans Worship?
A reader wants to know which god or goddess is worshiped by modern Pagans. Do they all honor the same deities? Let's look at which gods modern Pagans follow.
What Does "So Mote it Be" Mean?
Many people in the Pagan community use the phrase So Mote It Be - but what does this actually mean, and where did it come from?
Celebrate the Magic of the Full Moon
Looking for ways to celebrate the full moon? Here's a selection of craft ideas, recipes, and rituals that will help you honor the power of the full moon in your spiritual practice.
Celebrating the Moon Phases in the Southern...
If you live in the southern hemisphere, your moon phases will be different from the ones on traditional neo-Pagan calendars. Here's how you can calculate the name of the moon cycle if you live south of the Equator.
Triple Moon
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings. Page 16.
How to Make a Protective Witch Bottle
The witch bottle is a magical tool that has been reported in use for centuries. It was usually made of pottery or glass, and included sharp objects.
Debunking the Myths about Wicca and Paganism
There is a lot of false information floating around out there about Wicca and Paganism. Learn about some of the most common myths and misconceptions, and clear up the truth about Wicca and other Pagan religions.
How to Make a Magical Poppet
A poppet can be as simple or as elaborate as you like -- it all depends on how much time and effort you want to put into it. Learn the basics of how to build a cloth poppet here.
Understanding the Triple Goddess of Pagan...
What is the archetype of the Maiden, Mother and Crone in modern Paganism? This triple goddess represents the three phases of a woman's life.
How to Use Poppets & Dolls in Sympathetic...
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How to Use Graveyard Dirt for Magical Workings
Have you seen a ritual or spell calling for the use of graveyard dirt? It's used in many magical traditions for a variety of workings. Learn about why you might want to use some, and how to properly obtain it.
Do Pagans Believe in God?
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Magical Correspondence Tables
Looking for some basic magical correspondence tables and lists? Be sure to bookmark this page, which contains links to magical correspondences for gemstones, herbs, colors, and more!
Make a Batch of Lunastain Bread for Lammas
Celebrate the Lammas harvest holiday by frying up a simple lunastain oatcake. It's super easy, and delicious!
Dos and Don'ts at Pagan Festivals
You're getting ready to attend your first Pagan festival or other public event -- that's awesome! Follow the guidelines for proper festival etiquette, and you'll probably be invited back again next time.
5 Tips for Finding Your Spirit Guide
Are you trying to find a way to meet your spirit guide or guides? Many people believe they have a spirit guide - here are a few tips to help you meet yours.
How to Find a Pagan Prayer for Any Occasion
Looking for a prayer for a special event or ceremony? Check here for our ever-growing list of Pagan and Wiccan prayers!
How to Make and Use Your Own Incense
Want to learn how to make and blend your own incense recipes? Here are some tips on how to get started, as well as why incense is so important in many Pagan traditions.
Cerridwen, Keeper of the Cauldron of Knowledge
Cerridwen is known as the keeper of the Cauldron in which knowledge and inspiration are brewed. She is a goddess of prophecy, and is honored in many Pagan traditions.
What Should I Use as an Offering to the Gods?
So you want to make an offering to the deity of your tradition -- but what's an appropriate choice? Here are some suggestions for different types of gods, and what's an acceptable offering.
Triple Horn of Odin
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings. Page 15.
How Long Does it Take for a Magic Spell to Work?
So now you've decided to learn about spellwork, and you're ready to do a little magic of your own. How long should you wait before you start seeing the results of your working?
Are You a Solitary Pagan? Check Out These 5 Tips!
In modern Paganism, far more people practice as solitaries than in groups. Here are five tips to make your solitary practice more successful.
How to Celebrate Yule, the Winter Solstice
No matter how you celebrate it, the winter solstice is traditionally a time for all kinds of festivities, feasting, and fun. Here's where you'll find all the Yule-related topics rolled into one handy place.
Discover the Different Types of Pagan Deities
In the wide varieties of Pagan paths, there are deities associated with nearly every season of the year, and every aspect of the human existence. Let's take a look at some of the different types of Pagan deities, and see why they are important to followers of contemporary Pagan religions.
Celebrating the Pagan Imbolc Sabbat
Here's where you'll find links to all kinds of articles on Imbolc, the celebration of the goddess Brighid -- rituals, history, crafts, recipes, and more!
Are There Any Celebrity Wiccans or Pagans?
Are there any Hollywood celebrities who are openly Pagan? There are a few, but many more have been the subject of speculation.
10 Bad Reasons to Become a Pagan
People become Pagans or Wiccans for a variety of reasons. Most of those reasons are pretty good - but if yours appear on this list, you might want to rethink your whole spiritual journey and what you hope to get out of it.
A Simple Prayer to Honor Lugh, the Craftsman
This prayer honors the Celtic craftsman god, Lugh. He is celebrated at the first harvest holiday, Lughnasadh, or Lammas.
Triple Spiral - Triskele
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings. Page 17.
Horus, Egyptian God of Kingship, War and the Sky
Horus was the ancient Egyptian deity associated with the sky and warfare. Find out why he was also connected to the ideology of divine kingship.
Learn About the History Behind Samhain...
Samhain is celebrated October 31, the same night as Halloween. However, this Sabbat has roots that go back thousands of years. Learn about how Samhain became All Hallow's Eve.
Make Your Own Besom
The besom is the traditional witch's broom, and while you can certainly buy one in a store, there's some degree of satifaction in making your own. Learn how to create a besom with natural items in just a few steps.
Craft Projects for the Lammas Sabbat
Looking for some fun and inexpensive ways to decorate your home for Lammas? Make an easy grapevine pentacle, apple candleholders, a cornhusk chain and Lammas incense as a way to celebrate the season.
Magical Days of the Week
Each day of the week is magical in its own right. Believe it or not, when it comes to magic, the seven days all have very different planetary influences, colors, and other associations.
Patchouli
Herbs have been used for thousands of years, both medicinally and ritually. Every herb has its own unique characteristics, and these properties are what makes the plant special. Learn about the correspondences associated with each of these magical herbs. . Page 21.
How to Prepare for Your First Tarot Reading
Ready to read Tarot cards for a friend, family member, or even a total stranger? There are a few things you should know ahead of time.
Jar Spells in Folk Magic
Many folk magic traditions use jars, bottles and other containers in spellwork. Here are some basics on how to craft a simple jar spell.
Who Is the Goddess Isis?
Isis was a great goddess of the Ancient Egyptians, and sister/consort of Osiris. She is honored today by some Pagans as the archetype of the mother and wife, and a goddess of mystery and magic.
Make a Corn Husk Herb Sachet
Use corn husks to make a seasonal craft for Lammas/Lughnasadh. These simple sachets will let you enjoy the scents of the season all year long.
Plant a Magical Moon Garden
There are a number of plants that thrive nocturnally. Consider planting a magical moon garden, so you can enjoy the benefits of your efforts under a night sky.
How to Make Magical Vervain Water
Vervain was one of the herbs sacred to the druids, according to legend. Find out how you can make vervain water and use it in ritual.
Bread Magic, Folklore and Legends
Did you know that there are number of legends surrounding bread? During the Lammas season, take advantage of some of the magical aspects of bread.
How Do I Know if a Deity Is Calling Me?
How do you know if a deity is trying to get your attention? Here are some things to watch for.
Banishing Spells and Folklore
If you've got people in your life that are causing you pain and suffering, you might want to try a bit of magic. These banishing spells are popular in folklore.

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