Sweetening Jars

Sweetening, or honey jars, come from Hoodoo practices. Hoodoo is a practice that was brought to southern USA during the transatlantic slave trade. Slaves were forced to abandon their beliefs for Christianity. Therefore, many Hoodoo practices have ties to Christianity. In Hoodoo, practitioners pray to saints or their ancestors. Sweetening and honey jars have becomeContinue reading “Sweetening Jars”

Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

REALM OF HISTORY THE FUTURE LIES IN THE PAST https://www.realmofhistory.com/2018/01/16/15-ancient-egyptian-gods-goddesses-facts/ 1) Nun – The Primeval God Every mythology tends to start with the primordial origins, and in Egyptian mythology, that scope is covered by the ancient Egyptian gods Nun and Naunet (the feminine form). In essence, the ancient Egyptians perceived Nun as the watery abyss that basically held the universe byContinue reading “Egyptian Gods and Goddesses”

Money Jar Spell

You’ll Need: One glass jar with lid Green Aventurine Stone Two Cinnamon Sticks Seven Small Coins Bay Leaf Allspice Powder One Gold Tealight Candle One Green Tealight Candle Directions In your jar, place all the ingredients except for the candles. As you place them in the jar chant: Money, money in my hand, Gaining richesContinue reading “Money Jar Spell”

The Force that is Karma

Before I even considered Wicca for myself, I was a staunch believer in Karma. I’d like to say, that I’d be a good person regardless of my beliefs, but I don’t know how much honesty would be in such a statement. I do believe in Karma, and I fear it. It is an authoritative powerContinue reading “The Force that is Karma”

A Wiccan on a Budget

Wicca, like many other things, unfortunately can require money. Setting up an Altar can go two ways: you either shop around and buy every little thing your heart desires, or you get creative in order to get what you need. I am not fortunate enough to be able to go on a Wiccan shopping spree,Continue reading “A Wiccan on a Budget”

The Firedrake and I

This month, on the 22nd, I had my initiation into Wicca. I am officially a Wiccan! The ceremony itself was so important to me. The night before I had my ceremony for the Winter Solstice, and that confirmed my belief that Wicca was the only choice for me. The initiation however, made me finally feelContinue reading “The Firedrake and I”

Learning as I go

One thing I am learning about practicing Wicca, is that it takes a great deal of devotion and motivation. There is no lazy way to be Wiccan. It’s not impossible, just each ritual takes a lot of work. There’s casting your circle, Charge of the Goddess, the ritual itself, and closing your circle. In additionContinue reading “Learning as I go”

Winter Solstice

The Solstice is a time of death and rebirth. We celebrate the death of the Sun King, and welcome his rebirth in the form of the Divine Child. The Solstice celebrations can range from December 20th until the 25th. Most celebrate on the 21st specifically. The full moon after the Solstice is considered the strongestContinue reading “Winter Solstice”