I love making my own products to use in and around the home, there's just something so satisfying about it, especially when someone comes round and comments on how nice it smells! Now the making of products doesn't necessarily fall under the umbrella of witchcraft, but if you consider the ritual harvesting of herbs and so on then it is easy to see how the crafting of items and products can fall within the realm of folk practice. And if you want to get witchy with it, then consecrate the final product in a ritual setting before use.
This is a recording of the talk I gave at the very first Magickal Women Conference, held on 1st June in Kensington, London. Enjoy!
I am an animist. I believe that everything in the natural world - trees, plants, animals, mountains etc - has a spirit, a soul. I truly believe, and have experienced for myself, that a strong connection with nature will have a profound effect on your witchcraft. It really will. Building a relationship with nature is… Continue reading Building a Relationship With Nature
The tarot is something that calls to so many of us, even those who normally steer well clear of anything that might resemble the occult. There is just something about these mysterious little cards that stirs something within us. Learning the tarot is an ongoing process, It never ends because we are ever changing; I… Continue reading Journeys Into The Tarot
These are truly beautiful cards. At first glance, and as they are often described, the drawings may seem rustic, but as they draw in the eye, there is a complex beauty inherent in each and every card.
Cooking is a way of connecting with the land via the harvest, and also reminds us that we too are a part of the cycle of life.
So whilst the day itself, whichever one you celebrate, has gone, there is still the rest of the season to enjoy, and it's the perfect time to spend some time not only on introspection, but on enjoying yourself, on allowing yourself to reconnect with the cycles and rhythms of nature.