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Written by Feather GardenBelle


10 Ways to Connect with Your Ancestors

Honoring Your Ancestors Falling leaves, pumpkin pie, and an entire month dedicated to honoring your ancestors, Samhain is almost here! Also known as the Witches New Year, Samhain is the third harvest festival and is the pagan sabbat for celebrating those who have passed before us.  Each year Samhain marks a time when the veil to the other side is thin and we are able to communicate easier with the deceased. It's a time to connect deeply with our roots and to remember our ancestors. Samhain is the time to honor the witch within our bloodlines. Here are ten ways to connect with your ancestors.  1. Create an ancestor altar and/or shrine An ancestor altar is a place to join...

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Written by Nicole Canfield


Butterfly Spirit Magick | Witchcraft

Butterfly Magick The witch has no other friend like the butterfly. The butterfly is a powerful guide, familiar, and totem and has been for centuries. Call on the butterfly to aid in transformation, liberation, and creative inspiration. The witch and the butterfly have held a deep connection since the Middle Ages. Butterflies are the souls of the recently deceased and should always be treated with the highest respect. If you are a friend of the butterfly, she will be a friend to you. Learn some of the simplest and most potent butterfly magick here! Butterfly Symbolism Have you ever watched a butterfly alight on a flower? Notice the butterfly’s delicate nature. Once that butterfly was a chunky, hungry caterpillar, eating...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Grounding Tea Recipe for After the Full Moon

Full Moon Grounding Tea Recipe It’s not uncommon to feel drained after a full moon. With all of those intense energies building up, you may find yourself needing a spiritual hiatus. For most of us, we keep going, pushing ahead, and sometimes forget to take care of ourselves.  Here is an herbal tea recipe that is sure to help you stay centered, grounded, and focused after an intense full moon. (This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase by clicking on one of my links, I will receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you, so that I can continue to create inspiring content for you! Thanks for your support.) Ingredients: 1/2 part ginger root...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


A Spell to Enjoy the Simple Pleasures in Life

Spell Casting | Simple Pleasures in Life Items You Will Need yellow or white candle carnelian crystal fresh berry fruit plate Directions Begin by focusing on your intention. Do you wish to have more free time, more time for play, or more time to enjoy the simple pleasures?Sit in your sacred space. Carve your intention into your candle if you wish, you could write for example, FREE TIME. Light your candle and focus on the flame. As you watch the flame flicker in the dark, hold your carnelian crystal in both hands and feel the raw feminine energy and creative vibes flowing into you. You may feel a warm sensation or even tingles in your hand.As the energy flows through...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Crafting Magick Tip: Zinnia Flowers

Zinnia Flowers in Witchcraft When it comes to practicing magick, there is more to a colorful Zinnia than meets the eye. Zinnias are used in the art of witchcraft to develop strength of character, to honor the ancestors, and for constancy in friendships. Zinnas for Strength Stand tall and when challenges arise, remain steadfast and blossom. You are reminded to share your truth, to stand in your convictions, and to be open to others, so that you may walk in a world of reciprocation and mutual understanding. Through the many obstacles you may encounter in life, continue to push forward, and like the zinnia, bend when needed. Be flexible. In some of the taller varieties of Zinnias, their long stems wind their...

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