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Written by Feather GardenBelle


The Magick of Snow | Symbolism and Uses

Winter is upon us. The white powdery snow covers the ground and tree limbs. There is a stillness across the land. Just like the woodland creatures lying in their burrows, this is a time to rest and to go within.  Snow Symbolism For many of us, snow is what makes winter feel like winter. Whether we are celebrating the Winter Solstice, Yule, Christmas, or Hanukkha, when snow is falling from the sky, there is magick in the air. The spirit of the season comes alive! Snow helps to bring light into a rather dark and dreary season. While winter is a cozy season for many, it can also be one of depression and loneliness. Going within and resting our active...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


10 Ways to Practice Everyday Witchcraft

What is Everyday Witchcraft?  Creating change and manifesting your reality doesn't have to involve elaborate rituals, fancy altars, or channeling spirits. Everyday witchcraft involves seeking out those mundane moments, those where you are performing the simplest of tasks, and creating magick that flows with your life. It's the kind of witchcraft you do when you're cooking breakfast,  sweeping the floor, performing your tasks at work, talking with the neighbor, and taking a walk in the park. Using Witchcraft in Our Daily Routines  In today's busy modern world, finding magick in our everyday routines just makes sense and it's both a practical and useful way to practice witchcraft. Our lives are full of daily tasks we've created through habits. We are...

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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


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...

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