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Defining Witchery My Way... One Step at a Time.... A Fireside Chat

    In attempting to share what I do, I always run into the the difficulty of "putting in a container".     It's l kind of like autumn... You see a few leaves beginning to change, and by the time you take a moment to comes to terms with the fact that this Summer is truly over now.... It has all changed, multiplied, spread outward, not to be contained or stopped, even for a moment!   So, the best, and indeed only, place that I can think of to begin.. Is here, now! You see, my witchcraft is not defined by any list of attributes like you find online, and neither is yours! You are You, not someone else, so why...

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The Magickal Properties of Black Tourmaline ~Transmuting Negativity ~ Grounding ~ Balancing Energy ~ Electromagnetic Smog ~ Allaying Fears

Black Tourmaline ~ Transmutes Negativity ~ Grounding ~ Balances Energies ~ Electromagnetic Smog ~ Allaying Fear    Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is a stone commonly used in protection magick as it transmutes negative energy and helps repel it. This makes it ideal for use in smudging rituals, as well as cleansing, clearing and banishing magick.   Wear or keep it around afterwards to help maintain the cleaner, clearer atmosphere. ~ Find Black Tourmaline Stones & Tools Here! ~    Black Tourmaline is also known as a grounding stone. It is the ideal stone to wear or carry for airy-fairy types and those who have issues staying grounded, are driven by compulsions, are frequent worriers, or for whom other black...

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Snowflake Obsidian The Stone of Winter, But So Much More... 3 Ways to Use it's Energy

   Snowflake Obsidian is a dark black Obsidian with light gray crystalline inclusions that look just like snowflakes! Like all Obsidians, it is actually a form of volcanic glass, formed as lava cooled.    It's wintery, snowflake patterning makes it an obvious choice for working snow and winter magick, but there is much ore depth to this humble stone than just trying to make it snow for Christmas! ~ Find Snowflake Obsidian Here! ~    Look deep within the swirling snow of this stone and you will begin to understand why it is use to help "find one's light in the darkness". This can be your search for clarity and guidance during a difficult or confusing time, or your personal...

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What Makes A Pagan, Wiccan or Witch a Crone, Sage or Elder?

    There are many definitions of "Crone", its male counterpart "Sage", or simply "Elder". Many have to do with one's age, or for women, if they have passed their second puberty, known as menopause. Other shave to do with the attainment of degrees or stages within a particular tradition.    To me, the best definition of Crone is one that can only be determined by the Witch themselves, and perhaps is best bestowed by the Gods. You see, Croning is a sort of second initiation. In our first initiation, whether you had one formally in a coven or you performed it for yourself, you presented yourself before the Old Ones and made your intention to live as a Witch.  Just...

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