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Black Tourmaline really works, blackcat oil, and bubble visualization help.

by Junie B Witch (guest), 24 Feb 2017 02:41

Usually the "love" spell gets them wanting your body, and then the rest is up to you. If you've already got him in bed, then you've already accomplished the goal of most "love" spells. So… I really don't know what more you're asking for at this point, but I'll try to elucidate in general and maybe I'll land on something that's helpful to you.

The act of engaging in sexual activity causes the body to release hormones that act something like heroine that can cause an addiction-like response to the person you are having sex with. This response is often (very, very often) mis-labelled as "love". Some people are more susceptible to this than others, as in all things. This is the real reason you should not have sex with someone you do not trust, because you run the risk of giving them this power over you. With a little forethought, self-control and a certain lack of empathy, you could use this knowledge to gain control over someone else too. Just because you don't know how it works, doesn't mean it's not magick.

The use of a bodily fluid in the spell provides a sympathetic link with the individual, since you are both there already, you don't need sympathetic links. Menstrual blood is used as a sympathetic ingredient in some love spells, that is primarily because it is a intimate body fluid that is easily collected when the timing is right and bodily fluids are often incorporated into spells. You could also use your vaginal secretions in between cycles and it serves the same purpose, they simply aren't as easy to collect in quantity. If you're sharing bodily fluids already the presence of menstrual blood isn't going to make a difference.

PS Use a condom. Condoms save lives.

by morningbirdmorningbird, 23 Feb 2017 14:49

The astrological correspondences, planetary and elemental are a classification system derived from ancient alchemical and healing traditions. The Western elemental correspondence system derived as a theoretical construct in ancient Greece and the planets probably originally developed independently and then the two systems combined, the planets represented by Gods who epitomized the specific characteristics of each category. Basically, each element or planet corresponded originally to a body system and the plants that were used to treat that system were assigned those correspondences. The doctrine of signatures came from observations that certain physical characteristics occurred in common in plants that had similar actions (like color, shape of fruit, etc.) and these became clues to the classifications as well. Some New World plants have only recently been categorized under this system as they would never have been seen by ancient physicians. The School of Evolutionary Herbalism used Alchemical correspondences for modern healing with both old world and new world plants and they have very interesting videos. Here's one you can start with if you're interested in this particular aspect of this subject https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRAMnjxeIXA&t=1784s

There was once not so much as a fine line between medicine and magick, but a split occurred, of course and it seems magick-users took the system with them and broadened it and adapted it away from its original specific use, but the foundation remains the same. We use the correspondences to decide what to use for a specific purpose. For example, we know want to do a spell to encourage open dialog, we might choose a collection of herbs, crystals and other objects that are associated with the element of Air which relates to communication, and/or Mercury because this also relates to communication and perhaps perform it in the sign of Gemini (more communication) or Libra which relates to fair and equitable exchanges. Timing and materials sorted, we can now focus the particulars of a spell.

So basically, in the Western correspondence system, each planet or element symbolizes a collection of characteristics. Plants and crystals are then simply organized under the headings of those planets and elements that best matches its natural characteristics. It's not so different from the modern Linnaean taxonomy except that the Linnaean taxonomy focuses specifically on how the plant reproduces and so combines plants into categories based on evolutionary relationships, which the Western correspondence system combines them into categories based on perceived energetic similarities.

Gemini, is ruled by air (and Mercury) because it is associated with air (and Mercury) things, like communication, seeking knowledge and travel and Taurus is ruled by Earth (and Venus) because it is associated with Earth (and Venus) things, like the fertility and growing things.

What is the origin and/or history of the entire table of correspondences? Is it a compilation of various traditions brought together in similarities? Is there someone who compiled it all or has it been a community effort in a state of evolution?

Are there any logical or scientific reasons for the correspondences? For ex: Why is Gemini associated with Air? Taurus with Earth or Agate with Mercury? Etc etc

Imogen (guest) 20 Feb 2017 03:33
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Thanks for replying

by Imogen (guest), 20 Feb 2017 03:33
Imogen (guest) 20 Feb 2017 03:32
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Thank you 😊

by Imogen (guest), 20 Feb 2017 03:32
Jackie Rivera (guest) 19 Feb 2017 22:48
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Love this site. Extremely helpful for a less knowledgeable witch such as myself.

by Jackie Rivera (guest), 19 Feb 2017 22:48

could it be, that a driving force turns a cog,which in turn moves another connected one? COGnited or otherwise!

by stepping (guest), 19 Feb 2017 05:01
morningbirdmorningbird 17 Feb 2017 23:25
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I fixed those typos, as far as I know it's all good.

by morningbirdmorningbird, 17 Feb 2017 23:25
Yvette (guest) 17 Feb 2017 18:14
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Ok, so other than those two things, everything is on point? I'm new :)

by Yvette (guest), 17 Feb 2017 18:14

Lots of people call themselves musicians for a while and grow bored and stop too, it doesn't mean that anybody can't be a musician. It also doesn't mean they were never musicians. It means they were, and then they weren't. Likewise, lots of people play music here and there without being a serious musician. Lots of people who aren't Witches dabble a bit in witchcraft here and there and their spells often work just fine. Just like you can learn to play a little tune on the guitar without learning how to read music or even the names of the cords, you can cast a perfectly functional spell without knowing how it works. You won't be very versatile, but you can do that one thing. Maybe even well if you do it often enough. Doesn't make you a Witch (or a musician), but you can do it.

Magic is just manipulating energy that is there. Nobody has more of it than someone else. We aren't born with a Magica bar like on a video game. The energy is there. It can't run out, you can't get more, it's just there. You can learn to manipulate it or not. If you learn to manipulate it, you can be a witch. Or something else. Witchcraft is just one style and, frankly, that style is becoming more and more nebulous to define. Learning magick is hard work. You have to change your whole world view, discipline your mind to work in a different way and learn to control your emotions. Not everyone is willing to do that and maybe not everyone is capable of it, but that's a matter of personality. It certainly doesn't take being born with a special soul or some nonsense. You just do it, or you don't. It's hard like quitting smoking is hard because we are, in fact, addicted to our paradigms.

Anyone can cast a spell and it might work. That's the purpose of a well-written spell- it's automatic. It's like a do-it-yourself kit with all the pieces pre-cut and measured and all the hardware included, just fit tab A into slot B and go. (Doesn't make you a carpenter) Many people eventually realize that all the ceremony is bleeding waste of time and just DO it without all the fuss and nonsense. The fuss and nonsense allows people who don't know how to do it to do it without knowing how. Some people spend their entire lives calling themselves witches, casting fancy spells on a monthly basis and never really understanding any of it. Are these people real witches? Maybe.

There can be some argument about whether it's about the result or the reason. Some people consider witchcraft a spiritual practice or a practical practice or a mixture of both. I am of the opinion that if it gets the job done, it doesn't really matter how you go about it. However, there are those who believe you have to follow a certain religion to be a witch (or one of a certain family of religions) and that the practice brings you closer to your Gods, or whatever. Witchcraft is about getting things done. It is basically a gentle nudging of reality. The energies we use are natural energies and you have to have a pretty good idea how they work to get them to nudge properly. If that means you have to give these energies a name and a bunch of symbolism and call them God, then, so be it. But it's wholly unnecessary. You can call it Quantum if you like, too. Or karma if you absolutely must. It doesn't matter how you get there, what matters, in my mind, is the result. If you find spiritual gratification in the process, good for you. If you need religion to keep your magic from being used for immoral purposes, all the better. It is my experience that religion is more often used to excuse immorality than to encourage morality, but I digress.

Believe whatever you like. You don't have to know how it works for it to work and if you do know how it works, it doesn't make it any less magick.

If you make a habit of it, and it brings about satisfactory results, I think you can safely call yourself a Witch.

by morningbirdmorningbird, 17 Feb 2017 16:28

Here's the more detailed, bitter truth answer.

No. Witches (warlocks, etc) are born. It's not hereditary, it's spiritual. It's your very soul that determines what you are. Not everyone is capable of using magic, of practicing witchcraft successfully.

Just because you call yourself a witch, doesn't make you a witch. Just because you chant spells, light some candles, mix some herbs, doesn't make you a witch. Nor will those spells even work. Spells themselves don't have power, after all, it comes from the witch.

Magic is something you are born with. Some have it, most do not. Don't be upset, though; the only person who really knows what you are… is you. If your soul is magically endowed, you'll know.

Some might ask why? Well, there are people who will call themselves witches/warlocks/sorcerers/wizards for a time, but who eventually grow bored and stop. Those people were never witches to begin with.

Well... by KidiuKidiu, 17 Feb 2017 05:29
Richard Tanzer (guest) 16 Feb 2017 23:10
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It is possible. But it takes a lot of work including belief. Doesn't happened over night. It's dedication.

by Richard Tanzer (guest), 16 Feb 2017 23:10
Robin (guest) 16 Feb 2017 20:44
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Witchcraft is a craft. It takes study and practice. Not everyone has the personality for it, but anyone who wants to and has the time and inclination to put in the work can, certainly.

by Robin (guest), 16 Feb 2017 20:44
Aiden (guest) 16 Feb 2017 19:22
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I don't see why not!

A more complex answer: witchcraft is a craft. This is kind of like asking "can anyone become a painter?" It takes practice & training, and some people may take to the craft more naturally than others, but anyone can learn!

by Aiden (guest), 16 Feb 2017 19:22
Angela (guest) 16 Feb 2017 18:51
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Def sounds like you have someone watching over you and is trying to let you know! Also have heard that pennies are a sign from a loved one. Keep communicating and see what other clues you may get

by Angela (guest), 16 Feb 2017 18:51
Angela (guest) 16 Feb 2017 18:49
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Just because you haven't heard of a spell that may show up like this, I would say follow your gut. Cleanse yourself and do a protection spell. Use black candles to ward off any negative. Wear black tourmaline crystals if you have any.

by Angela (guest), 16 Feb 2017 18:49

For me, it would depend on the use. I pay attention to where it was grown…if I think there may be chemicals/ pesticides in the soil, I would probably not use it. But since I use herbs for cleansing rituals or in health products, that makes sense for me. Other uses may be ok

by Angela (guest), 16 Feb 2017 18:45
Robin (guest) 16 Feb 2017 18:00
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I think you have someone watching over you. I suspect a family member. I would check the pennies and see if they have anything in common, like dates, to get clues. And I would leave out an offering periodically to let them know you appreciate them. I also write letters/prayers. There's nothing weird about that. Not that I'm not weird…

by Robin (guest), 16 Feb 2017 18:00
stepping (guest) 16 Feb 2017 10:29
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maybe your neighbours cat or dog is moulting?

by stepping (guest), 16 Feb 2017 10:29
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