As you may have gathered from the shapes, this symbol is comprised of the three phases of the moon - waxing, full, and waning. These shapes don’t just refer to the life cycle of the moon, they represent the life cycle of woman - maiden, mother, and crone.
It’s easy to get lost in the candles, herbs, and specialized rituals of magick, but at the heart of it all is one unifying theme - focus and energy into a set intention. After all, as the tenet goes,magick goes where intention flows.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, we’re not talking about Christmas. It’s Yule! There must be something truly magickal about this time, because cultures all over the world have created their own traditions and holidays to celebrate. But, today we’re shining a light on our favorite winter sabbat.
Here’s a little background on the evil eye. It’s important to make a distinction here. Though evil eye refers to the malevolent gaze, or ‘curse’, people also refer to the protective amulet by the same name.
We gave an overview of the Wheel of the Year in the last blog, but now it’s time to dig a little deeper and get into each specific sabbat. For the purposes of consistency, we’ll go through each sabbat chronologically, beginning with Samhain which is often referred to as the Witch’s New Year.
We are powerful and what we choose to do with that power is important. So, this is a call to action. Wiccans, voodoo queens, pagans, eclectic witches, and everyone in between - use your power to affect change for injustice. We’ve gathered a list of ways you can support the movement both as a witch and as a member of the global community.
What is the Wheel of the Year? Simply put, the wheel of the year is the calendar of the eight sabbats (or holy days). Each sabbat guides us through the changing of the seasons; they tell the story of the everlasting cycle of birth, death, and rebirth.
The Spring Equinox season is also an amazing time to birth new ideas, plans, businesses, etc. This is prime time for manifestation! Get some clarity, welcome a new opportunity, receive divine wisdom, take on a new collaboration, or move forward with a new idea.
There are hundreds of apps from astrology to tarot to spell casting that offer their modern take on witchcraft, but which ones are worth their weight in salt? We did a bit of the heavy lifting for you.