Sample Tarot Readings

Tarot relies heavily on symbols and the previously assigned meanings of individual cards. However, your intuition will come strongly into play also. The easiest way to learn the card meanings is to memorize them, and then keep using them daily so the symbols will remain fresh in your memory. As you get more familiar with your deck and… Read More »

Buying Your First Tarot Deck

You should choose a deck that really “calls” to you, rather than just going with the first deck you see. Search out sites on the net, browse New Age stores, and look through catalogs to find your perfect deck. When you see it, you will know it, and it will be perfect for you. When I found my… Read More »

Tarot for Beginners

Tarot is an ancient system of symbols that has been used for many centuries. The symbols all correspond to specific characteristics of our conscious and unconscious minds, as well as specific phases of our lives (or sometimes they refer to key people in our lives). Tarot is a great tool we can use to gain guidance and insight… Read More »

Scrying and Divination Techniques

Scrying is something I bet you’ve done without even realizing it – the beginning part of it anyway. How many times have you watched the clouds drifting by in the sky, seeing faces and shapes in them? Have you ever stared blankly at a wall, ceiling, or floor and seen faces and shapes move across them? That is… Read More »

Full Moon Esbats

The Moon holds great importance for Wiccans. First of all, it is a symbol of the Goddess, but we are also acutely aware of the effects the moon has on Nature, and on ourselves. Many Wiccans perform spells and rituals according to the current phase of the moon. The Full Moon – is a time to do spells… Read More »

Wiccan Sabbats

Wiccans celebrate eight holidays, called Sabbats. A brief explanation of each follows: Yule – (winter solstice) approx. December 21 – This is the day when we celebrate the Goddess giving birth to a son, the God. This is a time of darkness, as it is the shortest day of the year. The God symbolizes the Sun, and this… Read More »

Sample Altar Layout: Wicca and Witchcraft

You can use just about anything for your altar, although many Wiccans believe it’s best to stick with a natural material, like oak or stone (if it’s outside). Some people are very particular as to what their altar is made of, but I tend to think that it doesn’t matter too much. It’s the energy you put into… Read More »

Cast a Circle of Energy

To cast a circle of energy, be sure first that you have all of your supplies for the spell or ritual inside the area of the circle. You cannot leave the space once the circle is cast without breaking the circle, then re-casting it. (“Breaking” the circle is a point of contention among many Wiccans. Some believe that… Read More »

The Wiccan Rede

Bide the Wiccan Laws we must In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. Live and let live, Fairly take and fairly give. Cast the circle thrice about To keep the evil spirits out, To bind the spell every time Let the spell be spake in rhyme, Soft eye and light of touch, Speak little, listen much, Deosil go by… Read More »

Thirteen Goals of a Witch

1) Know yourself. 2) Know your Craft. 3) Learn. 4) Apply knowledge with wisdom. 5) Achieve balance. 6) Keep your words in good order. 7) Keep your thoughts in good order. 8) Celebrate life. 9) Attune with the cycles of the Earth. 10) Breathe and eat correctly. 11) Exercise the body. 12) Meditate. 13) Honor the Goddess and… Read More »