Casting a Circle

Casting a Circle

Each time you work magick, you should cast a circle to contain any undirected energies, to concentrate your own energies, and to protect yourself from energies outside the circle. Since the circle is actually a sphere, it’s best to think of it as a “bubble.” It...
Crystals and Wicca

Crystals and Wicca

Crystals and gemstones all have different magickal and therapeutic values depending on the tradition of Wicca within which you are working. This is an especially rich field for the solitary practitioner who is free to work with the crystal and gem correspondences that...
Deciding to Become a Witch

Deciding to Become a Witch

Why do you think you want to follow the Wiccan path? You are not contemplating taking up a pop culture fad popularized in film and television, but becoming a practicing member of a centuries old tradition of nature-based religions. If you’re thinking it’s all chanting...
Wiccan Traditions

Wiccan Traditions

In its modern form, there are many Wiccan traditions just as there are denominations in Christian churches. Many Wiccans find comfort in following one set path, while others draw on the elements of many traditions in solitary practice. Here are some brief descriptions...