Celebrating the seasons is one of my favorite things to do. I enjoy experiences, myself, and love helping others enjoy them even more and one of my favorite times of year is Mabon, or the Autumn Equinox, whatever you want to call it. This is the time of the second harvest, when apples and pumpkins…
Raising Energy: Everything in life has energy. It binds us, connects us and works with or against us. Magik is merely the science of energy manipulation. The energy you work with is created by you, and then manipulated to your intent. There are of course many ways to raise energy for workings, meditation or protection. When…
Holding intention is the key to directing your energy toward a goal. The key is to first examine the motivation and intention behind the goal.
Today is the day to take advantage of those refreshing powers that the sun has to offer us. Open your windows, light some incense or candles and let any negative energy that has been cooped up inside your home for months blow out as the new fresh positive energy blows in.
While ginger is a well-known prescription for stomach problems, it is also eaten before spell-casting to increase the power you lend them. It’s a rhizome filled with fire and will heat you up as well. In particular, ginger is useful for love, money, success, and power spells.
In the middle of winter, it can be easy to find yourself longing for the blossoming days of summer when your garden is full of herbs and flowers.
Tea magic is a great combination of water, earth, and fire magic all in one. Not every spell works directly with the four elements, but in my own practice I find myself drawn to incorporating earth, air, fire, and water.
Cultivating gratitude is such a refreshing way to interact with the world and your magical practice. Cottage and Kitchen witches work with energies that are in and of the natural world. We use what the earth produces, the air carries, the water holds, and the fire consumes.