The Ordinary Life Of A Witch – Dishes, Dinner, & Devotion

Today started out like most every other day at the Witches Next Door’s house. I woke up first and went into the kitchen. Lighting the stove with an absent minded click of my fingers, I brewed the morning coffee and filled the mugs from across the room by reciting effundam et lac. It’s one of our favourite spells. We use it all the time. I headed back to the bedroom with the hot coffee and found the Book of Shadows our ancient witch grandparents left to us, levitating just above the comforter. Phoenix was poring over it looking for the new facere lauandi incantation our High Priestess had just taught us. Ah! The very ordinary life of a witch.

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The “Selfish Ritual” To Cut Off Energy Vampires

The problem with being a healer is that people will take advantage of you.  They sense your ability and are attracted to you.  There’s something about you that makes them feel good, at peace, and happy.

If only it worked both ways.

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Herbalism in Magic

Herbs

Herbs have enormous magical power, as they hold the earth’s energy within them. Each herb has unique properties that can enhance one’s magical goals. Herbs also may have medicinal properties. The magical practitioner can draw upon either aspect when performing a spell.

Following are three key herbs I use in my work, and the magical properties associated with each (I will discuss additional herbs in the Forum):

  • Rosemary has many uses in magic. Rosemary from one’s garden can be used in magic, but it is also found as incense and an essential oil. The primary 

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