Throughout every kind of story, video game, or fantasy movie, potions are always shown to be these vials of liquid (traditionally red or blue colors) that can heal certain wounds or even prevent death. It is always suggested that the protagonists should always carry some form of healing in a bottle, which is supposed to act as a medium for healing. Even though potions are popularized and fantasized in the media, it can be confusing as to what a potion actually is and what it can do. What properties are within a potion? How does one concoct such a brew? Do they even taste good? This guide will help you understand more about what potions are, what is the equivalent to actual life, and how to make your own potions at home (trust us, it really is not as complicated as it appears to be.)Continue reading “Potions For The Beginning Witch”
The world of witchcraft can be one of mystery and confusion, especially when it comes to worshiping a patron deity. Some believe that the Gods of old and new exist, others believe that there are only two Gods: the God and Goddess. This guide/FAQ is to help modern witches and new followers of Wicca to understand how to worship the God and Goddess as well as choosing the patron deity that best represents the Gods to each witch.Continue reading “How to Find Your Patron Deity?”
Maybe you haven’t decided on a deity yet. Maybe you haven’t felt the right call or connection. Maybe you believe nature itself is divine. Or maybe you just don’t believe in deity and instead wish to connect with the universe in a deep and meaningful way. No matter the reason, this guide exists to help you see new ways to dedicate yourself to the universe.
How to Make an Offering to the Universe?
As a modern witch you might find yourself muttering, “okay. I know I want to make an offering, but everywhere I turn I see people talking about pouring wine as libations or leaving other food offerings such as milk, fruit and nuts onto the Earth. There is only one jungle within miles of me, and that is the concrete jungle, so what is there for me to do?” I get that. Trust me. Every day the longing to offer something concrete to the Universe gets you, and every day you feel frustrated about not making the time, not having the right means and resources. So many witches give up entirely because it all seems too expensive and all about consumption. But if you think about it, though, hyper-consumption is antithetical to nature and Earth loving beliefs. Loving the Earth means wanting to protect it and keep it safe, and overloading it with more plastics and wastes couldn’t be further from that ideal.