Like the Moon, you and everything around you – children, pets, plants and, of course, crystals – will become more dynamic and charged as the Moon increases. This is especially noticeable with moonstones and topaz. Then, as the Moon wanes, everything loses energy and enthusiasm. It’s the spirit and body’s[…]

Moon Phases And You

There are eight astronomical phases of the Moon, but magick generally focuses on three that are considered to be particularly significant. The waxing moon: As the Moon is increasing in size, it is said to be waxing. The light increases, appearing to spread from right to left, and this phase[…]

Working With The Moon Phases

As well as the months, the phases of the Moon offer scope for different kinds of magick during the individual monthly moon cycles. However, problems in interpretation of these energies can arise because astronomy and astrology are no longer regarded as the same thing. For example, to our ancestors, the[…]

The Cycle Of The Moon

Use this ritual to bring specific lunar energies into your life. It should be carried out on the evening of the full moon or as close as you can. I choose Cantios, my favourite full moon of the year, when calling for help to finish things I have left undone,[…]

A Full Moon Ritual For Energy

Moon magick is one of the oldest forms of ritual, rooted from the earliest times in the observations of humankind, of the changing phases of the Moon. These associations have passed into modern magick and it is by reconnecting with the natural energies that we can use the ebbs and[…]

Moon magick

Such a ritual could be used, for example, to boost employment in a town that has become an urban wasteland. * Set four floor candles in the elemental colours in the four main compass points of what will be the circle. The altar is in the centre. * Place a[…]

A Formal Ritual To Restore Prosperity

Preparation for ritual is important. Despite this, even magick has to conform to the needs and customs of the modern world, and so witches today often do not fast for 24 hours or abstain from sex for the same period. But you should try to slow your activities down in[…]

Preparing For Ritual

The pentagram,  is one of the most sacred geometric forms in magick. Some witches wear a gold pentacle, a pentagram in a circle , on a chain as a sign of their craft. Each of the five points of the pentagram represents one of the five elemental powers, so that[…]

Pentagrams

Every magical circle is divided into four quarters that are in ceremonial magick called the Watchtowers. The higher essences who protect the quarters are invoked as the Guardians, who control and direct the elemental powers. Sometimes they are called Kings, sometimes Devas, or they may be pictured as the four[…]

The Four Quarters Of The Circle

The four elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – play an important part in all kinds of magick. Plato, the Greek philosopher who lived around 360 BC, was the first to identify these elements as the components that made up the whole universe and right until Elizabethan times people[…]

The Four Elements

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