Spellcasting / manifesting / magic

Magic is a spiritual practice of Pagans – it includes among many things, spells, spellcrafting, ritual and some forms of prayer.  This section of the site gives examples and instruction in all of these.

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Magical self-protection – Cord Clearing

At a virtual meeting of Pagans the other day the topic of magical shielding was mentioned several times as one of the things people found essential to protect their health and well being. In particular people felt that because they were psychically sensitive, that unwanted feelings from others would invade their space. I think some …

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Solstice Magic – The Year of the Crone

Its that time of year, when bright lights, greenery and gifts signal the Winter Solstice. We religious Pagans get a pass on having to go to endless Christmas festivities this year, and may be at home for Solstice, with only our closest people, for the first time in ages. I could write a bright and …

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Everything is working out in the best possible way

Many years ago I read a book called “The Fifth Sacred Thing” by Starhawk, a Wiccan priestess and author, and cofounder of the Reclaiming Tradition, a progressive tradition of Wicca. In her book, which was a dystopian / utopian novel, one of the characters talks about the concept of The Good Reality – La Huerba …

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Butterflies and Boats: Why times of chaos are the best times for magic

Magic, as I understand it, is based on aligning oneself with the forces of nature  in the same way  a sailor adjusts her sail to move her boat along in the direction she wants. The sailor has no control over which way the wind is blowing, or water currents are flowing, but can still move …

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