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Any red-blooded Wiccan or Witch among us will already have heard that Sephora and Pinrose were going to release a ‘witches starter pack’ which sounded almost as silly as ‘the crazy cat lady starter kit’ and looked alarmingly just as ill advised. With Halloween on the horizon there seemed to be nothing better to do than facetiously thrust a multi-coloured ‘witch kit’ into the arms of an unassuming nine-year-old. Good ol’ fashioned capitalism at its finest. In the end common sense prevailed and they have been pulled off the production line. See for yourselves what they were prepared to sell in time for...

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Finding your personal symbol is deeply intimate. It's something you must do in the quiet spaces of your heart. It'll play a key role in your craft and rituals for the rest of your life. Below is a guide to finding your personal symbol.  1. Meditate This is the only way to start this process. Your mind must be free of clutter and the stress of daily life. Practice Dynamic Meditation if you need to help clear your mind. Once you understand that your mind is in a deep meditative state, move on to step two.  2. Visualise a stairwell ...

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Picture this – two days have gone by since you last spoke to them. Your message was open-ended, you even finished it with a question. Zilch. It’s been too long to remember when you last saw them, let alone touch them. You want them back and you’ll do anything for it to happen. I’ll just say these four simple words – Grab your f**king wand! (or in this case, some paper). This European Charm goes back centuries, and I must admit that it sounds a bit peculiar at times but remember -  those who don’t finish their spells, don’t get...

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This has been a major question for me over the past few months. As I hope we all are (finally) I'm a strident feminist. This means that for me, my Goddesses must represent to me what I want to become or invoke. They have to mean something beyond fertility, beauty and youth. When looking at the most common representations of Goddesses, the pickings look pretty slim. But when you dig a little deeper, particularly into your own culture's history, you'll find some pretty bad*ss women fighting for more than just grain. First, let's cover the basics of an altar, for...

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The Moon Goddess tells us when to renew, plan, recharge, and even when to curse. Her fullness represents the universe's readiness to harness the energy that you send to it. 

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