We all hear constantly that it “takes a village,” right? It’s true for all of us, but especially those of us in the disabled/neurodivergent communities. We might rely on a loved one or health aide to assist us with physical tasks that are too painful, tiring, or just straight up not possible for us. WeContinue reading “Fundamentals: Your Magical Team”
Visualization is everywhere in witchcraft, and in mindfulness and meditation practices, as well. When you work a spell, you’re often instructed to imagine the outcome of the spell in visual detail. When sitting down to meditate, you might be asked to visualize a beach, or a staircase, or any number of other useful images. AndContinue reading “Visual Witchcraft for Non-visual Witches”
Energy (or lack thereof) is one of the biggest hurdles to spellwork and rituals for me. Pain flareups come and go, and while the intense ones certainly sideline me, those tend to only happen once or twice a month. My energy level, however, is always lower than the average able-bodied 30-year-old’s. I have to paceContinue reading “Fundamentals: Conserving Energy”
One of my absolute favorite witchy movies (and actually, one of my absolute favorite movies of any category) is Practical Magic. If you haven’t seen it, highly recommend. Near the end of the movie (no major spoilers here, promise!) the main characters are trying to pull together a rag-tag coven of ordinary women. They’re askedContinue reading “Fundamentals: What Tools Do I Have?”
When deciding how to approach your spellcraft, the first thing to consider seems obvious (but is actually a complicated question): What CAN you do?
Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt like a Bad Witch.
Not a Bad Witch in the Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch sense. I’m talking about feeling like a Bad Witch because you don’t have the energy to perform elaborate rituals every full moon and sabbat. I’ve certainly felt that way…