Divination: Pyromancy

Due to the importance of fire in ancient history, it’s very likely that this is one of our earliest forms of divination. Because our brains are hard wired to organize what we see in the chaos of fire, it’s easy to see why it became such a widely used form of Divination. We stare into the flames of a fire, allowing our higher selves to … Continue reading Divination: Pyromancy

A Breakdown of the Wiccan Rede

If I haven’t stated so before, let me do so now for clarity: I am not Wiccan. Wicca is a fine religion, I just don’t count myself among them. I’m a little more hippie than traditional, when it comes to my beliefs, lol. However, I wanted to post this breakdown of the Wiccan Rede anyway, but whether you’re Wiccan or not, I think most of … Continue reading A Breakdown of the Wiccan Rede

Divination: Ceromancy

Ceromancy is divination using candle wax. Whether you drip the wax into water or observe the way the wax melts as it burns, either way you do it is considered ceromancy. It’s also a good idea to pay attention to the smoke, the sounds the candle makes as it burns, the candle flame’s movement and whether it’s burning fast or slow. Reading wax drippings is … Continue reading Divination: Ceromancy

So Mote It Be!

“So mote it be” is a ritual phrase used by Freemasons, in Rosicrucianism, and more recently by Neopagans. It means “so may it be”, “so it is required”, or “so must it be”, and may be said at the end of a prayer in a similar way to “amen”. The phrase appears in the Halliwell or Regius Manuscript, the earliest known document relating to a … Continue reading So Mote It Be!

The Difference Between Banishing and Binding

This one’s going to be really brief. When you have someone in your life that’s trying to attack you psychically, physically, emotionally or mentally, you can either bind them or banish them. Binding them will stop the attack. Whereas Banishing them will remove them from your life altogether. Either is fine, as long as you make sure you aren’t performing the act for personal gain … Continue reading The Difference Between Banishing and Binding

Pentagram VS. Pentacle

Pentagram Like a Christian cross, the pentagram tends to be the religious symbol of the Pagan path. It encompasses our Elemental beliefs and is one of the strongest protective amulets there is. The Pentagram dates back thousands of years to pre-Babylonian Sumer, roughly 3500 B.C. Many religions have used this symbol. It goes by many names, including the Druid’s Foot and the Witch’s Star. Each … Continue reading Pentagram VS. Pentacle

Pagan Glossary

Psychic Abilities Animal Telepathy – The ability to communicate with (but not command or influence) various kinds of creatures. Think “pet psychic”. Astral Projection – The ability to leave one’s body and travel in spirit to another location. Aura Reading – The ability to see the energy fields that emanate from living beings. Psychic ability can often reveal itself throught the seeing of auras. Automatic Writing – Writing through … Continue reading Pagan Glossary