Monthly Archives: September 2013

more orginization

There are two additional ways you can group spell-form type worksing together. based around what you do with the spell form once completed. – Offering/Wish types: in this working, the spell form is usually destroyed or otherwise “used up” in … Continue reading

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4 structures of magic, from the green witchcraft series by Ann Moura.

Comparative: “this represents that” “this compares with that” “this is a stand in for that, and shares its powers” in this method, a connection is drawn between the objects used in the spell and the focus of the spell. the … Continue reading

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token

to·ken ˈtōkən/ noun noun: token; plural noun: tokens 1. a thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of a fact, quality, feeling, etc.. “mistletoe was cut from an oak tree as a token of good fortune“

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even more on sympathy

symbolism and association forge a spiritual link between two or more things. this link acts like a kind of magical power cable through which energy can be drawn or transmitted. a thing doesn’t have to be a physical “thing” in … Continue reading

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more on association

an implication of the law of sympathy is that the meaning that associates two things establishes a connection between them. and spiritual power can flow down that connection from one thing to another. an example: a drawn symbol represents fire, … Continue reading

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the three sides of the law of association

– Imitation: that be imitating the event or thing desired, such as through pantomime, image or effigy, the desire can be brought about. – Contagion: that two things once connected/associated, stay connected on a spiritual level. and that those connections … Continue reading

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identifying confusion

I think part of my confusion comes from the ambiguous way most books describe the final stage of spellcasting. most of the books advise you to raise the energy to its peak, then “release” it. i always took that to … Continue reading

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repeating myself?

lets see…. the majority of spells that use material items in they’re casting involve crafting a physical object that’s spiritually active to do the magic for you. different traditions use various kinds of symbolism to create an object (or substance) … Continue reading

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define intention

: the thing that you plan to do or achieve : an aim or purpose   1 :  a determination to act in a certain way :  resolve 2 :  import, significance 3 a :  what one intends to do … Continue reading

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vehicles of intention

the five senses are a good model for figuring out the different ways you can craft an embdiment of your intentions. – Sight: visual cues that embody your intention through looks (sigils and glyphs, heiroglyphs, aintings, images) – Sound: Sounds … Continue reading

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