Monthly Archives: October 2013

a fourth model of spell-focus occured to me   proxies: when the focal object of the spell isnt an embodiment of the spells focus, but instead represents the spells target. you raise energy and infuse it into the proxy, then … Continue reading

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incantation and spellcraft

words appear as components of almost every spell. they present an easy way of directing your thoughts to the task at hand, and the physical energy of sound as well as your breath can act as an excellent vehicle for … Continue reading

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the process that goes into most spellcasting can be summerized as: – creating an item that represents the focus of the spell. various layers of symbolism are employed to establish a sympathetic connection between the item and the concept it … Continue reading

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after thinking about it for a while, i think i came up with a way of understanding the relationship between the spiritual energy called on in spell craft. and the physical components we so often see used in the process. … Continue reading

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tools as spells objects as spells physical objects as recepticals of spiritual energy, made into a spell.

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words, symbols and imitation

imitation is a concept behind a lot of magical workings. In an abstract way, words of power invoke both imitation and sympathy. a word/symbol could be said to imitate/sympathize with the thing it represents through its meaning. by speaking or … Continue reading

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…[T]he Greeks did not, as Christians or Jews do, first assert the existence of God and then proceed to enumerate his attributes, saying “God is good,” “God is love” and so forth. Rather they were so impressed or awed by … Continue reading

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