Contrary to popular Wiccan belief, the “
Witches of old dug shit out of graveyards, kept the entrails of dinner, snipped hair and drew their own blood to mix into things that would either bless or curse. It’s probably true that some witches did come together to leap over bonfires in the dead of night and summon the Gods of Old (read Montague Summers, who wrote a scathing portrayal of the Craft. It’s nasty, but even bad rumors can illuminate some of the things that probably happened, although killing Christian babies and sex with Satan is certainly an elaboration. In most cases.)
We don’t know much about the
Do you consider yourself a Witch? If so, how often do you cast spells? Do you know how to make a proper tincture? Can you uncross a cursed person? Can you create any healing potions? Do you know how to curse, even if you choose not to?
If you call yourself a Witch, you sure as hell better know how to do at least some of the above. Otherwise, what the Hell are you doing with yourself?
Our Group’s Yule celebration is this Sunday. We’re having a Magickal gift exchange where everyone is required to make a charm, potion, tincture, etc and bring it to the ritual. We’ll each walk away with a gift we never knew we needed.
Because Witches make magick. That’s why we are who we are.
I'm asking Santa for a money potion under the Yule tree. :)