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Spell of the Day for February 23 - Keep Your Cool Potion

February 23rd, 2017

This magick potion helps you beat the heat whether it's physical or psychological. The entire secret to this potion is the stone, aquarmine. It is not only great for cooling your temper but it is also great for other uses as you will see.


Spell of the Day for February 22 - Honesty of Our Fathers

February 22nd, 2017

Today was the original date of George Washington's birthday till they moved the day we celebrated his birthday and combined it with Lincoln's and thus giving us President's Day. Since this is George Washington's birthday, we have took time our of our busy schedules to honor our fathers today - our biological fathers, ancestoral fathers, and spiritual fathers. We hope you find this spell useful in your own life today. Enjoy!


A Lesson In Shielding

February 21st, 2017

Shielding is one thing every witch needs to know how to do. I ran across an old Celtic shielding ritual and decided it might be good to share it with those just starting out in The Craft. If you start shielding(whether you use this one or not)when you are studying to be a witch, then it will become second nature to you. Just remember, shielding is extremely important in the magickal realm.


The Legend of the Descent of the Goddess

February 20th, 2017

Wicca in itself is poor in mythology. In one sense, since all gods are considered to be versions of the God, and all goddesses of the Goddess, Wicca is packed with myths. But there is really only one that can be said to be truly Wiccan, and that is the Legend of the Descent.

The earliest published text of the myth is given by Gerald Gardner in Witchcraft Today (p. 41), his first non-fiction book about Wicca. There it is given the title "The Myth of the Goddess." He also published it as an appendix to The Meaning of Witchcraft (p. 265). There are many differences between the two versions, but they are insignificant, mostly changes in punctuation, capitalization, and paragraph breaks. Later versions published by Kelly (pp. 127-8) and Farrar (pp. 195-6) also differ in minor ways. This version from Witchcraft Today, is the closest we have to an original.


The Witches Rune by Doreen Valiente

February 19th, 2017

"Darksome night and shining moon,
East, then South, then West, then North;
Hearken to the Witches' Rune--
Here we come to call ye forth!


Earth and water, air and fire,
Wand and pentacle and sword,
Work ye unto our desire,
Hearken ye unto our word!


Cords and censer, scourge and knife,
Powers of the witch's blade--
Waken all ye into life,
Come ye as the charm is made!


Queen of heaven, Queen of hell
Hornèd hunter of the night--
Lend your pow'r unto the spell
And work our will by magick rite!


By all the pow'r of land and sea,
By all the might of moon and sun--
As we do will, so mote it be;
Chant the spell, and be it done!"


Let’s Talk With the Witch - Laws, Rules & The Burning Times (Part 3)

February 16th, 2017


Let’s Talk With the Witch - Laws, Rules & The Burning Times (Part 2)

February 16th, 2017


Let’s Talk With the Witch - Laws, Rules & The Burning Times (Part 1)

February 16th, 2017

Tonight's podcast includes a reading from Scott Cunningham's work, "Before Time Was." Then Lady A concludes the Laws of the Witches tonight so we can move on to our history. And to give you a taste of our history to come, we conclude with a poem about the Burning Times. It is a very emotional and powerful poem that looks back in time and let the listener understand what our ancestors suffered and when through so we may have a religion today.


The WOTC’s Sunday Divination (Part 3 and a Special Bonus)

February 12th, 2017

The WOTC's Daily Divination

(Part 3 Plus Magickal Goody)


Your Daily Tarot Card that was drawn for the Day is The Emperor

The Emperor is blessed with the skills to successfully lead others. He can turn chaos into order and provide structure to that which is unbound. He is quick of mind and confident in his power and right to rule, and does so in a just manner. Although stern by nature, he truly is the ultimate father figure. He will provide as needed, teach those with unanswered questions, protect the vulnerable, set and maintain boundaries. His perfect world runs on schedule and is free of any disturbances. What the Emperor must be wary of is setting boundaries and rules where none are needed. If he isn’t careful not to over use his powers he may well become a tyrant.



Your Daily Witches Rune that was drawn for the Day is The Birds

Keywords: Unexpected news, change.

Meanings: The Birds Rune means some unexpected news that may alter your life completely, especially if this is the leading rune. Generally, the news will lead to a positive change but pay close attention to the nearest runes to determine its nature. It can also mean news of friends or family that you haven’t had contact with in quite a while. Letters and documents should be watched for as they may well bring happiness.


Your Ancient Symbol Card drawn for the Day is The Western Dragon

Unlike the beneficent Easter Dragon, The Western Dragon is a symbol of totally unleashed destructive power that is set upon anyone who crosses the Dragon’s path. The Western Dragon also hordes treasures that should rightfully be ours, and whose absence deprives us from being complete. The challenges set before us by the Western Dragon are truly tedious, because they denote a force whose sole intent is not simply to keep us from moving forward in our lives, but to usurp all that we have previously gained as well. What is even more disturbing about the force behind the Western Dragon is that it may well indicate primal forces in ourselves so powerful that they do in fact turn us into our own worst enemy.


As a daily card, The Western Dragon is a powerful negative force intent upon thwarting your progress. In such a short time frame it is most likely you’re being undermined by an external force–someone who wants what you have gained or gains your are near realizing. While formidable, this bellicose entity does have vulnerabilities. First, there is nothing subtle about the forces represented by The Western Dragon, so the source will be easy for you to identify. Secondly, The Western Dragon represents undisciplined, primal energies that aren’t easy to control, so they are susceptible to logical responses steeped in self control. In short, don’t panic, act deliberately and decisively, and you will weather this storm.


Your Animal Spirit Guide for Sunday, February 12 is The Black Cat

Cats are incredibly psychic and working with feline energy will help to develop your intuition. Traditionally linked with witches, cats are both tame and wild, symbolizing the harnessing of natural powers through magick. Cats combine sensuality and sensitivity. They teach us to balance the physical world with a deep awareness of nature and spirit.



The Wisdom of Buddha

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.


(Here on the podcast is Lady Abyss' magickal talk for the day about Folk Magick and much more)


Before we leave you for the day, a little thought from me to you….

Remember, my friend, no matter what your path, may you always walk it in peace


Stay blessed, my friends!


The WOTC’s Sunday Divination (Part 2)

February 12th, 2017

Sunday Divination Continued

(Part 2)


Sunday and The Perfect Corresponding Spell

Finally, it’s Sunday, the official day of rest. Not only do Christians acknowledge this day, but I’m sure many Pagans appreciate this day, as well. Everyone needs rest and lot of people need a good day to worship their creator (whomever or whatever that may be), however they deem fit to do so. With the Sun being the central theme of many ancient rituals, Sunday just seems to fit, in name and theory. Not only is it a good day to worship, it seems good to do more relaxed spells, such as, sleep, dream and rebirth.


Rebirth Sheet

Items you will need for this spell:
1 white bed sheet
1 bottle of lotion
Your body
1 handful of salt

Make sure you are home alone and have plenty of privacy. Strip your body of all your clothing. Rub lotion all over your body. Now, wrap your body with a white bed sheet and say this chant:

“With this sheet,
I’ll be reborn.
My eyes are closed,
But when they re-open,
I’ll greet a new beginning,
With love and light,
So mote it be.”

Open your eyes. Let the sheet gradually fall off your body. You have been reborn. Take a handful of salt and lightly sprinkle it all over your body (except for your face). Gently rub it in. It should sting a little, but not too bad. The salt will ward off any evil or negativity for a while. Immediately, go take a bath and wash your body clean. You can, later, wash the sheet, or discard it.

A Witch’s Week of Spells and Activities
Helga C. Loueen


Celebrating Legends, Folklore & Spirituality 365 Days A Year for February 12 – Holy Day of Diana

Diana was the Roman Goddess of the moon. She was the patroness of hunters and the guardian of the forest, where her sacred grove stood near Aricia. Diana is called upon to protect tect animals, children, and the forest. As light and life return to the earth, her powers of protection are invoked for all creatures tures great and small.


Prayer to Diana
Goddess of the hunt, lady of the bow
I ask yo now the way to show
I pray you bless me from this hour
With your strength and with your power
Through time of sorrow and times strife
Help me make the most of life.


Your Current Moon Phase for Sunday, February 12

Waning Gibbous

Illumination: 97%

The Moon today is in a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with a illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9am and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.


Your Astrology for Sunday, February 12

The Moon is in Virgo all day (until Monday, February 13th, at 3:42 PM).

The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.

A Full Moon Lunar Eclipse occurred on the 10th in the sign of Leo, and the Last Quarter Moon will occur on the 18th.



Your Daily Horoscopes for Sunday, February 12


(Mar. 21- April 20)
You should not get involved in joint ventures. You may have a problem with coworkers if you try to tell them what to do. You have more than enough on your plate already.


(Apr. 21- may 21)
Do yourself a favor and leave your plastic at home. Work at home if at all possible. You will be overly sensitive when dealing with your personal life. You will meet new romantic partners through the company you keep.


(May 22-June 21)
Your mate could get on your nerves if he or she backs you into an emotional comer or puts restrictions on your time. Take things slowly, especially for the sake of those you love. Uncertainties regarding your home and family are evident.


(June 22-July 22)
Romance is likely if you can bring yourself to go out with friends. Older family members may try to make demands that are impossible for you to handle. You can meet interesting new friends if you join worthwhile groups.


(July 23-Aug 22)
Join a club to work off that excess energy; but consider ways of doing that without spending the money. Sports, physical fitness programs, exercise in general will make you feel better and show some pretty quick results. Friends and relatives may not understand your needs.


(Aug. 23 -Sept. 23)
Don’t fall into the trap. Changes could be overwhelming. Opportunities for travel and communication are evident.


(Sept. 24 -Oct. 23)
If you haven’t planned a vacation, then at least try to get away for the weekend. You must get out and mingle. In-laws or older individuals may give you a bit of a hard time today.


(Oct. 24 – Nov. 22)
Observations will be far more productive. You may get some opposition. Personal changes will be to your benefit. Children may cause limitations.


(Nov. 23 -Dec. 21)
Don’t let friends convince you that you should contribute to something you don’t believe in. You will find that superiors may not see situations as you do. You may find yourself caught in the middle of an argument that has nothing to do with you.


(Dec 22.- Jan. 20)
Don’t make promises you can’t keep. Don’t let someone you work with put words in your mouth. Dead end projects could plague you.


(Jan. 21 -Feb. 19)
Social events will be rewarding. You can find out important information if you listen to friends and relatives. Don’t let coworkers get wind of your ideas or they might try to take credit for your hard work.


(Feb. 20-Mar. 20)
Take time to visit someone who has been confined due to illness. If boredom has set in, find new and unique directions that offer interesting friendships. You need to get out and challenge yourself.



If You Were Born Today, February 12:


You are a strong-minded person who is not always tactful, even though you are gifted with expression, but generally very straightforward. You love a good competition, particularly on a mental level. Success is important to you, and you usually achieve what you set out to do. Impatience can be a problem that you gradually manage better as you mature in life. Your visual memory is excellent and artistic taste quite refined. Famous people born today: Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, Christina Ricci, Judy Blume, Joanna Kerns, Arsenio Hall.


Your Birthday Year Forecast:


Your birthday falls shortly after a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse this year, suggesting a period ahead of communication and teaching ahead. This is an excellent year for teaching, guiding, and promoting. You may be turned to for advice more frequently, and you are very willing to offer your help. This is a strong year for publicity and any other endeavors that involve spreading the word. As well, your ability to be objective–or to see the “big picture”–can be especially pronounced and rewarding this year.


Jupiter forms a trine to your Sun until September, and you have a stronger than usual desire to improve, grow, and learn. This is a very fortunate aspect that helps boost optimism and confidence, and you are able to attract fortunate circumstances into your life as a result. Problems are easier to resolve. Matters related to universities, higher education, religion, publishing, legal affairs, and/or foreign interests can be especially strong. It’s an excellent time to further your education. You are likely to enjoy a larger perspective on matters that keeps you from getting lost in details or overly frustrated by everyday stresses. This can be a sociable year — a good time for making meaningful contacts. There can be recognition for your ideas.


Mental pursuits, new learning, and all forms of intellectual activity are especially favored. There can be animated discussions, debates, lectures, and travel in high focus. You are quick to take the initiative and to put your thoughts into action. You may enjoy increased activity with younger people or friends. Once you get going on an area of study for project, you bring great energy to your endeavor.


You are especially creative and expressive this year, perhaps often acting on impulse. Your love life may be especially animated. You succeed best in fields or areas that allow you to make something beautiful, attractive, and/or entertaining. You are particularly dynamic at this point in your life, sometimes impatient, and you often experience bursts of energy. You are courageous, but be careful to not go to such extremes that you are foolhardy, as this inclines you to mishaps.


There is a special charm in the ways you present your ideas this year, certainly helping to smooth over differences in your personal relationships. It’s a powerful year for selling, particularly creative works, writing, designing, and publishing.


You are able to draw upon your inner wisdom or your sixth sense and intuition to understand what’s happening around you this year, even if things seem to be defying logic at times. Previously hidden or unacknowledged talents may emerge.


Personal magnetism is tremendous this year. You are playfully competitive and might win a major competition, if applicable. This is a good period for creative projects and joining with others in pursuing a common goal.


This is a powerful year for learning, teaching, and studies. You can be in high demand. You are confident and more light-hearted than usual this year, as you’re taking things in stride. You enjoy making long-term plans and learning about a variety of subjects. Studies, publishing, and travel are favored. Always receptive to new ideas, you are absorbing a lot of information. Increased popularity, in general, is likely and personal magnetism is high. Watch for hasty decision-making.


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