Basic Witchcraft

Invoking and Banishing Pentagrams

Pentagram symbols are one of the first that most witches learn but what do we use them for? For calling the quarters, most commonly but also when needed for specific spells or rituals. There are many different ways to call the quarters and none are any better than any others, it's just a matter of… Continue reading Invoking and Banishing Pentagrams

The Wheel of the Year

The Wheel of the Year – Mabon

The wheel is turning and today the scales are balanced. On this sabbat all things are in perfect harmony - day and night, light and dark are equals. In the natural world the air grows the little cooler, the leaves are beginning to lose their bright green sheen and all living things are starting to prepare for the coming winter. Today we will discuss this sabbat, it's history and how you can celebrate it at home!

The Wheel of the Year

The Wheel of the Year – Samhain

Samhain has always been one of my favorite Sabats, the air is chilly and you can smell the burning of wood from the seasons first fires floating from their hearths and wafting through the crisp night air. It is time for us for remember and honor those who have passed, celebrate our successes from the… Continue reading The Wheel of the Year – Samhain

The Wheel of the Year

Wheel of the Year – Beltane

Beltane, also known as May day, is one of the four greater Sabats. We celebrate this fire festival on May 1st, traditionally beginning after moonrise. Beltane marks the beginning of the third quarter or the second half of the ancient Celtic year. During this Sabat we celebrate the union of the Goddess and the God… Continue reading Wheel of the Year – Beltane