Lesson 5: More on Magickal Visualization

The principle of magickal visualization is to attract something into your life by investing it with emotional energy and the power of your Will.  The more clearly you visualize something, the more effective you will be at bringing it into your life.  The more you want it, or the more you focus on it, the more you will attract it.  The purpose of the exercises you have just completed was to hone your skills of observation to make you a more effective “visualizer”. How does this work?  … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Witch’s Eight Paths of Power!

In Gerald Gardner’s Book of Shadows, he writes about what he calls “The Eightfold Way,” which is a list of eight different methods of performing magick.  In his original 1953 version, Gardner lists these as: 1. Meditation or Concentration. (Intent) 2. Trance, projection of the Astral. 3. Rites, Chants, Spells, Runes, Charms, etc. (The Craft) 4. Incense, Drugs, Wine, etc., whatever is used to release the Spirit. (Intoxicants) 5. The Dance and kindred practices. (Sacred Movement) 6. … [Read more...]