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Blog posts archived from 2007 – 2014

13 Signs You Are A Witch

I didn't write this list - that credit goes to Sarah Durham Wilson. You can read the entire article at ...
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I know, I didn’t return

My life has been filled with ups and downs in the past couple of years so as of now I'm ...
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I’m coming back!

For a while I was writing a different blog, trying to get more involved in the volunteer work I was ...
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Still a working witch….

.....though I am taking a short break from this blog while I am currently working on a new project (I've ...
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Holiday Spirit

It's almost the middle of December and I still haven't decorated for Christmas or Yule. Yule is right around the ...
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What being a witch is for me.

I've been a witch for most of my life. I have not always discussed being a witch and usually did ...
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Spells to Bring a Lover Back

As you can imagine I get many requests for spells to return a lover or partner whom someone has been ...
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Biological materials? No need.

I recently got an email from a client who told me that she had worked with a voodoo caster who ...
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Robin Williams

O Captain! My Captain! BY WALT WHITMAN O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d ...
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Texting Nightmares

Real honest text messages I get: Idiot: "Hi there do you have any spells for shapeshifting?" Me: "You mean to ...
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Change Your Mind & Change Your Life

I have a new spell that I'm offering that I hope will help some of my clients, specifically the ones ...
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Salem: Hating on Witches & Women

I am livid after watching the first episode of WGN* America's flagship series "Salem". Once again witches are depicted as ...
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What Spells Cannot Do

I need to repeat this because I still get so many inquiries about it. Granted there may be some out ...
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Killers?

Sometimes I get strange requests as a witch. Pretty much every week someone writes to me because they want to ...
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Magick Time

It bears repeating that magick is not instant. It is one of the most complicated parts of spellcasting for my ...
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After all…

Sometimes it seems like whenever I get the slightest calm in my life everything else around me goes straight to ...
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Know When to Let Go

Magick can and will change your life. It certainly has for me and every single day I thank the Goddess ...
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Valentine’s Day Sale

Visit Mystic Spells for my LOVE SPELL sale! ...
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Finding Magick

I recently had a consultation with a client who assured me that although they were contacting me about casting a ...
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Winter in Florida

It is too cold right now for me to cast outside. For most people in the US, they would say ...
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12 Years a Slave

I rarely comment on non-witchy topics on this blog but I had to mention that I recently saw the film, ...
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The Light in Winter

I've lived in Florida a long time. So long that it's hard for me to recall winter, all the snow, ...
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Best of 2013

2013 was not the best year for me by many accounts. I struggled for half the year with health issues, ...
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The Night Before Yule

Poem by Richard De Angelis to Mirror the classic Christmas tale of " 'Twas the Night before Christmas". ‘Twas the ...
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My Best Christmas Present

I've been pinning a lot to my Christmas/Yule board on Pinterest trying to get myself in the spirit. I know ...
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Black Friday is soon

I'm trying to cope with the fact that Thanksgiving is almost here and can barely get my head around that ...
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Veteran’s Day

All I can is thank you. To pagan vets and all veterans on this day and every day, I honor ...
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Mother Christmas

I am already starting to feel Christmas encroaching. It began before Samhain was even here and now the shopping channels ...
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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Yesterday (and today) is Dia de Los Muertos. I love this holiday right after Halloween. Here is what Wikipedia says ...
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Quelle Night!

Samhain night, that is! Or Halloween for you lay folks out there. Every Witches New Year (which is what Samhain ...
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Samhain Celebration

I can smell Samhain in the air even though we do not really have much of a Fall season here ...
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The witch is back

Well my dears it has been a tough time for yours truly during the past 7 weeks. I was in ...
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Do you tell?

A couple of days ago I had a lovely conversation with an older lady about Jesus. She went on a ...
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Witchcraft Medicine

I've been practicing my share of Witchcraft Medicine lately as I have been recovering from my medical crisis that happened ...
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Healing Witch

I just spent the past 17 days in the hospital recovering from a blood infection. It came upon me suddenly ...
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Summer Witch

This is called Summer Witch but the dead trees in the background and harvest colors do not seem right to ...
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Time to Manifest

I recently cast a spell for myself. It seemed to begin manifestation right away but then it seemed to not ...
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Midsummer Magick

What a night for magick! Things were beautiful after a long afternoon storm, lots of thunder and lightning and the ...
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Balance

On the summer solstice this year (in three days) I am casting a special spell that i created from a ...
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What to tell the Witch

Magick works wonders but when you are my client I need you to be as forthcoming as possible with me ...
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Intention, Intention, Intention

When you are considering purchasing a spell you need to keep in mind that a spell is completely dependent on ...
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Happy Notes from Happy Clients

I need to discuss a few of my clients who work hard to make magick part of their lives. I ...
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I love all the Celtic symbols in this gorgeous bracelet. It's wonderful to be a little bit Irish today, as ...
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Check out my Pinterest!

I love Pinterest and have recently decided to add additional boards that highlight my love of cooking, of Japanese miniatures ...
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Spellbound items & haunted dolls?

While on Facebook today an ad popped up for a magickal site that offers extremely cheap spells ($7-$15) and various ...
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Magick Cannot Change Your Gender

I feel that I have to post this, even though I have said it time and time again on my ...
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Making magick count

I have some clients who really know how to use their magick. They contact me for practical spells and we ...
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New Year’s Day

The year of the snake began today and I am casting my Chinese New Year's Day Good Fortune Spell tonight ...
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Year of the Snake

On New Year's Day I cast my Chinese Good Fortune Spell - I have been doing this since my very ...
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Christmas Memories

I'm listening to White Christmas even though it's never a white Christmas here in Central Florida. The truth is I ...
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Pure Love & Magick

This is the last of my millennium castings on 12-12-12. It's hard to believe that 12 years are about to ...
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Harvest Good Feelings

Just wanted to thank all you wonderful people who read my blog and are my clients. It is you and ...
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Bully

Recently I learned that my best friend from childhood lost both her parents within several years of each other. I ...
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New Magick

I've been casting a number of custom spells lately that I have yet to offer on the site. One of ...
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Jessica Galbreth offends all Pagans

I was a Jessica Galbreth fan since the first time I saw her fantasy artwork at her old website Enchanted-Art ...
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Witchy Women

Had fun last night watching a special repeat Biography on Witches. Two witches I know personally were interviewed Laurie Cabot, ...
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What’s in a name?

So many things have changed for me in the past five years. I lost my dear husband Sandy almost five ...
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Why I am a Witch

I am a witch because nature speaks to me. I am a witch because witch is woman and woman is ...
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Rant for a Wee Little Witch

I got a comment today from a witch regarding my post 13 Ways to Tell a Real Witch on the ...
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When you wish upon a Blue Moon

Only two spots left for my Blue Moon Wish Spell and I am taking payments so check it out - ...
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Vampires, Werewolves, Mermaids & Changing Gender

I understand that many young people really got into the TWILIGHT series of books. Still others love the TV show ...
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Honor Your Agreements

It does not happen often but occasionally a client will agree to a payment plan and then not pay after ...
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Witch Cabinet

This cabinet is huge so I couldn't fit it all in the frame. There are four drawers at the bottom ...
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Altars

One of my favorite pagan altars was located at the pagan shop I visited regularly in Fort Myers called Manna ...
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Friday the Thirteenth is Lucky for Witches

I've written about Friday the 13th several times but today (since it is the day already) I wanted to talk ...
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Midsummer

Litha, the sabbat of the Summer Solstice is one of my favorite sabbats (I know I say that every year) ...
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Believe in love

I still believe in magick. That makes sense, right, since I am a witch. But I am also a human ...
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Green Tara Mantra

I really need this right now. Spiritually it has been a difficult time for me as a Buddhist. I live ...
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How to have a magickal Beltane

This is about the world coming to life again and you will need to celebrate nature in some fashion. Take ...
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Spells do not BACKFIRE!

This bears repeating because it is every single day I get an inquiry or email that mentions this. People ask ...
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13 Ways to Tell a REAL Witch on the Internet

Many people come to me after they have been scammed by fake spellcasters on the internet. I have addressed this ...
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Once in a Blue Moon

A client of mind just reminded me that this summer (August 31st) the occasion of the Blue Moon will be ...
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Friday the 13th Fun

I write about Friday the 13th every year because 13 is a very lucky number for witches. I thought I'd ...
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What’s Your Mojo Like?

Yeah baby yeah! Got to get your mojo back? Well that is what I've got working this month with my ...
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When a spell does not manifest

It happens sometimes that a spell will not manifest in the way that you hope or plan on. It may ...
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Take the Leap!

Here are some interesting facts about Leap Year (which is today!) Despite what our elementary teachers told us, a year ...
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The Day after Valentine’s Day

Previously I always had a special Valentine's Day spell but this year I did not for several reasons: first I ...
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2012: The Year of the Dragon

Since the Dragon is my patron familiar I am excited about this year's Chinese New Year (which begins January 23rd) ...
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My Gratitude List

With 2012 about 20 hours from beginning (at least here on the East Coast in the US) I thought this ...
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Blessed Yule

This is the spirit of Yule and one I treasure and value. I hope you all enjoy your holidays and ...
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Believe

I was discussing this recently with a potential client. She found herself in a heck of a situation with a ...
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The Power of Eleven

Magick: Since Angels communicate often using repeated numbers I decided the right spell to celebrate this once in a lifetime ...
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All Hallows Eve

Rather then post another description of what fun we witches have on Samhain I thought I'd talk about my plans ...
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Birthday Party

I'm just hours away from my birthday. Still working too - a witch's work is never done! I was thrilled ...
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Loss

I was saddened to hear the news that the lead actor in the Starz series Spartacus, Andy Whitfield passed away ...
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Voodoo to the rescue!

I just added a new voodoo spell to the site called COME TOGETHER. As with all of my spells, there ...
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All About Magnetic Attraction

Last month I had an unadvertised sale on the most popular spell I have ever offered: Magnetic Attraction. I took ...
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Independence Day

Tomorrow is the 4th of July but it used to be called Independence Day. I like that better personally since ...
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Summer Solstice

If you've been keeping up with me for a while you all know that my favorite sabbat is Midsummer, the ...
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Friday the Thirteenth

Friday the 13th is this Friday May 13, 2011. This is a great day for witches because of the significance ...
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Osama bin Laden killed on Beltane

Beltane 2011 is not one I will soon forget with the death of Osama bin Laden. That was long from ...
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Hoppy Easter (from yesterday)

It was really nice to have company and make a traditional Easter dinner. Because not everyone present was pagan (only ...
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Pagan Easter (late for Ostara)

Better late than never - Ostara was on the Spring Equinox but I was otherwise occupied this year with plenty ...
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See the Magick

“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the ...
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Thinking about Beltane (May Day)

It's still a little early for thinking about Beltane but I cannot help myself. This will be the first year ...
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I say a little prayer for you…

This is the Goddess Green Tara and she is my patron Goddess. I pray to her every day in a ...
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It’s official!

All the posts from shaktiwitch.com have been migrated to this new blog - whew! You will notice some password protected ...
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Almost There

I've been spending time updating this new blog and getting everything into the archives from shaktiwitch.com. Once I do shaktiwitch.com ...
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Merry Meet!

I'm switching to this new blog because I had some trouble with an older edition of the WP software. This ...
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Magickal Returns

I’ve been excited by the response to my Love Hunter Spell which is as you recall the first love spell ...
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Fixing my life

I was able to help my friend with a new spell and it has been manifesting well. There is still ...
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Karmic Reflection Spell

A good friend of mine came to me recently with an intense request. He has an issue that is literally ...
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When it rains

During the summer I do many rituals outside, though I don’t usually have a fire in the firepit because it ...
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Music is Magick

I don’t think I’ve ever discussed the importance that music plays in my casting. It’s so indelibly organic to my ...
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Summer Solstice

It’s no secret to my longtime readers and clients that the Summer Solstice is my favorite witchy sabbat. It’s the ...
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How do you let it go?

What if the spell doesn’t work? I don’t like to think in those terms because most of the spells I ...
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Note to Clients on Payment Plans

Occasionally it happens that I have some difficulties (just like non-witches) and I have been dealing with something that I ...
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Beltane Passion Blooms

I love Beltane, it is one of my favorite sabbats because it is dedicated to PASSION! It’s the quintessential Spring ...
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Ten Questions for Morrigane

This is borrowed from James Lipton on “Inside the Actors Studio” but someone sent them to me so I thought ...
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Ostara: Spring Equinox

I love all the sabbats but some are a bit more low-key than others. Ostara has always been like this ...
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That old black magick…

I often hear from people who want to know why I offer black magick spells. I may have discussed this ...
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Blue Moon & New Year’s Day Casting

Casting went well on New Year’s Eve. I was able to get a great, crackling fire going in the fire ...
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Holiday Hangover

Not the kind from excessive alcohol consumption (though I did have an eggnog with brandy last night) but from the ...
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Yuletide Greetings

Yule (the Winter Solstice) occurs on December 21st and I am eager to have a slow paced holiday at home ...
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Gratitude

Every day I give thanks in my journal. I write about the people I love and the spells I have ...
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Friday the 13th

For a witch this is simply a grand day! For a Knights Templar - oh, bad, very bad day. Here’s ...
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Samhain Secrets

These Samhain Secrets will not be so secret since I am publishing them here! I thought you might like a ...
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The Magick of Samhain

At midnight tonight my Samhain began in earnest. I had decided to cast not just the special spells I was ...
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Getting ready for Samhain (Halloween)

It is no secret that in the witchy world Samhain is the mack-daddy, grand celebration to end all celebrations. This ...
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On being a witch

I had an email from a client recently who wanted to investigate witchcraft further. He asked some excellent questions and ...
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My new website: mysticspells.com

It’s taken several months to get my head around what I needed to do to take my witch-business to the ...
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Sullen September

It’s not because it is my birthday tomorrow (the 29th) but this September has been very off-beat energetically. Usually when ...
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Autumn Equinox

Today is the Autumn Equinox which I will celebrate with - a day off! The altar is already decorated with ...
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New Moon Magick

Since everything has been mailed (all spell results) I am now taking orders for the New Moon casting. Here is ...
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Family Spells

As you know I don’t often cast spells for myself (it drains a great deal of energy that I need ...
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Goth Witch vs. Suburban Witch

Many people who meet me in person are shocked to find out what I do for a living. What I ...
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Thoughts on Family

I just finished tonight’s casting and will have to complete everything else tomorrow. I am too tired to continue. I ...
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Happy Lammas!

Kickin’ back today - no work - all play. And baking! Bread, cookies. Tomorrow I will make soup to go ...
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Summer Rain

I finally took a break today after two full days of casting. I was obliterated. I had so many candles ...
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Pagan Holidays: Lammas

I admit to not being as interested in the sabbats this past year but it has been a somewhat stressful ...
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Midsummer Approaching

Midsummer is my favorite sabbat. It is special to us because we celebrate the faeries during Midsummer and take a ...
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How to be a Magickal Client

I really do have terrific clients and I am fortunate to have worked with many of them for a number ...
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Protect Yourself

In these wild and scary times I have more requests for Protection Spells than ever in my life as a ...
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How NOT to write to a witch

Many of you are quite desperate when you write to me and you all have my compassionate ear - however ...
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Money Magick part III

Since you are relaxed, focused and ready to turn your intention toward making money (energetically) let’s get your supplies together ...
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Money Magick part II

Now that you are relaxed and groovy about your money and saying your manta we need to help focus your ...
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Money Magick part I

I’ve been casting money spells for clients and for myself for so many years that it is second nature to ...
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Parking Witchcraft

I cast spells everyday. Not just for clients (I actually cast those according to specific moon phases) but for myself ...
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Good Fortune for All

One of my clients purchased my Chinese Good Fortune New Year’s Day spell (which I cast on New Year’s Day) ...
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When a witch gets the flu…

…she drinks an inordinate amount of herbal tea with honey! I’m not much good when I get sick and fortunately ...
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A Holly Jolly Christmas – Away!

I hope your holidays were as wonderful as mine! What did you do? Have a traditional Christmas holiday with friends ...
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Faerie Christmas

This is is something for Christmas that I do every year and I wanted to share it with you. It’s ...
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Charitable Acts

Do you really need another pair of slippers for Christmas this year? Even though Black Friday turned out fairly well ...
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The Magick of Bayberry

I have a Yule Bayberry Prosperity spell that I have been using now for well over a decade and it ...
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What if not Witch?

A friend of mine asked me yesterday what I would be doing if I were not a professional witch. I ...
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Fall Full Moon

I had a great Full Moon casting on the 13th. Oh I love to cast on a 13th - what ...
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Samhain Night

Tomorrow is Samhain and we would usually be having a big family witchy-fest but unfortunately my sister-witch Lisa has come ...
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Witchy Wedding

Photo(L-R): me, my brother Ray, Lisa’s daughter Krystina and Lisa My brother Ray married his wonderful witchy woman Lisa on ...
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The Wise Witch

It's my birthday today and as I age toward wisdom, I thought I might discuss what it's like for a ...
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Full Moon Rituals

There was a spectacular Full Moon this past week and I had the opportunity to get outside and do the ...
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Beltane Approaches

May 1st is Beltane and in this witchy household it marks the beginning of the summer season as well as ...
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Custom Spells

Every time I cast spells on the particular moon phases I have a number of spells that are completely customized ...
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The Leap

On the 29th of February I had the singular pleasure of casting a spell that I can only cast once ...
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How does it work?

I get this question a lot - “How does the spell work?” Usually I answer - “It just does.” The ...
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Magick Happens

Yesterday was the New Moon. I celebrate every moon phase since that is when I do my casting. I dedicate ...
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Witch Kitty: Meet Lucy Brown!

After much sadness and grief this past month a most wonderful surprise greeted me several days before the New Year ...
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Chinese New Year’s Day Good Fortune Spell

I’ve been doing this spell for over a dozen years. Traditionally I begin the spell by gathering the items needed ...
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Path to the Summerland

The following post concerns the death of my husband Sandy. It was posted on December 10th but I removed it ...
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Recalling Samhain

Can it be that Samhain (pronounced sow-in) was almost half a month ago? As I put away all the decorations ...
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Con-artists stealing from me

A client recently came to me after giving some money to what they suspected to be a con-artist spellcaster. You ...
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Samhain Spectacular

This is the witchiest month of the year. I am in my element. Halloween (what we witches call Samhain, Gaelic ...
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Lovely Libra

I celebrated my birthday yesterday. What does a witch do on her birthday? Same thing that everyone else does: moans ...
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My Familiar

All witches have a familiar, even if they don’t realize it. Some are physically manifested like my own; others are ...
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Sell-outs and Lying Liars

Usually I do not comment on the goings-on outside my witchy world but this touched my world and disappointed me ...
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When Unlucky is really Lucky

Yesterday was Friday the 13th a day notorious for Bad Luck. Now this is especially if you are a Knights ...
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Midsummer Eve

I have always loved Midsummer (the Summer Solstice). This year I was especially looking forward to it because this was ...
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Will the REAL witch please stand up?

To me it is almost humorous, but you would not believe how many people email me and ask me if ...
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The Summer of Magickal Thinking

To me summer is the most magickal time of the year. People seem to move about as if they are ...
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Once in a Blue Moon

The Blue Moon approaches and it is deeply significant to your friendly neighborhood Suburban House-Witch. The last Blue Moon was ...
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The Lusty Month of May

I was watching CAMELOT several nights ago, thinking about how incredibly young Richard Harris was (and so handsome!) in 1967 ...
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Not just a witch

So much of what I do as a witch has nothing to do with being a witch. In my dealing ...
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Spring Equinox Brings Healing

For the first time in almost two weeks, I am among the living. I have been laid to waste with ...
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Happy Chinese Lunar New Year!

This was an incredible holiday for me. You may find this surprising, since I am not Chinese. However since I ...
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Pure Love

Most love isn’t about love. It is about winning. And winning is all about ego. As a Buddhist one of ...
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The Power of Sage

Before you read this post any further - stop! Go out to your local metaphysical/new age shop and get a ...
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Truth or Scare?

I had an interesting email this week from a favorite client of mine. She had been sent a dire list ...
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Witch Resolutions

Everyone is already making their lists for how different things will be in 2007. Like most people I make my ...
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Christmas Eve Quiet

Its about an hour or two before we will be settling in for our traditional casual Christmas Eve dinner. Family ...
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Yuletide carols being sung by a choir…

I cannot believe that it is only 4 days until Yule! Where does the time go at this season of ...
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Love Actually

Since I’ve been working as a witch on the web now for three years, I’ve met so many incredible people ...
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Winter Solstice

A friend of mine recently asked me, “So what’s a witchy Christmas like?” To begin with, while we do celebrate ...
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Microwave Magick

I get this one alot. “How long will this spell take to work?” “How soon before I see results?” “When ...
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All Hallows Eve

This was my first Samhain (Halloween) sabbat in such a wild and untamed country home. Previously, this sabbat was celebrated ...
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Seven Oils of Love

I promised a while ago that I would discuss one of my new magick oils. This one is unlike anything ...
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Frustration

Periodically I go through the web to see what witches (charlatans, shysters and con-artists too) are doing for business on ...
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Strange September

Where did summer go? Monday is Labor Day. I remember it being May and then all of the confusion and ...
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I say a little spell for you…

I often cast little spells when I am not casting spells on a moon phase. These are everyday spells, petitions ...
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Amazing Love

The heart has an amazing capacity for love. I am sitting here today still in casting mode (one more night ...
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In Good Time

I am nearly caught up on dozens of spells that took longer to cast and ship than usual due to ...
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Curses – foiled again!

Though this may upset some of you reading this I have something very important to tell you: YOU ARE NOT ...
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Witches Cabinet

Let me tell you about my witches armoire. The cabinet that holds all of my spellworking supplies that include herbs, ...
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Real Magick?

Many of my clients come to me after they have been to one of the hundreds of charlatans and con-artists ...
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Psychic Occurences

When I have moments of psychic clarity I do not usually discuss them. I note them in my journal or ...
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Spellcasters Online

I recently answered an email from a client who asked about finding legitimate spellcasters on the internet. Since I give ...
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The Forest of Night

During the Beltane celebration last night, I noticed something about the forest where we held our bonfire. We were on ...
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New Moon on Monday

Spellcasting wipes me out. I remember the days when I was not a witch for hire where in a busy ...
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Do I Believe?

In one of my conversations with a friend about my being a witch, he asked me if I “believed” in ...
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Out of the Broom Closet

I told one of my closest friends in the entire world what I do for a living. You’re probably wondering ...
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Desire and Dilemma

As a witch I sometimes get put into precarious positions. I often have to consider the ethics of casting a ...
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Happiness

I was talking with my husband yesterday about happiness. He said that he’d recently read an article in “The New ...
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Loving you is easy

Do you know that most of my clients want love more than money? That was surprising to me too when ...
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Moon for the Misbegotten

It usually takes me about two days to fully recover after a casting. This past Full Moon was more difficult ...
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This Kind of Witch

Well, my dears, that is what I am - kind of like Samantha from Bewitched meets Dharma from Dharma & ...
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