Posts Tagged With: Divination

WOTC Extra – Reading The Wax Drippings from Your Wax Divination

Witchy Cat Graphics & Comments

Reading The Wax Drippings from Your Wax Divination 

Spirals

The most common, because of the way the wax rotates on the surface of the water, spirals represent reincarnation, the universe, the world, or perhaps a particular life. It could be you need to evolve beyond it, or that it is something from a previous life. Perhaps, depending on the nature of the question, the problem (or its solution) is in the home. This is an excellent example of how interpretation must be a personal thing; no one else can tell you exactly how these symbols relate to you. Usually, the first meaning that comes into your mind is the correct one.

Circles

Circles represent eternity and fertility, and both of these attributes can be interpreted according to the question asked. Fertility would perhaps represent a new activity, financial security, or even a new baby on the way! It may also signify the successful completion of a project. Eternity may mean just that— it will be a long time before something is completed or comes to pass. Circles also represent religion and spirituality, and thus can be seen in this context during interpretation.

Broken Lines

If the wax drops form into lines but they aren’t connected, it represents a scattering of forces, or a lack of focus in your life, business, or other pursuits. It can also signify forces working against you, but don’t take this too literally—such forces may well be within your own being. This isn’t a positive pattern to find, for it is a sign that changes must be made to bring order into your life.

Dots

Unconnected wax drops are sometimes the only thing you can get. As stated before, this sometimes signifies lack of attention on the divination, but it can also mean that the problem is too complex for an answer at this time. If you try wax divination several times with only dots coming up each time , you’re either asking the wrong questions or, if you haven’t asked one, you shouldn’t be seeking a glimpse into the future at this time— at least not through wax and water. It’s probably best to let the candles and water rest , and to attempt a different method— perhaps one mentioned elsewhere in this book.

 

Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic (pp. 106-107).

Cunningham, Scott

 

About these ads
Categories: Articles, Candle Magick, Daily Posts, Divination | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Herbal Tea Correspondences

Herbal Tea Correspondences

 

Anise- Calling Spirits

Bergamot- Success

Burdock Root- Purity, Protection

Chamomile- Mediation

Elder Flower- Divination

Eyebright- Mental and Psychic Power

Hyssop- Purification

Lemon (Leaves)- Lust

Lemon Balm- Health, Success

Mugwort- Divination

Mullein- Divination

Rose Hips- Psychic Power and Divination

Categories: WItches Correspondences | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Magickal Pagan Craft for June 12 – Make Your Own Ogham Staves

 

Making Your Own Ogham Staves

 

Ogham staves are a popular method of divination among Pagans who follow a Celtic-focused path. Although there are no records of how staves might have been used in divination in ancient times, there are a number of ways that they can be interpreted. There are 20 original letters in the Ogham alphabet, and five more that were added later on. Each corresponds to a letter or sound, as well as a tree or wood. In addition, each of these symbols has come to be associated with various meanings and elements of the human experience.

To make your own set of Ogham staves, start with sticks or twigs in even lengths. You’ll need 25 of them, or 26 if you want to include a “blank” Ogham. If you have trouble finding sticks that are the right size, you can use dowel rods cut to short lengths. About 4 – 6″ is a good size for Ogham staves. The ones in the photos are made from apple branches.

Sand the bark off the sticks so that they’re smooth. Inscribe each of the sticks with one of the Ogham symbols. You can do this either by carving them into the woods, painting them on, or using a woodburning tool. The ones in the photos were made with a woodburning tool, which cost about $4 at a craft store.

Consecrate your staves as you would a Tarot deck or other magical tool.

There are a number of methods to reading the staves for divination, and you can figure out what works best for you. Many people like to simply keep their staves in a pouch, and when a question comes up that needs to be answered, they place their hand in the bag and pull out a designated number of staves. Three is a good number to use, but you can pick as many or as few as you like. As you pull each stave out of the bag, use the information below to determine its divinatory meaning.

 

Categories: Articles, Daily Posts, Pagan Craft Making | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

Introducing Palm Reading

Introducing Palm Reading

Palmistry was first practiced in ancient China and India, where it appeared over 3,000 years ago. Like other forms of divination, it originally had other uses—ancient sages used palm reading to make character and personality assessments and to provide counseling. Some professional palm readers still use this method today.

Just about anyone can learn how to read palms—you don’t even need to have psychic ability or powerful intuitive skills. Once you learn the combinations of lines, sections of the hand, and other essential details, you can read any hand (including your own) and make a valid interpretation. And when you start getting good and have some experience, you might even come up with a few new theories of your own.

The most important thing to remember about palmistry is that, like other forms of divination, it’s meant to show you opportunities and possibilities available to you in your lifetime. It won’t tell you exactly the way things are supposed to go. In fact, all professional hand analyzers agree that the lines in your hand change according to life decisions you make along the way. Remember free will? We make our own destiny.

 

Categories: Articles, Daily Posts, Divination | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s Tarot Card for March 2nd – The Fool

The Fool

Sunday, Mar 2nd, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pamela Coleman-Smith’s artful rendition of an “innocent Fool” archetype (Rider-Waite deck) is often used to represent Tarot in general. Early classical versions of the Fool card, however, portray quite a different character — a person driven by base needs and urges, who has fallen into a state of poverty and deprivation.

In some instances, he is made out to be a carnival entertainer or a huckster. In others, he is portrayed as decrepit and vulnerable — as the cumulative result of his delusions and failures. Not until the 20th century do you see the popular Rider-Waite image of the Fool arise — that of an innocent Soul before its Fall into Matter, as yet untainted by contact with society and all its ills.

Modern decks usually borrow from the Rider-Waite imagery. Most Fool cards copy the bucolic mountainside scene, the butterfly, the potential misplaced step that will send the Fool tumbling into the unknown. Don’t forget, however, that the earlier versions of this card represented already-fallen humanity, over-identified with the material plane of existence, and beginning a pilgrimage towards self-knowledge, and eventually, wisdom. The Fool reminds us to recognize the path of personal development within ourselves — and the stage upon that path where we find ourselves — in order to energize our movement toward deeper self-realization.

Enhanced by Zemanta
Categories: Articles, Daily Posts, Tarot | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Rune For Thursday, February 27th is Ehwaz

bw-

 

bw-Your Rune For Today    

Ehwaz       

Ehwaz represents movement. You may be closing in on reaching your current goals. Your life may be changing for the better. Harmony with others should come easy for you at this time

Enhanced by Zemanta
Categories: Articles, Daily Posts, Runes | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Crowley Thoth Tarot Card for Feb. 27th is Adjustment

Your Crowley Thoth Tarot Card for Today

Adjustment

Adjustment denotes an inner power, mastery of will and development of inner might. Through mastering one’s emotions and learning from both success and failure the person Adjustment represents has reached a place where they are influential without applying physical force, able to weather the roughest of storms, and not likely to abandon the less fortunate. Adjustment also denotes a large capacity for forgiveness and compassion. Adjustment is not as much about winning as it is about achieving balance, overcoming hardship, and using well crafted persuasion to gain allies. Adjustment suggests the need and ability to make our decisions based on objective perceptions of events, and good or bad, accepting responsibility for our actions.

Enhanced by Zemanta
Categories: Articles, Daily Posts | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Rune For Friday, February 21 is Perthro

bw-perthro

bw-perthroYour Rune For Today

Perthro       

Mysteries will become known to you. You should be able to see your life’s path clearly at this time. Pethro is often thought of as “Gambler’s Rune.” You are in a lucky period right now. Chance is your ally. Take advantage of it.

Enhanced by Zemanta
Categories: Articles, Daily Posts, Runes | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blog at WordPress.com. The Adventure Journal Theme.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,946 other followers