Bathe in an infusion of oregano (not while pregnant!) to calm nerves, regroup scattered thoughts and emotions, and to summon courage.
Courage emerges in the recognition of one’s own personal strength.
Write down nine ways in which you are powerful.
Place the paper under a purple candle dedicated to the Orisha of personal power, Oya.
Offer Her red wine. Pour a glass for yourself,k too.
Toast Oya and yourself and watch the candle burn.
Like psychic growth, this conjure bag, which is based on power items of North African magick, is a work in progress.
- Fill a red silk bag with dried oleander leaves (Warning: these are toxic! Do not ingest or leave near children and animals), pieces of sandalwood and myrrh, an odd number of hairs from a horse’s tail, and amazonite beads or crystals.
- Sprinkle with henna and/or antimony powder.
- Add a pinch of dirt from sacred sites as you visit them.