Blessing the Boundaries of Your Home Ritual

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Blessing the Boundaries of Your Home Ritual

 

Everyone has land boundaries, whether a house with lands or an apartment. These boundaries need to be respected and protected. By blessing them, you can strengthen your protection against intruders of all kinds; unwanted and unwelcome visitors, stalkers, burglars, noisy neighbors, intruding religious peddlers, and sales people!

If you can, or feel brave enough to walk the boundaries of your property great, if you live in an apartment and you feel your ritual may be noticed, walk through every room of your house.

OUTSIDE:

If you can walk the boundaries outside, take a bowl of white cornmeal. Hold it up to the Sun or Moon and ask the Gods/Goddess to bless it for you. Beginning to the left of your entrance move clockwise, lightly sprinkling the cornmeal as you go. Chant:

Blessings and honor to all who guard my boundaries
Blessings and thanks for your help and protection.
May my property and dwelling be safe under your care.
I offer you friendship and blessings.

When you come to the starting point, sprinkle some across the entrance path to your home, that will act as a double barrier.

It is helpful to build a shrine or home for your guardians by the door. It can be anything from a potted plant, a shrub, a collection of stones ­ it encourages the guardians to stay in full view of your home. Just make sure you attend to their home, never let it get cluttered with leaves and such, for you could offend them by your forgetfulness.

INSIDE:

Bless the cornmeal just the same, and then from the doorway of your apartment, begin with each room to the left if possible, if not, trace each room beginning from the left of each door. Some just do the outer perimeters of the apartment (if yours is that big), Go to each room repeating the chant as above and when you come back to the main entrance, sprinkle some of the cornmeal on the threshold of the door. Inside the door, keep a potted plant or a gathering of rocks on a table or ledge so they will have a place to reside.

Household Protectors Ritual

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Household Protectors Ritual

Everyone has a protector, individual and family collective. If you think you don’t get help from yours, perhaps you need to give them a little more attention and praise. Use statues, bowls of stones, or other focal objects as a habitation for the family protectors.

This ritual is best during the waxing moon. Gather the following objects on your altar. Choose incense that reminds you of herbs, forests, and green growing things. Put a green candle in a holder and lay your wand beside it.

Decorate the immediate area around your symbol with pine cones, small statues of deer or other forest animals, ivy, holly, or something similar. Clean the guardian symbol so it hasn’t any dust or dirt on it. If the symbol is small enough set it on the altar or next to it.

Light the incense and candle. Stand before your altar and say:

Guardian spirits, I invite you to join me here at this altar.
You are my friends, ,and I wish to thank you.

Take the incense and circle the guardian symbol three times, moving clockwise.

I thank you for the atmosphere you help to keep clean and pleasant in this home.

Move the candle clockwise around the symbol three times.

I thank you for the light you send to purify and dispel the darkness.

With the wand in your power hand, encircle the symbol three times clockwise.

I ask for your continued help and protection for me, my family, my pets, and my property. I ask that you drive away trouble-makers, thieves, and other, physical and non-physical, who are bent on evil disruptive purposes. I thank you for your friendship and love.

Stand with your arms raised and say:

Lovely Goddess, Lord of the Greenwood, I present to you the guardian of this house, the special spirit I have invited into my home. I honor this guardian in this symbol of its being. Bless this guardian. And to your blessings, I add my thanks for its protection and friendship.

If you have more than one guardian, change all the its to their and so on. Spend a few moments lovingly caressing the symbol, mentally expressing that the guardian is important to you. If you have provided food and drink, invite your guardian friends to party with you. Talk with them, being sensitive to feathery caresses and mental whispers. When you are finished, thank them for their presence at your ritual.

The Witches Magick for Thursday, July 28th – Chant to Shield Oneself from an Enemy

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Chant to Shield Oneself from an Enemy

For best results, say this chant three times each day for two weeks.

Space there is and space there be
Between (name of enemy) and me
By Waning Moon this space shall grow
Until she (he) no longer causes woe
For anyone, for mine, for me
As I will, so mote it be

 

Reference

 

Everyday Moon Magic: Spells & Rituals for Abundant Living (Everyday Series)
Dorothy Morrison

 

Turquoise Protection Amulet

TURQUOISE PROTECTION AMULET

 

The ancients regarded turquoise as a powerful magickal aid to ward off misfortune, illness, and the evil eye. You can use turquoise to make your own amulet for protection.

To begin, during the waxing Moon take a piece of blue turquoise or an item of blue turquoise jewelry and hold it in your hand for a moment. In your mind’s eye, picture a blue light surrounding you. Hold the stone to your heart, and breathe on it to charge it with your power, saying:

“Stone of blue, surround me with protective energy. 
I am protected by your soothing blue light.”

Carry your turquoise with you or wear it as often as you can.

A Spell to Cast When You Feel Threatened

A Spell to Cast When You Feel Threatened

We all go through times when we feel that we are under threat, perhaps at work when schedules are tight and tempers are about to snap. Or maybe in the home when tensions are making themselves felt, creating a chill in the air. This spell, which calls for excellent visualization skills, protects you by forming a crystal shell around you, protecting you from the bad vibrations of ill temper.

You will need:
A clear crystal of quartz or any favourite one that is full of clear light

Place the crystal on a table where it will catch the sunshine. Sit at the table and breathe in deeply through the nose. Hold the breath for a moment or two before exhaling through the mouth. Repeat this several times, absorbing the light cast by the crystal as you inhale and exhaling any negative feelings, doubts and darkness.

After a minute or two, stand and begin visualizing a ring of crystal rising around you, from your feet upwards, getting higher and higher with each breath you take.

When the crystal ring is above head height, see it close over you, forming any shape in which you feel comfortable to be enclosed – a pyramid perhaps, or maybe a dome.

Still breathing deeply, feel the crystal form a floor beneath your feet. Stretch your arms and feel your fingers touch the sides. Look upwards and see the dome or pyramid point. If you can, see yourself from outside the protective crystal in which you have surrounded yourself.

Now say:

Within this crystal,
I am safe from negative thought,
And will be so,
whenever I return to it.
And let it be done,
that it harm no one.

When you feel it is right to do so,return to normal breathing and see the crystal open to allow you to step outside it, safe in the knowledge that you can return to it whenever you need to.
Those who have used this spell find that keeping a crystal in the house, office, or wherever else they think they may need protection from negativity strengthens the spell’s potency.

Make the Most of the Waxing Moon Phase – Spell for Circuit of Protection Blessing

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Make the Most of the Waxing Moon Phase – Spell for Circuit of Protection Blessing

Hold your hand over the computer or peripheral and visualize it working flawlessly. Wait until you :
I build an aura feel the energy begin to flow between your hands and the object, then say something like:
A circuit, cables, drives
And every unit of protection, true
By part that’s capsulized
Within your body g Moon it grows and thrives
Protecting and comprise
The mechanism that you are;
A strong protection that now bars
All mishaps that might come your way
I seal you from this very day
By circuit of my energy
As I will, so mote it be

 

 

Everyday Moon Magic: Spells & Rituals for Abundant Living (Everyday Series)
Dorothy Morrison

The Witches Magick for Tuesday, July 12 – The Robber Bridegroom

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The Robber Bridegroom

Intent: To warn someone of imminent danger that they will not, or cannot, see.

Ideal Timing: Full Moon, but this charm can be made anytime.

Materials:
Craft feathers
Glue
Cardboard
Scissors
A small cloth bag
A heavy, flat object
Paint or markers
Bells x3
White thread or yarn
Rosemary
Bay Leaf

Acquire some craft feathers. The color and type do not matter so long as they will stand up to being worked with. If you wish to include color magic in your charm, however, I suggest any of the following: Yellow for clarity and persuasion, Orange for courage and victory. Red for strength and swift action, or White for passive protection

Cut two small half-moon shapes out of the cardboard, about 2″ (5cm) across. Glue shaft ends of the feathers to one of the cutouts to create a fan shape. Work in layers with the longest feathers on the bottom and the shortest ones on top until you have a pretty solid-looking fan; it may help to lay the feathers out first, then set them in place on the cardboard.

Next cut a small loop of strong thread or yarn and place the ends in the center of the flat side of the cardboard piece. This will be your hanging loop, so make sure there’s enough to hold the piece up. Glue the other cardboard piece on top to sandwich the feathers and loop in place, then carefully lay a heavy flat object- like a book or paperweight- over the cardboard pieces to press them flat. Do not compress the feathers if you can help it, but leave the piece to dry on a flat surface overnight.

The next day you can paint the cardboard however you wish, with a solid color or some design that matches the feathers in the fan. When you are finished, carefully sew a trio of jingle bells to the feathers just beneath the cardboard. This will be the front of your fan. Afterwards place the rosemary and bay leaf in the cloth bag and stitch this to the back of the fan, on the opposite side from the jingle bells. The bag should be small enough that the feathers cover it when the fan is viewed from the front.

Once the fan is complete, gift it to the person who needs to be warned of danger. The magic will work best if the person willingly accepts the gift. If all else fails, you can bind their name or image to the charm and put it in a safe place in your own home.

The Sisters Grimmoire: Spells and Charms for your Happily Ever After
NicGarran, Anna Zollinger Bree.

Protection from Harm Ointment

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PROTECTION FROM HARM OINTMENT

You will need:

• 2 parts Mallow (not Marshmallow Root)

• 2 parts Rosemary

• 1 part Vervain
For the base of ointment with shortening, follow these directions:

Melt 4 parts shortening over low heat until liquefied. Watch that it doesn’t burn. Add one part dried herbal mixture (which would be all of the herbs listed above). Blend with a wooden spoon until thoroughly mixed. Continue heating until the shortening has extracted the scent. You should be able to smell it in the air. Strain through a cheesecloth into a heat-proof jar, a canning jar would be perfect for this. Add 1/2 tsp. tincture of benzoin (can be found at an herb store or drug store) to each pint of ointment as a natural preservative. Store in a cool, dark place or in the refrigerator.

 

Ointments will last for weeks or months. Discard any that turn moldy, and make a fresh batch. Rub onto the body and to drive out negative influences and to keep them far from you.