HOW TO CAST A SPELL
A spell is nothing but a story (from an old word “spelen,” to “tell a story”).
You’ve had spells cast on you all your life, without knowing it.
When your father called you “lazy,” or “stupid,” or “sloppy,” or “a failure,”
he was casting a spell on you. Most likely, you still act the way your father
(or mother) said you were.
And you’ve cast spells on yourself all your life, without knowing it. Whenever
you say the words “I can’t” you are casting a spell of failure on yourself.
Whenever you tell someone they give you a headache, you are casting a headache
spell on yourself.
Learning to cast spells is learning how to control your own life.
You can cast a spell simply by telling yourself a story out loud, alone or with
You can cast a spell by thinking a story to yourself.
You can cast a spell by acting out a story. (This is the purpose of ritual, of
And you can cast a spell by wearing or carrying a physical object that
constantly reminds you of the story (an amulet).
A spell works simply because it is spoken. Strong emotions are not necessary.
You don’t even have to believe it to make it happen.
Try it. Start each day by saying to yourself: “Today, I am going to receive
some money” (or “will make a new friend,” etc.) See what happens.
One caution: Be careful what you wish for — you WILL get it!
And remember the ancient rede: “An ye harm none, do what you will.” This
means that we cannot cast a spell concerning another person (with the possible
exception of a healing spell) without their consent. Any interference in
another person’s life force is unacceptable.