pagan night

Sleeping Potion

Or as my friends call it; Lizzies cocoa for a good nights sleep!

Ingeredents;

  • Milk (almond milk tastes best with this one) 
  • 2 tbsp of raw cocoa powder
  • brown sugar
  • vanilla sugar 
  • 2 tsp lavender extract

Instructions;

  1. heat up the milk to about 50-60°C. DO NOT BOIL!!!
  2. add your cocoa powder till it fully dissolves
  3. add brown and vanilla sugar until you’ve reached your desired sweetness. Attention!!! Do not add too much sugar, since it may cause nightmares.
  4. add 2 tsp of lavendar extract, add one more if you usually have trouble sleeping
🌞 Ideas for Litha 🌞

☀ Charge Sun Water
☀ Make a Sun Book
☀ Burn Incense
☀ Make a sachet with appropriate herbs
☀ Make Sun catchers
☀ Make a solar oven then….
☀ Bake treats for the fairies
☀ Make/Buy a sundial
☀ Chart the sun’s movement through the sky by outlining your shadow in chalk throughout the day. (Great for kids)
☀ Do a drawing or painting
☀ Write a song, poem, or devotion
☀ Make sun tea
☀ Make a wreath for your front door
☀ Do red/yellow/gold candle magick
☀ Sun print fabric
☀ Watch a Midsummer night’s dream
☀ Paint a figurine gold for your altar
☀ Decorate special cups
☀ Dress in corresponding colors (bonus points for makeup magick)
☀ Cook up a Litha feast (grill to enjoy a fire if you can’t be at a bonfire)
☀ Try a new cocktail/mocktail
☀ Have a picnic outside in the sun
☀ Meditate on the energy of the sun/summer

These are just a few ideas I had and are going to try for Litha. Have fun and spend some time outside! As always, magick is all about intent.

💘Light and Love Witches!

Pagan Festivals: Walpurgisnacht

We’ve covered Beltane, and now I want to cover 

Walpurgisnacht.

Originally posted by walpurgishall

Walpurgisnacht, known in English as Walpurgis Night, is the German name for the night of the 30th of April. It is the eve of the feast that celebrates Saint Walpurga. 

In Germanic folklore, Walpurgisnacht is also known as “Hexennacht” - which literally translates as “witches night” - and is the night that witches gather upon the highest peak in the Harz Mountains in central Germany. 

Walpurgisnacht is celebrated throughout Europe (Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, Slovenia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania), in locally varying forms. 

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A very happy June solstice to Pagans everywhere

In the Northern Hemisphere, its Midsummer for us; in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s Midwinter.

I hope wherever you are and whatever your faith may be, that you have many years of health and joy ahead of you on this earth.

there are gods you’ll see on a warm summer day, when the sun is close and ripe, and the air smells like flowers in full bloom, and like young wine goes to your head

there are gods you’ll see when the snowy night has covered the world in a deep dark shroud and your soul is bare against the judgement of the stars

there are gods you’ll see when you look into the eyes of a stranger and catch a glimpse of a long forgotten lover, overflowing with promises of many sleepless nights

there are gods you’ll see when your heart boils with anger and your spirit fills with wicked desires, as red as blood and as blood sweet

there are gods you’ll see when the pain tears you like thorns and nettles, and there are gods you’ll see when loneliness burdens you like a heavy unwanted crown

there are gods you’ll see in songs, in the beating of the drums and of the hearts, in the shimmer of a mountain stream and the depth of the sea, gods of wolf’s howl and of the forest

there are gods you’ll see many times on your path, and there are gods you’ll see only once in your lifetime, gods you’ll be happy to see and those you’d rather forget

there are gods you’ll see in the dreams

gods you’ll see in the smoke

gods you’ll see in the mirror


whatever you do, don’t look at them too long.

Witchcraft Series: Nocturnal Correspondences

Here (x) you can find my Nocturnal Witch post explaining what a Nocturnal Witch is and a small rundown of what the craft entails. This post is a correspondence posts listing things that correspond with the night and darkness. 

Lunar Phases

  • New Moon: new beginnings, love spells, job/wealth spells, healing,  protection, shadow work
  • Waxing Moon: constructive magic, success, relationships
  • First Quarter: peace/balance, cleaning, positive energy
  • Waxing Gibbous: glamour, attraction, getting things done, inviting in new energies
  • Full Moon: divination, protection, love, energy work, legal matters, attracting wealth/luck, prophetic dreams
  • Waning Gibbous: letting go, cleansing, undoing bindings
  • Last Quarter: banishing, letting go
  • Waning Crescent: banishing, healing, rest, peace, justice

Deities: (source x

Egyptian

  • Kuk, “uncreated” god, embodiment of darkness 
  • Nephthys, goddess of the night, death, and birth
  • Khonsu, god of the moon

Greek 

  • Asteria, goddess of the stars and nocturnal oracles
  • Erebus,god of darkness 
  • Nyx, goddess of night
  • Achlys, goddess of eternal night, misery, and sorrow

Norse

  • Nótt, female personification of night

Roman 

  • Nox, primordial goddess of night
  • Scotus, god of darkness
  • Luna, goddess of the moon

Nocturnal Animals:

  • Aardvark
  • Bat
  • Badger 
  • Bush Rat
  • Cat
  • Cougar
  • Coyote 
  • Cricket 
  • Firefly 
  • Grey Wolf
  • Leo Pard
  • Mouse
  • Opossum
  • Owl 
  • Red Fox
  • Scorpion 
  • Skunk 
  • Wombat 

Colors

  • black
  • silver
  • purple (darker shades)
  • grey
  • blue (darker shades)
  • red (dark shades)
  • metallic colors (but that’s mostly a personal pref)

Crystals 

  • Onyx
  • Black Tourmaline
  •  Amber 
  • Smokey Quartz 
  • Hematite
  • Dark colored Agates 
  • Aegirine
  • Apatite (Blue)
  • Azurite
  • Bloodstone
  • Garnet 
  • Labradorite
  • Malachite 
  • Nuummite

Incense 

  • jasmine 
  • patchouli 
  • sandalwood 
  • myrrh 
  • rose
  • anything musky really

Herbs & Plants 

  • Evening Primrose 
  • Night Bloom Water Lilies 
  • Moon Flowers 
  • Night Gladiolus
  • Casablanca Lily
  • Nottingham Catchfly
  • Four O’clocks 
  • Dragon Fruit Flowers 
  • Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus
  • Mugwort
  • Blackberry
  • Ginger 
  • Hazel 
  • Bay
  • Sandalwood
  • Jasmine 
  • Rose
  • Lilac 
  • Thyme 

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