Happy Saturday everyone! Are we all having a great week so far? I just wanted to pop on over here and do a little introduction of both myself and The Village Witch for all those who are new to the shop, as well as a little section at the end of a few things to expect until 2022.… READ THE REST >
The word poppet is an older spelling of puppet, from the Middle English ‘popet’, meaning a small child or doll. In British English it was also used as a term of love or endearment to a younger person, it continues to hold this meaning to this day in some English counties.… READ THE REST >
Working with your ancestors on a magical or guidance level is a very powerful form of magic and is one that almost every religion, path or culture in the world takes part in some way. Your ancestors give
you comfort, guidance, strength and an extra sense of power as it is like working with your own circle of people that are tied to you by blood.… READ THE REST >
The sordid topic of coin. One that is constantly brought up by various people with the notion that whatever I do, should be done free of charge as a service to the Universe. For those who remember my physical shop, will remember the below text being on a poster on the wall above the counter 😉
Village witches (village wise women) have always charged for services, traditional witches were not seen in the days of yore as outsiders, they were one of the most valued members of the community and trades of money and/or goods were always exchanged.… READ THE REST >
The crisp winter air, the feeling of snow on your cheeks. The smell of pine trees, cinnamon, oranges, cloves and cookies baking in the oven. The long dark nights and the clear skies full of stars that shine brightly like diamonds glinting down on us. … READ THE REST >
There are a couple of terms in witchcraft that you will hear probably more than the all others put together. The first one is “white witch” and the second is “black magic”.
The idea for both is purely symbolic, anything seen as white is good or positive while anything black is seen as bad or negative.… READ THE REST >
Have you ever had a day where you just wonder if you are doing the right thing or are on the right path? I’m sure you have, because you are human and we all have this uncanny knack of having self doubt.… READ THE REST >
Magic is within us all. It isn’t something that only ‘special’ people have. We all have the ability to live a magical life. It’s a choice whether we do or do not. Magic is strength, your passion, your anger, your soul. … READ THE REST >
I wanted to spread a little light to you all today as the day seems to have brought it’s own golden light with the sunshine. But if you are feeling a little low and may be feeling like you cannot do what you need to do, or feel like too many people are throwing their expectations at you, just take a little light from wherever you can take it.… READ THE REST >
Holey stones (also known as Odin Stones or Hag Stones) are literally stones with natural holes in i.e. made by nature by crashing together along a sea bed with water rushing past and then through them creating the holes.
Holey stones have been used for thousands of years for 3 main purposes, depending on your beliefs and also where you live. … READ THE REST >