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Have Wise Women & Witches Improved The Modern World?

It’s hard to determine all the contributions witchcraft has made to modern medicine and science because often credit simply wasn’t given to a witch. However, it’s undeniable that modern healers owe a debt to the wise-women who patiently walked out into the forest in the middle of the night to gather herbs, learned exactly how to prepare them, and administered them to patients — with their only intention being to help those in need.

Voodoo In The Modern World: A Gris-Gris Love Story

I got my gris-gris bag during a rough time in my life. Even though I was applying to jobs all over town, no one was calling back and my bills were bearing down on me like a freight train. Being low on funds was nothing new, but I’d always been able to find a job before. As my desperation kicked in and I started googling how much kidneys were going for these days, my sister suggested we go downtown to the witch shop. Just like that, my gris-gris love story began to unfold.

How To Make Witch Bottles To Lift A Curse

Witch bottles may have started out as protection against witches but it wasn’t long before witches reclaimed the witch bottles and began using them for their own purposes, protection of the property still being the main one. The ingredients evolved and the intention of these bottles became much more refined. The bottles were no longer destroyed but buried in places they would never be disturbed. Today I’m going to dive into the history of these magical tools and teach you how to use them in your own craft.

Men & Magic: Can Men Actually Be Witches?

In many witchcraft communities, the topic of gender in witchcraft is a hotly debated subject. In recent years, there has been a push to claim witchcraft as a women-only space and this push has led to many male witches and new converts feeling conflicted and out of place in their spiritual path. Today we’re going to take a look at what place gender has in the craft and whether or not it’s a practice that’s suitable for men.