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Is It Really Wrong To Use Witchcraft For Personal Gain?

One unfortunately prevalent idea that I see bandied about a lot in witchcraft circles is that it’s not ok to pursue personal gain through your magic. Many people think that it’s somehow morally wrong to use magic for yourself or “an abuse of universal power” as one particularly ardent witch told me it was. As though wanting a nice living situation, enough food to put on your table, and better opportunities were somehow wrong. Today, we’re going to take a look at exactly why I disagree with this tenant and why I think you should definitely start doing magic the improves your life today.

Witch Or Pagan: Do You Really Know The Difference?

Terminology in the world of magic can be hugely confusing. Every day people ask me if they’re a witch or a wizard, or maybe a warlock? Some people use Wicca as an umbrella term and still others are convinced that witchcraft and paganism are inseparable. This can lead to a lot of confusion! Today we’re going to address a few of these words and lay out some very clear definitions so you know exactly where you fall in this mashup of identifiers. It’s time to kick the confusion and get your witchy vocab straight.

6 Things That You Totally Don't Need To Be A Witch

This week I’ve had a rash of people telling me how my witchcraft “should” be or how witchcraft “has to work” and to be quite honest with you, I’m about sick of it. I see this kind of policing everywhere, it seems like everyone has this idea that their way of practicing the craft is the “right” way and everyone else should be converted to their way of thinking. Today, I’m going to dispel some of these myths and set the record straight on all those things that are totally optional about the craft.