Tarot Basics and How to Get Started

If you've been in the witchcraft community for more than a day, chances are you've heard of tarot. For many people it is their first step into this world of witchcraft and magic. For me personally, I avoided it for a while but have grown to love it! Let's talk a bit about what tarot is, some common misconceptions, and how to get started! What is Tarot? Tarot is a form of cartomancy, which is divination using cards. It is one of the most well known forms of divination and many people's entry point into witchcraft and the occult. The…

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Freya’s Aett – Runes Part 2

Welcome to my second post about the Elder Futhark Runes! This is all about the first section, Freya's Aett. Here's the link to post one, all about the basics of runes. Keep in mind that I am by no means an expert on the runes. I've only been learning on and off for about six months and have a lot of learning left to do. This is more of a jumping off point, something to get you started. Once you get the basic idea of what each rune means you can dive deeper and really get down to the bones…

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Linestrider Tarot – First Deck Interview

I did something fun today, my first ever tarot reading with my first deck, the Linestrider Tarot! I received this deck from an exchange that was done through the Facebook group for one of my very favorite witchy podcasts, The Witch Bitch Amateur Hour (seriously, go check them out, they are amazing). The lovely witch who had me chose the deck from my wishlist that felt right to her. And boy, was it right. The Linestrider Tarot is BEAUTIFUL. Here are some of my favorite cards from the deck, plus the card back I've spent time learning some of the…

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Divination – Explanation, Uses, and Common Types

Divination is a common tool used by both witchy and non-witchy people. It is often seen in pop culture as crystal ball readers, fortune tellers, and psychics. While those representations are not always accurate, they do hold some merit and are a great way to spark conversations of divination. Today I'll be getting into what divination actually is, how it works, reasons to use it, and types of divination. What is divination and how does it work? Contrary to what is seen in pop culture, divination is not all about "fortune telling" or seeing your future. It is about looking…

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About my Runes – Story Time

I've decided to make Mondays my days for personal updates, reflections, and story time! This week is a little story time all about my runes! Like I said in my last post which was an introduction to the topic, runes were my first love in my practice. I thought I'd take some time to tell you about why that is, how I found mind, and how I formed a strong connection to them. thinking about my runes Before I even got runes I was thinking about them. When I first got into all this witchy stuff I was a huge…

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Runes – Part One: Introduction, History, and Uses

Runes were my first love in my witchy studies. They are still what I connect with the most. This post is an introduction focusing on the history of runes and their uses. This is not meant in anyway to be an exhaustive resource. Even future posts will only be providing you somewhere to start, a jumping off point for your own research. Runes are something to study and respect, just like any other divination method, if not more so. I am by no means an expert on the runes. I am still learning and will always be learning. My hope…

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