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Traditional Besom Crafting, Chants & Blessing

SUPPLIES FOR A TRADITIONAL BESOM: - Handle should be made up of a four-foot length of ash, oak for the handle -Thin branches of birch for the bristle part (you can substitute a woody herb like mugwort or thyme for the bristles if you like) -Lengths of willow or heavy cord to bind everything together -You'll also need scissors and a bucket of warm water. Whatever you'll be using for the bristles -- whether it's birch, an herb, or some other wood -- should be soaked in the warm water overnight to make them pliable, as should the willow binding, if you're using it. (Consider making your broom within your sacred circle or sacred space ) * Always feel free...

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THE POWER OF FREEWILL & SPELLCASTING

Before our incarnation here on earth, we agreed upon a Divine Contract. Yes, our guides and angels are always with us, watching us, guiding us and protecting us. However, there is one thing they cannot do without permission from Us, that is, interfering with our free-will.  When we are down and out, and choose the path of self destruction, whether through negative talk, anger or the use of different substances to make us "feel-good." We still tend to feel so lost, because nothing we do seems to pull us out of this low vibrational feeling. Well, there is something you can do, for some of us it takes practice and releasing the ego, long enough to 'Ask for Help.' There...

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A CHARM TO BRING LUCK TO A NEW HOME

The first things you should bring into the home are a loaf of freshly baked bread, a bottle of wine & a new broom. The bread and wine ensure that you will always have enough to eat and drink in your new home. The besom represents the male / female energies & protection. Use the broom to 'sweep' away any negative energies the former tenants may have left behind. A chant for the process and home blessing: " Protect this home, High to low, fence to fence, door to door, light to dense, roof to floor. " This also happens to be a traditional Jewish housewarming gift. Bread, that this house may never know hunger; Salt, that life may always...

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History of the Witch Broom (aka) Besom

During the time leading up to the witchcraft trials in Europe, the bread was made with rye. In a small town where the bread was fresh baked this was just fine, but as Europe began to urbanize and the bread took more time to get from bakery to grocer, the rye bread began to host a mold called "ergot". Ergot, in high doses, can be lethal, a fact that led to the rise in popularity of wheat bread. In smaller doses, ergot is a powerful hallucinogenic drug. it became quite popular among those who were inclined towards herbalism and folk cures. Ergot is mentioned in Shakespeare's plays, and turns up in virtually every contemporary writing of the witchcraft age. In...

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4 Step Spiritual House Clearing

  1. Find a beautiful glass bowl of any size. (A bigger one will not offer a bigger outcome. It is all intent and the energy you put into it. ) Then fill the bowl with salt. (simple house salt or rock salt will do) 2. Place the bowl with the salt near the heart of the home (the center - or where everyone gathers : Kitchen, living room, etc). 3. Leave it there for three days. 4. On the third day at sundown, take the bowl and the salt somewhere where you can release both the physical salt as well as the psychic attachments it has absorbed. (You can throw this salt into a river, or a fire, or...

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