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Back to Basics

It's funny how often we can let things slide. Time has a way of getting away from us if we aren't watching it, and the next thing you know, it's been a week, a month, a year. Whether it's calling your mother, writing a letter to a friend, or even something as simple as cleaning up around the apartment, if you don't make a regular habit of reminding yourself to do things, suddenly they've piled sky-high. A magickal practice, and the various things that go with it, can fall by the wayside just as easily, but they can also be immensely helpful in combating these tendencies, if proper attention is paid to them.

One of the things Christopher Penczak teaches in The Inner Temple of Witchcraft is that journaling is a very important, and useful practice. It encourages introspection and thoughtfulness; it also allows us to look back at a situation later and see who and where we were as a person at that point in our life. I've started and stopped keeping a journal cou…

New Blog, New Approach

Lately, I've been getting back into my magickal studies, once again turning to Christopher Penczak's wonderful book, The Inner Temple of Witchcraft: Magick, Meditation, and Psychic Development, as a guide. I've been working through the book and the exercises with my boyfriend, and have finally taken up the process of journaling and taking notes on the text. I've decided to start this blog, dedicated entirely to my magickal development, as a space to write my thoughts on the things I've learned, and hopefully to invite discussion about the individual topics and techniques I am studying. My intention is for this to be updated weekly, at minimum, though I hope to update more frequently even than that, if time allows.

Hopefully, this will also allow me to focus my other blog entirely on my writing, and other things going on in my life.