Category: At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads features blogs, meditations and other techniques to access other realms of experience

Sigils with Serendipity Wyrd

This video is an excellent introduction to sigil making! Serendipity Wyrd explores some of the techniques she uses to make and charge sigils. In my opinion, the Mercury Retrograde season is a great time to do some sigil work. Dig those symbols out of the depths your subconscious and create some magickal images! You can even make one to protect ….

Road Opener: A Crossroads Visualization

For anybody who feels a bit blocked, here is a cleansing meditation based on a traditional Hoodoo Road Opening Spell that is intended to be performed in dual etheric/physical space. But you don’t need to have an advanced degree in Astral Travel or anything, just make yourself comfortable in your ritual space, play the meditation and relax into it. I ….

Five Fingers Potion for Prosperity and Health

I developed my Five Fingers Potion this year as spring was coming. There was a stale energy in my home and I was getting sick of it! We were feeling sluggish and a bit depressed. The cats were even less impressed with us than usual. I knew I had to turn it around, starting with a good clean and cleanse ….

Planetary Magick: Making a Scrying Bowl Charged with Neptune

This is part of an ongoing series about using Planetary Magick to stimulate, enhance, inspire, channel and direct energies toward creative ends. In past posts, I have discussed how the Sun is the primal planet in relation to nourishing the creative soul and how Mercury Retrograde can be used follow the path the soul has taken. We also took look ….

Planetary Magick: Bathing in the Beauty of Venus

This is part of an ongoing series about using Planetary Magick to stimulate, enhance, inspire, channel and direct energies toward creative ends. In past posts, I have discussed how the Sun is the primal planet in relation to nourishing the creative soul and how Mercury Retrograde can be used follow the path the soul has taken. Now, let’s take a look ….

Mercury Retrograde Reverse Psychopomp Ritual

Fear of Mercury Retrograde Mercury Retrograde is without a doubt the most talked about and feared retrograde of them all. That is probably because it’s the only one the vast majority of people know about. And yes, many people experience frustration in travel, commerce in communications during the period that Mercury appears to do the backward mambo across the night ….

Getting Your Mojo Back

[Disclaimer: none of this constitutes medical advice. I’m a witch, not a doctor. I’m not even a witch doctor. If you are unsure about the herbs suggested or really can’t kick an illness or depression, please seek medical attention.] Magick is a highly energetic endeavor. While some people ascribe to an “energy only” model, many of us enjoy pyrotechnics, chanting, ….

The Magickal Stance Part One: Mindfulness, Relaxation and Priming the Channel

  The Magickal Stance: Mindfulness, Relaxation and Priming Your Channel To act magickally, no matter what your end, your brain must be able to release itself. What I mean by this is that this type of work requires a relaxed state of engagement. It is a challenge to create something new while in a state of anxiety. Nor is it ….

A Group Ritual for A Lonely Witch, Samhain

Having reached a new level of my physical and emotional healing this year, I have been able to get out more and make connections to other witches and Tarot readers. It’s really been a new step in my spiritual growth. While I still do almost all of my ritual solo, I have others that I can speak with in real ….

The Thin Veil

It took Samhain for me to see how much I’ve changed. Through my practice I have learned to be less reactive, more present in the moment and closer to the things I hold dear. All of these things have helped my psychologically, taming my PTSD symptoms and have made it easier to breathe. Last Samhain, I was so desperate to ….

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