Nearly every culture throughout history has attributed magic properties to wood. Some hold one type of wood to be sacred, while others believe that all wood has magic properties.
Use the qualities and associations of the wood to decide the wood for a magick wand! Of course, you can guess which one I chose.
Gender Association: Masculine
Date Association: March 18 - April 14
Planetary Ruler: Mars
Animal Association: Fox
Magical Properties:Courage, evolving spirituality, self-reliance, adventurism, charm and leadership skills
Gender Association: Masculine
Date Association: February 18 - March 17
Planetary Ruler: Sun
Animal Association: Adder
Elemental Association: Fire
Ruling Diety: Mars
Here's the rundown of the days, their ruling planet and associated sign of the zodiac. Plan your magickal workings accordingly.
Ruled by: The Moon
Represents: Home, family, feelings, and emotions, psychism, dreams, health, spiritual pursuits
Energies: Female energy is strong on Mondays.
Colors: Silver and White
Angels: Gabriel (Archangel), Arcan (Known as the king of the angels of the air and the "ruler" of Monday), Missabu (The ministering angel of Arcan), Abuzaha (Abuzohar) serves Monday and is very responsive to invocations and ritual magick.
Ruled by: Mars, the war-like planet
Represents: Business, mechanical things, buying and selling animals, hunting, beginning studies, gardening, sexual activities, and confrontations.
The following list is meant to be used as a guide in choosing a candle color for your personal use. Please remember that color is another "tool" and you need choose what works best for you in your magickal workings. If you do not have the color mentioned for a particular need, allow your intuition and the Goddess guide you in choosing one for your purposes.
(substitutes any other color)
To Influence Friendships
To Influence People in High Places
Element of Water
Tools: White Candle, Incense
Colors: White, Sky Blue, Purple
Stones: Quartz Crystal, Angelite, Amethyst
Thoughts: High ideals, good of the planet and mankind
Witches Pyramid: "I am"
Zodiac Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Tools Pentacle, Money, Salt
Colors Brown, Black, Deep Green
Stones Hematite, Tree Agate, Garnet, Rhodonite
Thoughts Realistic, patient, solid, fertility, fruit, labors
Witches Pyramid "To be silent"
Time: Dawn -- Beginnings
Season: Spring -- Birth
Zodiac: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Tools: Incense, Feathers, Fan
Colors: Yellow, Gold, Blue
Merry Meet, Beginners!
This is a great journey you have embarked upon. It will require a lot of discipline and study. Anything worth doing does. Hope I haven't lost anyone yet.
I suggest you get a good book to guide you on your journey. Anything by Silver Ravenwolf is good. Her most comprehensive is "The Ultimate Book of Shadows for the New Generation Solitary Witch." Other great books are anything by Scott Cunningham, expecially the book, "Wicca, A Guide for the Solitary Practioner." It is awesome! It gives a history of Witchcraft, tool and rituals, holidays of the Craft, your responsibilities and yes, SPELLS!
Don't just skip to the end to get to the good parts! You need to be properly prepared first. Do I hear groaning out there? I hope not.
To get you started, here is the...