Magick is the term used to classify different alternative and New Age practices into one category. All of these practices involve the cause of change by non-physical means, whether it be the power to transform oneself or others.
Some of these practices include:
Alchemy: The process of trying to turn metal into gold.
Witchcraft/Wicca: Appealing to the God/ Goddess for change and healing.
Astral Projection: The practices of having a person’s soul leave the body for a period of time.
ESP: The ability to speak to another person without speech through use of their minds.
It is just logical for anyone who wants to learn witchcraft magic to first partake in the journey of becoming a witch. Here listed some of the things you can do to pave your path to witchcraft.
Witchcraft is an intimate relationship with nature. Before you can learn witchcraft magic, you must first be grounded and centered. Grounded refers to your balance internally. You must be in sync with yourself. Your mind and body should be working as one while centering on the other hand involves external factor. Centering prepare your body against the influence of external beings. When you are able to be one with yourself and nature then you are one step closer in being able to do witchcraft magic.
This may sound bizarre but it is important to equip yourself with all the information that you need. Witchcraft magic is not to be taken lightly. Magic may be proven and tested through application but still the foundation, which is knowledge, is as equally important. This can also help you prepare mentally and emotionally for the things that might result from your practice of witchcraft magic.
The sacredness of a place is subjective. This simply means that you need to find a place that talks to you. If the place is speaking to you then it is the Divine Source giving you its blessings. Finding the perfect place can make the success rate of you witchcraft magic higher because you are in sync with your surroundings. A quiet place can also help you do and practice your witchcraft magic without disturbances.
Your very own Book of Shadows will be your journal, diary, and reference. Start with blank pages that can be easily added and removed. These blank pages will be filled with all the magic and spells that you will learn. Do not forget to include the chants, prayers, and rituals of witchcraft. Include the basics that all witches should not forget. Make your book protected from candle drippings, or potions spills. Remember that you will be using it forever; make it as durable as it can possibly be.
Joining a group is of course optional but highly recommended. It will be easier to develop witchcraft skills when you have experts teaching you. Just make sure you really believe their beliefs. You should know to yourself that you respect their gods and goddess. You should know to yourself that you can live their way of life. Covens gather in a regular basis to practice witchcraft magic and to talk about information that each and every one received from the Universe. If you cannot find a group or coven why not find like minded i ndividuals on our forum here.
Doing this things can help you prepare your body in doing witchcraft magic but all these will go to waste if you do not give your full attention. It is very important that you know what you are getting yourself into so that you will have no doubts halfway.