orange, black, purple, blood red, burgundy - colors of root vegetables: eggplant, pumpkins, gourds, etc...
Cerridwen, Arawn, Hecate, Hel,
Meng Po, Morrighan
Grim Reaper, Crone
Your Book of Shadows can be as simple as a spiral notebook or a manila folder stuffed with notes, or as elaborate as an oversized leather-bound, jewel-encrusted tome. OF course, some people go the electronic route: a special folder on their pc desktop, all the way to a complex database system with cross references and collating capabilities.
Article by Stitchilicious at MookyChick.
Whether you love arts and crafts – or spellwork – or both, we’ll show you how to make your own crafty inks and oils. If you wish, we’ll also show you how to imbue them with magickal properties for spell crafting and prayer books.
In many Pagan traditions, the ancestors are honored, especially at Samhain. This Sabbat, after all, is the night when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its most fragile. By setting up an ancestor shrine or altar, you can honor the people of your bloodline --
Many modern Pagans include ancestor worship as part of their Samhain celebrations -- it's not out of the ordinary to meet members of the Pagan community who can recite their genealogy back ten or more generations. In addition, because it's common for Pagans today to view death not as ending but as the beginning of the next phase of spiritual development, grave rubbings are popular with many Pagans...