Rituals (2015)

 

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Ritual for Courage

Dear Witch – I want more courage to pursue the things I really need to in my life.

01/03/15

3:34pm

Collect withering roses.

Combine in a pestle and mortar with rosemary, cold water and lunar infused crystals.

Crush until water becomes tinted with a rose colour and the room is filled with the fragrance of rosemary.

Bless the potion in the name of the creator and for the benefit of the recipient.

This potion is not edible, the mere creation will be enough to instil the desired effects.

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Ritual for Love

Dear Witch – I worry that my boyfriend does not love me.

03/03/15

9:37pm

Create a circle of light.

Scatter rose petals within the circle.

Walk around the outside of the circle five times.

Light a single candle in the middle.

Light lavender incense and bless the circle.

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Ritual for Fertility

Dear Witch – I worry that I will not be able to have children.

03/03/15

10:11pm

Arrange Baby’s Breath from string in bunches suspended from light.

Spend an hour watching the movement and playing in the shadows.

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Ritual for Positivity

Dear Witch – I need more positivity in my life, I feel like there is always negative energy following me.

04/03/15

1:57pm

Wait for a sunny day.

Find a patch of grass and stand barefoot.

Breathe.

Breathe.

Breathe.

Feel.

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Ritual for Low Spirits

Dear Witch – Lately I have noticed that my self-esteem is extremely low. I am not depressed but

I hate myself for feeling low and not having the energy to live.

04/03/15

7:22pm

Write down everything worrying you on paper.

Secure with gold wire.

Place inside flowers, preferably roses or chrysanthemums for their healing properties.

Burn.

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Ritual for Mental Health

Dear Witch – I worry about my partner’s mental health.

05/03/15

1:12pm

Find a heather bush.

Strip buds from three branches.

Release buds into a strong gust of wind.

Exhale.

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Ritual to Regain Identity

Dear Witch – I’m worried that I will lose my identity and listen too much to how I should be and not how I actually am.

05/03/15

9:32pm

Lavender incense must be burning throughout this ritual.

Collect a jar of rainwater.

Arrange a brush and black face paint.

Paint yourself until you do not recognise yourself.

After 30 minutes, wash the paint off while repeating your name until there is no paint left.

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Ritual for Hope

Dear Witch – I need hope I haven’t already fucked up third year architecture.

07/03/15

11:07pm

08/03/15

1:02pm

Acquire two glass jars.

Measure out equal parts Epsom Salt and hot water in each.

Mix together for three minutes in one glass jar.

Leave in a refrigerator overnight.

The next day, drain the crystallised water.

Crystals should have formed in the bottom of the jar.

Store the jar on a mirror to double the hope and every time you look at it remind yourself to stay hopeful.

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Ritual for Loneliness

Dear Witch – I worry about the future a lot, but i’m constantly saddened by the feeling of loneliness

I get from being away from my family.

11/03/15

4:23pm

Travel to the sea.

Remind yourself,

you cannot control outcomes.

The sea touches every land mass in the world.

The sea belongs to everyone.

You are not alone.

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Ritual For Deer

Dear Witch – I am hoping to follow some deer for a period of time, it would be nice if they were expecting me

and didn’t mind too much if I was in their presence.

22/03/15

3:31pm

Make a primitive deer mask.

Journey to the woods.

Breathe the forest air.

Be silent.

Be still.

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Ritual for Reawakening

Dear Self – I am tired. I need to wake.

31/03/15

7:22pm

Submerge.

Reawaken.

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14 thoughts on “Rituals (2015)

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