Friday, February 22, 2013
The Ghillie Dhu ~ A fairy (perhaps originally considered a deity) guardian of the trees in Scottish mythology.
The Ghillie is kind to children, but generally wild and shy. Said to be dark haired, he is particularly fond of birch trees and is most active at night.
Ghillies wear clothing made from sewn together leaves and knitted grass and mosses.
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The Fairy Mistress or Fairy Sweetheart, Leanan Sidhe (lan-awn shee), is a Celtic muse possessing a dark unearthly beauty.
Her names translates directly as My Inspiration (Leanan) Faery (Sidhe).
She is sometimes called Lhiannan-Shee (lannan-shee). Legend says she resides under the Irish Sea off the eastern coast of Ireland and roams sometimes roams the Isle of Man at night as she searches for a new lover.
These are the elemental spirits of water. Their magic centers upon this element, whose course and function they can control. Undines exist within the water itself and cannot be seen with normal human vision. Their homes are typically within the coral caves in lakes or upon the banks of rivers, though smaller undines may choose to live under lily pads. Their appearance is similar to human beings in most cases, with the exception of those living in smaller streams or ponds. Undine clothing is shimmery, reflecting all the colors of water though green is typically the predominant color.
Every body of water is home to undines, from ocean waves, to rocky pools, to marshlands, to rivers, to lakes and ponds. Even waterfalls and fountains have an undine living in their midst.
The Fir Darrig, pronounced "fear dearg", is an Irish fairy, though its original home may have been Scotland. Translated, the name means "red man." They are also known by the name Rat Boys, largely due to their appearance; they have dark, hairy skin, long snouts, skinny tails and are rather fat. Even their clothing looks as though it might have been scrounged from a sewer, being extremely torn and shabby.
Some legends hold that the Fir Darrig is an unlucky former human who wandered into fairy land by mistake and now attempts to warn others from making the same mistake. Despite this apparently good natured move, they revel in cruel and gruesome pratical jokes, which they play upon those who have made the mistake of irritating them. Possessing a similar lack of taste in their choice of foodstuffs, Fir Darrigs consume carrion as their main staple.
Most active in winter, and found along polluted coastlines, in swamps, marshes and coastal ruins, it is best to avoid these creatures at almost any cost. Occasionally they venture into the land of humans, where they delight in startling people by knocking upon their doors in the dead of night and asking to warm themselves at the fire. Never refuse such a request, as it is exceedingly bad luck and you may wake to find a changeling in your child's crib or that your cows have come down with the pox. Should you happen to encounter a Fir Darrig, take great pains to be polite to it lest you become the victim for one of its practical jokes.
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Hobgoblin - A dark brown creature who inhabits the forests areas and lives in trees, the Hobgoblin is a solitary fae which enjoys keeping to himself (or herself).
This neutral fairy is generally a peaceful fellow and is not aggressive unless provoked. His temper can flare easily so it is wise to try and stay on his good side.
They can get especially nasty if their tree is threatened.
Moon Sphinx: The moonbeam maiden is a faery of new beginnings.
The child of Epona, the ancient Celtic moon and horse goddess, she guides us through darkness and light, through the moon’s deep mysteries, into the faery realms.
Her bright wings speak of spontaneity, freedom, and swiftness of thought, while her knee rests on the old magic of earth formed of soil and stone. It is the gold heat of the sun that germinates seeds, but the psychic seeds of growth are nurtured my the moon’s silver light.
Ellerwomen Their origins are Scandinavian.
Ellerwomen are fairies – who though are extremely beautiful women have hollow hearts; which means that they have no soul, or feeling, utterly cold on the inside. They usually reside in abandoned buildings. Ellerwomen though cold and all, will often dance to the music played by invisible musicians.And like all beautiful women tend to do...they, via their beauty draw men to dance with them. But, once you join them there is no end to the dance...
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Morgan Le Fay or Morgan of the Faeries was Arthur's half-sister.
She was a priestess of Avalon where she was raised and tutored in the magickal arts. She may have been a lover of Merlin, who taught her many skills.
Morgan, means "of the Sea", and may refer to her Avalonian home across the waters. Morgan le fay was a seductive enchantress, a wild woman of Faery.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Rosemary is used to attract love in modern Witchcraft.
It can be ground up and put in sachets that are placed under the bedroom pillow to attract dreams of a future lover.
Rosemary sachets can also be placed in your undergarments drawer to attract a sexual partner.
To bring love to your doorstep, tie three sprigs of rosemary together with red thread and place the sprigs under your doormat.
To bring or keep love in the bedroom, place the bound sprigs between the mattress and boxspring.
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Spell for Attracting Money
Light a green candle, the scents of cinnamon, mint and nutmeg will help with this spell.
Visualize your body glimmering, sparkling and golden. Imaging golden coins showering down on you as you recite the spell, three or nine times.
Let the candle burn down after you cast the spell. You can use apple-scented candles – apple is always a powerful way to enhance your magic.
This spell has had great success rate. Find money lying around, find money put away and forgotten about, people give money as gifts, get extra work...
I hope that it works just as well for you too.
Money shimmer, money shine,
Money is powerful. Money be mine.
Money come to me all the time.
This is my will, so shall it be.
Harm to none, nor return on me.
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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Crystals & Sleep
Crystals can be used for many things including dreaming and sleep. Crystals can be placed in a bowl of water by the bed, or can be put under your pillow, or kept in a little pouch around your neck during the day and hung somewhere near where you sleep at night.
The following crystals have qualities that can be called upon for all night related issues:-
AMETHYST – for restful and peaceful sleep
CITRINE – To help stop nightmares
SMOKY QUARTZ – to de-charge a bedroom after a busy day
AQUAMARINE – To increase dreams.
ANGEL STONE – To link to beings of light in your sleep
JADE – Also called the dreamstone, for good dreams.
MOONSTONE – to calm emotions, hyperactivity, and excitement, so helping sleep to come.
BLUE LACE AGATE – a stone of peace and calm. Ideal when someone is driving you nuts, or there is too much noise and restlessness in or around you and you are not tired enough to go to sleep.
FLINT – keeps room energy balanced and clear. Place a flint in each corner of your bedroom – it protects and seals the energy field, helping you to drift off to sleep in peace.
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Saturday, February 9, 2013
Pumpkin Seeds can help me Sleep??
Pumpkin Seeds – High In Nutrition
Pumpkin seeds are loaded with nutrition. They are rich in vitamins A, K, B3 and folate. They also contain minerals such as potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, copper, selenium and zinc. Pumpkin seeds are also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, as well as linoleic acid. These healthy seeds contain a lot of protein too.
Pumpkin Seed Benefits
Pumpkin seeds or pumpkin seed powder could be a good addition to the diet’s of older people, especially those suffering from osteoporosis. The pumpkin seed’s zinc content helps to keep bone mineral density high. Pumpkin seeds could also be helpful in treating arthritis by reducing inflammation. They are also known to promote good prostate health and reduce the risk of getting kidney stones.
The seeds of the pumpkin are also capable of balancing the hormones of both men and women. Having balanced hormones if very beneficial to a person’s mental well-being. Another great benefit of these seeds are their ability to boost metabolism and help burn fat. I’m sure most of us could use a little help in this area, and this is a healthy way to do it.
Pumpkin Seed Powder For Better Sleep
The oil in pumpkin seeds contain L-tryptophan. L-tryptophan is a natural antidepressant and helps one to stay in a positive mood. L-tryptophan is also helpful for getting to sleep easier. If you have trouble sleeping, it may be helpful to eat pumpkin seeds or consume pumpkin seed powder before bedtime.
Pumpkin seeds are inexpensive and easily obtainable at the grocery store. You may also purchase pumpkin seed powder online and mix it with your favorite healthy ingredients for a delicious and healthy smoothie. If you prefer the convenience of capsules, you can try pumpkin seed extract supplements as well.
I make my own healthy drink in my blender each day. It usually consists of skim milk, whey protein powder,spirulina,maca rootpowder and powderedAmerican ginsengroot. Sometimes I add other ingredients as well. In the evening I’ve mixed in a little pumpkin seed powder to help me get to sleep more easily.
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