TEN MINUTE MAGICK | Queenly Embodiment Spell

TEN MINUTE MAGICK | Queenly Embodiment Spell

Welcome to your newest magickal life-hack, witchy lovelies! Today, I’m going to walk you through a queenly embodiment exercise designed to connect you to your power and resplendence. Get comfy, take a deep breath, and travel to your mind palace:

You sit on a golden throne, your glorious behind nestled deeply in a plush velvet cushion. You wear a robe or gown of your own design (take a moment to imagine it) and clutch a scepter that radiates a confident, peaceful power. On your head, a crown—it is lush and dripping in rubies and fresh flowers, it holds the power of crystals and herbs. Before you is your kingdom, equally beset by troubles and exalted by triumphs. It effulgently flows forever because of you. You are its creator, protector, nurturer, destroyer. You decide what’s best for it and proceed.

As a queen, you make the best decisions you can for your kingdom. You confront conflicts and issues as they arise and you address them accordingly. You take your kingdom into the future with your bravery, persistence, creativity, passion, dedication, and joie de vivre. Life is a challenge, and you are up to the task.

Take a moment to bask in the glow of your confidence—there is no one who can better lead your kingdom. There is no one more qualified, more fit. You are a badass mother who takes no shit and lets nothing lower her vibe. Nothing can stop you from serving the realm with grace, cleverness and beauty. So it is.

If you ever begin to doubt yourself, return to this exercise and visualize yourself in all your glory. If it resonates, replace “you” with “I” and read it aloud as some sort of mega-affirmation. You are bold and capable and fucking phenomenal, and don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise. Now, go forth and be the queenly beauty you are.

xoxo Jessi

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The Witches Guide to Eclipse Magick

The summer eclipse season is here, and that means it’s time to do some magick!

Yes–eclipse energy is chaotic and unpredictable. It’s wild and unreasonable. It doesn’t always “play nice.” However, it’s deeply transformative and incredibly powerful, and a spell or two can go a long way during this lunation.

Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipses take place during the full moon, and they tend to manifest as “full moons on steroids”—they’re more intense, more emotional, more volatile, and more powerful than their common counterparts.

When preparing to work with a lunar eclipse, it’s a good idea to pull out your grimoire, journal, or book of shadows and reflect on where you were six months ago. What’s changed? What have you learned? What have you shifted? If it resonates, you can pull some tarot or oracle cards using the following spread:

What is this eclipse cycle bringing an end to?

What is this eclipse cycle paving the way for?

What will be discovered, achieved, or concluded by next eclipse cycle?

Now that you’re aware of what’s ending, it’s time to prepare for release. The full moon is a time where our efforts and our energy merges with the universal current–it’s time to let go and let goddess. You can…

~Speak/write words of release and burn them in a sacred flame

~Ask a deity to help you integrate the shift you’ve moved through 

~Create a safe, sacred space to rest and reflect in

~Say a prayer to heal the world and bring about swift and lasting change for the good of all so mote it be

Solar Eclipse

Solar eclipses take place during the new moon, and the regenerative, “clean slate” energy of this phase is amplified. A solar eclipse provides a great opportunity for you to commit to a new way of being, a new way of moving through the world.

It’s good to think about the macro when it comes to solar eclipse intentions—less “please universe, give me a new car” and more “please universe, heal my money shadows so I can become a custodian of wealth and abundance.” Why? The rapid changes that happen within and without us during eclipse season cause us to question our very foundations.  We know that change is happening, but we might not know how it’s going to manifest, so it’s better to invite the energy of the change than to speak a goal that we’re not certain is soul resonant.

Light some candles, cradle your favorite crystals, get into ritual mindset, and speak your shift to the universe! Let its weight and influence vibrate through your entire being and welcome transformation on a cellular level. Change begins through commitment, and words are magick–may this eclipse season transform you!

xoxo Jessi

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Cosmic Current Podcast Interview

Hello, Beauties! I’ve recently had the pleasure of chatting with Rose from The Cosmic Current, numerologist.com’s podcast. I share the basics of beginning a craft practice as well as what I feel magick is, how I came to it, and how one might use it to navigate shifts and changes. It was amazing to share my thoughts with an audience who’s new to the craft. I hope I represented us well, witches!

LISTEN HERE


And now a question for you to roll with: what do YOU think magick is? How have you been using it to navigate things?

5 Mistakes All Witches Make (And How To Avoid Them)

The second time I cast a major money spell, it completely backfired.

Don’t get me wrong–I got the job and I got the raise (money magick is no joke, Beauties). However, it came at the expense of my comfort and sanity, and when all was said and done, it hardly seemed worth it. Five years and oodles of spells later, it’s clear to me where I bungled things up, and I’m here to share what I’ve learned so you can avoid the same blunders and oversights!

Avoid “Manic Manifesting”

Ever cast a spell from a space of complete and utter desperation? It sounds a little something like this: “To whomever or whatever’s floating out there in the cosmic consciousness: I will sacrifice literally ANYTHING if you give me A. Please, PLEASE give this thing to me. IF I CAN’T HAVE IT, I’LL DIE.”

This is pretty much how I cast my money spell, and the universe was like you asked for it and gave me job where I’d have to drive through rush hour traffic every single day. The stress that commute caused was absolute hell, and if I’d known better, I would have included some sort of post-script that said “only if it makes my life better, not worse.” Which leads me to my next tip…

Don’t Cast Spells Without adding “In the Highest Good Of All”

Or “with the best possible results” or some other such statement that takes unknown consequences into account. On the “woo” level, this lets the universe know that you aren’t willing to sacrifice something better for this outcome, and on the practical level, it programs you to keep your options open and make self-loving, soul-resonant decisions.

If You Don’t Know What You Want, Don’t Cast a Spell

I know this sounds obvious, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve cast spells for things I thought I wanted, but didn’t actually want (hint: if you’re feeling anxious as opposed to confident when you’re casting a spell, chances are you’re not in alignment with what you’re asking for).The way to avoid this pitfall is to search yourself and generate soul-resonant intentions, a process I teach in Spell Bound: Get What You Want With Magick That Works.

Don’t Use Materials You Don’t Give a Fig About

Does that spell you found on the internet have a list of herbs you’ve never heard of? Do you keep crafting sigils when they don’t really move or interest you? Is your altar filled with items that hold zero personal significance, but are appropriately “witchy”? If you’re using materials that don’t resonate, you’re robbing your spells of potency and efficacy. (Want to generate a list of tools that light your soul on fire? I teach this in the course too.)

Don’t Doubt Yourself

Wanna know what takes the air out of a spell faster than anything else? The belief that what you’re about to do won’t work. If you know in your bones that magick is malarkey and there’s no way that it can benefit you, you’ve created a self-fulfilling prophecy. If you come to your altar with an open heart and and open mind, however, infinite possibilities open before you.

Much Love,

Jessi, the Mind Witch Mama

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Hello, Wise One! I’m Jessi.

I’m the ritual-crafting, card-reading, mindshifting maven who’s here to help you conjure what’s best and brightest in your soul.

Transitional Healing Tarot Spread

I’ve been a witch for three years now. Before that, I was a proud atheist, but I was still trying to discover the meaning of life and find my place in the vast web of existence. And way back in space and time when I was a child who maybe/probably believed in god, I wondered what eternity would feel like when I arrived. Honestly, I doubted its “promised land” branding. In short, I’ve always been the sort that struggles with the fundamental questions, and this trait has made me…”sensitive.” “Difficult.” “Deep.” “Overreactive.”

Change has always been a challenge. Letting things go? A damn-near impossibility. Sometimes, it feels like the pop psychology term “baggage”was created with me in mind. The adrenaline rushes that overwhelmed me in times of fear, pain, and crisis burned those experiences into my brain, and try as I might, I could never quite erase them. This is still something I must address on a continual basis; my awareness makes it possible to introduce the coping mechanisms I’ve developed to stop the “wheel of darkness” from careening down the side of the mountain. It’s safe to say that at this point in the journey, I’m a master at psycho-spiritual damage control, and I couldn’t be more grateful that I’ve reached a level of awareness that makes it possible for me to attend to the needs of my unique, beautiful mind. And as I write this, I meditate on the Wheel of Fortune and express this triumph with the utmost humility and reverence for the unknown path ahead and all that it may bring.

Does any of this sound familiar to you? If so, I salute you, fellow shadow walker. I hold space for you and all that you’ve encountered and endured. To have a sensitive heart and a metaphysical mind is a wonderful gift, but it’s also a great burden. Everything means something. Nothing goes unnoticed. And through a boundless curiosity the sheer will of contemplation, not much stays hidden either. Harmful words flippantly expressed tend to stick to you like nuclear melted cheese–no matter how hard you shake, it ain’t coming off until it’s good and ready. And even so, it takes a huge effort to make sure every last bit has been accounted for and removed. Years may pass without thought or mention of a traumatic experience only for a random trigger to rear its ugly head and send you careening back into the mouth of the beast. What do you do? How do you prepare for something you can’t anticipate? And once you’ve relapsed, how do you dig yourself out again?

I crafted a spread this morning. It came from the depths of my soul, from my heart and my head’s best intentions. That may sound hyperbolic, but it’s true. I took this spread for a spin and the reading was absolutely amazing–clear, purgative, intuitive, revealing, comforting. I want to share this with you because I’m fairly confident it will help. It’s no pony ride (but let’s be real–when have I ever written “pony ride” spreads?), but most honest things aren’t. But if you’re ready, it’s waiting.

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1. What is the primal source of my deepest pain and suffering?

2. What must I release as I prepare to re-establish agency and sovereignty?

3. How do I let go of the pain of the past, once and for all?

4. What does my inner child need to feel safe and cared for?

5. What boundaries do I need to draw in order to feel happy and healthy?

6. What can I do to hold space for others’ unique personalities and needs? How can I be more understanding?

7. How can I address triggers that cause me pain, but I cannot avoid or control?

8. Oracle message of love and support.

I wish you the best in each and every one of your journeys towards healing.

Much Love,

Jessi

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Closing the Door on Bad Habits

The pathway of healing is not a wild, untamed path. It is a manicured path, a watered path,  a tended path. The sweet bloom of integration can only unfurl under certain conditions; as Miles of Sideways puts it, “Pinot is very temperamental. Only the most nurturing of growers can bring it into its fullest expression.” If the soil is barren and the ivy has strangled the yarrow and the birds have no seed to feed on, we won’t be sustained. The wild, untamed path is that of epiphany and revelation. The tended path is that of returning to wholeness.

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I know this logically. I think most of us do. But to know it in our bones and to have the strength to trim back the vines and cut back the shade is harder to summon than a thought. It takes willpower, self-control, and dedication. It also takes a leap of faith.

As of today, I have gone a week without smoking cigarettes. This habit, so taboo in contemporary society and even more so in the witchy/metaphysical/new age community, was the vestige in a string of bad habits I’ve managed to break over the years.  I felt shame over the fact that I smoked, but I smoked anyway. A dear friend’s mother died of lung cancer, and still I smoked. Neighbors would slam their windows shut in reaction to my morning smokestack behavior, but still, I smoked. I justified it based on the fact that I had rid myself of all other vices; indeed, that marriage and motherhood were largely incompatible with the word “vice”. As I spoke from my righteous soapbox, however, my convictions felt hollow. I knew that I was harming myself. I knew that my values and beliefs violently clashed with the habit, but I simply didn’t stop. I was the modern day St. Augustine; “give me chastity and continence, but not yet.”

But a week ago, it was time. How could I possibly dedicate an entire month to healing without considering the dire effects that smoking was having on my body? How could I ask others to bravely move through their suffering if I wasn’t willing to let go of my own self-harming behavior? Smoking hadn’t made sense for a long time, but I clung to it like a well-loved, ill-fitting jacket. I’d long outgrown it, and it was time to finally bite the bullet and move on.

I’ve had cravings. I’ve been irritable. I’m experiencing insomnia the likes of which I haven’t seen since I spent the summer of 2008 in Norway (ever wonder what it’s like to live and work in a country/season where it doesn’t get dark?) But my energy seems boundless. I’m happier, lighter. Everything seems clearer, somehow. And my muse has flown from her tower to perch comfortably on my shoulder, and oh, how happy I am that she’s here. Sometimes taking care of yourself means letting go of things you love because you know that you’ll be better off without them. Sometimes healing means trimming back the overgrowth to make room for a new, beautiful direction.

Much Love Seekers,

Jessi