Category: Techniques

Use of Crossroads In Conjure

SO, YOU WANNA MEET ‘THE BLACK MAN,’ EH?

Even if someone doesn’t practice any kind of path or tradition, chances are that they will still be familiar with the folk tale of the Blues musician, Robert Johnson, selling his soul at the crossroads. Many people believe that this is quite literally what happens – you give…



Cutting and Harvesting Plants

MAKE IT MEANINGFUL

I have many plants in my garden that I use for workings, in my products, and for cooking. I have a little ritual I observe when harvesting.  I will gather the above ground parts of a plant when the moon is waxing to full. Alternately, I will gather the below ground parts when…



What Does the “Layering” of Protection Look Like?

A QUESTION WAS POSTED THE OTHER DAY

The question was simple: “What does it mean to perform protection in layers?”

“Layering” means have several works of protection going at once. Let me use myself as an example: I work with my Ancestors and ask for their protection. I have railroad spikes at the corners of my property,…



Community Bullshit

INTO THE BREACH

Ya’ know, I see a lot of bullshit floating around these days. Up until my late foray into the world of Facebook, I had no idea just how much. My interactions, to that point, had been with people who A) clearly knew their shit, and B) even if they were motivated, to a…



To Remove Unwanted “Passengers”

A COUPLE OF QUICKIES

As it seems is sometimes the case, I will come away from a meeting or being in public somewhere and I will start to feel ill and drained for no reason. It will feel as though I have picked up something or someone in the process of being out and about. Obviously,…



Orange Sexual Attraction & Love Drawing Lamps

SOME SIMPLE WORKS FOR SEX AND LOVE

Sexual Attraction Lamp

Nothing says attraction and love to me like oranges. They work in hoodoo and they work in feng shui, so that’s all good for me.

Here’s a simple little work to begin on a Friday morning before an evening out Friday or Saturday night. Begin by taking a…



The Cotton Ball Obsession Jar

HERE’S MY TAKE ON THIS WORK THAT SEEMS TO BE SO SOUGHT AFTER

When I was coming up, it wasn’t uncommon to say that a person who wasn’t thinking straight, or was acting like they were in a fog, were “walking around like their head is full of cotton.” Meaning, essentially, that they’re acting like they’re…



Feather Pillows and Death Crowns

ONE OF THE ODDEST MEMORIES OF MY CHILDHOOD

I was five years older than my brother. I say “was” because he has passed now. Been gone now much longer than he was alive. My dear brother was always sickly. He had asthma, among other issues, and the North Texas weather was not kind. My mother did…



Easy Protection

MAKE YOUR HOUSE A LARGE MIRROR BOX

I have been using the following trick for forever. It is essentially making your house into a large mirror box. I get the small craft mirrors and I cleanse them in a solution of kosher salt, ammonia, and agrimony. After letting them dry, I wipe them for smudges and…



It’s Hot! It’s Damn Hot!

USE A BOTTLE OF WAR WATER TO REVERSE WORKS OF NEGATIVITY

The Southwest has its own kind of beauty and its own kind of conveniences. Something we have an abundance of here is heat. I like to use this and our other natural resources in my workings whenever the opportunity presents itself, like in this next…