Categories for Elements

Building Relationship with North, Earth, and Your Ancestors

January 20, 2022 8:36 pm Published by
the north and element of earth the ritual deck

On the sacred wheel, the North encompasses the realm of earth, winter, death, rebirth, and your ancestors. The North is the still and sacred portal where we’re allowed to break down and shed to rebuild for a new cycle. It is the seat of deep wisdom where the ancestral knowledge from all of those who’ve come before you resides. The North encompasses endings, new beginnings, and the space in between.   I’ve been wanting to dedicate a post to each of the four elements and decided that honoring them through the cardinal directions on our seasonal wheel throughout the year would... Continue Reading

Understanding the 4 Elements & Using them to Shift Your Energy

November 18, 2021 10:01 pm Published by
The Ritual Deck oracle cards showing the four elements in their cardinal directions

The four elements, earth, air, fire, and water, are physical materials and energies that comprise the world around us. If you don’t already work with the four elements in your practice, you’ve likely heard of them because they’re rather tricky to avoid as so many spiritual practices refer to them in some way. There are countless ways to deepen your relationship with the four elements and bring them into your practice. In this post, you’ll learn a bit about the history of the four elements, common correspondences for them, how to work with them physically and energetically, calling them in... Continue Reading

Using the Cardinal Directions in Ritual

June 24, 2019 4:35 am Published by

The cardinal directions, North, South, East, and West, can help you with more than navigation. Each direction holds a meaning of its own and corresponds to one of the four elements. There are both simple and complex ways of using the cardinal directions in ritual. A variety of cultures honor the cardinal directions. This article is looking at them from a Pagan and Wiccan perspective. The four directions are often used by Native Americans on the medicine wheel. Neither way is wrong or right, just different, and for different purposes. Read on for meanings and three ways to start using... Continue Reading

When’s The Best Day For Your Ritual? // Days of The Week & Magick

February 25, 2019 4:25 am Published by

You know all about the moon phases and the best phases for specific rituals and spells (if you don’t learn more here) but did you know that the days of the week also play a part in the energy of your rituals? Each day of the week has an energy of its own that will affect any rituals or spellwork you’re doing. Of course, it can be easy to become overwhelmed with all of these magickal “rules” but rest assured your spellwork won’t be ruined if you miss the perfect day. Think of using the energy of the days of... Continue Reading

What crystals, symbols, and scents do you need most?

November 19, 2018 4:44 am Published by

It can be overwhelming to know what crystals, symbols, scents, and other tools to rely on for different purposes. Here’s a quick guide for a variety of situations you may be seeking support for or, perhaps, you have a friend who needs support in a specific area? I’ve included a variety of symbols, crystals, and items from our shop that coordinate with each category for easy shopping for yourself or a loved one! Happiness Who doesn’t want to be happier? Scroll through the tools below for symbols, crystals, scents, and herbs that can help you cultivate more happiness in your... Continue Reading