There is no one thing that will help you learn to listen to and trust your intuition. But building up a series of rituals to help you connect with your intuition regularly is a good start. These everyday witch practices are perfect for just that.
Got a problem with the word witch? We’ll get to that.
Not sure how witch practices fit into your spiritual path? I’ve got you.
Is this post for everyone? Absolutely not.
With all that out of the way, let’s chat.
A Note on Spirituality
Everyone comes to spirituality in their own way. Those paths include past trauma or indoctrination. They can also include good experiences too.
We’re all seeking what we need to get by in this life that mostly makes no sense. If you need to look to a higher power because you just realized we’re electric bags of meat that are aware of their impending demise, well. Welcome to the club.
I believe that a lot of religious leaders spend too much energy screaming about the wrath of god, and not enough time inviting us into the wonder of what god could be.
I won’t say I know the meaning of life or the reason we exist. But chasing that wonder and trying to experience it in everyday life seems like a worthwhile venture to me.
Witch practices are something that help me feel that wonder. But so is writing sometimes. Or cooking dinner. Or going for walks. Those moments you spend with loved ones and are suddenly overcome with how great everything is? That’s also good.
Maybe you’re here on this planet to follow a specific religious doctrine. Personally, I’m here to experience a little magic.
A Note on Witchcraft
If you’ve never called yourself a witch, you don’t get to say what witchcraft is.
It seems like every other day, some middle class white preacher goes viral for telling his congregation that there are witches among them. Maybe there are. (I assume, because certain faith communities are hard to leave and because those sort of churches don’t allow women any autonomy to actually get out of that toxic place.) But I would…