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Dear Friends,

I am going to keep this newsletter very short today.  Here’s why…

The interview clip that is available today was one of the best so far (and also one of the longest… it’s about 15 minutes long).  I had to laugh, because Ash asked her a simple question, and she really “ran with it” and covered a lot of ground…

His question was very simply, “If someone’s confidence is very low, can it hurt their ability to do Magick?”

Not only did she answer this, but she also went into how to deal with stubborn spirits, how to protect your house (this one is so good, her friend actually noticed something “different” when he walked into the house after she’d done the spell), and how she made a real mess of things when she was 16, and looking for love…

She did such a wonderful job, I almost feel unneeded this week! ;)

Another reason I’m keeping it short this week is because I have to get ready for a quick vacation.  I’ve been working on some wonderful things, but I still feel I need to take a break and rest my head – let my energies recharge.

The kids have to be attended too, the dogs need to be fed – and to be quite honest, it’s been a long week – and I’m tired.  I’m going to have a nice glass of red wine tonight with my husband, and let my mind wander and relax… maybe even get to bed early for once!  It’s Friday night, and here I am “an old crone” going to bed early… how life changes….

But I will say a quick word on confidence.

Confidence is so very important to everything you do.  In fact, many people actually are able to convince themselves that they ARE confident – when in reality, they aren’t.

Without confidence in yourself, and in your Magick energy – it will be so very hard to cast spells that have an effect in the way that you desire.

“Knowing” it’s going to work is over half of the battle.

But, beyond the world of Magick, your confidence holds many other keys.  Having confidence in who you are is life’s great secret for finding life long friends and companions.  It is the secret to finding all that you want in life – and drinking up all that our amazing world has to offer.

Even if you believe you are confident, I want you to try this simple spell over the weekend (or whenever you have time).  Know that you are special, and living the life you desire is much more simple than you think… everything you need is right at your feet.  But you must believe it.

Rose’s Confidence For Life Spell

We’re going to do this spell in front of a mirror… if you don’t have one in your room, you can use the one in the bathroom.  But I’d really prefer you to do this short spell in your room with a larger mirror – so you can dim the lights or darken the room a bit.  It’s always important to “set the mood” of the spell.

Set up a red candle off to the right, and your favorite incense on your left.

Light the incense, and then light the candle.

Next, stare at the red candle’s flame… as the light of the flame reaches you, see the red of the candle wax fill you with it’s reddish glow…. Red is the color of confidence, and passion for what you do.

Keep focusing on the candle for a minute or more… feel yourself grow ever more confident… feel the strength within you.

Next, let your gaze leave the candle, and look directly into the mirror at yourself.  Visualize your body surrounded by the reddish light form the candle… look straight into your own eyes and say:

“My strength is my confidence, and there’s confidence in me.
My heart knows I’m special, and everyone will see.
Today is my day, my moment to shine
Throughout all the world, will blaze my confident sign…”

If you are a person who struggles with confidence, please do this spell as often as you can (hopefully at least once a day).  I’d also like to recommend a “success and confidence” incense if you’d like…  try to use three parts aloe wood, 2 parts frankincense, and one part nutmeg.  Burn this as you do the spell…
The combination of the chant, the candle, and the incense will fill you with instant confidence – and you’ll see how things can change.

Now, go out there and have a wonderfully Magickal weekend, and make sure to listen to Tatania’s interview clip… she’s a dear friend, and very wise and experienced…

Love And Light,

Rose Ariadne

Your Warm And Caring “Resident Witch In Charge

P.S.  If you have a friend or family member that could benefit from these lessons,
please send the lessons to them.  You can either email the lessons to them, or just
tell them by using this special webpage:

http://www.rose-ariadne.com/tell/tell.cgi

P.P.S. And don’t forget to listen to the special interview on the blog!


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Dear Friends,

There is nothing more powerful than the “Truth”.  Whether it’s the Truth about yourself, and who you really are as a person – or you want to find out the Truth about somebody else…

I also believe, there are certain Truths about some of us that we aren’t ready to find out about, but I’ll save that conversation for another newsletter.

Have you ever been frustrated because you feel someone close to you is not being straightforward with you in telling you the truth?  You know they are hiding something, but your just not sure what…

I think we’ve all felt this way at one time or another, and sometimes we’d all love to be able to read other people’s minds to get the Truth… for me, it was my brother.  I just knew he was hiding something… for months it went on.  And I found out what the truth was the hard way when I found him making out with my best friend! 

Don’t get me wrong, I was happy for them, but I wish he would have told me instead of acting so “guarded”.  It was almost 15 years ago now, and no, they didn’t last long.   If I could have read his mind, I would have known, and could have been prepared for the truth…

Unfortunately, it’s not always that easy – and of course casting truth spells on others without their knowledge is walking a fine line between morals and ethics in Witchcraft.

You need to search deep within your moral fiber to find out if  it seems “acceptable” to get the truth out of people in this way.  There are some far better options than casting spells directly to get the truth out of people.

It all boils down to Divination.  When done right, it is the most powerful “truth seeing” technique of all… and there are a lot of ways to approach it.

My favorite Divination is the “bathtub Divination”.  Not only does it work very well for me, but it puts me in a very relaxed state of mind…. Allowing me to see the future unfold.

I’d like you to give it a try.  Here’s how to do it:

Rose’s Bathtub Divination

This ritual is meant to be one of relaxation… and should only be done after dusk – preferably on a relaxing spring or summer evening (now would be a good time of year).

Before you begin, get some rose petals from your garden (you can also get some at your nearest occult shop), some frankincense to burn, and 10 white candles…

As you are drawing your bath (make sure the water is nice and warm), set the white candles around the bathtub, light the frankincense, and gently sprinkle the rose petals into the water as the tub is filling…

When the tub is full, make sure to dim the lights.  Then get into a comfortable position on the floor and work yourself into a relaxed state using the meditation I show you in my Mystical World Of Ancient Witchcraft Book (get it free on the blog). 

Once you are nice and relaxed, either get on your needs in front of the tub, or get a stool or small chair so that you can look down into the water.

Feel the warmth of the candles surround you in a white light… and smell the sweet scent of rose petals fill your lung.  Breath deeply as you stare into the water.  Don’t focus on the surface of the water, but allow your vision to blur as you focus on a point “behind” the water.

Let your mind go, let the images appear as they will.  Don’t try to interpret them, and don’t be distracted.  Just remember what you saw so you can think about it later…

Sometimes this works much better than other times – and the images of the future can be very vivid!  And once in awhile, they’ll be very blurry, not make any sense – and you may not even “see” anything at all.

Don’t let any of the images you see scare you about what lies ahead… the future is not cast in stone – the images you see in the bathwater are only “possibilities” of things that may happen if you follow the current path you are on in your life.

If you don’t like you see, change the path you are on by re-structuring your life… if you like what you see, keep doing what you are doing.

We all have possiblities for a bright and amazing future, it’s all about knowing what will happen if we continue the path we are on… learning, adapting, and changing as we move forward in life’s journey.

Try the Bathtub Divination at some point this weekend if you get a chance.  You may catch a glimpse of the future, and find some relaxation from the stresses of life.  (By the way, it also helps to put on some soft relaxing music…)

Please check out this weeks Interview and Special Quiz on “learning the truth through Magick”. 

I had Ash interview my wonderful friend Tatiana Aleria on how to do “Divination Magick” to see the future… she also gives some important things to look out for.

Next week I’ll give you another newsletter, interview, and quiz on “Confidence and Magick” – and how to prevent a “no confidence” trap from sapping your ability to connect with your Magick energy for long periods of time…

Until then, have a wonderful “long” weekend…

Brightest Blessings,

Bright Blessings,

Rose Ariadne

Your Warm And Caring “Resident Witch In Charge

P.S.  If you have a friend or family member that could benefit from these lessons,
please send the lessons to them.  You can either email the lessons to them, or just
tell them by using this special webpage:

http://www.rose-ariadne.com/tell/tell.cgi

P.P.S. If you want my limited edition life’s work, go here for ordering information – I don’t believe anything like this has ever been done :

http://www.masteringmagickwitchcraft.com

P.P.P.S. And don’t forget to listen to the special interview on the blog!


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Dear Friends,

Today, I want to talk about one of the most important things for a person to have in life.

They are your beliefs., and your principles.  But it’s not enough just to have them… you need to be able to stand behind them with conviction – with heartfelt emotion.

There are so many different branches of Witchcraft… some people consider some of the branches “religions”… some consider them “belief systems”… and some consider some of the branches “philosophies”…

…and some people just want to use their hidden energies to bring them their selfish desires in the form of Love, Money, and other things.

But no matter what branch of Witchcraft you choose to follow, no matter what path you take in this world – part of “finding yourself” and increasing your connection to Magick energy is to find your beliefs, and stand behind them.

“Feel” them – with everything you hold dear.

What types of “beliefs” should you have?

That’s a good question, and one that deserves a good answer…

Examples of beliefs that you have range from the deities you “believe” in and celebrate, the general philosophies you have about life, your beliefs in what happens when you “cross over”, beliefs in your morals, your beliefs in the celebrations of life and our beautiful earth…

And in order to develop these beliefs in who you are, and what you “do” – you’ve just got to know what the options are… and you need to do your research…

…and you may be very surprised about how your beliefs may change as you do your research.

What deities do you want to celebrate?  Do a little research on “who” they are, and what they represent…which ones “resonate” most with you – and the person you wish to be (or already are)?

What is important to you?  What do you believe happens when you “pass away”?  How do you believe Magick should be used?  What moral standards do you hold yourself to in the working of your Spells?

When you get a chance, do some exploration on who you think you are… a good way to do this is to follow the “internal sacred space” exercise in one of the lessons in my Magick Mini Course.

I’ll post it for you here in just a second.  Do it… it’s a great way to “firm” your beliefs, and rid yourself of negativity.

Make sure to listen to the interview that Ash did with one of my best friends “Robyn” on the beliefs of “Pagans” – she also gives a little insight on a special will that may be important for you to create…

Before I give it to you though, I want to urge you to see Al Gore’s new documentary about global warming…

What Is Your Belief About Global Warming?

No matter what stance you take on this issue, it’s important to see it so that you can consider this very important issue.

Do you believe that global warming is as disastrous as he claims, and that our world may be damaged beyond repair in just 10 short years?

Or do you think it’s “hype”?  I have my belief… and it’s important to get in touch with yours.  After all, it’s our world we are talking about – the source for all of our powers and energies… the source for our lives, and that of our children.

That being said… here’s the “Internal Sacred Space” exercise I’d like you to find some time to do over the weekend…

Creating Your Internal Sacred Space

It’s your Internal Sacred Space that is the “fuel” behind every kind of Magick
you ever do.  So let’s do something that a lot of Witches never get around to doing. 

Let’s set up your Internal Sacred Space now…

1.  Find a quiet place where you can sit down and concentrate. Preferably outside on a nice day, but you can also find a quiet place in your house where you feel at
peace. Grab a pen and a piece of paper of clean 8 ½ x 11 notebook paper, sit in a
comfortable position, and close your eyes.

2.  Take a few deep breaths and think of emotional and sacred things in your life.
These could be fond memories, certain people in your life, emotions, feelings,
important objects, places, etc.

If you think of negative things, immediately “sweep” them out of your mind. When you are done, you need to only be left with all of the sacred things in your mind. Relax, and concentrate until you feel you are “ready”.

When you open your eyes, let your list fall out of your pen and onto the paper. Just let it flow. I want you to write down everything in a list. Be as detailed as you
possibly can about each sacred thing you can think of. (Remember, these are sacred things to YOU, and they can be anything that brings positive emotion into your heart)

When you are done, turn the paper over.

3.  Now, close your eyes again and think of everything that is NOT sacred to you.
Think about your biggest long term problems, things that irritate you, things that
make you sad. Nobody is perfect, think about your flaws as a person. Think about
anything that brings negative emotion into your heart.

Once you have brought them all into your mind, open your eyes and write them all down on the back of the same paper. All of these negative things will keep you from creating your sacred space.   You will soon find out how to keep them out of your sacred space so that you will have a true place of power within you for spell work.

Fold up the paper and get ready for the next step…

4.  You’ve now got your lists. On the front you have a list of things that are
“sacred” to you. On the back you have a list of all things that are NOT sacred
(the things that bring negative emotions into your heart). Now, you will need to
gather a few tools to use to finish the building blocks of your Internal Sacred
Space.

Gather the following items:

* White candle in a holder

* Matches, or a lighter

* A glass (or ceramic) bowl

* A glass of water

Set them all up in front of you…

5.  When you are ready, light the candle. Let it become your focus. Feel the heat
and energy coming from the candle. Visualize it’s energy surrounding you, enveloping you in it’s light and warmth. Let it’s light fill the aura around your body. See this light purifying your energy, filling your heart with it’s pure, white glow.   After you feel warm and pure from the light of the candle, take the paper and unfold it.

6.  Slowly read the list of sacred things aloud. Allow yourself to pause between
each one and think deeply on it. When you have gone through your entire list, say
the following aloud, and with purpose:

“These Sacred things that I see
Make them all a part of me
Help me raise the energy!”

Now visualize each item from your list rising up off of the paper to brighten the
white purifying light around you.

7.  Next, fold the paper back up without even looking at the list of negative things.
Gently hold the folded paper into the fire on the candle (be very careful not to burn yourself or anything around you). Once the paper catches fire, drop it immediately
into the bowl.

Now say aloud:

“Cleanse the Space inside of me
And rid all negativity
I accept no less -
So Mote It Be”

8.  Now watch the flames carefully as they burn the rest of the paper while you
focus on feeling your positive sacred energy full of grand emotions. Feel the energy again, surrounding you and cleansing your space with white purifying light, filled with all of your sacred things.

9.  Pour some water into the bowl to put out the rest of the flames and ash to
“cleanse” all the negativity from your space. Now snuff out the candle.

You have now set up your basic internal sacred space that you are going to build on in the future. When you first set up your sacred space in this way, do this once a  week for 4 weeks to reinforce it and grow the power of your space. (you can write down different things, or the same things every time)

Going forward, you are going to want to do this once a month to keep your sacred
space clean so that your Magick will work to it’s fullest and won’t be tainted with
negativity.

Next week I’ll be giving you a special interview on an “opinion” that may upset some people – but that is very important to “look at” for yourself.  It may save you in the future…

Brightest Blessings,

Bright Blessings,

Rose Ariadne

Your Warm And Caring “Resident Witch In Charge

P.S.  If you have a friend or family member that could benefit from these lessons,
please send the lessons to them.  You can either email the lessons to them, or just
tell them by using this special webpage:

http://www.rose-ariadne.com/tell/tell.cgi

P.P.S. If you want my limited edition life’s work, go here for ordering information – I don’t believe anything like this has ever been done :

http://www.masteringmagickwitchcraft.com/

P.P.P.S. And don’t forget to listen to the special interview on the blog!


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Dear Friends,

First of all, I hope you are all enjoying the brand new website:

http://www.askroseariadne.com

…starting next week I am going to begin answering at least 1 question per day (and don’t worry, if you have asked a question that hasn’t been answered yet, it is “in line” and I’ll get to it eventually…)

Ok, on to this issue of the newsletter:

Is Witchcraft Evil?

I was debating between a few different topics, and I picked this one because it is a question I get from a lot of beginners… but it is also important for experienced Witches to ask this question of themselves every day:

“Is Any Of The Witchcraft I’M DOING Evil?”

Let me start by answering the basic question asked by true beginners: Is Witchcraft Evil?

If you ask most high priestesses (or priests) they will tell you that Magick energy is a “neutral force” – it is neither good or bad, it simply depends on how you choose to use it.

How you USE IT defines whether it is Evil or Good at that moment.

I have a slightly different belief, and I’ll start this with a question of you:

Have you ever been in the forest, mountains, at the beach, or somewhere out in nature – and felt exhilarated?  As the sun beat down on your skin, and the colors of the environment reached out, grabbed you, and made you feel as if “life is absolutely beautiful”?

Almost everybody has had that experience.

There are some green hills above my house.  At the peak of one of the hills stand two trees.

On the weekends, I often walk up to the top of this hill and I sit under the trees.  The grass, so green and lush – and living close to the ocean, on a clear day I can see the islands stretching out in front of me like the hand of the Goddess.

The blue ocean water sparkling below… the lush hills around me, with grass gently tickling my leg.

In these moments, we are surrounded by Magick energy.  It sure doesn’t feel “neutral” to me.

It is in it’s natural state, swirling and shifting through our natural world – touching everything at the same time… “affecting us” in ways we can’t even begin to fully understand.

But one thing I do understand… if you let it – it feels absolutely wonderful!

My experience tells me that Magick energy is inherently GOOD.

Because Magick energy is good, using it to create good in your life (and the lives of others) is like paddling a canoe downstream – with the current.  It makes it all so easy…

But, if you choose to use Magick for “ill” – trying to control people, harm people, curse people, etc – not only will you be paddling “upstream” (against the current) in your canoe, but you will also suffer karma (usually worse than the “ills” you have created).

Using Magick to cause harm is much more difficult because I believe that the energy is good in it’s natural state.

Is Any Of The Witchcraft I’m Doing Evil?

No matter how long you have been practicing Witchcraft of any kind – this is a question you should ask yourself daily.

Always “check yourself” and what you are doing by asking if there is any way the spell or ritual you are going to do can be though of as “Evil”.  Are you trying to control someone against their will?  Is the selfishness of your desire going to cause another harm?

That’s why it’s a good idea to end any spell with the words, “An it harm none.”  And to REALLY feel this… you don’t want to cause another harm, but you also want your spell to work – and you are sending the energy out with the intention of bringing you what you desire-  while not causing harm to another.

Check yourself, and what you are doing – and put that line in your spells at the end before you release the energies into the cosmos…

Robyn’s Interview

You’ll have the pleasure of listening to one of my good friends Robyn speak about this very topic in the latest Witchcraft Interview (on the blog of course).

I had Ash do another special interview with her on this very important topic.  Listen, learn (even if you already “know” this), and make sure to go through the 4 questions on the quiz.

Next week, another interview, newsletter, and quiz – on beliefs and a special “will”…

Until then, I’ll see you over at http://www.askroseariadne.com!
 
Brightest Blessings,

Bright Blessings,

Rose Ariadne

Your Warm And Caring “Resident Witch In Charge

P.S.  If you have a friend or family member that could benefit from these lessons,
please send the lessons to them.  You can either email the lessons to them, or just
tell them by using this special webpage:

http://www.rose-ariadne.com/tell/tell.cgi

P.P.S. If you want my limited edition life’s work, go here for ordering information – I don’t believe anything like this has ever been done :

http://www.masteringmagickwitchcraft.com


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Dear Friends, 

I am so happy to finally tell you all about my new website Ask Rose Ariadne!  Basically, anytime you have a question about anything related to Wicca, Witchcraft, Spells, or just life in general, feel free to ask me a question through the simple form on the website!

Go over right now and have a look:

http://www.askroseariadne.com

You’ll see that there is a “Click Here To Ask Rose!” button in the upper left column of the page – if you click it, you can ask (and have answered) any question in your little heart’s desire… ;)

Make sure to explore all tlhat is offered on the site, and you can see answers to some of the other questions others have asked (and that I have already answered).  I plan to answer a few questions a day starting in about a week or so.

I am so excited to hear what you all think about it… and of course, I can’t possibly answer ALL of the questions, so if you have some knowledge about Magick, Wicca, Witchcraft, etc, please let me know here:

http://www.askroseariadne.com/friends-of-rose.html

I’m excited to give you all a little personal attention as time goes on…

Now…

On Friday be on the lookout for my next interview clip and Witchcraft newsletter… it’s going to be a surprise topic (yep, you guessed it, I haven’t decided what the topic is going to be yet… I am considering two different ones – and they are “doozies”).

I’ll let you know what it’s ready this Friday.

For now, grab your broom and fly on over to http://www.askroseariadne.com and ask your first question!

Brightest Blessings,

Rose Ariadne

Your Warm And Caring “Resident Witch In Charge”

 


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