Monthly Archives: July 2012

Herb of the Week: Dill

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an aromatic, up to 75 cm high herb, with a hollowed stem and small leaves. The inflorescences bloom from July to September, and can be 15 cm in diameter. Dill needs a sunny spot in a garden … Continue reading

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Book of Herbal Remedies

I dedicate this article to a fellow blogger and a friend, Byrony (KristenCoffin). On Thursday, Byrony had a back surgery that didn’t go so well, and now she is in even more pain, due to a damaged nerve. As I probably mentioned in one … Continue reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: The Hermit

The Hermit Card Number: IX Key Number: 20 Rulership: Virgo ♍ Hebrew Letter: Yod י Translation: The Human Hand Closed to Grasp or Hold Numerical Value: 12 Divinatory Meaning Upright — Caution. Discretion. Need for prudence. Counsel sought and taken. … Continue reading

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My Garden Produce, My Magical Items, My New Book of Shadows and More…

As I mentioned on one of my previous posts (26/4/12), I’ve planted basil and pumpkins on my garden. On Thursday I’ve picked up my first produce — a pumpkin. There is a photo below. I think it looks really gorgeous.There … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

Book of Shadows received another award nomination. This time it was Neferet (her blog, Stay for a Spell), who thought my blog was worth to receive the nomination. So, thank you Neferet, I’m very grateful. The rules: Thank the person who nominated … Continue reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: Strength

Strength Card Number: VIII Key Number: 19 Rulership: Leo ♌ Hebrew Letter: Teth ט Translation: Serpent Numerical Value: 12 Divinatory Meaning Upright — Courage. Self-control. The virtue of fortitude. The power of love. Control of passion against one’s baser instincts. Determination. Generosity. … Continue reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: The Chariot

The Chariot Card Number: VII Key Number: 18 Rulership: Cancer ♋ Hebrew Letter: Cheth ח Translation: Fenced or Enclosed Field Numerical Value: 12 Divinatory Meaning Upright — Triumph over adversity, overcoming life’s obstacles, decisiveness and ambition in achieving one’s goals, well-deserved … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Nominated for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”!

I have been nominated by sammiwitch (The Life and Times of a Forever Witch) for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”. When I went to check my blog in the morning, I saw a notice about a new comment on my … Continue reading

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Herbalism

This is the text I shall use in my book of shadows for the chapter called Herbalism. Feel free to use it as a guide to create your own, but, please, don’t copy it. After this text in my book of … Continue reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: The Lovers

The Lovers Card Number: VI Key Number: 17 Rulership: Gemini ♊ Hebrew Letter: Zain ז Translation: Weapon or Sword Numerical Value: 12 Divinatory Meaning Upright — Harmony and union, choices to be made using intuition and not intellect. Difficult decisions to … Continue reading

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