Around the Fire


Magical Musing from The Green Man community

A Familiar Story by Hovik

Everyone has a unique experience when it comes to finding their familiar spirit. I remember the first time I had an encounter with my familiar Buzz. It was a few years back and I was working in the store. The idea of a working partner was not foreign to me and so when that day I ... Read More >

The Silent Music of Words by Hovik

Often times when doing magical workings we focus so heavily on the words and the sayings that we lose sight of the magic that happens in the silence. This is one reason why I typically use instrumental music for my workings as opposed to chanting or rhymes. It allows for me to ... Read More >

The Broom Closet by Hovik

There is always this talk about the witches who came before us. The ones who were killed and captured at various points in history during the “burning times” across Europe and the Americas. Hopefully most of us know that these people weren’t all witches per se. They were outcasts ... Read More >

Ask A Witch: How Do I Know the Magic Will Work?

Ask a Witch: A blog that answers back…I get flooded with questions on a regular basis because of working at a metaphysical store. Ranging anywhere from “what is that?” to “I have an attachment, how do I get rid of it?” and my favorite, “do you have any dead animals for sale?” ... Read More >

Witch Sight: Harnessing Inner Power & Taking Flight

Witch Sight: Harnessing Inner Power & Taking Flight by HovikA witch’s little helper:We all as magical practitioners have been studying and practicing honing our skills and gifts for many years. Sometimes we need or begin to develop tools or resources to help us ... Read More >

July Birthstone: Ruby

July Birthstone: Ruby “You have no need to travel anywhere—journey within yourself.  Enter a mine of rubies and bathe in the splendor of your own light.”  Rumi“For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.”  ... Read More >

Sigil Magic: Manifestation of Will Through Art by Hovik

I have worked with sigils of various kinds my entire magical practice. I first want to explain what exactly a sigil is before anything else. Now a sigil for me is an abstract representation of a thought form that I have condensed down to its core pieces. This can be anything from ... Read More >

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