NECROMANTIC MAGICK – A brief overview of my magickal practice.

Necromantic Magick, Divination, Readings tarot, oracle & Angel cards. Spiritually based Spellcraft from candle Magick & Mojo bags or your own “Egregore or Servitore” with your own consecrated and empowered “Sigil” programmed to do your will & so much more because of my ancestors & other spirits whom have chosen to work with since I was a child.

It’s hard to describe what I actually practice and believe in. However the closest I can get to describing myself is that I’m an Empathic Necromantic Eclectic Jungian Chaos Sea Witch/Occultist whom loves to do divination for others especially tarot & oracle cards. But Runes are available too by request. I love to push the boundaries and to make other’s lives happier by using my own magickal abilities as well as my career qualifications in psychology, programme planning, life skills/life coach & rehabilitation. Don’t worry if it’s something that I know I just can’t do? I will let you know straight away. I don’t believe in B.S.!!! I’m also having a “winter or summer sale” depending on whereabouts you live on this wonderful planet of ours. I will be offering a 3 card tarot reading with 2 Goddess oracle cards or 2 Angel cards depending on your preference for only $20AU which is approx. only $15US dollars. You will get a detailed report emailed to you as well as photos from your reading. I can also change to reading to say 5 oracle cards or 5 Angel cards if you prefer them to tarot cards.

I also have quite a few different tarot decks so when you email me I will list them and add some photos for you to pick from? Apart from the classic “Rider/Waite deck” my 2nd favourite is the “Vampires of the Eternal Night deck” as I love their imagery because it’s so powerfully visceral. For romantic, sexual and relationship readings I recommend the “Sensual Wiccan Tarot” because it’s brilliant when reading for the above issues. I also offer the Celtic Cross Tarot reading for $45AU which isn’t much for those of you where the Australian dollar is lower than your currency. Reading will be done and sent back to your email inbox within 7 days after receiving your email and payment. One thing I will warn you about though is that the cards have never been wrong so be prepared to hear the truth about your life and or situation? I will also need your name, date of birth and whatever question/s you may have as well to ensure that your reading is done properly. Remember always thought the future is not set in stone and the a reading is meant to guide you in your future life and plans etc and to teach you a bit about your past and present also.

Any other work that I do for people I negotiate the price depending on the time needed to fulfil your magickal needs, as well as supplies like candles, incense, feathers, shells, crystals, amulets etc etc. I also often need to do my MAGICK on the beach nearby and take all of my supplies with me. This isn’t always easy but as a Sea Witch I feel so much more of a connection with the elements especially water of course. Depending on your magickal requirements it may just be a simple fairly quickly done spell but if it’s something really complicated? I may need to work on it regularly for 1-3 months or so.

People whom don’t practice Magick or mediumship have no idea how physically, psychologically and spiritually tiring it all is….and it really is. So please understand that if your asking for something major it can’t just be achieved in 5 minutes it takes dedication, time, ritual, invocation, evocation, ancestral, spiritual, basically Necromantic Magick. It’s taken me many years of study, learning and practice to be able to open a portal to the other side. It’s not easy to do for most but thankfully an experience with a woman’s spirit in our church graveyard at the tender age of only 10 guided me and she told me how to tap into the spirit realm and how to “invoke them within me” (mediumship). Sometimes after a long session of Necromantic invocation after the spirit leaves me my body is totally exhausted. Then I need to sleep for a long, long time and it takes me many days sometimes to recover. I’m not mentioning this to sound like a hero. Lol But to let you all know that I can’t take on too much of this kind of work at a time and it’s not because I don’t want to….but because I physically just can’t.
This is one small part of my ancestral altar and for my deceased partner of nearly 21 years ago now on the right. On the left are some of my paternal ancestors from the 19th century. The candles aren’t lit in this photo for various reasons at the time but they have some clear filtered “Full Moon Holy water” and some very expensive bourbon. Since this photo I’ve offered them tea and chocolates too. They seem to like it as my paternal Grandfather is coming through a lot lately. So believe me having an Ancestral Altar isn’t just for Samhain because after all shouldn’t we remember our ancestors and lost loves etc all year round? Yes is my answer whether your a Trad. Witch, Hedge Witch, Wiccan, Pagan, Santeria or Shaman. It’s just a thoughtful, inspirational and magickal thing to do. Sometimes I like to meditate and then communicate with them always at night for me using either a pendulum, automatic writing or drawing if that happens or even…wait for it…the good old fashioned Ouija board. Just be cautious with your protection and make sure that no Nasty entities get through your portal.

“Forge your own path” ~ C. Lowe I created this meme after artfully editing a photo of the angel that I made nearly 20 years ago until my cherubs colours morphed into the background and expanded and grew bigger and brighter and this is the result!

Back to necromancy as I was explaining earlier that you can well imagine a magickal Necromantic working of this type is serious business. I choose whom I feel intuitively that me and my spirits will fit with along with the Magick that you want me to do? Once we are working together I need complete honesty and trust. Without those two qualities nothing at all can work. However once we have established those two things we can start planning, then I can start doing whatever magickal working that is needed together. Sometimes I may ask you to do certain small things like cleansings of yourself or home etc etc. Usually it’s nothing that you have to do but plenty of magickal work for me to do however. So if you want to know more or have some questions on what you want me to help you with? Or just maybe some guidance via a tarot reading (divination) etc. Please just send me an email at:
cazcat01@gmail.com Then together we can see where we go from there!!!

I just thought I’d share with you that even though it’s mid winter here in Australia I just heard a huge flock of seagulls squawking and flying over my house. It doesn’t get much better than that. But honestly just after I wrote that just now some Native Honey Eaters in my front garden are outside foraging and 2 magpies outside being bullies out the back mainly. Thankfully our bird dog (cocker spaniel) is inside asleep atm. I really need a camera for good nature shots as I’ve only got the one on my Smart Phone.

I’m feeling much gratitude, love and healing today and hope that whatever your doing that you are too!

Blessings to all,

CazWytch.⭐️💖🌙💀🌹🐲🌏
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ME, MY MAGICK, PAIN SURVIVOR & CANNABIS

My name is Caroline or just Caz. This is my brief story about the magick I practice and why? It’s not easy to try and explain to others what you do and why? Sometimes it’s hard to explain to myself. LOL However the magick I practice has become second nature to me now, it’s my life! Also how I’ve survived many years of chronic pain without succumbing to its constant debilitating pressure with grace instead of hating my own body for it!

I’m a 53 year old female Australian of mainly Scottish ancestry. As well as some English, Irish and German-Jewish ancestry as well. I’m a Witch/Occultist of Crone age now, I’ve learnt so much in my life’s journey. I work with the Primal Dark Goddesses now as well as the Horned Gods, shamanistic power animals, elementals, Draconic powers, Angels, daemons (demons), my ancestors and occasionally willing disincarnate spirits too.

The writing written on the first photo was given to me by the great beyond, The Goddess I did become for a short time…I was her…and she was me. It was an incredibly soulful and personal experience. This is called “invocation” where a Godform which is some believe is an archetype which has been called upon since antiquity.

Invocation is a very different experience for most people. Sometimes I can maintain my own persona but it’s kind of like being a backseat driver in my own car. Whilst the Godform, Daemon, Angel or whatever sort of disincarnate spirit that your working with is; can often give you knowledge and words which you know are not your own. To others you may appear a bit strange or often a bit clammy and hot probably because your blood pressure is rising until your mortal body gets used to being a temporary vessel by whomever you’ve invoked. Who’s spirit may feel quite overpowering to you, especially at first.

Always be very respectful and careful and know whom your invoking very well before you do so. I could write far more about this and already have when I first invoked the Great Goddess Hekate. She was so incredibly powerful that I felt nauseous and almost collapsed to begin with but thankfully there was a chair to cushion my body at the time.

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The photo below was taken inside the Adelaide Entertainment Centre before going inside the arena to see Robbie Williams Oct. 2015. A great night was had by all. However my point in mentioning this is that entertainers and what “musos” do is “weave real magic”.

Let’s face it big name artists enthrall us not only with their musical talent but with their larger than life personalities as well. We fall for this…..now this is true magic/k being woven amongst us either as a crowd or sitting at home alone listening to a CD….whilst the magick of their music speaks to us through our speakers.

I picked this name for a reason. The reason being that I’ve survived over 10 years of ill health, multiple chronic pain issues, two autoimmune disorders, mental health issues, multiple medical tests, procedures, a N.D.E. (Near death experience) and multiple operations etcetera that probably would’ve made most people give up. Including a couple of emergency flights to the city which have literally saved my life which I am eternally grateful for.

Magick – it’s because of studying shamanism, witchcraft, ancient cultures and the occult that made me realise that there was an answer for most of my ailments. It’s the “Spirit of the Plant, Cannabis” which is one of the main reasons that my life is no longer just existence but really living now! Combined with my years of study and practising “The Craft of the Wise” like they did hundreds of years ago without the aid of fancy products.

My point in mentioning all of this is not for sympathy points but for understanding of a huge health problem which is finally coming to the forefront of the News worldwide and even Australia wide now. That issue is legalization of “Medicinal Cannabis”! Chronic pain is the most untreated problem in the Western World. This is all unnecessary and some would say it’s because of “Big Pharmaceutical Companies” whom don’t want us to be able to use something natural like cannabis.

Why? Because Big Pharma has a huge interest in medicating our populations around the world especially in the West. There is a natural alternative and when used responsibly it provides those of Us whom suffer from chronic pain a chance to truly live instead of just existing! Cannabis has given me the power to live well rather than just surviving from day to day Yet our laws here make me a criminal. Which really is such a big laugh to anyone whom knows me as I’ve been a law abiding citizen all my life.

It’s finally been passed in Victorian Parliament that medicinal cannabis is now legal in Victoria. Hurray!!! Now we’ve got to wait for the rest of Australia to catch up.

Its also getting close in Queensland now too. Yet we are one country and its ridiculous that all states here have different views on this very important public health issue. I like so many others suffered needlessly all because our politicians were and some still are so behind on the medical evidence that cannabis works not only on pain but so many multiple medical conditions.

More research is needed and less policing of cannabis. Once it’s decriminalized and medicinal cannabis is freely available to patients on prescriptions. Then this will put so many criminals out of business. As well as saving our youth from being led on to using heavier life threatening drugs from ICE to heroin.

Truly I can tell you that without the help of a certain entheogen “cannabis”, I wouldn’t have been able to attend either concert as the drive home is 2 hours in the car each way which is hard on even a healthy person let alone someone with all my chronic pain and autoimmune illnesses.

Obviously my husband was driving our car that day. Responsible use of cannabis is essential at all times. You don’t drive obviously and you don’t operate heavy machinery. You also shouldn’t make major legal decisions or sign any contracts until any effects of cannabis has worn off.

After such a huge event, I usually suffer for a couple of days and sometimes even a week after  a big event with exhaustion. However it’s more than worth it to me otherwise I would spend my life in bed, and that’s not living.

If not for my study and practice into all things occult and more, I may not have survived all that I’ve endured. Of course I’ve always had the loving support of my family and close friends but let’s face it chronic illness is not “sexy”. By that I mean that it’s incredibly isolating because you can’t share your pain experience with another person no matter how close they may be. Nor can anybody even with the best of wishes take it away from you either because in the end “you need to deal with your pain yourself”. Chronic pain also takes its toll on your mental health as well. Now that’s a topic for a whole new blog. LOL

When you analyse it we all fulfil so many multiple roles. For me it’s Lover, Mother, Wife, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Confidant, Nocturnal, Witch, Occultist, Bibliophile, Writer, Counsellor, Artist, Piano player, Bohemian, Creatrix and so much more. There isn’t a category to put me in and nor should there be at my age, or any age for that matter!



I also have another blog called:
http://enchantedspiritualawakenings.blogspot.com

Which I need to edit and rewrite and post some relevant information on here too. Stay tuned as I will be sharing my N.D.E. (Near death experience) on this blog after I’ve had plenty of time to process the whole experience and understand that it was more sci fi and quantum physics than any kind of religious experience. What I wrote to a friend after my N.D.E. experience barely covered it. I realise that now since time has a way of sometimes making sense of the complete sensory and psychological overload which was my N.D.E. Nothing in my life prepared me for it. But already this blog is far too long. I will revisit this topic though.

The pictures below were taken of my altar last year after doing a very special necromantic healing.2015-01-03-21-44-18-078-1My most recent blog (apart from this one) is about the late great David Bowie, the occult, his music and how it changed my life. As well as the way my body perceives chronic pain.

Photo below was for Goddess Hekate in her Triformis form or Soteria (World Soul). Hekate has been known since ancient times as the Goddess of Midwives amongst so many other multiple qualities. This was a thank you to Hekate for delivering my newest grand-daughter safely.  I thank Thee for the new Soul that burns so brightly in our family now.

I should’ve mentioned by now that I’m blessed to be live with, and be married to my soulmate my dear husband. We have 2 beautiful adult children and 4 of the cutest grandchildren ever. As well as our “fur child” a golden English Cocker Spaniel whom is nearly 12 years old now.

We live in rural Coastal Australia on the cliffs above the ocean which is nearly 2 hours drive away from the city. This photo of me is taken just over the road from our house.

img_0005I find it hard to describe what I am magickally and exactly what it is that I do. Why? Because it’s a mixture of everything from shamanism to trancework, to hedge witchery to ceremonial magick, to Tibetan Buddhist practices (trained for 3 years) to sigils and sex magick, from Eclectic Traditional Witchcraft to General Occultism, Spiritualism, Gnostism, Sorcery and so much more ad infinitum with a goth overtone in most of my magickal workings.

I also do divination for others either using my own spirits, power animals, daemons, angels and/or my ancestors either using Tarot Cards of which I now have 7 decks, Oracle cards 2 decks, Angel cards 1 deck, Black Mirror Spirit divination, mirrors, crystals, my Ouija board and my necromantic skull. Necromantic magickal pathworkings and divination are a very serious path indeed. They are to be treated with the utmost respect at all times and not to be used lightly.

The 1st photo below is a necromantic working invoking the Goddess Hekate in her Crone phase. Using my skull (……. ) yes she does have a name, using runes, citrine chips,crystals, ointments, oils and shells with the middle red candle for focus.

The 2nd photo below is of the Sensual Wiccan Tarot deck which is great for relationship or any kinds of sexual problems that a couple may have. I find that most women are naturally drawn to this deck when given a choice….me thinks this fact very interesting indeed.

The 3rd photo below was a healing for a broken heart/health wise. With the help of the Fae, Draconic energies as well as one of my closest ancestors. Her favourite jewellery, shells and crystals etc are in one of her own old China she’ll dish on the left. My maternal Grandmother is always there when I need serious help.


So all of what I’ve described above and more is why I felt that I needed timeout from constant communication online. It’s also why I cancelled my own Facebook account which younger people especially think is weird. However maybe Im just a bit old fashioned. I prefer emails to Facebook because their far more personal and more like a letter. Only difference being is its not handwritten and you can receive is straight away.

I haven’t been as involved online until recently So that I could create and make magick really happen in my own life, for my family and those close and very dear to me. It worked but to do this I mostly needed extended periods of intense meditation, trance work, evocation, invocation and divination.

For my magick to really work, periods of intense introspection otherwise known as “shadow work”.Which can be traumatic and intensely visceral at times but its worth it to come out of the other side.

I often find it hard to describe what I am, what I do and why? Because to be honest it’s a mixture of everything from shamanism to trancework, to hedge witchery to ceremonial magick at times. Paganism to Tibetan Buddhist practices (trained for 3 years) to sigils. Eclectic Traditional Witchcraft to General Occultism and Spiritualism.

I will write more about past life memoiries and “de Ja vu” in another blog post. I am a conglomeration of all my studies, experiences, practices along with the people whom have inspired me too.

Blessings to you all,
CazWytch )O( ⭐️💖🌙

Nocturnal life, why, The Wounded Healer & truly being Authentic.

I’ve been up all the night wanting to finish writing this however I really should’ve been sleeping. But at times I’m like a dog with a bone or should I say a wolf. Lol As sometimes I just don’t know when to finish but I am now. I’m currently suffering from some chronic pain ATM but I always find that writing, sketching, photography,practising or reading about all kinds of Magick etc always distracts my mind from my pain. It’s amazing how powerful the brain can truly be at times. If I go really desperate with my pain I always have the wonderful healing “plant familiar” on standby if I really need to use it. Which I’ve written about quite extensively in my 2nd blog post last month entitled: “Entheogens, Consciousness and Chronic Pain”. I’ve done this all so many times before that it’s sometimes part of my regular lifestyle now but not always because sometimes there are some occasions where I have no choice but to leave my coffin…er I mean bed..lol..of course..occasionally even in the early in the morning. Gee do I truly hate that…..apart from beautiful sunrises which I do see at times. I love watching sunrises and sunsets especially from our home on the cliffs, on the beach and very occasionally even from our old lonely old local cemetery.

Our local cemetery is very old by Australian standards and is usually always deserted at any given time. Which I think is very sad for the people whom have been buried there, especially when I know that most of those early settlers buried there whom built there farms the hard way, whom now have 2-3 sometimes even 4 generations living in our town and/or living and working on the surrounding farms. If not for their ancestors doing all the hard work in early South Australia’s history none of them would have inherited a valuable farm which they all take for granted. Anyway there have been quite a few of them restless undead/spirits or muertos, ghosts or however “you like to refer to them”? That alI’ve had to deal with them personally which can be very tiring and sometimes even dangerous, dealing with those that have died in very tragic circumstances etc. However that’s another long story for yet another blog post perhaps next time? Please let me know either via comments below and/or email me and give me some of your questions and/or ideas? Especially as this one here on WordPress is quite new for me. I’m still trying to work out many things on here, even just the menu etc. I still have for more to learn on WordPress that’s for sure!

Anyway living like a “night own and sometimes being up all night is great. But I realise the for many if not most, couldn’t and shouldn’t live this lifestyle as it would interfere with their work and/or family life and friends etc? However for me sometimes when I am watching the sunrise, it’s like a “cue for me to go to bed”. Lol I guess I’m a bit lucky when I really think about it because I am able to live this way when I really want to and I really don’t care what other’s think about it? However I’m quite sure that most people have far more to think about than me being a night owl or whatever, right? Right is what I thought too…until I talked to this lady in a shop here recently.

I’m telling you all here the truth of course others what is the point of having a blog right! “This is whom I truly am” and I get really sick of hiding it from many others. All my family know the truth of course and most of my friends do now too. Its only been about close to 3 years since I finally came “out of the broom closet”! Not only about being a Witch, as all my family and closest friend’s knew that I was/am a Witch & Occultist already. Mainly because I read tarot, runes & all types of divination & spirit work too. I find it more of a “stigma” would you believe is people finding out the late and/or early night hours that I keep! However I’ve been able to do so for a long time specially as I used to be hyperactive since I was a child. However now because of chronic pain etc. it’s not so easy to pull off these days as you could well imagine because my body can’t take all the pain, as well as my body aging etc. So Im not as totally nocturnal compared to when I was younger. Lol Note: As an “ex-actress mainly stage work” in the 80s? I’ve always gotten away with hiding nearly everything from nearly everyone that I didn’t want to know. For instance after I come home from an early morning appointment or some social engagement etc. I then totally collapse and just flop into bed and fall into a very, very deep sleep. Then I sleep from say 6.30am until maybe 12-2pm and occasionally even 3pm usually, depending on how late and/or early I’ve gotten to sleep the night before? Lol If I’ve been ill and/or in chronic pain, obviously a go to sleep earlier.

There are so many labels/names that I’ve heard from acquaintances, as well as some friend’s whom are not part of my inner circle, are the funniest. The most “off labels” are from acquaintance of course, such as; she’s a night owl, a Bat, Elder Witch, Older Witch, Vampire, Shapeshifter, Crone, Luciferian, Satanist, lol, Hedge Witch, Eclectic Witch, Chaos Mage, Crazy Witch, Goddess worshipper, Moon Lover, Night Witch, a member of a Cult, a Ceremonial Witch, Follows the Seasons, Just like “Wicca Man”, Gypsy, Pagan, Tree Hugger, Goth, Gothic woman, Night woman, Loves Black, Night Owl and my particular favourite is the story that I heard from a local lady in one of our local shops recently. Here it is below and again I just couldn’t believe what I was hearing. So I led her on and she just kept on talking about it. Little did she know? But perhaps she did in the end? See what you think?

Here is what she said to me and I am quoted her/our conversation word for word because Im sure that most of you will get some amusement from it all? But it also may annoy you, as it did to me at the time at first, that there is still so much ignorance out there even though it’s now 2015. Any way this is our conversation in our local cheapstore & Bric a’ Back shop. This little known lady to me (not even a well known acquaintance)comes over to me and after saying “hello” to me initially, she then turns right to me and starts off with:; “Have you heard about the Lady on the cliffs”?…”No”..I relied…Then she chats on; “There is this lady who apparently dresses in a black cape with a large hood, she always carries a medium sized wicker basket with all kinds of weird stuff in it. She also carries an old style lamp in her other hand and she’s usually accompanied by a medium sized tannish dog. She usually walks along the cliffs path until she finds a hidden spot. She always walks between the town and always stops before the holiday homes area. Sometimes she also goes onto the actual beach. Wherever she stops she does all kinds of weird stuff”. “Like what”?I relied as I had decided to lead her on and find out what other’s had been staying about me? I’m amazed that anyone had ever seen me? As I don’t ever go out dressed like that unless it’s just before midnight and with the cemetery…I always check it first. Then when I know that nobody is there. I then go back to my car and get out my Witchy Wicca basket etc. with basic magickal supplies and anything that I need for my particular Magick at the time!

Then the older lady replies to me; “Well she sometimes has 2-4 small lanterns and sometimes she lights candles of all kinds which she sticks in the sand! Nobody knows how she uses her candles on the cliffs though? She always uses incense and often sticks them in the sand. She has all sorts of other weird stuff, some say she even how a skull. Then she gets out a sword of some kind, and goodness knows why she uses it? As it could obviously be quite dangerous. She apparently uses it for pointing out to the sea and all kinds of weird stuff all around above her, all around her into the air and sometimes especially on the beach she draws stuff into the ground. I’ve heard she’s got a stick that might be some kind of magic wand? She always always has her dog with her most times anyone has seen her. She is very secretive and nobody know her. Haven’t you heard about her yet”? “No I replied but do tell me more as it sounds like a really interesting story that I could tell my friend’s about too”? I said all this to her whilst I was desperately trying to keep a straight face as you can well imagine. Lol “Some say she might be a Satanist even and releases demons from hell. But I don’t think that because others say she is a Witch and she’s casting spells over or for people? Some say she’s could be a Gypsy, others say she might even be a vampire. Lol But I don’t believe that myself”, said this dear lady in her early 70s. I couldn’t believe what I had just heard? Then this lady added, “Watch out for her as apparently she always uses her sword especially when you can see the moon. She’s very secretive and some say she lives alone in a whack….(wait for it)..,”and she’s got heaps of pets from dogs and cats to snakes. She only ever comes out at night and not many have ever seen her. But those who have, say she always is covered in a large black hooded Cape and sometimes she has a man with her and other times she may have a woman”. Lol ROFLAMO I said to this lady “thanks so much for telling me and I I’ll keep an eye out for her. “But you know she is probably practising healing and helpful Magick to help others and I’m sure she doesn’t cause anybody any harm” I said to her. Then I said; “Sorry I must go now but it’s been magickal talking to you”. Then as I was leaving the little shop I saw almost a lightbulb go off above her head. Lol As she looked at some of my purchases as I was outing them away. Along with some mundane items I had just purchased some large white church candles, a few little coloured candle3, 3 boxes of Dragons blood incense and some craft coloured feathers and two beautiful strong essential oils. I felt her gaze almost burning behind me as I was leaving the shop. My intuition told me obviously that she knew that I was in fact the person whom she had been talking about. Me, known in our small touristy town as; “The Lady of the Cliffs”. Lol Thankfully the lady I was talking to is only an acquaintance, she doesn’t know my full name or whereabouts I live. Not that I am worried about it. I almost felt flattered in a funny way to tell the truth. Lol As Ive only confided to 3 other couples what I practice and why etc.

It just made me realise that there is still so much disinformation out there about what we do and are as Witches especially as where I live there are five churches which is a lot for our small population. However it made me glad because now I’m aware of what other’s know and also that this lady knew whom I really was as I was leaving the shop. As I was getting into my car I waved to her and gave her a “knowing smile”. I have no doubt that this recent encounter may now morph into another but of gossip in our town. In a way I almost felt flattered, “the Lady of the Cliffs”. Lol Or whatever new label people choose to use to describe me?

You see I don’t only suffer from quite a few incurable chronic pain syndromes/injuries mostly caused by injuries from my career working with “young offenders and adolescents at risk”…but I also have Bipolar disorder. It hasn’t been easy to take my own “inner daemons or demons” to do by any means but along with other issues that I’ve had to endure in my lifetime, I use my spirituality in so many positive ways to both heal my inner and outer body and you know my Magick never lets me down!

However like “Stephen Fry” the infamous “actor, writer and academic”, I’ve learnt to go with the flow like Mr. Fry does, As I find that taking any medication for Bipolar disorder always seems to take away my inborn creativity and my inner muse away. That’s why I mostly don’t take these medications hardly ever at all unless I literally can’t sleep at all for 2-3 days. Lol But I’ve always been a night person and I enjoy being nocturnal and at my age I really can’t see myself changing much at all.

I always seem to find that the early hours of the morning/night as in 12am to 3am are the best time for me to do any really serious magickal rituals, spellcrafting, divination, necromancy etcera etc. Why? Because there isn’t so much crazy full on psychic frenetic frenzic interference in the atmosphere or the astral plane etc. The reason it’s so much easier to achieve my magickal goals at this time rather than during the day is because most people are asleep. Compared to during the day where most people are up busy, working, communicating etc etc, just getting on with their own day. It almost feels to me, to use an analogy “like constant static interference through every plane from the astral to our earth plane” non stop all day and every day. Yep I realise that I’m a bit quirky but I feel that to be true to myself I need to be able to live, love, practice Magick and write about the truth that actually is in my life both spiritual and mundane. So if you’ve just joined my blog? Welcome to the ride;)


During the night I adore the feeling of the darkness almost enveloping me like the finest black crushed velvet. It not only calms me but it literally soothes my soul. I’ve always been a night owl and my Mother has told me that I used to get up at night quietly playing with my toys during the night. Then I would quickly jump back into bed so that my parents would think that I had been asleep all night. Ha Ha They were very wrong. However what I find fascinating is that so many years went by long long before I ever started to really contemplate my spirituality.

Yet one universal truth that to me is part of my own Gnosis is that I always felt protected by “the powers that be” at night. Of course when I was young I was brought up to believe in Christianity and the church. However it didn’t take me long to start delving into other religions especially Tibetan Buddhism which I very nearly converted to. However even after nearly three years of studying, chanting, meditating and learning as much as I could about Buddhism it wasn’t meant for me. However when I look back I realise that the now late Lama Khensher Rinpoche was correct when he said to me after looking deep into my eyes,, “Ah I see that you still believe in a Creator God or being of some kind”?


I thought about it really hard and didn’t even want to confess the truth to myself. I felt like such a failure. Yet this very learned dear old Lama could see that I wasn’t meant to convert to Buddhism. He said that my path to divine consciousness lay else where. After I really analysed my own deep seated core beliefs I realised that he was right. It was really hard for me to start alone yet again on another new spiritual quest. However I now have the wisdom of hindsight and know that I needed to learn all I did from Buddhism. Even though in the end it was not meant for me.

Again I keep coming back to being nocturnal. When I was quite young and my Dad used to let me stay up on Friday nights to watch the old    Hammer Horror flicks. Of course my favourite movies were always any movie that had a vampire or vampires in it. I was captivated by Christopher Lee playing Dracula. As well as the classic Camilla. I also love the gothic horror film “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe. Little did I know when I was so young that all of these movies along with the archetypes they represent would have such a huge influence on my entire life.

A beautifully dressed Victorian Goth lounging around in a lovely looking park.


They have is so many ways. As a child I used to long for some vampire somewhere to come into my room and turn me into an immortal creature of the night. But alas that was not meant to be. However one thing that watching all those classic movies has taught me, as well as reading the books later, is that our souls are truly immortal. Deep down every human would like to live a healthy prosperous life forever…..if only the could. No wonder the stories of vampires are still so popular today.

It certainly makes sense to me and this is why I see myself as a dark Witch. The dark Goddesses have always appealed to my psyche and it seems that I appeal to them too. They are all so incredibly powerful, beautiful and just fill me with so much awe and they probably always will. Not because I am evil, lol, but because I practice most of my magick and rituals at night. Anyone who really knows me would laugh their heads off at the idea of me being malevolent. As I’m the one whom has “rescued so many lost souls” over the years until they are ready to go it alone. Only if one has truly suffered themselves at the hands of another can one truly empathise and heal without pitying the victim. As all as that does is disempower them to get all the strength they need to make themselves whole again.

My three faced and bodied Hecate or Hekate Triformis Goddess Statue is one of my own Witchy/Occult pride and joys. I’ve wants her forever and here sh is below:

 

This is the true path who’s Archetype is “The Wounded Healer”. I have a Witchy friend whom is exactly the same and is in one of the caring professions too of course. Just like I used to be before my life was turned around by so much turmoil and ill health. After years of practice and learning I’ve finally found what’s right for me. It may not be for you but “Vive la difference’is what makes the world so magickally fascinating wouldn’t you agree!

However to anyone else who feels the pull of the night? There is nothing wrong with you and it’s all part of whom you truly are. It’s not until we really value ourselves for our own differences rather than our similarities to others that we can really appreciate whom we really are. That’s when we can truly embrace and love ourselves and our differences. As well as our similarities to our “non magickal” fellow human beings.

I love this picture below and find it very empowering as a woman who loves the Occult and also the night along with Goth fashions too.     
To all of you women reading this “you are truly a beautiful sacred Goddess” and to all male Witches, Mages or Occultists you are the embodiment of the incredibly “strong and virile Horned God”. Together we have duality, dark and light and polarity. That is one of the true paradoxes that most people aren’t even aware exists not only within ourselves but also the beautiful world that surrounds us. As well as the sacred beauty and gnosis that is within our individual immortal souls. We are all here for our soul’s development to live out our purpose, learn our lessons and hopefully fulfill whatever it is that we incarnated here for to learn. Many Blessings to you all,                                                                               Love CazWytch. xo

Yours truly below done with my new editing photo app used on my photo below and it also helps me feel like a true Goddess too:) All women and men should celebrate who they are and “share the love” like the Flower Power Generation used to say back in the 1960s. Have a great week everyone.

Copyright: C. Lowe 2015

***ENTHEOGENS, CONSCIOUSNESS, MAGICK & USES FOR PAIN***

***Entheogens, Consciousness and Magick***

I’ve been meaning to write for awhile now about the use of Ethenogens and Magick. Entheogens have been used since the Dawn of time by so many different cultures. Such as the American Indians and their Shamans using peyote and mescaline for their “Vision quests” and Shamanic pathways and so many many other cultures as I shall explain more about below.

Other cultures and I mean so many including ours prefer to use marijuana in all her glory to connect to the universal consciousness so that they can truly connect to the Divine Consciousness much easier. Daytura has been used by many cultures as well but sometimes sadly if taken in too high a dose can either cause blindness and sometimes permanently. Daytura can also even cause death in some people which is tragic. These are the types of entheogens to stay clear of at all costs.

Then there are Magick Mushrooms have been used since the earliest of times also for vision quests and also helps people to connect with the Divine Consciousness as well. Even in the Celtic Lands magic mushrooms grow in abundance and I’m pretty sure that a Druid or two or many more used them to help them connect and practice their “natural Magick”. These plant familiars are where the ideas of fairies, devas, elves and other magickal creatures come from. Somebody way back in the mists of time found these creatures through their own mystic travels and luckily for the rest of us recorded them either with images or writing so that they are now part of our collective consciousness as humans beings.

The Africans have their own entheogenic “plants” (which are too many anThe Buddhad varied to list here), which that are still used by their Witchdoctors to either cure, curse or help those in their tribe. As well as helping their young men when they are forced to survive on their own without their tribe or any shelter or food. Quite often certain ethenogens are given to them so that they can experience as well as endure things that normally they could not out in the African jungle of their own. Then when these young men return after a given time say around a week or so. Their tribe (village) usually has a big ceremony to celebrate them becoming a “man and a warrior” of their tribe. Who are we in the west to say they are wrong.

Also entheogens are quite often given to African women so that they can endure long and dangerous childbirth out in the African bush without any Doctors or nurses. Without using ethenogens as painkillers for these women a lot of them would surely die without any pain relief especially when a labor out in the bush can go for days as there are no modern hospitals or doctors to make their birthing any easier with modern technology. When thinking of entheogens and the use thereof we need to think of them in context to where they are being used and why?

There are also the Indian Mystics and Sages throughout the centuries like today’s “Sadhu’s” for instance that use entheogens most days so they can be transported to another place or plane and experience Godhead in that manner. Usually they tend to use marijuana or hasish everyday if they can. As it is part of their spiritual practice. Now just because most western people don’t “believe in it” doesn’t make it wrong. Most of these Sadhus (Indian Holy Men) usually live on the banks of the Ganges at various locations throughout India at the Cremation sites for most of India’s dead.

As Hindus believe in reincarnation and they believe that cremation releases the soul. The Saddhu’s literally emerge themselves in death. They wear bones as well as covering their bodies and faces in the ashes of the dead in a ritualistic manner. As they have no income they live on either the charity from other’s for giving them blessings and praying for their recently deceased loved one’s soul so that they will have a good incarnation in their next life. The Saddhus live on whatever they can find in the trash a lot and the use of Entheogens apparently helps them get through normal human wants and needs like hunger. Like all Hindus in India they believe in reincarnation so strongly that they live in this way in the hope it will be their last incarnation on this plane.

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Our own belief systems are just a product of our society, the religion of our family and our peers. Basically what we were brought up to believe is what’s deemed acceptable or not. So for many people their faith is predetermined by an accident of birth as well as our upbringing and duration or lack thereof. Yet these same people are usually the first to point the finger at anyone else who is different than them. Whom may choose to use an entheogen safely and wisely.

Yet when you think about it alcohol and tobacco are legal and it’s been proven that they both cause far more deaths, violence (alcohol) and illness than marijuana or anything else natural put together ever has. We must all wake up and realise that we are all products of our upbringing and our culture and country of birth “nothing more and nothing less”, (apart from those of us who’ve had a Spiritual awakening), so who are we to judge other cultures in what they use as part of their spiritual practices or as part of their medicinal care”? We are nobody that’s who!

Then of course there is African Voodoo and Haitians Houdou and even in America today such as in New Orleans they quite often practice either Traditional Voodoo and/or Hoodoo or “Houdou”. Hoodoo is a mixture of the religion of Voodoo from the African Diaspora, as well as Voodoo as practiced in Haiti which is then mixed and bastardized with Christianity. As when they were taken as slaves from Africa and Haiti they had to hide from their slave masters what they were actually practising. So that is how Christian Saints like Saint Michael for instance has become part of their practice as well as their traditional “Orishas” and “Loas”. So gradually over the centuries Voodoo and Christianity the most unlikely of bedfellows ended up morphing together and becoming one and they’ve stayed that way right up until today. There are also what are called Rootworkers such as practiced firstly in the Appalachians of the U.S. As well as Palo Mayombe such as practiced in Cuba. However Palo is actually an ATR (African Traditional Religion). I am no expert on this but can refer you to someone whom I know, who really understands it.

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Then there is Santeria which is quite well known to many in the U.S. now as well. In Mexico after the Spanish invadors forced the indigenous people of their land to convert to Christianity that is how their own kind of religion was born. Then there is The cult of “Saint Death”, “The White Bony Lady” or “Santa Muerte” etc. She seems to have morphed with the Catholic Faith which of course the Vatican does not accept. However she is getting a bigger and bigger following there every single day. As people struggle with survival, life and death in the only way that they know how. She is widely accepted with many people there especially by the Criminal Underworld where they pray and make offerings to her for protection etc. All the belief systems above all use Entheogens of some kind whether it be cannabis, mescaline and DMT. We can all sit back and be judgemental of their use. However if the Entheogens in Mexico for instance were controlled? Just imagine how much criminal activity would be stopped if they were managed by their Government? Wake up world……..it’s about harm minimization. Surely it would curb the high mortality rate there that is caused by crime.

Then of course there are the Buddhists of many different types from the Zen Buddhists of Japan with their “koans” to the Tibetan Buddhists like the Dalai Lama himself. Whom since the Chinese Occupation of Tibet back in 1959 when the Dalai Lama was smuggled out of Tibet in his youth on the back of a donkey across the mountains to the border at the top of India and thankfully as we all know he got across safely. Then he and many other Buddhist Lama’s, monks and nuns were able to escape the totalitarian regime of the then Chinese Communist Leader Moatze Tung. Even today there is still a price on his head if he even so much steps into Tibet where there are now sadly far more Chinese living there than Tibetans.

Tibetan Buddhism is a beautiful belief system with an incredible philosophy. Especially living for the good of all sentient beings (meaning from fish and animals etc right through to us human beings), which is a tenant of all Buddhists, and if a person can accomplish this in their lifetime they either become a “Bodhisattva” an enlightened one or they can choose to become one with the universe (Nirvana). There is quite a difference between say Mayahana Buddhism compared to Thai Buddhism. Buddhism is a wonderful belief system in general which I studied for three years with a Tibetan Lama. The Dalai Lama’s Residence is in Dharmasala, India where there is now a huge Tibetan Buddhist Temple where many Lamas, Monks, Nuns and laypeople can live in peace and without fear.

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There are so many examples I could give from around the world such as the use of Opium by the Chinese which when used responsibly wasn’t too much of a problem for some. Say once a month a Chinese person would smoke it and that was it. But eventually this practice led to Opium Dens especially in the New World (America) where many Chinese people emigrated to start a new and more prosperous life. Opium Dens eventually spread to the western world like wildfire especially France where people in the west would pay very good money just to have a “taste of universal bliss” for a few hours to escape the dreary doldrums of their everyday real lives.

Sadly for some though they became true addicts and sometimes ruined their lives but that was the minority and not the majority as some people would have you believe. But as in all things whether it be opium, alcohol or cannabis moderation is always the key. It doesn’t matter what the entheogen is, “if you abuse it you will lose it”. By this analogy I mean that “you could lose your life” due to addiction which leads to malnutrition and not looking after themselves. It’s not the entheogen itself that will kill you but the lifestyle itself. Being an addict of anything can and quite often does destroy people’s lives as we all know right!

Hookahs and opium use in places such as Afghanistan where opium poppies grow freely in their country is a huge part of their culture. Opium pipes are quite often smoked together for special occasions such as when two different Tribal Leaders meet to discuss things. The opium of course would and could possibly open their eyes to issues and things that in normal consciousness they wouldn’t usually have even thought of. Very similar to the American Indian’s traditional “peace pipes” that they would share with the Leader from another tribe to either negotiate peace and/or make trading deals with each other with things that were unique to their tribe from mats to headdresses etc.’It really seems to be a tradition that is as old as humanity itself. Although. I am not an “anthropologist” the use of ethenegens seems to go back to very early mankind long, long before they could write or record anything about it anywhere in the world.

Opium is also the base for the earliest painkillers used in the west like morphine for pain being the first and the most well known today. Now there are many, many different drugs where opium is the base thereof as well as man made laboratory made versions of drugs that “mimic opium” as well. These are all drugs that we here in the west all rely on every single day whilst thinking nothing of its historical or cultural background or usages in the past.

Most westerners also don’t understand the “sacred use of entheogens” in any way whatsoever. They are natures gift especially “marijuana or cannabis” on its own, which has never ever caused the death of anybody ever. It’s a medical fact that you can’t overdose on cannabis to a fatal level. The worse anyone can do is to have too much and end up stoned for a quite a long period of time compared to the usual 2-4 hours. It’s not the drug itself but the criminal efforts and affects of those who either sell and/or abuse it and their death’s are caused by being part of the Criminal Underworld and getting addicts addicted to harder drugs like Ice or Heroin. It’s not, I repeat not the Cannabis itself.

Sadly most tend to believe and live by either one extreme to another. Either they are totally against it (cannabis) or they are all for it. For example people who like getting stoned and doing absolutely nothing everyday think it is great and use it as an escape from real life just like any other addiction from alcohol to methamphetamines. However there are a few enlightened souls from some “doctors and other professionals” who remain and stay underground as they believe in the good that cannabis can be used for. However because they fear arrest and or being shunned by other not so enlightened and educated people in their own professions. Also chronic pain sufferers and people with terminal illness realise that cannabis actually.”works” when it comes to controlling chronic pain. It truly is one of the best kept secrets from most westerners. It’s the best kept secret which is sadly kept from most who are the most vulnerable in our society such as those in chronic pain as well as the terminally ill.

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More enlightened countries such as Canada, The Netherlands and some states in the US like California and Oregon etc. where it is legal for medicinal use only. These are places where they truly have good leaders who actually care about the health and treatment of their citizens rather than worrying about any stigma attached to its use. How I wish that our government was as enlightened. As all as it does it put law abiding good citizens into the category of criminals. It is truly wrong and is destroying people’s lives. Imagine here in Australia that if you suffered from chronic pain, cancer or any other painful disease that you could just get a script from your Doctor. Then go to the Chemist and get your subscriptions filled just like any other pharmaceutical. Just imagine the money from tax alone that the Government would make? Just imagine how many criminal gangs would no longer exist? How many drug dealers would be out of business? Imagine people growing cannabis legitimately for medicinal use only? It would not only create jobs, stop a lot of crime, help fill the governments coffers, as well as helping to bring our country’s deficit down as well.

How and why you may ask? Because it needs to be legalized for medicinal use for those of us who suffer from some type of chronic pain very single day of our lives. Doctors can’t cure everything and sometimes people just can’t take it anymore. I will also tell you what happens, some of us chronic pain sufferers end up “committing suicide”! As that is the only permanent way for us to get pain relief. Thereby just becoming another statistic that nobody cares about apart from our own family and friends. Pretty darn “permanent solution” to what could easily be a solve able problem. When you really analyse it, it is truly a tragic state of affairs and the average person here in Australia has no idea that these kind of tragedies are happening everyday in our so called “Lucky Country” Australia. These draconian laws don’t make any of us “feel any better” that’s for sure!

Now back to Magick. I personally feel that most people who do “connect” with Divine Consciousness (which some call God, Allah, Jehovah, Shiva, Goddess, The Creator, Buddha and Nirvana, The Word, The One or the White Light etcetera ad infinitum). Could do so far easier by using an entheogen like cannabis in a controlled and non abusive manner and are also far better people for doing so. As entheogens actually open up “neural pathways” in our brains that we as human beings can’t usually access.

However whilst using certain entheogens “responsibly” with emphasis on “responsible usage and dosage” of whatever people use, can quite often see, feel and experience things that normally human beings cannot. I realise that the use of enthogens is quite a controversial topic and it’s definitely not spoken about or studied by scientists and doctors as much as they deserve to be. But believe me that those in the “know” realise that when we experience certain phenomena and understand things about the Universe or should I say “multiverse” that we live in are far more responsible manner in our lives than those who don’t.

I can only really speak for myself although I’ve read and heard about the experiences of others of course that when using an entheogen like “marijuana” as I do at times for my “chronic pain” can sometimes take my soul to a completely different reality. I’m not talking about being totally “stoned” or out of your mind like a teenage stoner would. I am talking about those of us who are mature adults who use it responsibly in much smaller doses in a controlled environment where we don’t drive or use any heavy machinery etcetera and where usually we are home or with family or friends and we don’t do anyone any harm whatsoever.

I have found as a chronic pain sufferer as well as a Witch, spiritualist and occultist that the entheogen “marijuana” can sometimes open up my mind to such incredible possibilities not only about myself but for the whole of humanity! In Magick circles it’s quite often called “being on the astral or Akashic plane” or “another dimension” or being part of the “collective Consciousness” of either humanity or the entire universe just like the Buddhist concept of “Nirvana”. When I have experienced true “connection” with Divine Consciousness and the Creator of everything well before the Big Bang ever happened, I feel such incredible bliss, total knowledge and wisdom as well as the most beautiful unconditional love.

The reason that humans can’t remember all of this afterwards is because our brains don’t have the capacity to understand and then process the data within our own brains to bring back and share our knowledge with others. At times I have remembered some important truths that I’ve been able to share with others but more often than not the wisdom that the “Spirit of the Plant” gives us at the time is usually so difficult and complicated to recall that quite often it’s impossible for us with our limited brain capacity to record. To try and explain what I mean here’s an analogy; “It’s like expecting a dog to be able to read Shakespeare”. This is not possible as a dog’s smaller brain does not have the capacity and neural pathways for it do so. Well basically that’s how it is when we as human beings try and explain what we’ve seen and experienced once the effect of the entheogen wears off.

As a Witch I sometimes have incorporated my use of the one entheogen “marijuana” as part of my magickal rituals and path workings all with much success so far. Quite often it makes it easier for me to “connect” with not only the Creator (Divine Consciousness)as well as other entities from Daemons (not demons), ArchAngels, Spirit Guides, my Power Animals and even the great Goddess Hekate my Matron Goddess. I must add here that I only very occasionally use cannabis for my Magick as those of you who practice “The Craft” would know that there is a time and a place for its use and others where it’s not so useful. I find the entheogen cannabis also very useful for either connecting with the “Elementals” or Elements which are; Earth, Air, Fire and Water. With Spirit being the “Alchemical” Fifth Element which is the hardest to connect with and understand.

However I first experienced the “multiverse” out there as well as going through a wormhole at the speed of light was when I had a Near Death Experience back in 2011 where I was actually dead for around a minute. Yet the time over on the “other side” was more like an hour or more. It was truly a life changing experience not only to me as a person and my soul’s journey but also to other’s who know me as well. If your interested in reading more? Please check one of my blog’s it’s: http://enchantedspiritualawakenings.blogspot.com
Where I have written about my NDE in a lot more detail than I have room for here.

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I have also contacted many Goddess’s and God’s with ethenegens but more often without them. By that I mean they are real contacts as the “Archetypes” that they are within the framework of Carl Jung the famous analyst that came after Freud. So I am what they call an “Eclectic Jungian Witch” as I don’t see any Goddess or God as actually being real in any dimension or frame work but they are powerful as they have been part of the “Jungian Collective Unconsciousness of humanity” for hundreds and some for many thousands of years.

When I started to really practice Witchcraft, after years of studying it first before deciding that I truly wanted to be a Witch and to dedicate myself to it and helping others as much as I am able to in this lifetime, I then performed the ritual of Self Dedication as written in “Scott Cunningham’s, Wicca for the Solitary Practitioner” . I chose his because it was and still is for other’s such a beautifully written ritual of dedication and for me it was an incredibly beautiful, breathtaking and spiritual experience.

I performed it Skyclad (naked) just the same as most Coven witches do and it was so intimate and incredibly empowering not only for the human “me as a woman” but even more so for my immortal soul and for that Mr. Cunningham “May You Rest in Peace in the Summerlands! For my Dedication Ritual it wasn’t appropriate for me to use any ethenogen as it wouldn’t have been right to do so as I was only a brand new Witch and it takes years of experience to learn how to use entheogens and magick together.

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I didn’t use any entheogen until years later until I had far more experience in Witchcraft. I wouldn’t suggest the use of any entheogens until one has been practicing witchcraft for at least a few years. I’ wasn’t taking anything at all back then but I didn’t need to either as “magick” was truly there surrounding me and then within me.

My use of and decision to use the entheogen cannabis was not made lightly. It only came about from living with chronic pain that was only getting worse for nearly 12 years! I was sadly becoming too desperate and wasn’t coping with my pain at all that I was actually starting to organize being “euthanised” in Zurich. All because I couldn’t take the chronic pain anymore and on some days it was truly like hell, if there was a hell. As well as being “under prescribed” more powerful painkillers as most Drs here are afraid to prescribe medication like morphine for instance because of their fear of our Federal and State Health Commissions. Which leaves many people like me in a dreadful place so in the end I found because of this the decision was made for me. Every chronic pain sufferer that has the misfortune to have to see a new Dr. Whom doesn’t know their medical history at all, is treated like a “drug addict” as soon as they try and tell he Dr. That they aren’t coping with their pain anymore and need some help..Then there ihe never ending merry go round or referrals to new specialists with big gaps to pay to even see them. Many Doctors here like to pass the buck, not make a decision to help someone in chronic pain because they don’t want to sign their name on all the Federal and State paperwork.

It’s wrong that Doctors here fear the Government so much when it comes to treating chronic pain patients. So what happens is that most of us don’t usually get properly treated at all. We are ignored as we are silent minority whom the Government know don’t have the voting power to make any difference to their politics. If more of us banded together? Then maybe, just maybe there is hope for us? Since I first wrote this last year there are now medical trials for cannabis going on in New South Wales and Queensland. I sincerely hope that the powers that be here see that proper pain relief changes a chronic pain patients entire quality of life. I truly does! Unless you have suffered yourself with chronic pain with any condition that can’t be currently helped by medical science with no proper relief ever? You really can’t know what it’s like to live like a shadow because of severe pain! So don’t judge because I know that if anyone here treated any animal like chronic pain patients are treated, they would be up on charges and in court in no time. Why not the same consideration for those people who suffer from chronic pain every single day of their lives? I used to sleep as much as I could. Not only because pain is so fatiguing but being asleep was the only time I wasn’t suffering from pain. The impact it’s had on my family I can’t begin to explain to you apart from saying that it’s been so unfair and upsetting for all of them.

Believe it or not? The use of the entheogen cannabis was originally suggested to me by an old Doctor as he knew how desperate I was and how my life was detiorating badly at the time. So in the end I started to use it because of my chronic pain sometime back in 2012 on a semi-irregular but sometimes more as needed on a regular basis. It’s kept me alive and has given me some much needed and valued quality of life at last. Most of you would have no idea what it’s been like for me to actually start to “live again”. To do what others take for granted every single day. Just having a shower use to be such a painful ordeal but with the responsible use of the enthonegen cannabis, I am able to do so now without suffering for it, I am at risk just by blogging about this now. However I am a responsible adult who used to irk for the a government myself. I’ve always been a law abiding citizen and I still am. Remember all of this please people before you judge. Think, write to your local MP about it. Help to give so many that are suffering whom are just so worn down by pain that they’ve given up all hope of ever really living again. That was me up until recent times and it should never have been allowe to happen. I also resent the fact that because of our laws here that a I basically lost most of my life for the last 12 years. If not for the Internet, family and those whom stood by me…….I wouldn’t be here at all.

Now back to magick I have seen and felt the energy of the archetypes of quite a few of the more well known Goddesses and some not so well known. I do find the use of an ethenogen helpful for me to “connect with their energies” which helps me to not only understand them but more importantly my own inner landscape within my own psyche.

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Baphomet by Eliphas Levi which sadly has been misinterpreted by so many as Satan. In Witchcraft we don’t even believe in the mythology which is the so called Christian Devil, Satan or Lucifer etc. Baphomet is a hermaphrodite as she/he has the characteristics of both female and male which breasts and a phallus standing totally erect. Baphomet is just one of the many archetypes that humanity has created to help us understand not only our inner world but our outer world too.

Back to the Goddess archetypes. Firstly it was Isis the Goddess of 1000 names then Aprhodite (Love Goddess), Cerridwen (Crone Goddes), Sekhmet (Lion Goddess), Bast or Bastet (Cat Goddess), Freyer (Norse), Kali Ma (Indian Goddess), Astarte (Early Sumerian and others), Diana (Greek and Roman Goddess), Lilith (Early Sumerian Goddess & in some writings known as the 1st wife of Adam who became a Demon Goddess), Gaia (Earth Goddess). As well as the two horned Gods Cernunnos (Celtic) and Pan (Greek and Roman). As well as Baphomet the hermaphrodite God and Goddess who’s polarity is a paradox to many. However with the use of my ethenogen I have been able to connect and understand Baphomet in a way that I never could before.

I could go on and on about the positive and responsible use of the ethenogen “cannabis”. It can change lives for the better like it has mine. I will mention too that I only take very small amounts of it. Usually only one cone but occasionally I need to use two cones to cover my pain when it’s very severe. That’s all I need for one day and it’s not alway every day as finally the Government have put Lyrica on the PBS. Lyrica can help some chronic pain patients but not all of them as it depends on their type of pain problem and also their individual genetic makeup. I find it so tragic that so many people think that cannabis is soo bad for everyone when it is less addictive and far less harmful than alcohol or cigarettes. Yet that are legal, go figure? I believe in harm minimalisation and that those if us with chronic pain especially should be able to use it when needed for medicinal reasons. Sadly the war against prohibition is far, far from over.

Of course the best thing of all would be to Decriminalize Cannabis thus taking criminals out of the equation. Therefore the Government would have control of it, who buys it and just like drinking and driving it would be unacceptable for anyone to drive when they have just use it. Look how “Prohibition worked on alcohol in the 20s”? Didn’t work to well did it? That’s when all the criminal gangsters started out and it caused more problems than good. Thus alcohol is legal but as adults it is our responsibility to use it wisely and not “abuse it”.

i know that I’ve rambled on a bit. However I hope that you can understand that this is a subject that I am passionate about because my very life depends on it!

Copyright: C. Lowe 2015

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