A Witch's Book Of Shadows

This blog post should have probably been written in the beginning because it's such a VITAL part of a witches craft. 

What is A Book of Shadows 

A book of shadows is the personal diary of a witch, it's a collection of magickal thoughts and revelations about life and magick, spells, rituals, ingredients or correspondences that is vital to a witches magickal craft. Truly the Witches Book of Shadows is key to the Witches spiritual growth.

Really there is no right or wrong way to make a book of shadows, usually though it consists of several key elements.

What Goes into a Book of Shadows? 

  • Book dedication 
  • Table of Contents 
  • Invocations to God & Goddess 
  • Sabbat or Holiday rituals 
  • Spells 
  • Herbal lore and properties 
  • Stone properties 
  • Healing information 
  • Meditations and Journey work outlines and diary of what happens. 
  • Magickal revelations and inspiration 
  • Spell results; it's best to keep track of the spells you cast and the outcomes so you know what works and what doesn't. 
  • Anything else you find inspiring. 

Truly the only requirement for your book of shadows is that it reflect the type of witch you are!