Spells EssaySpells are More Than Formulas
By: Eric Thomas
Warning: This essay holds spiritual views and is therefore not for everyone.
Reading various different books on spellcraft, I always seem to find something, in one way or another. And this something is that spells are formulaic in nature, and that preparations for using magick are required. This isn't the case with every book, but it seems to be a majority opinion. So much so that there are books solely dedicated to the formulaic nature of spellcraft.
While having preparations for spells are good to have, they're not necessary. There are, in fact, entire belief systems where magick is spontaneous or just something that exists for use, without needing a cleared space, preparation, and the right tools first. The stock in ritualism and ceremonialism seem to stem from the belief that the magick performed these ways are more powerful, somehow. On top of that, there are the people who just like the rituals and ceremonies,
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-Morgana Lugus Investigations-
I walked into my office in the morning with the feeling that something big was going to be coming my way today. As a psychic, I tended to listen to my instincts.
So when there came a knock on my office door, it came as no surprise.
"Morgana, there's someone here to see you," a soft voice said from the other side.
"Bring'm in," I sighed.
The door opened, and my stomach gave a little flip as he stepped through.
The man was about an inch or two taller than me, and an all-black leather get up accentuated a very defined, muscular physique.
As he came to a sit in one of the chairs across from me, his long, shaggy scarlet hair seemed to absorb the florescent light and glow like a crown of fire ringing his skull. Eyes the color of emeralds stared at me, clearly analyzing me much the same way as I was him.
And I was in no way interested in anything more than a professional capacity. Even if he was probably the best thin