Author: lynntheory

  • Astronomy vs Astrology

    Astronomy vs Astrology

    Though both have common origins, the modern concepts of astrology and astronomy have very key differences between them. Due to this, certain concepts referenced by one are not necessarily applicable to the other. Let’s delve into the differences between these two similar concepts. Astronomy To put it simply, astronomy is the study of the universe, […]

  • What is Numerology?

    What is Numerology?

    When doing research on divination, you may have come across the concept of numerology. This form of divination has a long and complex history, but the general concept is simple. Numerology is the art of interpreting numbers to divine meanings, particularly when associated with a name, a day, or a place. Today we are going […]

  • Interviewing a Tarot Deck

    Interviewing a Tarot Deck

    When you purchase a new tarot deck, what is the first thing you do with it? For many people, they’ll unwrap it, look through the cards, then launch straight into doing readings with it. For others, the process is more involved, involving cleansing, time spent just being around the deck, and more. You may have […]

  • Time Blocking for Witches

    Time Blocking for Witches

    It’s fairly common for me to be reading an article or doing research and find connections between what I am reading and concepts found in witchcraft. Sometimes it is something small, like a specific tea found to good for you by science when it already has beneficial metaphysical correspondences. Sometimes, though, it’s something more elaborate, […]

  • The Realm between Science and Magic

    It is a common trope to talk about science and magic being at odds with one another. Surely one versed in the way things work cannot support the existence of “mystical forces we cannot explain.” This rift is seen by many as an impasse. Science disproves magic. Magic ignores science. How can the two possibly […]

  • What is Lenormand?

    What is Lenormand?

    Cartomancy has a long history, throughout the variations of tarot, decades of playing card divination, and a variety of other styles. One such sort of cartomancy arose in the late 18th century, created by Marie Anne Lenormand. Her cards, styled in such a way to be an amusing parlor room entertainment, became well known after […]

  • Tech Magic Tips for Cell Phones

    This week was National Telephone Day (April 25th). As part of marking the occasion, our resident tech witch, Lynn, did a series on Twitter talking about tech magic and cell phones. For those of you who may have missed it, here’s the series in full! There’s always something interesting going on with our Twitter account, […]

  • Cite Your Sources – Part 2

    Cite Your Sources – Part 2

    Written by Lynn. Last week we talked about tracking and citing your sources when doing research, something witches should be doing regularly. In that post, we covered why this idea is so important. Today, in honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we are going to talk about how to make the process of documenting your […]

  • Cite Your Sources – Part 1

    Cite Your Sources – Part 1

    Written by Lynn. Today is World Book and Copyright Day, a day established to celebrate the wonder of books and reading. Now, there is so much we could talk about today: the importance of physical media, why copyright is complicated for the sake of information, or even something as basic as the importance of reading […]

  • The Rahdue’s Wheel Explained

    The Rahdue’s Wheel Explained

    Written by Lynn I’ve developed a bit of a reputation amongst the readers here at Home 4 Wayward Witches. See, I tend to be the one to bring in massively large or obscure readings that cause a lot of confusion for newer customers. Confusion isn’t fun, I know, so I am here today to explain […]