Welcome to Hoodoo Hill (named for my Boxer buddy who is never too far from my side). My name is Granny Tackett and I’d like to introduce you to various aspects of rootwork and Granny Magic, which are aspects of American Folk Magic; I’ll discuss herbs, roots, potions, brews, rituals, spell works, wildcrafting, divination systems, and many other interesting tidbits of folk magic. I hope y’all will stop in, pull up a seat and set a spell while I churn out a yarn or two! ;)
Keywords: Ability, Acknowledging
your motivations, Acting
consciously, Action, Applying the
force of your will, Awareness, Becoming
totally committed, Bringing an idea to fruition, Carrying out
plans, Centered, Charisma, Cleverness, Concentration, Confidence, Conscious
awareness, Courage of faith, Creating
miracles, Creation, Creativity, Dexterity, Doing
what needs to be done, Domination, Dominion, Energized, Examining
the known situation, Experiencing
vigorous, Focused, Focusing on
a goal, Free
vitality, Heading in the right direction, Imagination, Individuality,
Innovation, Inventiveness, Knowing what
you are doing and why, Making a
strong impact, Making
what's possible real, Manipulation, Mentor, Mind over matter,
Perfect conduit for miracles through Divine power, Persuasiveness,
Positive attitude, Power, Power of thought manifested by action,
Practicing what you preach, Producing
magical results, Realizing
your potential, Revelation, Setting
aside distractions, Single-minded determination,
Singleness of purpose, Success, Taking action, "The teacher will appear
when the student is ready", Understanding
your intentions, Uniqueness,
talents, Vigorous, Vitality, Will, Willpower, Wittiness
is the archetype of the active, masculine principle - the ultimate achiever. She
symbolizes the power to tap universal forces and use them for creative
purposes. Note her stance in the picture. She acts as a lightning rod - one arm
extended up into the Divine for inspiration, the other pointing toward Earth to
ground this potent energy. Her abilities appear magical at times because her
will helps her achieve what seem to be miracles.
the Magician so powerful? First, she is not afraid to act. She believes in herself and is willing to put that belief on the line. She also knows what she
intends to do and why. She doesn't hesitate because she understands her situation
exactly. The Magician can focus with single-minded determination. As long as she
remembers the divine source of her power, the Magician remains the perfect
conduit for miracles.
reading, the Magician implies that the primal forces of creativity are yours if
you can claim your power and act with awareness and concentration. This card is
a signal to act and act now, provided you understand exactly what you want and
are committed to getting it.
Magician card represents all 78 cards
of the Tarot. It is all about forming an idea and finding a way to bring it to
fruition. Imagination, will power & creativity are used to begin your
quest, don’t hesitate to act. This card is the signal to act and act now,
provided it is understood exactly what is wanted and there is a commitment to
getting it. The Magician uses the application of will, strong, positive attitude,
combined with the courage, confidence, and faith in her own talents, skills
& creative ability will bring about success.
Magician is the power of thought manifested by action. It is through this
magickal action that all things are possible. She knows she is heading in the
is also representative of someone who is not who they appear to be. This is a
card of revelation, a revealing of that which is hidden. The Magician is both,
an oracle and a liar, a cunning master of deception and a master manipulator.
the adage goes, “The Teacher appears when the student is ready.” The Magician
brings the Teacher to the student, the querent.
Tarot card also represents an amazingly skilled person known to the querent -
maybe yourself, maybe someone else – that person is the ultimate achiever.
of a higher consciousness. Mastery of the baser elements of the self or life.
Ability, possibly trickery.
your message to a wider audience!
use of power, i.e. mind over matter.
in skills brings gain & acquisition through effort & persistence. The Teacher
appears when the student is ready.
skilled person you know - maybe yourself, maybe someone else - who uses their
will power & creativity are used to begin your quest.
of will, strong, positive attitude, combined with the courage of faith blesses
you with success.
You are heading
in the right direction.
- focusing, concentrating, being forceful
of Wands - personal power, wielding a strong force
of Wands - quick action, making your move
of Pentacles - focus and concentration
Priestess – non-action, intuition, accessing the unconscious
Man - suspending action, not doing, limbo
of Cups - lacking focus & commitment
of Swords - resting quietly, storing energy
of Swords - confused and uncertain, powerless ***
this card for magick works involving willpower, creative endeavors, physical work that requires creative thinking or constructing, basically anything to do with using your creative mental skills.
Perform a simple candle ritual with the card placed in front of the candle dressed with herbs & oil(s) conducive to bringing creative thought to the mind.
Carry the card with you during the day, keeping it close so its energies will influence you and your surroundings.
Place the card where it can be seen & contemplated upon during the day.
Use a pendulum to divine the sort of creative energy you're needing or wanting.
As stated in the previous card, the ideas are endless! Just begin writing down a few and more will come flooding in.