Welcome to Ask-A-Witch, a place on the web where your spiritual and magickal questions will be answered by practicing Witches. This blog is dedicated to answering your spiritual and magickal questions… not giving psychic readings/answers. We hope you enjoy the information provided and wish you all a very witchy day!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Harsh from New Delhi, India

I am a boy and I want to be a girl.


Dear Harsh,

Changing your sex is a long, difficult, and expensive emotional and medical process. If you honestly feel you were born the wrong sex, then the years it takes to make the conversion happen will be worth it. 
There isn't a fast, easy spell to do it for you.

I'm assuming you're a teenager, and this is really something you need to talk to your parents about. Hopefully, your understanding parents will connect you with a supportive counsellor who will be able to guide you on the ins and outs about how to go about doing this.

Always be wary of online support groups - I recommend teenagers not using them. Best of luck!


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Julie from Port Huron, MI

Is there a ritual for help during pregnancy /delivery?


Dear Julie,

Isis, Kali, and Lilith are three great goddesses to have in the delivery room with you. 
That's about all I have for you though. The pain is the pain of delivery. You can opt for anesthesia the doctors will offer you if you wish. Otherwise, focus on your breathing and find your happy place! Good luck!


Monday, January 19, 2015

Sarah from Richmond, VA

I have a cousin that I rarely get to see - maybe once a year, at the most. He is three years old, mixed with Lao heritage, deaf like my uncle, and has these incredible icy blue/gray eyes. I never noticed this before, as he was just a baby the last time I saw him, but when I made eye contact with him at a recent family gathering, I felt the strangest affection for him. He doesn't say anything, as he is deaf, but he just looked at me as if he recognized not only me, but my spirit, my soul. He kind of smiled at me, but mostly with those piercing eyes! I felt a very strong connection to him. What could this mean? Is it possible that we were connected in a past life?

I've only had this happen one other time before, when I was just a little girl. I used to play with a toddler, at least five years younger than me, named Emma. She had the same ice blue eyes, but less gray and with green around the pupils. I always played with her and I loved her, as if I were her older sister or her mother. When I look back on it now, ten years later, I felt that same connection to her as I did my younger cousin.

Do you believe in past lives?


Dear Sarah,

Absolutely, I believe in past lives. I believe it explains a lot about the initial emotional responses that we have to certain people, be it either positive or negative.


Sunday, January 18, 2015

Aaron from Lenexa, KS

Like everybody, I know the Christian version, but is there a pagan definition for what a demon is? I am pagan born and raised and I have seen spirits in person and watched magic work, so I don't doubt my beliefs, but I know a few people who have had encounters with harmful spirits and I would like to know more about them to better be prepared just in case. Thank you.


Dear Aaron,

In my opinion, a demon is an evil person who has passed on, but not moved on. When a person dies, the essence of who they are remains with them until they cross over into Summerland. A rat bastard evil person in life is a rat bastard evil person in death. We refer to them as demons.


Saturday, January 17, 2015

Daniel from Anaheim, CA

I need help on a spell and a curse. It requires someone to talk to a mystic, demonic-like voice or a voice that interrupts to make it seem like a real human talking.


Dear Daniel,

WTF are you talking about?


Friday, January 16, 2015

Rob from Saratoga, CA

Can you fulfill my lifelong dream to see real live Eurasian Hoopoes in the wild and captivity, please?

Can you you fulfill my lifelong dream to whistle, please?

Are there any good, beautiful witches out there like Glinda from the film version of The Wizard of Oz (1939) that wear diamond tiaras instead of tall crowns? Do they live in castles? What are their names, where do they live, and can you give my their addresses, please?

Can you tell a good witch to send me a sack of $20.00 bills to our house on XXXX XXXXXXX XXXXX Road, Saratoga, CA right away with a letter, please?

Please answer promptly on your website.


Dear Rob,

*stares blankly at the monitor*

*crickets chirping in the background*


Thursday, January 15, 2015

Larna from England

I have been a practicing witch now for around five years, but I've never come across a situation such as this. Y'see, I'm 18 years old, in college, and I've never met another witch my age... until this week. The only problem is, I stupidly never asked her name. I was just wondering if there was a spell I could possibly use to find this person? I just think it'd be so nice to have somebody to share my love of the Craft with - compare notes if you will. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.


Dear Larna,

The first thing that comes to mind is an attraction spell. You would need a picture of yourself, a magnet, and a piece of paper on which you write as much detail about that girl as you can remember. Then you can modify this attraction spell I wrote for Emily from England.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Nancy from California

Hi, I'm asking about the "Joining Together Spell," which is quite easy and seems so nice to do. I love this boy and I want him to prose to me on a specific date. However, I was wondering, can you write "you will propose to me on -insert date-" under the "you love me" written words?

Please answer my question. I want to try the spell soon so I was hoping you could answer quickly.

Also, when the spell is done and has been cast, is there a way I could discard the two pictures? Is it okay to wet them in water, completely wet, and flush them or something? Because I don't want my parents seeing the pictures and everything. If there is a better way to get rid of them, could you tell me about it? (As long as it's not scary and all...) Plus, could I cut them to itty bitty shreds and flush them away? It wouldn't hurt our relationship and the spell right?

Again, thanks in advance for answering this question. Could you please give me your email so I can ask you questions in private so it would be better? Thanks.


Dear Nancy,

Hell, no, I am not giving you my private email address! I have a life outside of Ask-A-Witch that does not include sitting in front of my computer all day long to be the instantaneous beck-and-call Ask-A-Witch.

I have no idea of what "Joining Together Spell" you're talking about, however when it comes to disposing of pictures, whatever method you feel is best is fine. If you want to cut the pictures into tiny pieces and flush them, go ahead. If you want to wet them and flush them, go ahead. If you want to put them in a fireproof container and set fire to them go ahead.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Aerin from Indonesia

Do you know how to make a lucky charm, a real lucky charm in a simple way, and with no effect when you lose it?


Dear Aerin,

Any piece of jewelry can be transformed into a lucky charm with no magickal backlash should the item be lost or stolen. Simply hold the item in the palms of your hands and focus your intention on what you would like that item's purpose to be.


Monday, January 12, 2015

Ali from Canada

Hi there, I was reading a section in a book about color magick. It tells me that the purpose of black was: returning to sender, divination, negative work, and protection. By negative work, does it imply "black magick"? And if so, how can its purpose be negative work AND protection? This may seem like a silly question, but it genuinely confused me, and I'm just starting out.

Thank you! PS- Is it wrong to do spells to ask the Goddess for wealth and abundance? I've noticed a lot of spells for wealth, along with love spells, in this book as well.


Dear Ali,

Many colors can be used in "black magick". It's all about intention. Magick is neither black nor white, it just is. The practitioner sets the tone or shade.

No, it's not wrong to ask the Goddess for wealth and abundance. Just remember that you have to spend time communicating with the Goddess and not just constantly asking her for things.


Sunday, January 11, 2015

Luke from Australia

Hi, I came across this term in an obscure forum thread: "Sound Magic"...Can you tell me if this is a generalized term or is it, perhaps, a specific form of magic or witchcraft? Thanks!


Dear Luke,

Sound magic is a specific form of magick that utilizes the vibrations and tones of sounds. This can be from an instrument, voice, or any other implement you can get sound from.

I recommend the book Sacred Sounds by Ted Andrews for more information.


Saturday, January 10, 2015

Elisabeth from San Antonio, TX

I need to do a second chances spell asap to win back the love of my life. I want to do two spells for some extra oomf, but they both require that I wait for a different moon phase and I simply can't. My heart is broken. Any advice?


Dear Elisabeth,

Y'all have heard me say this before, but an ex is an ex for a reason, be it by their actions or ours.

I can tell you now that since you're feeling so desperate, your spell has a 95% chance to fail. Desperation is a negative emotion that is like a wet wash cloth dampening everything. When you're in a less desperate state of mind, try modifying this love spell we wrote for Merlin from Camelot, VA.


Friday, January 9, 2015

Gayle from Dumfries, VA

How can I get started learning about magic? I don't want to do this on my own because I don't want any dark or black magic in me.


Dear Gayle,

The only way that black or dark magick could be in you is if you are an extremely negative person. Magick isn't black or white, it just is. It is the person and the intention that creates the positive or negative effects that magick has.

Dorothy Morrison has a great set of spell books, the Everyday Magic series. Another of her books, The Craft is a good resource.

If you're looking to work with other like-minded people, then check out The Witches' Voice.