wooden items created by
Spirit of Old are crafted using
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Collect together everything you need
before starting - you will not be able to leave the space once it
has been set up without destroying it.
Make a borderline around the place where you will work. This should
enclose an area large enough to contain yourself and all the things
To empower the borderline, walk around it three times deosil. As you
walk, visualize a line of blue light following you and laying upon
the boundary line. Once this three-fold circle is finished, stay
within the boundary. If desired, empower the four
elements/directions with appropriate amulets.
The boundary (and elements) are now in place, creating the sacred
space. Now purify this space with seawater or water with salt added.
Charge the water with protective energy by visualizing a stream of
bright blue-white light entering the water from your hand. As you
visualize the empowerment, chant a spell such as:
Into this water
I direct my might and main,
That it will be pure and clean
In the service of the elements.
When you cannot get
seawater, then mineral water with seasalt added can be used. Add the
seasalt with the spell:
|Here is salt, salt
To clean this place free from strife.
Never use mains water
as it has been chemically treated, making it useless magickally.
Sprinkle the salt-water sun-wise around the boundary, then is a spiral
towards the centre of the enclosure.
The place is now ready for use, set aside magickally from the rest of
At the end of the working, it is important to close down the sacred
space with a spell such as:
Now the work is
In the name of the elements
(or another appropriate deity or power).
Let the visualization
of sacred space gradually fade until completely gone.