“I’m afraid that I’ll mess up my spells,” my friend, Adriana, said.
“And?” I asked.
“And, I just don’t do them often.”
It’s important to pay attention to a situation like this one. Wicca is a faith that is based on you taking action. Without doing spells or rituals, a witch simply does not grow and develop.
Here’s the good news. You can place certain clauses into your magick spells and give yourself protection. Analogously, this reminds me of how lawyers use certain protective clauses in their documents.
What are clauses in magick?
Clauses are safeties you put on your spells—either to limit their effect or to keep things you don’t want from manifesting. Clauses are worded like “an may it harm none” or “may this or better, with no harm to anyone.”
Examples of protective clauses are found in my Money Manifesting Spell …
Money Manifesting Spell
As I light this candle so,
Make my money grow and grow,
Let it flow without rhyme or reason,
Each and every turn of season,
Filling up my pockets so wide,
Let me enjoy this happy ride,
Make me stronger than the ocean tides,
Manifesting my will to coincide,
With no malice, woe or hitches,
May there be no mess or jinxes,
With no need of fear of ruin,
Let it rain money, bless my journey.
An it harm none, so mote it be!
Now, we will take notice of the protective clauses.
You will notice the lines,
“With no malice, woe or hitches,
May there be no mess or jinxes,
With no need of fear of ruin,”
These lines are “clauses.”
Why do we put protective clauses in our spell work?
We do so to protect ourselves and others. In the case of the clauses I shared above, we see “With no malice, woe or hitches.” This keeps the spell from possibly backfiring and creating negative outcomes. The clause “May there be no mess or jinxes” serves to protect you from the spell manifesting in a way you do not want. And finally, there’s the phrase “with no need of fear of ruin.” Again, this is a clause that protects you and others from negative outcomes.
Where do the protective clauses go in my spells?
Protective clauses usually go at the end of a spell or chant. As in the example above, you can have multiple protective clauses.
In summary, it’s good to have protective clauses. This process can help you quiet down fear and then you are likely to do more spellwork.
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