Summary: It’s all about what’s in our cauldrons, literally this time! We discuss the uses of cauldrons, just what qualifies as one, and how formulae and potions factor into our witchcraft.
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Play: Episode 212 – Bewitching Brews
We both highly recommend Laura Tempest Zakroff’s book The Witch’s Cauldron, and you can also listen to an episode with her in which we talk about cauldrons and brews, too.
Cory mentions using the Dark Wood Tarot, the Literary Witches Oracle, and the Corvid Romantic deck.
Playing card meanings are based on information found in Cory’s book 54 Devils: The Art and Folklore of Fortune-telling with Playing Cards (which will be getting an updated version soon). We also both like to use Rachel Pollack’s 78 Degrees of Wisdom for understanding tarot meanings, too.
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