by Gerina Dunwich
With the exception of love-magick, wish-magick is perhaps
the most popular form of white magick practiced in modern times. it is
relatively easy to perform, and can be as simple as wishing on a star,
breaking a wishbone, or dropping a coin into a fountain or wishing well.
Many magically minded folks firmly believe in the power of
the seven-knob candle (or "wish-candle" as it is sometimes called) to make
wishes come true. It is a magickal tool especially popular among
practitioners of hoodoo folk magick in the southern regions of the
Seven knob candles are easily obtainable in most occult
supply shops and are available in a variety of colors. When used
correctly, they can work powerful magick, but be careful what you wish
for, as the old expression goes, because you just might get it!
To perform the following wishing spell, you will need a
blue seven-knob candle, myrrh oil, and a consecrated athame. Write your
wish on each of the seven knobs of the candle. Anoint the candle with the
myrrh oil and say:
I consecrate and bless this candle
in the divine name of the Goddess
Let all negativity and hindrance
be cast forth hencefrom.
Pick up your athame with your right hand. Place the flat
side of the blade on top of the candle and envision magickal energy as a
white light flowing from your body through the athame and into the candle.
When you begin to actually feel the energy flowing say;
I charge thee now
With magickal power
In the divine name of the Goddess
Charge the candle for at least five minutes, return the
athame to the altar, and then light the top knob of the wish candle, Say
the following incantation seven times;
Seven magick knobs of blue
Make this wish of mine come true.
As the candle burns, concentrate upon the thing you desire
and visualize yourself already in possession of it. Extinguish the candle
after the first knob has burned down, and repeat the entire spell for
the next six nights in a row, burning only one knob of the candle each