to Produce Psychic Dreams
You will need:
Two teaspoons of dried mugwort
One teaspoon of powdered elder leaves
Six drops of cypress oil
Mortar and pestle
One charcoal disk in a fireproof dish
One black candle, 6-8"
Matches or a lighter
Blend the mugwort, elder leaves, and cypress oil in the mortar and
Light the charcoal, then the black candle, saying:
Hecate, goddess of the crossroads,
Weaver, guide my thread into
the spaces between
Sprinkle the incense onto the charcoal, and inhale the scent.
Close your eyes. Visualize yourself walking from the east to a crossroads
at sunset and stopping to face north. From this direction, a dark figure
approaches. This is the crone. When she stops, she will beckon you to follow
her. She will lead you to a gateway; do not pass through this time, but note
what it looks like and any symbols written upon it. This is the gateway
through which you must pass before you can walk between worlds-and you
will need to look out for it, or its symbols, in lucid dreams during
Keep careful notes of your dreams between now and Imbolc.