We are influenced through the journey of the SUN; reflecting the Months of the Year; illustrated by the Signs of the Zodiac; and their special influences on people and their lives,; by the Houses, or constellations that the Sun passes through on it's journey of a Year.
(see
ZODIAC).  Different Colours also have their association with each sign of the Zodiac, representing that power.  The Colours also have a significance of their own; and their properties are reresented in Stones and Crystals from the Earth, and by (Chakras and Auras see).
Thus; preparation is a most important thing. You consider the Time and Season, but; before you you begin you must also prepare Your Self; physically, mentally or emotionally, and possibly through Ritual; bathing, clensing, or Centering.   The Area where you will preform Magick must also be prepared.  This usually conforms to a specific consecration Ritual; either personal to you; or in a traditional Wiccan way. (like the casting of a Circle, honoring specified Deities) in order to clense away all negetivity.  

(For those of you who care to learn the Religion or the Craft of the Witch I am putting together my list of References which I hope will be helpful.)    
Next;  you need to summon YOUR POWER, without this everything else is an exercise in futility.  I cannot tell you how to do this.  Each Witch must find it in their own way. 

Some meditate and find the internal pulse of Life to guide them to where their power lies.  Some use Power Objects, for focus and direction to that power.  Others are guided by Ritual and Ceremony; or seek comradery and communion with a Coven or Others; to reach out to more than they can find within themselves alone.
Some of us commune with the Elements and draw the Power from Nature Herself.  That is my Way.
Time and Space are meaningful in Magick; because life is a never ending Cycle.  The aim and direction of your Magick, and your life, should be in harmony with the Seasons of the Year; for sowing and reaping; beginning and ending; and for Celebrating and honoring the Gods and Goddesses, if you choose to do so.
"For everything there is a Season . . . . . "
We are influenced through the journey of the SUN; reflecting the Months of the Year; illustrated by the Signs of the Zodiac; and their special influences on people and their lives,; by the Houses, or constellations that the Sun passes through on it's journey of a Year.
(see
ZODIAC).  Different Colours also have their association with each sign of the Zodiac, representing that power.  The Colours also have a significance of their own; and their properties are reresented in Stones and Crystals from the Earth, and by (Chakras and Auras see).
Significant in Magick; are also the Phases of the MOON.  [I have a great LINK for you at the bottom of the Page] When the Moon is Waxing (growing larger)  it is the time for constructive magic, going forward, and for positive things,  When the Moon is Waning (growing smaller)  it is the time for destructive magic, to release negetivity; endings, and banish harmful things.  The different Days of the Week are also associated with the Planets and have specific characteristics or charges that add to the power of charms or Magic that relate to their  influence.   The hours of the Day or Night may also relate to the Magic you want to perform.  Keeping in mind your ultimate aim is Harmony.

Your Magick should use these times to their best advantage. especially in performing Ritual or Spell work.
In my home with the gifts of Nature all around me; I keep my Alter, with consecrated Ritual tools and the things that I have collected that aid me in my magick.    Outdoors; under the Moon; my Alter is frequently the soft moss, where I can feel energy of the Earth rising to Her Moon.  Depending on the need; sometimes a large Tree Stump is the place where the cauldron burns or the candles glow.   A mound of large stones makes my Alter beneath the Sun .
It is necessary that the outcome you seek from a spell or magick be a (conscious direction of your desire) an action of the WILL for  the effect to be realized.  With all your might you must WILL the thing to happen.  Because of the motivation and intensity required; it is best that a person  perform magic for themselves.   Although more frequently people seek out someone with more experience in drawing on these powers  to aid them in their purposes.
If you perform Magic for others; there are several  things to remember: Although you may charge a fee for some things; like making Amulets & talisman, pfilters(teas) and Potions; you must NEVER charge a fee for the Magic, itself.  Which is like a Prayer or boon you are asking from the Gods; and should not be tainted.   I f you  help others with your Magic THEY MUST PARTICIPATE.   You should not just perform a Spell ect. "for someone", like praying "for someone".  You need to give them a physical object, as well as something they must DO, with it.  You also need to give them something to SAY,  (even if only repeated to them selves) to work the magic, at a specific time or place.  Usually they should repeat the  words at least Three Times.   This works exceptionally well when the person is trying to achieve some goal.
These are the Days that have worked best for me for specific sorts Spells relating to their associated Celestial Body.

Monday       (Moon)     Dreams, longing, deceit, lost or stolen property
Tuesday      (Mars)      Opposite forces, enemies, marriage, imprisonment
Wednesday (Mercury) Fears, depletion, debt and losses
Thursday     (Jupiter)   Important endeavers, honor, fame, rewards
Friday          (Venus)    Love, romance, friendship, new people
Saturday      (Saturn)   Security, protection, stable success.
Sunday        (Sun)            Wealth , fortunes, money and security
Through Spells we can work towards giving individuals some of what they want and need:  More financial stability, better and more congeniel relationships, and personal growth and fulfillment.
(Graphic -from ifree.com)
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