Thank you for sharing.
Inspired by the success of my post, The Role of Water in Witchcraft last summer, I decided to continue it as a series for each element.
One of my earliest memories takes the form of my mother allowing me into the kitchen to watch her make dinner. Sternly, she instructed me “Not to touch that stove, little one.”
Naturally, the moment she turned, I place my hand unflinchingly on the hot surface, giving myself a ripe little burn and a lifelong lesson about fire:
You really shouldn’t touch it.
Like all the elements, fire bears both creative and destructive force. Simultaneously dangerous and beautiful, our respect for fire usually begins the first time it burns us!
And yes, I got a nasty burn that day. But my mother used it to create a hot meal for us.
Same flame, same day.
I chose fire for this season because I…
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