10 Simple Daily Rituals for the Green Witch
How do we fit natural magick into our everyday mundane lives? How do we fit green witchcraft into a life where we spend much of our time indoors? Here we provide the Green Witch with 10 simple daily rituals to incorporate into green witchcraft practice. Use and/or adapt the ones you like.
Green Witch Daily Rituals with the Elements
1. Ritual Baths
The green witch knows the importance of incorporating the elements into daily life. The easiest way of connecting to the water element is to make your showers and baths into a ritual experience. Add herbs and crystals and visualize the water as white light cleansing and refreshing you.
2. House Plants
Even when you can’t get outside on daily basis, having plants around the house keep a green witch vibing with greenery and the earth element. Talk to your house plants as you water them. Creating a bond with your house plants is an easy daily ritual for the green witch.
3. Fresh Air
Open your windows and let the fresh air in, whether at work or at home. Too hot or too cold? Try rolling down a car window enough to allow the air to blow through and experiencing the air element on a daily basis.
4. Candle light
The fire element is recognized and honored by lighting a candle at the end of your day. Meditate on the candle flame or simply allow its glow to fill your space with warmth and happiness. The perfect daily ritual for the green witch.
Outside Daily Rituals for the Green Witch
5. Nature Walk
Most people say there’s not enough time in the day to care for themselves or their spirituality. But I beg to differ. It’s about prioritizing and time management. During your lunch break at work, instead of sitting at a table inside, go outside and walk for ten to fifteen minutes. Or take a walk after dinner in the evening. You’re connected to nature and the earth by being in it!
6. Garden Maintenance
My garden is my happy place. If you have a garden, visit it as a daily green witch ritual. Walk around the garden and inspect the health and appearance of your plants. Notice what wildlife is present – are there birds? Bugs? Snakes? Etc. Harvest plants that are ready and cut back dead foliage as needed. Water your plants as needed. Just being in my garden grounds and centers me, as it will for you!
7. Offerings to Nature Spirits
Part of a green witch’s practice is to honor all of the energies of the earth. Leave daily offerings in the garden for the nature spirits. It doesn’t have to be elaborate. It can be as simple as one flower or a pretty rock you found on a walk. You can even write a message for the nature spirits using nearby sticks or leaves.
More Daily Green Witch Rituals
8. Read a Book
The green witch is always learning – through her time in nature and through study. Replace fifteen to thirty minutes of screen time each day with fifteen to thirty minutes of reading time. Choose green witchcraft books, books on herbalism, foraging, fairies and gardening. So much healthier for your spirit and mind than TV or phone time!
9. Pick a Rune or Card
Choose one rune or one card each morning and place it somewhere you’ll see it. Think about its meaning to you and your life throughout the day. A great way to attune to your chosen divination method and to your green witchcraft path.
10. Brew Tea
Something many green witches love to do is drink hot tea. The brewing and drinking of tea can be a relaxing daily ritual for the green witch. From choosing the herbs, to boiling the water, to pouring and enjoying the tea. Revel in the serene process of it and remember the witches who came before you and how much they loved their tea!
A Word on Daily Responsibilities and Spiritual Rituals
Rituals don’t have to be elaborate and drawn out. They can be simple but still constitute as ritual if done with intent and done consistently. I don’t know about you, but some days I feel bombarded with mundane tasks that seemingly don’t have anything to do with my spirituality or practice as a green witch. Then one day I realized – there’s magick in everything we do. It’s about shifting our mindset to see the magick in all things and being able to add small simple rituals into our daily routines. It’s not difficult, it just takes thought and effort.