Everyone has enemies, even the nicest person you can imagine has enemies, and witches are no different. Often, we have enemies who do not even know us, that hate us simply because we are witches. The intolerant people, who still believe the propaganda against witches, seem to find great delight and joy in sending all sorts of negativity our way.
While your average witch’s jars can handle a great deal of what comes your way, sometimes a binding is necessary for people who do not know when to quit. This is a simple spell on the surface but strengthened by the addition of other elements incorporated in the spell, if the witch chooses to add them.
You will need:
- A piece of parchment
- Bat’s Blood Ink or Lampblack ink
- Black cord or thread
- A black candle
- A small jar
- A small iron nail
Gather all the items together and place them on your altar (if you use one)or in a sacred space. If casting a circle, do so now. Keeping a focus on the person’s face thoughout the casting. Use the scissors to cut a length of black cord or thread about six inches long. Set it beside the jar, take up the pen or quill, and write the enemies name on the parchment. “Cross their name” with your own on top, written diagonally on theirs to symbolize that you are the victor in the battle and see their energy fading before your eyes as you. Add any sigils, runes, or glyphs you deem necessary to the parchment. Place the iron nail inside the parchment. Using a tri-fold method, fold the parchment with the names inside, then, fold it again on opposite sides with a tri-fold again to lock the names inside. Using the ribbon or thread you previously cut, tie the parchment securely closed. Light the candle and drip a bit of wax over the knot and onto the paper to hold the knot in place.
Recite the following:
I bind you here with my own might
You cannot harm me day nor night
From your ill will, I’ll be set free
Thus as I will so mote it be.
Place the bound parchment inside the small glass jar and add any modifications to the jar that you wish before sealing it with wax around the top of the jar.
Witches, who want to increase the power of the binding, may add representatives of the elements to the jar to aid in strengthening the spell. Perform the spell during the proper time and on the proper day for ending troubles or binding enemies to help the magick. Witches may add a specific stone to the jar to enhance the spell that symbolizes the target. If the witch so chooses, they may paint glyphs, sigils and runes on the outside of the jar, as well.
If you want to a way to distract the enemy, so they lose focus on you, or give them some of their own medicine in return to worry about, you may place one of the following runes in an inversed position in each corner of the parchment before folding it and binding it closed, Ansuz, Berkana, Jera, and Nauthiz.
Remember, the imagination is yours, use it to craft unique spells that perfectly suit your needs. Use what is helpful and discard the rest. If the work of other witches is sufficient to your needs, then great, use it! If not, then build on their work to craft a spell that fits your needs. Always remember, the only limits to your magick is your imagination.