Ideas for the Witch’s Altar
Dresser, nightstand, or bureau in your room.
A flat piece of stone that is portable.
Desk drawer (not recommended for burning candles).
Steppingstone (can be purchased at a garden store, or you can make one yourself from material purchased at a craft store).
Bookshelf (not recommended for burning candles–even though you think the flame is far enough away from the next shelf, it will warp and eventually burn the shelf above.)
Top of a filing cabinet.
A large mirror.
A cookie sheet.
A serving tray.
A camping tripod, sold in most camping sections of large department stores. It should be noted that these can wobble.
An old steamer trunk or other trunk with shelves from an antique store or flea market. (Be careful of open candle flames and take appropriate precautious.)
A window sill (however, don’t put burning candles there).
In your imagination. Some people scoff at this, but there are people who are not permitted to have altars for a variety of reasons. Perhaps your parents or spouse are aftaid that you’re religiously going down the tubes and have put their foot down on the issue of an altar. College students, due tol iving conditions, may not be allowed to have an altar. Individuals in the military service at boot campe can’t have on either Maybe you are visiting Grandma for the summer and you know that she’ll find the idea an altar offensive. If your family goes on an exxtended vacation, where luggage is a factor. Mon and DAy might not be too happy if you bring a twenty-ton suitcase with all your altar stuff, even though they don’t mind your altar at home. Learning to build an altar in your imagination helps you to enhances your visualization sklls. You really never know when you might need those mental powers.
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