“The world’s full of magic. Other religions call it a miracle, some people call it positive visualization, scientists call it quantum reality. But it can slip right past you if you’re not paying attention. Really, that’s what a witch is – someone’s who’s paying attention to those manifestations. And someone who’s learned how to work with the energy, for good.
A spell’s a lot like a prayer. Except instead of asking a male divinity to do something for you that you can’t do yourself, a spell draws upon your own inner, divine gifts. It’s a way of giving that gift shape or form in the world.
The only person you can control with a spell is yourself. You can never cast a spell on someone else. You can do a healing spell, or something helpful, but only if someone asks you to.”