Making Holy Water

To make holy water,  it’s best to use a natural, flowing water, if readily available. Sources for such water are rivers, lakes, brooks and underground springs. I keep extra on hand in a large mason jar. I melt snow in the Winter.  You also need sea salt or kosher salt.

Pour some salt in your left hand. With your right hand, fold the pinky and ring fingers down while crossing the thumb over them. Your fore and middle fingers remain upright (this is the Blessing Hand). Trace the Fora over the salt and say: May this salt be cleansed and blessed, in the Name of the Mother, and of the Daughter, and of the Great Mother. Iot ‘E Voh. Then, with your left hand, take three pinches of salt and pour them into the bowl of water. Pour any remaining salt along the inside of your threshold as a blessing and protection of the home.

With wand or finger, stir the water three times clockwise. Form Blessing Hand and trace the Fora over the water while saying: May this water be blessed in the Name of the Mother, (trace Fora a second time), and of the Daughter, (trace Fora a third time) and of the Great Mother. Iot ‘E Voh.