|Pagan Art Journal|
|Fabric Covered Composition Notebook|
|Hedge Witch Journal|
The answer is yes, in fact several.
To clarify, I should say I have several working notebooks and one hard bound book that I am transforming into my official Book of Shadows.
Phyllis Curott in her book, Witch Crafting, A Spiritual Study Guide to Making Magic, talks about creating a BOS.
She advises that your BOS is your personal compilation of invocations, rituals, spells, and magical techniques which you work and which you find powerful, meaningful, effective and evocative.
It is also her opinion that while there are many methods of recording your magical efforts ,writing by hand helps you memorize and also infuses your book with your magical energy.
|Page from Practical Magic movie BOS|
As a basic Table of Contents for your BOS, P Curott recommends
3-Invocation of the Goddess
4-Invocation of the God
5-Diagrams for you altar and markings for your working tools
6-In Sacred Space i.e.
Purification of self, elements, of the Circle, grounding & meditation, Casting the Circle,Invocations, Statement of purpose, magic/ritual/spell etc. grounding and libation
7-Closing the Circle
9-Esbats,Full Moon rituals,chants,dances,songs, words of wisdom, quotes etc.10-
Wisdom and Insights
11-Tools of the Craft
table of correspondences,spells,potions,sigils, info. on herbs, stones,candles, crystals, magical alphabets etc.
Remember this will be your book, add what ever speaks to you or is meaningful to you.