What are the proper spellings: magic or magick, and what is the ‘numerical’ value of ‘magick’ over ‘magic’?

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Is it a matter of use because they are two different terms, or is it only a matter of spelling?

Was it was Crowley who first used the spelling magick, and did he do it for gematric and numerical reasons? If so, what reasons were those?

I have heard some differing commentary that concerns the proper spelling and literary use of the word so I’d really appreciate more information on it.
~~**Ma’iingan**~~
..no I’m not offended. I study journalism, and I am pretty word oriented. I just find the study of words and their etymologies and connotations interesting.

Want to know what magick is and isn’t?

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Magick and Its Energies

Magick, what is it? To me, it is the energies that resides in all of nature that we all can manipulate to bring about change in our lives. Most people, that aren’t involved in the occult, think that magick is supernatural. It is the total opposite. Magick is as natural as a waterfall or the Grand Canyon.

Everything in nature omits energy, and magick can transform that energy to bring about change in our lives. There are three main types of energy and here they are:

1. Personal Energy- This is the energy that each and every one of us have inside. Our bodies absorb energy from everything from the moon and sun, to the food and water we consume. We are always losing energy also. Every movement we make releases energy, but we always get it back. During magick we build up personal energy to produce a more effective spell! Then when we are done with the spellcraft we return or release the energies back into the ground or back to where you drew it from.(Grounding).

2.Earth Energy- This is just what it sounds like, energies from the Earth. Every tree, each rock, each gemstone, each plant, every gust of wind, every drop of water, or every flicker of a flame has energy. While we perform magick, we will use the elements of the Earth (earth, air, fire, and water) for spells. Every different element omits a different energy. For example if I needed some money, I might use a green candle (green is the color of wealth), some patchouli oil to anoint the candle (patchouli has money properties), and sprinkle the altar with some jasmine (jasmine also has money properties). Then I would light the candle and visualize the money coming to me. If I am doing a spell for another reason, I would use the herbs, oils, or gemstones that omit the sort of energy that I need to make the spell work.

3. Divine Energy- This energy is a combination of both personal and Etherical energies which manifests in the God and Goddess. We will invoke the Deities to bless our magick and lend Their power to the working. In turn, we give Them our personal energy, by raising power before invoking Them.http://www.magickalpair.net/index2.html
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The difference between Magickand Spells?

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Me and some of my friends in my circle where talking about the supernatural, and I forget how it came up, but one of my friends said that a person who does magick is different from a person who does spells. (And by magick I don’t mean pulling a rabbit out of a hat, and yes I realize I’m spelling magick with a “K”) She described how they where different but I couldn’t really understand her through all the interuptions, something about energy and culture. I remembered watching that show “flipping out” and how Jeff put that guys name in the freezer as a way to banish him from his life, I remember reading that in one of my friends spell books. I don’t think Jeff is a witch exactly. So what’s the difference?
Actually I guess what I really mean is “What is the difference between Magick and Witchcraft?”

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