We must investigate why we do magic.
I want to know why I desire change, why I am taking action. I want to know what thoughts I am believing before I use the power of my Will upon the world. I want to act with full awareness.
Black: heavy, serious
Heart: one’s innermost character, feelings, or inclinations; the essential or most vital part of something; essence
Innocence: freedom from guilt or sin through being unacquainted with evil
(definitions courtesy of Merriam Webster – www.m-w.com)
In cultivating the Black Heart of Innocence, we must come to terms with the heavy and serious essence of what it means to not be acquainted with sin…to say “this is the way it is, and I don’t know that it should be otherwise.”