Fortune cookies are an American invention, and many of them come with cliché good messages wrapped up inside.
But honestly, sometimes those fortunes can be used in magick and divination.
I know, I know, you may be thinking that those cookies are too generalized to really work as divination.. But honestly, there have been times I got a fortune cookie that seems to fit my life a little too well, from “you will take a pleasant trip soon” right before a vacation I have planned, or “success is in your future” right before getting some good news about a project.
If that’s not your style, there are other ways to use fortune cookies in magick. Here are three of my favorite ways to use them:
1. Affirmation Cookies
Work and success related fortunes can be placed in a wallet or pocket, and used similar to an affirmation card. Creativity ones can be placed near a desk for added inspiration.
I collect them, storing them in a smaller box with all my other magickal tools. Sometimes, similar to pulling charms or affirmation cards, I pull a fortune to see what I need to remind myself! You’d be surprised to see how well this works.
2. Bury them to Manifest
Anything that requires more time to manifest, like fortunes involving success or relationships can be buried with plants – just make sure they’re far enough below the surface to not interfere with root systems.
3. Burn in Spell work
Just like burning bay leaves and wishes written on them, you can burn those little strips of paper in a firesafe bowl and claim them for yourself!
Would you eve use a fortune cookie affirmation in your spellwork? Let us know over on Instagram @CosmicCornerSavannah.