Llewellyn Worldwide chose to publish an article I wrote, “On the Nature of Tools in Witchcraft.”
You can see it here: https://www.llewellyn.com/journal/article/3050
Part of preparing for my retirement involved storing my decades-old altar and traveling for an extended period. A box of incense with a flat ceramic holder tucked in the corner stood in for air (and doubled to quickly purify any space I was in). A petrified shell became my water symbol. A box of birthday candles provided fire, and a piece of quartz crystal represented the earth. If my ritual called for a specific Deity, my phone provided the appropriate images. All of this was packed into a tiny bundle that served all my ritual needs no matter where I found myself. And unlike some ritual implements, like an athame, they elicited nary a question from airport security.
While I missed all of the objects I’d collected over the years, I never felt that my sacred space lacked strength.