Real Magick , Be it Hoodoo Wicca or etc all aims to do one simple thing
Increase your odds of getting what you want.
I have been casting spells for over 20 years. I don't do anything for 20 years unless I've seen enough excitement and miracles to keep my focus on doing it.
So obviously more often then not I've seen spell casts work big time.
The practice of spell casting reminds us that while we can control nothing, we can influence everything - and sometimes our influence is greater than we think.
So take a chance and make it a adventure!