The Lady’s QuillThor and The Black Serpent
Thor is the defender of the common person and the Earth, honorable and strong, and if he responds, will do so with wisdom and ferocity.
By Athame and StangA Spell for the Broken Hearted
When the heart is hurting, spellwork can play a role in fixing it.
AgoraFull Frontal Magic: Reducing Holiday Hostility through Blessed Food
We tell ourselves, spending time with family should be a great time, but old wounds and scars usually remain. Let’s admit it, our family are the ones who best know how to get under our skin. We can, however, decide to change that. After all, we have magic.
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Dowsing for DivinityImagining Other Possible Worlds
Science fiction, particularly the writings of Ursula le Guin, explores hypothetical alternative societies, cultures, futures, and histories. I am currently watching Babylon 5 again on DVD, and would highly recommend it as an exploration of what happens when a totalitarian and xenophobic government takes over, and how people come together to resist. Alternative visions of [Read More...]
Nature’s PathYule Story - Nature’s Path
Yule Story picture from author The story is told that in the beginning, there were two gods who were brothers. And like many brothers, they struggled with each other for ascendance... [Read More]
A Modern Traditional WitchThe Dangers of Witchcraft - A Modern Traditional Witch
photo collage by the author It’s been quite a fashionable topic to talk about how witchcraft is truly dangerous, and the reasons are wide and varied. Some are an emphasis on... [Read More]
Witch on FireThe Pentacle Approach to Wellness through Dark Times
The winter holidays can be a rough time of year for witchy folks. Striving toward enlightenment doesn’t mean you’ll be happy or “positive” all the time–that mess isn’t even... [Read More]
Raise the HornsChristmas Traditions: Christian or Pagan?
Christmas is a holiday with numerous traditions and a very long history. Some of that history can be traced to the paganisms of antiquity (perhaps even more so than Halloween),... [Read More]
AgoraWyrd Words: Challenging The Rhetoric - Agora
Greetings, and welcome back to Wyrd Words. Keeping the Thor in Thursdays here on Agora! Recently over at Huginn’s Heathen Hof, I wrote a piece about a Swedish Heathen organization... [Read More]
Between the Shadows22 Novels that Popularized (and Influenced) Pagan Ideas (Part 1 of 2) - Between the Shadows
Okay, let’s be honest. As seriously as we take our Craft, many of us were drawn to this path because we read too many fantasy novels as children. There’s a reason why the... [Read More]
Beneath the Moon