Between the ShadowsGH is for Gallows Hill
Not a lot of people know this about me these days, but I used to be in a goth rock band, and Gallows Hill was our group name. We were named for the infamous Gallows Hill Park in Salem, MA. This is our story.
Energy MagicA Beltane Ritual Salute
A group participation salute to the season can be a great way to start off a Beltane ritual!
A Witch's AshramMay the First
The first of May is full to bursting with reasons to celebrate!
Paths Through the ForestsLook & Find – Finally Flowing After Long Winter
Find The Critters In The Photo
OathboundHow to Spot a Terrible Coven
Any time I write about ritual nudity, conversation about the downsides of group work always ensues. Nudity and sexuality are touchy subjects because there’s a lot of room for... [Read More]
Pagan FamiliesBeltane for Kids
Beltane – it’s one of the biggest holidays of the Pagan year, rivaled only by Samhain. And yet for many, it is one of the most difficult holidays to relate to. The emphasis placed... [Read More]
The Witching HourYou Call it May Day, We Call it Beltane
The season of spring has arrived! The rites of fertility have begun! This is a holiday with a colorful past, and strangely enough, one of the only major festivals on the pagan... [Read More]
John BeckettResponding to the Religiously Obnoxious
It seems like at least once a week I see a post in one of my social media groups saying “people keep attacking me because I’m Pagan – what can I do about it?” Many of them are... [Read More]
Greening the SpiritBeltane-The Sleeper Awakes ?
Beltane magick here we sing, Chant the rune and dance the ring, Joy and blessing shall it bring, Let the sleeper awake! -Doreen Valiente (1971) ‘A... [Read More]