A Witch's AshramWelcome to A Witch’s Ashram
A Witch's Ashram opens its door with an introduction. Grab some tea and see what this new Patheos Pagan blog is all about.
A Sense of PlaceEnergy Signatures of Place
In The Secret Language of Plants, Buhner describes ways in which you can open yourself up to experience these communications directly through what he calls "heart-centered cognition" and then process the symbols you get from there with your brain. Using these methods, you tap into the shamanic tradition of asking the plants what they are good for and asking a sick body what it needs.
Raise the HornsPlaylist: Yule & Christmas
Yuletide is a mix of ritual, parties, and family obligations. Because it brings out so many different sides of us it requires a very special sort of playlist, one able to mix the spiritual with the secular. It's a music mix with something for everyone this Holiday Season.
Pointedly PaganFaultlines Book Release, and Why Pagans Should Work with Other Religions
We are undergoing a fundamental shift in humanity’s spiritual orientation: from one rooted in agricultural ways of life and focused on individual salvation, to one rooted in technology and emphasizing harmony between people and their world. This shift is as deep as the earlier shift from hunting and gathering cultures to agriculture, and its religious impact will be as great.
Agora/Making LightMaking Light: Blessed by Less by Susan Vogt (Review)
All in all, I enjoyed this book and feel a renewed commitment to clearing out the physical, emotional, and spiritual clutter. As Vogt describes, "The spiritual paradox is that the less tightly I cling to my stuff, my way, and my concerns, the happier and more blessed I feel. Once I have enough, less is more."
Agora/The Busy WitchThe Busy Witch: GODDESS SPELLS FOR BUSY GIRLS
With the coming release of my first non-fiction book, GODDESS SPELLS FOR BUSY GIRLS, I want to celebrate by giving something back to my readers. If you pre-order GODDESS SPELLS, you can enter to win a pretty spectacular prize pack of Red Wheel/Weiser books.
Wild GardenWinter Holidays, Interfaith Memories
My childhood memories from the winter holidays are a mix of Chanukah and Christmas. Join me as I walk down memory lane for a moment and let me know in the comments what your favorite memories are from the Winter holidays!
Under the Ancient OaksFive Ritualists at Dinner
If you want to advance the state of the art of modern Paganism, resist the lure of Hogwarts and instead invite five ritualists over for dinner.