Book of Blackbirds: The Choice

The feeling that our god has chosen us might well be a valid one, but it is also true that in any relationship it is always our own choice whether to accept being chosen or not. Read more

Irish-American Witchcraft: When Fairies Do the Haunting

Hauntings aren’t always what we assume; I’ve seen a lot of people aggravate a situation by assuming they are dealing with ghost when it’s actually fairies. Read more

The Crow’s Nest: A Grounding Spell for the Holidays

The Holidays are the most stressful time of year for many. Shopping, food, social and family obligations swell to the bursting point this time of year, but here’s a spell to help with that! Read more

Irish-American Witchcraft: The Morrigan, Questions and Answers

There’s a lot of people who have questions about the Morrigan and I sometimes have people on social media either private message me or ask me on my Facebook page. I thought it might be helpful to do a blog post where I publicly answer popular questions about the Morrigan, so here you go. For even more answers see my book The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens, part of the Pagan Portals series. Robert asks is there any truth to the… Read more

The Other Side of the Hedge: What Harry Potter Got Right (and X-Men: Apocalypse Got Wrong)

The Ministry of Magic was an admission that people who don’t do magic don’t trust people who do. The everyday people of the Marvel Universe hate those born with superpowers. And for those of us who study magic, there are deep lessons to be taken to heart. Read more

The Corner Crone: In Every End, A Beginning

At every end, there is also a new beginning. Read more

The Hearth of Hellenism: Paganism & the End of Religious Extremism

Paganism is a religion for our future because it provides fulfillment on the individual level and is productive on a societal level. Monotheism, while it can be fulfilling on the individual level, on a societal level, it proves to be a detriment. Read more

Book of Blackbirds: Pumpkins, Squashes, and Witchettys

Some gourds are good for decorating up and making rattles and drums out of, too. They have so many uses; there’s just something about squashes and pumpkins and gourds that I find magical and always have. Read more

The Corner Crone: When the Gods Fell Silent

I reminded myself that a relationship with the Divine is more than book-learning and research; it is a learning of the heart, a sinuous, sensuous intertwining of the soul with All That Is. A grounding of Self in the Holy. Read more

Irish-American Witchcraft: My Witchcraft Heresy

I am decidedly an outlier on these issues, and that’s okay. I’m comfortable with my Witchcraft heresies. Read more

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