Full Frontal Magic: Before the Spirit is Summoned

People have many ways to work with spirits, but most people don’t pay attention to the ‘before’ (and in some cases the ‘after’) the ritual. [Read more…]

The Crow’s Nest: Working With The Elements – Air

The Element of Air is generally associated with the direction of East, the color Yellow, Thought and Thinking, the Wand as a magical tool, and Sylphs. [Read more…]

The Other Side of the Hedge: On Death, Heroism, and Faith

Faith is not belief. That’s a weird, post-Enlightenment Protestant Christian, non-Pagan thing. Faith is connection to whatever spiritual power guides your life. Accept nothing less.
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Lamp & Labyrinth: The Ego Hides

The best mystics say proudly, “I’m not better than anybody else,” while the worst say, “I’m better than everybody else; look how much I’ve Served them”. [Read more…]

The Blooming Staff: Banish Trump, Exorcise Trump!

Occultists of all varieties need to banish the demonic principality of Donald Trump from our world. #BanishTrump! #ExorciseTrump! [Read more…]

Happily Heathen: Heathen Events at PantheaCon 2017

Convention season has started, an the first one up is PantheaCon, the largest indoor pan-Pagan convention in the world, held every February in San Jose, CA. [Read more…]

The Cartomancer: Full Circle, Magic Circle

You’ve come full circle, now what? Is there a loop in it, a magic door to other circles? Here’s how you can think of your full circle as a magic circle. [Read more…]

Irish-American Witchcraft: Winter Court Wisdom

We are moving into what is usually the coldest part of winter in my area, and I find myself contemplating the wisdom I have learned from the darker Fey. [Read more…]

Seeking the Grail: Overcoming the Old Wound and the Hero’s Final Test

The hero is always wounded and must heal enough to take strength from what they have learned; they succeed in their quest because of their wound. [Read more…]

The Crow’s Nest: Living Life by the Seasons – Spring and Seeds of Intention

The Celebration of Imbolc marks the coming of Spring for us Pagans. In my own practice, now that Spring is just around the corner, my focus turns outward. [Read more…]