Jewish Witch: Despair, Tikkun Olam, and Rewilding Witchcraft

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My job, as a Witch, is to explore my own wildness–to embrace it and understand it and fashion it into a weapon that heals. My job is to embody that deep paradox. My job is to face it without denial, rather than ignore it and thus let it control me. [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: The Concept of Community

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When I am engaging in group dialogue, I do not see a “heathen community” but rather individuals who may be similarly invested in learning about heathenry. Referring to a stranger as “brother” or “sister,” or using “our heathen community” to imply that someone I do not personally know is accountable for me, devalues the meaning of these words [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: GENOCIDE – Whose Tool is it?

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There is an entire population of people that are being systematically EXTERMINATED, and these various conservative media outlets have proven that they only care so long as this genocide can be used to further their agendas. These outlets are able to present two apparently contradictory stories to the same audience and use both to support their actual goals, because the average American consumer has simply decided that they no longer care about facts. [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Networking as Social Responsibility

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Networking is a form of social responsibility — it’s not just for business. What skills can you learn from networking to connect with others and support them in their work? [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: Coming Home

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Instead of leaving me feeling bereft, the absence of my regular rituals actually strengthened my appreciation for returning home and renewed my desire to make conscious choices about my magical practice. Stepping away from my altar gave me a different perspective, and I realized how rote some of my actions had become. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Auntie Sable’s Practical Tips for Sexy Pagans

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Sable Aradia concludes her series on sex magick and sacred sexuality with some practical advice for those who wish to practice. [Read more...]

The Zen Pagan: Martial Arts as Magical Practice

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The martial arts are magic — they use imagination to raise and direct psychological energy to alter consciousness and produce external or internal change. Those looking to understand magical practice might want to look to the example the arts provide, and those involved in martial arts training may want to look at magic for ideas to deepen their training.
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