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July 26, 2016
The Blooming Staff: Getting Up on Our Stilts, or, Notes Toward a Manifesto of Catholic Decadence
Unlike the doomed protagonists of the Gothic novel and the later weird writers (H.P. Lovecraft...
July 25, 2016
Star Made Witch: Many Gods West Preview – Gnostic Polytheism and Animism
What is wisdom, gnosis, divine knowledge? What are the new stories of the gods and...
July 23, 2016
The Path of She: A Lammas Meditation — Lugh and the Golden Field of Your Life Story
Lugh can guide you in the Lammas tasks of harvesting your soul lessons that have...
July 22, 2016
Happily Heathen: Healing Old Wounds at a New Ancestor’s Grave
Families aren’t perfect. Not everyone in a family likes or agrees with one another, and...
July 19, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Book Review – Runes Plain and Simple
Runes Plain and Simple by Kim Farnell isn't a new book -- its a 2016...
July 18, 2016
The Rantin’ Raven: The Pagan America Project
All over the United States there is an enormous quantity of public art depicting Pagan...
July 14, 2016
Outside The Circle: Jailbreaking the Goddess
More than a grimoire of spells, at the heart of this magick is taking the...
July 13, 2016
The Cartomancer: Prediction Time
You can predict events accurately only when you’re mad enough to strip yourself of all...
July 11, 2016
Star Made Witch: A Day in the Life of a Witch
A fellow traditional witch coming to stay the weekend is extra special and we always...
July 10, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Black Lives, White Shadows
The last week had been brutal and tragic. Between the police killings of Alton Sterling...
July 09, 2016
The Path of She: To Wake, Perchance to Dream — Communing With Your Dreambody
There is no separation between your dreams and your waking life; awake or asleep, it...
July 08, 2016
Happily Heathen: Know Your Lore – Deconstructing the Brisingamen Myth
To many modern Heathens, Brisingamen is Freya's beautiful necklace, made of gold or amber or...
July 06, 2016
Dandelion Seeds: When You Get Your Ass Kicked for Being a Priest
See into the process of dealing with reactions to sharing spiritwork publicly as Melissa Hill...
July 05, 2016
Irish American Witchcraft: 21st Century Hex
Of all the lines that divide the modern pagan community none may be so sharply...
July 04, 2016
Seeking the Grail: Weeping Liberty
Land of the free, home of the brave. The star-spangled banner is supposed to be...
July 03, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: Obliquity and Desire of Result
Economist John Kay recently wrote a book on something called "obliquity." Essentially that complex goals...
July 01, 2016
Adventures in Wortcunning: Windows, Walls, and Doors
If you were to acquire a plot of land to live on for the rest...
June 30, 2016
A Lakeside Hearth: Thinking about the Future
I’ve seen this scenario play out on internet forums a few times now. A Pagan...
June 29, 2016
Hills of the Horizon: The Problem of Community
One of the tricky bits for a lot of people about the reconstructionist paganisms is...
June 28, 2016
The Blooming Staff: The Decadent Crowley, a Neuropath of the Fin de Siècle
"Life holds the mirror up to Art," Wilde wrote, "and either reproduces some strange type...
June 27, 2016
The Sorcerer’s Art: A Portrait in Colors
At the turn of the century witchcraft and sorcery was as alive and well as...
June 26, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: A Ritual in Honor of Odin and the Valkyries
We are in a period of intense and tense struggle. There are many battles behind...
June 25, 2016
Outside the Circle: Review of Judika Illes’s The Big Book of Practical Spells Everyday Magic That Works
"Seek a witch and find her living in solitude in the wild forest," said Judika...
June 23, 2016
The Lady’s Quill: Hope Over Hate
Things are changing. Despite the things we witness around us, they are getting better. We...
June 22, 2016
The Cartomancer: A Decent Reading
In cartomancy what you need is a decent eye. It’s the kind of eye that...
June 21, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Finding the Morrigan in Connecticut
I spent the second weekend of June at the 3rd annual Morrigan's Call Retreat in...
June 20, 2016
Seeking the Grail: Women’s Rituals
Typically I don't offer single-gender only rituals or workshops. I'm a cisgender female, so to...
June 19, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: You Can’t Move Forward by Merely Wishing and Magic
Onstantly in my interactions with students and customers is the notion that the magic “just...
June 18, 2016
The Path of She: Three Lessons from the Summer Solstice – Visioning a New World
At the Summer Solstice with the powers of life and light at a peak, Nature...
June 17, 2016
Adventures in Wortcunning: Farther Down the Rabbit Hole … or, My Morning Commute
In this column, I have previously discussed my initial surprising forays into the world of...
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