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June 14, 2016
Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Pagan Parenting and the Orlando Mass Shooting
With a prayer and sound advise, Crabtree explores how to talk to children about the...
June 13, 2016
Star Made Witch: Viridis Genii (Event Review)
There are so many kinds of spiritual events, but perhaps none so sublime as the...
June 12, 2016
Wyrd Words: Orlando, Islam, and Glass Houses
Most of America woke up to some pretty disturbing news this morning. At 2 am....
June 12, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: A Charm for Release
We have all known difficult people. Whether they are manipulative, disrespectful of boundaries, toxic or...
June 11, 2016
The Path of She: A Summer Solstice Mystery – Thou Art Goddess
Your Inner Goddess is awake inside of you, anchoring you in the ways of the...
June 10, 2016
Happily Heathen: Beauty, Sex, and Sexuality in the Viking Age
Religious and spiritual beliefs to not happen in a vacuum; they are always influences by...
June 09, 2016
The Lady’s Quill: Eating Ash and Spitting Fire
Whether you count its origins in the pastoral altars of Romantic poets, the channeled voice...
June 08, 2016
The Cartomancer: Relax, Your Local Gods can only be Discovered through Foreign Intervention
Your local gods are other people's stories. The totally other people's stories.
June 07, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: The Summer Solstice – Cake for Áine
On midsummer - the holiday between Bealtaine's earthy celebrations and Lúnasa's harvesting - we celebrate...
June 06, 2016
Seeking the Grail: Interruption and Creative Flow
This time last year, I had a clear and focused plan for my writing, both...
June 05, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: Washing The Dishes – Awareness, and the Hidden Opportunities for Magic in Modern Life
I am writing an entire occult-y blog post about washing dishes. Yes, washing dishes. By...
June 04, 2016
The Rantin’ Raven: On Choosing a Magical Name
Upon entering the Craft, it is traditional, almost required, that one choose a new name....
June 03, 2016
Adventures in Wortcunning: Is Magick Real?
Is magick real? This is a question I am asked all the time, and to...
June 02, 2016
Wyrd Words: Building a Kindred
Greetings, and welcome back to Wyrd Words. Keeping the Thor in Thursdays, every other week...
June 01, 2016
Dandelion Seeds: Finding the Spirit of My Religion
I knew what she was as soon as I saw her. She was my frumpy...
May 30, 2016
A Lakeside Hearth: Looking Inwards
There are numerous conflicts in modern Pagan practices. When they do spill over, the conversation...
May 29, 2016
Hills of the Horizon: Put Fire On It
I have a deep-thinking oldest child, who is fascinated by a number of things. There's...
May 28, 2016
The Path of She: The Transformative Magic of Your Life Story – Embracing the Beauty and the Ugly
We humans are not good or bad, beautiful or ugly, perfect or imperfect, but some...
May 27, 2016
Happily Heathen: Know Your Lore — The Poetic Edda
As a new Heathen, people are often told to read "the sagas and the Eddas."...
May 26, 2016
Outside the Circle: My Journey with the Orishas
Everyone hits a low point. No one is all that all of the time. We...
May 25, 2016
The Cartomancer: Underground Smoke
The intuition about the beyond, that is not only instantly recognized but also embraced, leads...
May 24, 2016
The Blooming Staff: On Thelemic Catholicism — Mary or Nu-Isis?
The practice of Catholic syncretism -- in which gods and spirits of non-Christian origin are...
May 23, 2016
Star Made Witch: The Function of Spell Components
A witch gathers their spell components from a legend of traditional and personal correspondences and...
May 22, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Honoring Hekate in the Rite of Her Sacred Fires
On Saturday night I honored Hekate as a part of the annual Rite of Her...
May 21, 2016
The Rantin’ Raven: The Riddle of the Pentagram
Though ancient beyond belief and occurring in indigenous iconographies all over the world, the Pentagram...
May 19, 2016
Wyrd Words: It’s The Simple Things
Sometimes we need to set aside the heavier burdens of deep philosophical questioning and social...
May 18, 2016
Dandelion Seeds: Toad Blessings
What do grave robbing, gardening, and the painful change that the Tower card encapsulates all...
May 17, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Is It a Haunting or Fairies?
You don't necessarily need to be sensitive or able to directly See these beings; for...
May 16, 2016
Seeking the Grail: When Doing the Right Thing Doesn’t Feel Good
About a month ago I put my cat to sleep, and only in the past...
May 15, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: Practical Magic for Time Crunched Magicians
Adaptation in and of itself is a worthy magical skill, and adaptation to modern realities...
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