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March 20, 2018
Irish-American Witchcraft: Initiation Through the Sidhe
It takes courage to brave the dying light of sunset and risk giving one’s self...
December 18, 2017
Irish-American Witchcraft: Embracing a Modern Santa
Santa is a spirit with many guises and many names. Some of those guises are...
December 10, 2017
Book of Blackbirds: The Choice
The feeling that our god has chosen us might well be a valid one, but...
November 13, 2017
Book of Blackbirds: Pumpkins, Squashes, and Witchettys
Some gourds are good for decorating up and making rattles and drums out of, too....
October 16, 2017
The Crow’s Nest: Honoring the Dead with Offerings at Samhain
What is an “Offering”? Why even give offerings in the first place? What constitutes an...
May 07, 2017
Book Of Blackbirds: A Witch’s Tale
Magic always works better by cooperation than by force. In fact, trying to force magic...
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Star Made Witch: 13 Steps for the Witch Decluttering Spell
I am getting into spring cleaning this month in a witchy way, and I figured...
March 31, 2017
Book of Blackbirds: Principles of Solitary Spellwork
The sort of magic I know and am most familiar with is a kind of...
February 27, 2017
Star Made Witch: Spiritual Alchemy by Jenny Tyson
Spiritual Alchemy by Jenny Tyson communicates advanced magical information by tracing her personal journey and...
February 14, 2017
The Blooming Staff: Banish Trump, Exorcise Trump!
Occultists of all varieties need to banish the demonic principality of Donald Trump from our...
January 31, 2017
Book of Blackbirds: Fluffy Bunny Thoughts
I'll admit to having a few fluffy bunny tendencies. But, as a rule I don't...
January 28, 2017
Brigid and the Making of Vows
As we shift from Winter's dormancy to Spring's rebirth, our desire for new possibilities drives...
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The Blooming Staff: Crowley Didn’t Burn Hot Enough
Aleister Crowley is often labeled a Decadent for his obsession with sex magick. But traditional...
January 23, 2017
Star Made Witch: Creative Potion Making
Every potions master begins somewhere—I started just jumping in. Knowing that with enough trial and...
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The Blooming Staff: On the Papal World-Tree, or, An Esoteric Meditation on the Papacy
Nicholas Laccetti reflects on the history of occult interpretations of the Papacy, and what the...
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Star Made Witch: Five Witchcraft Resolutions for 2017
Many witches are feeling uncertainty for what the new year will hold. I'd like to...
December 27, 2016
The Blooming Staff: The Longest Night and the Mystery of the Incarnation
Every December 21, a NY church holds a "Longest Night" service. Nicholas Laccetti reflects on...
December 26, 2016
Star Made Witch: Magic on the Mountain
My relationship to my locale is literally physical. I live here. I work here. I...
December 13, 2016
The Blooming Staff: Prisca Theologia, Pansophy, and Integral Truth – Some Notes on Universal Reformation
Universal Reformation has been a goal throughout Western esoteric history: for Renaissance magi, for Rosicrucians,...
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Star Made Witch: Goddesses, Mountains, and Potions
I’m an opportunist and my days have magical themes. Today it was: local landscape, wormwood...
December 10, 2016
The Path of She: Four Transformational Lessons for the Winter Season
Winter is the season of the Dark Goddess and Her rebirth magic. Here are four...
December 08, 2016
Outside the Circle: The Dark Lords Of Yule And Misrule
Not so long ago, Yule was as much a chilling season of Ghosts, Monsters, Imps,...
December 04, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: Reducing Holiday Hostility through Blessed Food
We tell ourselves, spending time with family should be a great time, but old wounds...
November 28, 2016
Star Made Witch: Guide to Traditional Witchcraft Daily Practices
Daily practice is a fulfilling form of devotion and discipline. A simple daily anchor to...
November 14, 2016
Star Made Witch: Potion Making
The manner in which a witch makes recipes into a spell is by carefully selecting...
November 11, 2016
Happily Heathen: The All Gods Event
The All Gods Event is a ritual I created a few years ago when I...
November 01, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Into The Dark of Samhain
The spirits deserve their due, after all, and we are moving solidly into their season:...
October 27, 2016
Outside the Circle: The Magic Of The Great Pumpkin
Fall, colored leaves, picking that perfect pumpkin against the backdrop of washed harvest color. Purple...
October 25, 2016
The Blooming Staff: “What We Shall Be” – Illuminati, Otherness, and the Grand Consummation
The idea of a peaceable planetary commonwealth, founded on the universal principles of wisdom enshrined...
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Star Made Witch: Masks and Guising on Samhain
In the sense that the mask serves to kill the ego masks for the duration...
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