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October 23, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Hekate’s Hounds: Warders Between Worlds
In ancient times, the goddess Hekate was worshipped as the Leader of the Dogs (Skylakagetis...
October 22, 2016
The Path of She: Hecate and the Crossroads of Choice
“Time is running out.” Hecate says, “Be fearless. Choose love. By your choices, and those...
October 18, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: The Morrigan and Samhain
One question I get asked fairly often is whether or not the Morrigan had a...
October 11, 2016
The Blooming Staff: Eschatology – The Marker of Christian Occultism
As I continue my research into post-Crowley forms of Thelema, Christian theology, and other occult...
October 09, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Guarding and Protecting Your Magical Workings
Magic is a process unfolding over time. In my experience, that process is most vulnerable...
October 07, 2016
Happily Heathen: Winternights — The Heathen Samhain?
Winternights is one of my favorite holidays. I love when summer finally gives way to...
October 03, 2016
Seeking the Grail: Why Effective Ritual Is Important
Ritual facilitation is a professional skill set. If you learn the skills to make it...
September 29, 2016
Hills of the Horizon: Opet, Autumn, and the Wanderer
What does the common cultural motif of the god in disguise testing mortals' hospitality have...
September 26, 2016
Star Made Witch: Benefits of Being a Traditional Witch
A witch learns through the practice of magic, a confidence that their fate is in...
September 17, 2016
The Path of She: Gifts of the Hera’s Journey – Four Spiritual Lessons for the Fall Season
In the Fall season, the hera’s journey provides invaluable teachings that can help you navigate...
September 13, 2016
The Blooming Staff: Praise Ialdabaoth!; or, Notes Toward a Treatise on Averse Gnosticism
In his essay "Base Materialism and Gnosticism," French philosopher Georges Bataille extols the potential value...
September 12, 2016
Star Made Witch: Excerpt from the Witch’s Sabbath
There is a place and time that witches fly their souls to where they do...
September 11, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Gifts from the Heart – An Autumn-Spiced Guided Meditation
As autumn approaches I am increasingly aware of relationships that are functioning well, those that...
September 10, 2016
The Path of She: A Fall Equinox Mystery – Persephone and the Ways of the Sacred Feminine
At the Fall Equinox, Persephone awaits you at the opening to the Underworld, offering up...
August 29, 2016
Hills of the Horizon: the Mystery about Mysteries
We know that many ancient cultures had initiatory Mysteries of some sort or another, and...
August 28, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: The Roman God Mercurius – An Introduction and Ritual
I have been working with Mercury - also known as Mercurius - since 2008. His...
August 23, 2016
The Blooming Staff: The Curious Conversion of Frater Achad
I can’t recall the number of times I have sat at my computer with a...
August 22, 2016
Five ways to Establish a Local Traditional Witchcraft practice
When I meet other witches I love hearing about their stomping grounds and see what...
August 21, 2016
Full Frontal Magic: Prayer 2.01 Beta (We’re All Still in Beta)
Many people pray. Sometimes multiple times in one day. “Petition magic” and prayer are the...
August 16, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Themes of Celebration – Sun and Shadow
My own approach to holidays is multilayered. I think of it a bit like celebrating...
August 11, 2016
Outside the Circle: Top Ten Magickal Facts about Trees
I gravitate to trees. I can think of at least 3 places I've lived where...
July 29, 2016
Hills of the Horizon: The Village Games
Community practice in a village in ancient times would have had most people following similar...
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 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 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 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...
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 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 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 16, 2016
Outside the Circle: The Bad Fairies Of Litha
Litha or Midsummer, a time of bonfires, mugwort, mythical beings, nights and days of mischief...
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