Book Of Blackbirds: A Witch’s Tale

Magic always works better by cooperation than by force. In fact, trying to force magic can backfire on us with disastrous consequences. [Read more…]

Star Made Witch: Some Meanings of Witchcraft

When it comes down to it, a witch is a witch is a witch. Terminology however, remains important because it helps us communicate our different approaches to one another. [Read more…]

Book of Blackbirds: Principles of Solitary Spellwork

The sort of magic I know and am most familiar with is a kind of natural, unscripted, everyday magic, resulting from a lifetime of living and coping with it. [Read more…]

The Blooming Staff: Banish Trump, Exorcise Trump!

Occultists of all varieties need to banish the demonic principality of Donald Trump from our world. #BanishTrump! #ExorciseTrump! [Read more…]

Book of Blackbirds: Fluffy Bunny Thoughts

I’ll admit to having a few fluffy bunny tendencies. But, as a rule I don’t claim to be magical to everyone I meet to impressing them with my witchy-ness. [Read more…]

The Blooming Staff: Crowley Didn’t Burn Hot Enough

Aleister Crowley is often labeled a Decadent for his obsession with sex magick. But traditional mysticism is more radical in its understanding of sexuality. [Read more…]

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 office of the Pope could mean for esotericism today. [Read more…]

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 this year’s in the light of the Winter Solstice and Christmas. [Read more…]

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, and today in the Universal Brotherhood. [Read more…]

Wyrd Words: Challenging The Rhetoric

Greetings, and welcome back to Wyrd Words. Keeping the Thor in Thursdays here on Agora! Recently over at Huginn’s Heathen Hof, I wrote a piece about a Swedish Heathen organization call Nordiska Asa-Samfundet. This is an organization that the team over at HHH has been watching carefully for some time, but recent events inspired us to finally [Read More…]