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Outside the Circle: Dark Ladies Of Winter

Sometimes these ladies will take you by surprise… [Read more…]

The Cartomancer: Coping or Cutting?

Coping makes promises. Cutting reveals the truth. There is truth in awareness, and none in coping. Coping is just tagging alone, with your ears bleeding. [Read more…]

Full Frontal Magic: Breaking the Veil and the Politics of Spirituality

A prison has boundaries. We call them walls, but a wall or fence is a boundary that one or more parties decided to empower with force and in some cases violence. “The Veil” has become something more like a prison. It is unclear whether or not we were the prisoners or prison guards to many magicians. [Read more…]

Wyrd Words: World Wide Heathenry – A Global Heathen Demographic Survey

Heathenry is an increasingly visible form of spirituality in the modern world yet not much is well-known about the people who practice it. The most prominent works of scholarship on our community are Jennifer Snook’s American Heathens and the Norse Mythology Blog Worldwide Heathen Census. For our community to continue to grow it needs to be better understood, both by the public and ourselves. To that end, we are proud to announce Huginn Heathen Hof’s first ever Global Heathen Demographic Survey. [Read more…]

Irish-American Witchcraft: In the Footsteps of the Myths

I had the opportunity to travel to Ireland as part of a sacred sites tour dedicated to the Morrigan which I co-facilitated. [Read more…]

Star Made Witch: Potion Making

The manner in which a witch makes recipes into a spell is by carefully selecting components fit to the potions purpose and ensuring the elements included know the goal and work towards its completion. [Read more…]

The Path of She: When Death Arrives On Our Doorstep – A Primer for These Times

In the after-shock of the US election, two visions bring hope and transformation. Death has arrived on our doorstep, and so has rebirth. [Read more…]

Happily Heathen: The All Gods Event

The All Gods Event is a ritual I created a few years ago when I was involved in a lot of intrafaith work in the Bay Area. I felt then, as I do now, that politics being what it is, it is even more important for us to pull together and support each other, because the upcoming political regime will not. [Read more…]

Outside the Circle: A Pagan at a Gun Range

Paganism and guns isn’t something you see an article on very often. We Pagans love our wheel of the year and moon cycles, and magic as well as our love of nature and harmony with everything. I love my athame, and sword, but I would never consider ever using either besides in ritual. So, what was this Pagan doing at a gun range? [Read more…]

The Cartomancer: Four Steps to Fearlessness

Hiding your fearlessness is the only way to counter the claims against madness. What did you think that all that talk about being silent is all about? Some sort of a mystical act that no one really understands, unless you are the sphinx or some ugly witch from Romania? [Read more…]