The Busy Witch: Reviewing Mandy Mitchell’s HEDGEWITCH BOOK OF DAYS

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Arranged by month, Hedgewitch Book of Days by Mandy Mitchell is a wonderful hodge-podge of recipes, spells, and rituals that can easily be incorporated into everyday life. [Read more...]

The Zen Pagan: Not Invulnerable

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The idea that one should seek to distance oneself from the world is expressly refuted in the mythology around the Siddhartha’s enlightenment. This was supposedly the last temptation that Mara, the tempter demon, the Lord of Illusion, offered. [Read more...]

Queer of Swords: Whereof One Cannot Speak — #BlackLivesMatter

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#BlackLivesMatter isn’t just a statement of fact — it should be a mantra that we all recite, loudly and often, and mean it. [Read more...]

Alone In Her Presence: Just Breathe, The Practice of Permission, Affirmation, & Dedication

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The new year is upon us. This is the time of resolutions and promises to self often forgotten by February. But what if the commitment to self was more empowered, and leaned into the invitation of the wholeness that is holy, rather than being an obligation? For me, holiness and the sacred is found in Daily Practice. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! The day in which we eat copious amounts of Chinese food, go to the movies, and take sixteen hour overtime shifts for utterly stupendous amounts of money! Best…Holiday…Ever! [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: The Power and Peril of Positive Thinking, Part 3

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Positive thinking won’t solve all your problems. In fact, it won’t solve any of them. What it teaches you to do is look at your problems differently. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: Winter Wind-Down

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I’ve realized that, even as the darkness pushes me inside myself, if I take the time to properly honor the season, I can do better than just survive in winter; I can begin to heal, to rest and restore, in preparation for a thriving new year. [Read more...]


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