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…]

Urban Earthwitch: Awakening Your Human Instincts

Fundamentally our ancestral instincts are based on some pretty sharp senses that kept us alive. [Read more…]

The Other Side of the Hedge: We All Start as Fools

Years of self-doubt and struggle aren’t a cruel joke played by the universe. They’re the necessary price we pay for anything worthwhile. [Read more…]

Tree City Witch: Lighthouse And Lessons from Venus Retrograde

Venus is currently retrograde and will turn direct April 15th. During these weeks you may have stumbled into some less than flattering partnerships, which is one of the areas of life that Venus “rules.” I know I did. I cut them off at the root once I realized they were tests I needed to pass, not people I wanted in my life. [Read more…]

Lamp & Labyrinth: Retrograde Suspension & The Arrow of Intention

The truth seeker does their best to see what can be seen, however, just like in regular sight, things that you feel aren’t always as they appear. [Read more…]

The Cartomancer: Priestess, oh priestess…

Every reading of cards is a three-part process: Narrative, analysis, advice. [Read more…]

The Other Side of the Hedge: Don’t Trust Your Spirit, Train It

In a time of Internet memes, the bumper stickers of the Information Age, it’s easy to “trust yourself” and “believe in your magic!” Don’t. Not until you earn it.
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Urban Earthwitch: Urban Animist

Feeling connected to nature in the city isn’t impossible. It’s as simple as stepping outside and allowing your instincts to take over. [Read more…]

The Crow’s Nest: Crafting A Springtime Herbal Offering Blend

The beginning of the growing season is cause to celebrate and give thanks to my deities and the land spirits here. One of the ways I do that is gathering some of the first herbs and wildflowers and combine them into an Herbal Offering Blend. [Read more…]

Tree City Witch: Stitches, Witchcraft, & Change, With Mercury Retrograde

As witches during retrograde season, we may feel compelled to think about our daily, weekly, monthly practices and rituals and ask questions. What is my magic and why? Has my soul grown dusty? Has my altar? Do I need an altar? Why or why not. [Read more…]

The Other Side of the Hedge: What is Magic For?

In the good old days, the occult was about things like finding your vocation in the world, doing your Great Work, and becoming a better person. Those days have not passed.
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Everyday Pagan: When Spring Comes to Visit

What does it mean when the robin-shaped spirit of Spring comes tapping on your window? It seems that maybe Spring is asking: “Are you going to come outside and join me in the dance of Spring? [Read more…]