Tree City Witch: Dear Instagram, Magick Can’t Be Bought

You don’t need anyone or anything to do your magick effectively. You don’t need any crystal or candle or Tarot pack. You don’t even need a single herb. Why? Because YOU exist, powerful you.
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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…]

Witch on Fire: Hail Mercury…in Retrograde!

The planet Mercury has been in retrograde since September 17 and will return to his direct path October 9th, so not long now (1). You may have noticed that communications have gone a bit sideways over the last few weeks, especially if you’ve been paying attention to the Patheos Pagan channel and the very hot debates on cultural appropriation raging there. This will account for some of it. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Making the Most of Mercury Retrograde

We’re in the midst of another Mercury Retrograde, and while I don’t pretend to be an astrological guru, I have learned a lot through trial and error about making the most of this wonky energy. Attitude is everything: if you expect Mercury Retrograde to knock you flat, it probably will, but if you expect this to be a time of contemplation and creative opportunities, you’ll ride the astrological tide with joy. [Read more…]