The Cartomancer: Read the Cards like the Devil?

Reading the cards like the Devil is like cutting the moon in halves, and then burying the pieces at the crossroads. [Read more…]

Witch on Fire: Down the Rabbit Hole of a Past-Life Retrievalist

I call my past-life retrieval work, “going down the rabbit hole.” But how does one train to do this work? What happens during our journeys to the past? Allow me share my story, and my process. Let this article be our time-machine, as we take a trip to medieval Scotland… [Read more…]

Star Made Witch: The Witch of Portobello (Book Review)

The Witch of Portobello is about a Romani orphan who was a refugee to London with her Lebanese parents. This variety of heritages Sherine Khalil, nicknamed Athena, has access to makes this story a globe trotter. Everywhere the woman stops we get a sense of the unique struggles of each country. Increasing the diversity this novel can portray is the interesting narrative structure of storytelling via several dozen characters who Athena touched throughout her life before it was cut too short by her violent and random murder. [Read more…]

The Rantin’ Raven: Westernizing Our Ritual Forms

Here we have a collection of terms and a new ritual, perhaps a new way of thinking about some of our standard practices. [Read more…]

Dandelion Seeds: Ten Tips for Running a Big, Festival-Style Ritual

Running big rituals is a lot like being a producer, director, and an actor in a movie: you’re doing it all. [Read more…]

Irish-American Witchcraft: Being Dedicated to the Morrigan – Part 1 – Finding Them

I thought that it might be good now to write about how I first ‘met’ the Morrigan and my experiences with Them. [Read more…]

Seeking the Grail: When my Group Fails Me

One area where my own flaws become obvious is when I’m in the role of running a large creative project like planning an event. Often, I’ve felt that my team was failing me. But it’s crucial for a leader to ask the question: was it really a failure on the part of a member (or members) of the group? Or was it something I brought about because of my own issues as a person and leader? [Read more…]

The Path of She: The Gendered Tear Inside

We are all born into a misogynist world that negates the sacred feminine and constrains us within narrow, damaging male and female stereotypes and roles. Together, men and women can reach across this gender tear to heal our lives and our world. [Read more…]

Happily Heathen: Offerings for the Gods – Part 2 – The Aesir

The question often arises, though, as to which gift is most appropriate for a given deity or situation. This article will offer suggestions for gifts for several of the Aesir gods, based on the examples in the Lore and recommendations from modern worshipers. [Read more…]

The Cartomancer: Is Your Calling Big Enough?

Universal experience has taught us that finding out what we are good at, and serving that to the world, is directly proportional with the experience of fulfillment. [Read more…]