The Busy Witch: Timing, Intention, and Luck

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Magic is about more than just herbs and words. It’s about timing, intention, and luck. Our move to North Carolina and the life that followed are magical, and I recognize that much of that magic comes from the alignment of timing and luck, two things that mere mortals can’t always control. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: The Hero’s Journey (Part 3)

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In the conclusion to her series on the Hero’s Journey, Sable Aradia offers tools to make sense of the narrative of our own lives and process grief and trauma. [Read more...]

Syncretic Electric: Looking at Our History (Part 1)

Diana and Her Companions

Our history as Pagans is bound up in a larger history, and in fact has been made possible by other, larger movements that changed Western culture as a whole. It is necessary that we understand how Paganism once more became a viable way of experiencing the world. [Read more...]

Loop of Brighid: Invocation of the Graces – A Brigidine Sacred Text, Part 5

Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic,1899

In his ongoing exploration of Brigidine Paganism, Christopher Scott Thompson analyzes the original Gaelic text of the "Invocation of the Graces" to uncover a list of eight virtues: enchantment, virtue, faith, deeds, elegance, character, boldness and charm. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: Harvest Verses

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This is the start of my favorite season, and I wanted to share two devotional poems with you that I wrote years ago to celebrate the harvest. Whether you bake bread tonight or take a long walk in the sunshine, let fall fill your senses. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: The Hero’s Journey (Part 2)

The Fool

How can Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth be applied to our own lives as a tool for growth? Sable Aradia guides you through the quest. [Read more...]

Syncretic Electric: Community is More Than You

A Dedication to Bacchus, 1889

When you call yourself Pagan, you are claiming membership in that community and are making yourself beholden to it. Regardless of what Paganism represents to you, it extends beyond you, and you must be aware of the responsibilities that claiming membership to such a community entails. [Read more...]


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