Book of Blackbirds: Principles of Solitary Spellwork

The sort of magic I know and am most familiar with is a kind of natural, unscripted, everyday magic, resulting from a lifetime of living and coping with it. [Read more…]

Full Frontal Magic: Skip the Resolution, Embrace the Change

New Years is a time that many of us make resolutions to change over the next year. Statistically, we all are abysmally bad at actually succeeding at resolutions. [Read more…]

Gateway Goddess: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee – It’s The Gemini New Moon

One of astrology’s happiest configurations is squaring off against one of its most tense. And if that duality doesn’t say Gemini, what does? [Read more…]

Gateway Goddess: Imbolc – Feeding the Hunger of New Lives with Milk and Fire

I’ve been told Imbolc is derived from the Celtic words for “in the belly,” or “the quickening.” And, I’m reminded this year of the idiom that combines those two images of Imbolc into “fire in the belly.” Fire in the belly–desire, drive, the will to achieve. [Read more…]