Witch on Fire: Lammas Sacrifice and the Sacred Mission

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That’s when my perception shifted, and I suggested that this harvest is about what is growing right here, right now, in our own back yards, thanks to our endeavors and partnerships with nature. For me? Tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and flowers. [Read more...]

Adventures in Wortcunning: Behind the Veil

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When I step through the veil, it is a bit like a waking dream. I can fly. But, mostly I stumble around walking into walls, off cliffs, and into oceans. I’m just learning, and this is the way things are in my second favorite place to be online, and where I am planning a new herb garden: the Second Life virtual campus of the Grey School of Wizardry! [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Indoctrinating Against Indoctrination

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It’s not enough to simply tell your children about other faiths while helping them to only practice your own. If you truly want to protect them from being indoctrinated by others, you have to help them experience the faith of others, too. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Teaching Wiccan Values

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What are the values that Wiccans believe in? Where do they come from, and how do we impart these values to our students? Sable Aradia offers some ideas and suggestions. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Changing Consciousness According to Will

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As Witches, we tend to learn a lot of valuable skills about changing consciousness in the study of the Craft. We find it easy enough to embrace the concept of using smudging to focus on a ritual, using the flames of a candle to concentrate on scrying and inducing a vision, or using a guided meditation to direct the group Will. But most of us don’t consider the broader implications. Can we apply these valuable tools to everyday life? [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Divine Wisdom, Mortal Filters

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When we ask the gods to speak through us and give us their wisdom, how much of what is said is from them, and how much comes from us? And how do we know the difference? Sable Aradia speculates. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Why Free Events Discriminate Against the Pagan Poor

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Why charging a small fee for events and workshops is actually of benefit to Pagans who are less wealthy than others, and how important community effort is for the greater good of the group. [Read more...]


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