Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Family Coven – Blood Is Not Enough

Lydia M.N. Crabtree

Part of my struggle is knowing that how I frame my involvements with family, covens, and Family Covens taints how I experience and then describe the energy of those groups. What I delineate as “family” is inexorably linked with parents who consistently abused me. For me, “families” are not units where you go to be safe, nurtured, or unconditionally loved [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...]

Seekers and Guides: Wicca Has No Gurus, Only Teachers

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We often expect our spiritual teachers to be perfect. Sable Aradia explains that teachers of the Craft usually aren’t, and why this is a good thing. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Learning the Language – The Purpose of Symbology in the Craft

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Why memorize magickal symbolism when you can Google? Sable Aradia explains how learning the language of the occult makes your magick more effective, and why. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Gentle Bigotry & Freedom FROM Religion

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We all must combat our own unspoken, gentle racism. When you speak, make sure your motive is to bring awareness and growth, not to hurt or shame. When the motivation behind what you say is clear, then you can move forward. The energy of your soul will be aligned with the energy coming from your mouth, and the effects will be magnified beyond your imagination. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: The Witches’ Pyramid

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Sable Aradia discusses how to apply the Witches’ Pyramid as a tool for learning and teaching. [Read more...]

The Dance of Pagan Recovery: Pain and Faith in a Wiccan World, by Crystal Blanton (Review)

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Crystal Blanton is a counselor, a High Priestess, and an activist at the front lines of social justice issues. This makes her uniquely qualified to write a book about the quest for spiritual meaning through our most difficult life events. Pain and Faith in a Wiccan World is that book. [Read more...]


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