The Other Side of the Hedge: The Boline

Tied to the history of the land, the boline is a reminder of the thin line that divides life and death. If the Grim Reaper wields a scythe, those who walk the boundary of the two worlds carry the boline.
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Tree City Witch: The Queen of Swords & Instructions For Your Exorcism

As an exorcist, you will see the possessed shed their skin in front of you, emerge like out of a cocoon in a violent wind. They may lurch and you must hold them, whether or not you physically touch them. [Read more…]

Tree City Witch: A Witch’s Grief & Advice for the Living

What’s a witch to do but talk to the dead? We are supposed to, right? Pierce the veil or whatever it is that hangs between us and them? Neither mediumship nor necromancy is taboo around here. [Read more…]

Lamp & Labyrinth: Witches & Mages, Borderfolk at the Threshold

Drui and the Witch walk on the outside edge, between the wild and the village. We are the Borderfolk, and we are mystics who guard culture and keep it. [Read more…]

Queer Femme Mystic: The Pagan Case Against Donald Trump

Do we want to live in the real-world version of “The Handmaid’s Tale?” Or are we going to align our spiritual practices with the basic empathy and social justice that is at the heart of the majority of our paths and fight back? [Read more…]

Book Of Blackbirds: A Witch’s Tale

Magic always works better by cooperation than by force. In fact, trying to force magic can backfire on us with disastrous consequences. [Read more…]

Queer Femme Mystic: Why Queer Femmes Make Incredible Witches

You could say that queer femmes, for a number of reasons, make for incredible witches. [Read more…]

The Crow’s Nest: Appalachian Granny Women Reviving a Tradition

A tradition near and dear to my heart is that of the Appalachian Granny Woman. While growing up, I was introduced to this tradition by my mother and other female members of my family. [Read more…]

Tree City Witch: Dear Instagram, Magick Can’t Be Bought

You don’t need anyone or anything to do your magick effectively. You don’t need any crystal or candle or Tarot pack. You don’t even need a single herb. Why? Because YOU exist, powerful you.
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Star Made Witch: 13 Steps for the Witch Decluttering Spell

I am getting into spring cleaning this month in a witchy way, and I figured a cluttered witch needs a different sort of declutter plan . . . . . [Read more…]