The Garments of the Gods

When a god in one city appears different in another, perhaps it is that they wear different clothes…. [Read more…]

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Creating a Place-Based Practice

On the second dark moon of January, a group of 9 gathered in my front garden. We sought uncharted territory; in fact, were willing to risk vulnerability to find it. There, in my front garden that night, was the first meeting of an advanced working group committed to discovering the Place specific spirituality of Central Texas. [Read more…]

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Urban Witchcraft: The Power of Place in the City

The fantasy of the witch’s cottage is romantic, but is largely a fiction: most of us live in cities. You don’t need a hedgerow, or a forest, to practice your craft, or to develop a deep and abiding relationship with the land. Here are some rock-solid tips to help you cultivate a sense of Place in your urban environment. [Read more…]

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Urban Witchcraft: The Power of Words

Many Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving this week by gathering with loved ones to feast, and express their gratitude for health and good food. There are many stories about this cultural festival, and it is important we consider the words we use to discuss it. In fact, the words we use to communicate, and the implications those words may have, are especially consequental for the witch. [Read more…]

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Urban Witchcraft: The Power of Rot

Death and decay, forces that have concerned human-persons for millennia, are still actively propitiated in modern times. This week, Traci shares how an urban witch might sacrifice to these Great Powers, and why. [Read more…]

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Urban Witchcraft : Spirit Roads

Is the urban environment a magical landscape? Traci thinks so. This week she shares her experience of urban spirit roads, as part of a series exploring urban witchcraft. [Read more…]

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Returning To America : Place As Cultural Experience

This week Traci shares her thoughts on returning to America, and experiencing the culture and sense of place found in the American city of Boston. [Read more…]

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