Feeling Out of Place

Last week I started to write a post, and then I abandoned it. It didn’t feel right. I couldn’t say what I wanted to say about my ambivalent relationship with technology, especially where it intersects with issues of Spirit. I dropped the post, half written and never completed it, thinking that I was only stuck [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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Naturalizing: Bringing Our Practice Home

Much of North American paganism is influenced by imagined European ancestral practice, even when the landscape, weather patterns, and wildlife are significantly different. This week, Traci challenges us to naturalize, and put our practice where our bodies are! [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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Land Spirits: When Things Go Bump

Relationship building is an integral part of our lives, and especially so for witches. Yet what happens when we must end a relationship, when we need to move on? This week Traci shares her personal experience of a difficult relational transition–involving stroppy Land Spirits! [Read more…]

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London Calling: connecting with big cities

Cities can get a bad rap in modern paganism, especially in modern witchcraft. We idealize the countryside, dreaming of our little witches’ cottage, and demonize the dirty ole towns. But cities are our unique creations, reflecting human creativity and culture like no other. This week Traci shares her tips for connecting with a true megacity — London, England. [Read more…]

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Ad Hoc Angels

An ad hoc angel is a stranger who pops into your life for a moment for a purpose and then disappears. Don’t take the term “angel” too literally, if you don’t want to. One could just as easily say, “an ad hoc godform” or “an ad hoc faerie” if the context fit. It’s when the Universe uses ordinary people in ways that touch another person’s life in an extraordinary way. [Read more…]

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