On Snakes, Truth-Speakers, & St. Patrick

If we extend the metaphor further, then not only did St. Patrick (and by extension, Christianity) drive the Druids and Pagans from Ireland, but also he drove Truth and the wisdom of mind-expansion from Ireland. Anybody want a green beer yet? [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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The Texas Cool Season: when life rejoices!

As most of pagandom welcomes the dark, cold time of winter, Traci relishes the blessed Ancestral breath that brings cool respite to Texas. [Read more…]

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Oiche na Sprideanna Approaches

As the Irish festival of Samhain approaches, Traci shares some little known lore about this time in the Irish year. [Read more…]

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St. John’s Holy Well: east Cork [photos]

Ireland is a land resplendent with ancient sites, and one of the most venerated in the modern day is the Holy Well. Traci happens to live next door to one, and this week she shares photos from the rededication and blessing of the well after recent renovations. [Read more…]

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Night Sounds: An Sionnach In East Cork

What does a Witch do when she hears an eerie midnight cry on a deathly still Lughnasadh night in Cork, Ireland? I’ll give you a hint – it involves human sacrifice and body odor! [Read more…]

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Point to Ponder: is it all just anthropomorphizing?

This week, Traci considers how stories connect us to the lived world, and relishes the rare string of sunny days at her home in Cork, Ireland. [Read more…]

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