Decluttering For The Samhain Soul: Day 5. The Ritual

Most of the year, I keep a small, ceramic box of earth sitting near a figure of Kuan Yin. The box of earth holds soil from two places. One, more black, is from the field that is in front of my Grandma and Grandpa Wright’s house. Less than a month after his funeral, I walked [Read More…]

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The potent domestic magick of clutter clearing

There is a potent domestic magic in clearing away that which no longer serves. We make room for new growth in our lives by clearing away the things we no longer use, just as we make room for new growth in our gardens by clearing away last year’s crop. [Read more…]

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New Moon Shines on Potent Yule

This year’s Winter Solstice is not only the point at which we in the Northern Hemisphere begin to move towards longer days. It also is the New Moon. Clearly, this is a potent Yule. [Read more…]

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Taurus Full Moon Seeds Beginnings in Life’s Endings

Gardeners know that the soil which nurtures seeds is made of the dead leaves of many years. This full moon is a good time to reflect on the seeds planted last spring. [Read more…]

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Chili and Corn Bread Fire Winter Weekends With Abundance and Love

After Thanksgiving’s sleepy festival of tryptophan-rich turkey and carbs, I need some fire. So I’m making chili. Classicists might take issue with my chili because it includes beans and uses hamburger instead of diced beef. Also, I’ve stopped making my own chili powder and started trusting the good folks at McCormick’s. I even use canned [Read More…]

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Magical Muesli: Summer Spellcraft in a Breakfast Bowl

Muesli is more than oatmeal’s summer cousin. It can be a spell for love, prosperity, creativity and a silver tongue, too. [Read more…]

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Waste (Food) Not: On World Environment Day, and Every Day

Think. Eat. Save. is a reminder to Pagans to honor Gaia by using her resources wisely. [Read more…]

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