What Exactly Is Wicca?

The phrase “I know it when I see it” might have been coined just for Wicca. I know Wicca when I see it or practice it, but it’s something I have trouble defining. [Read more…]

Just How “Silent” Should a Witch Be?

One of the central tenet’s in some Witchcraft traditions is “to keep silent,” but just how silent do we have to be? [Read more…]

Witchcraft and Wicca Can Be the Same Thing

It gets old hearing from certain segments of the Witching World that I’m not allowed to use the word Witch to describe my practice or that I’m somehow using it improperly because my definition doesn’t quite fall in line with theirs. Witch is a word with many definitions, and if someone says they are a Witch they most likely are! [Read more…]

Into the Coven: Five Essential Coven Tips

A coven is more than just a meeting or a sabbat gathering involving Witches, ideally it should be a group of people so close that you’d call them a chosen family. [Read more…]

Who Should Be In Our Circles? On Minors, Children, and People Who Don’t Want to Be in Ritual

When it comes to kids and ritual the most important thing is (probably): do they want to be there? [Read more…]

Into and Around the Witch-Cult

Thoughts on the nature of Wicca, the rituals of the Witch-Cult, ConVocation, and a visit to Patheos world headquarters. [Read more…]

Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine

Sometimes it takes sharing a space to remember that we are all generally far more alike than different. [Read more…]

Beyond the Bubble

I remain friends with people who disagree with me because I don’t think we will ever change the world by only talking to and interacting with those that agree with us. It’s not the choir that needs to hear the message, or even the people in the immediate audience, it’s those outside the coliseum. [Read more…]

So You’re Going to an Indoor Festival (What to Bring & How to Survive)

What to bring, what to do, and most important how to avoid the con-crud. It’s an all in one survival and travel guide for those braving indoor spaces this Winter/Spring. [Read more…]

5 Non-Witchcraft Books for Witches

Pagan and Witch books are great, but sometimes, getting outside that bubble can be really inspirational. [Read more…]