Magick & Deity are Two of the Foundations of Modern Paganism

The exact start date of Modern Paganism, might be up for debate, but not the presence of magick and deity in its origins. We don’t all have to agree on the reality of such things, but we can’t deny that they were there at the start. [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…]

Show Your Work: Silence & Skepticism in Modern Witchcraft

Magickal ideas are remarkably resilient, and while they may not be Witchcraft, they most certainly have value. Let’s just not turn them into something they aren’t.
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Faith, Intolerance, and Religious Veracity

Our faiths are about what we believe, they aren’t about how our neighbor interprets what we hold dear. The world would be a in lot better shape today if we stopped caring so much about what everyone else thinks about our religions and instead focused on our own practices. [Read more…]

Four Witchy and Magical Show Ideas For Television

The occult has been a trope in television for decades, but how about a show featuring real people from our magical and witchy past? We’ve got the stories that would make for some outstanding TV! [Read more…]

You Don’t Have to Be Initiated To Be a Wiccan

Does one have to be an initiate to be a Wiccan? Words evolve and definitions change, and there is no better example of that change than the word “Wicca.” [Read more…]

Not Fakelore: The Witchcraft Revival

So was Gerald Gardner initiated into a coven of Witches in 1939? Even if he wasn’t, could there be some truth in the story anyways? [Read more…]

How the Claim of Being Old Saved Modern Paganism

By claiming a historicity for his Witchcraft Gerald Gardner saved us all from a more authoritarian present. By leaving the door open for other Witches, Gardner helped keep the Craft vital, fresh, and forward thinking. [Read more…]

20 Questions with Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia is a peer, a friend, and now a published author! Her first book “The Witches Eight Paths of Power” is a legitimately good one and led to these 20 Questions. [Read more…]