The Web That is Woven Between the Light and the Darkness

Dion Fortune, Pagan festivals, and the role of liminal spaces in Witchcraft and other magickal practices . . . . . [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

Witchcraft Before Wicca: Three Important Magickal Books

There have been many influential books when it comes to magick and Witchcraft over the centuries. These are three of my favorites, and among the most influential. [Read more…]

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10 Things I Love About Witchcraft

Witchcraft offers an escape when the world gets to be just too much, but it also empowers us so that we might have the courage to face that world and change it. Here are ten things I love about Witchcraft both in and out of the circle.
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Proselytizing is For Weak Gods

A god that needs people to facilitate an introduction has no agency, and I’d take it a step further, those gods are impotent. Whatever power those gods had is waning, never existed, or is being directed in precisely the wrong directions. [Read more…]

Mirth & Reverence: You Can Laugh During Ritual

Laughter isn’t always appropriate in circle, but sometimes it’s simply necessary. [Read more…]