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July 23, 2018
This Is Witchcraft: That Which Cannot Be Named
Witchcraft is the innate ability to work with these tools and discover new ways of...
June 21, 2018
Witches Take Flight on Midsummer’s Night
A Time of Magical Doorways and Planetary Alignments Along with Beltane, Samhain, and the Winter...
February 26, 2018
Nicholas Kingsley, Professor at The Grey School of Wizardry
This article features Nicholas Kingsley who is an instructor of Performance Magic and Wizardry at...
February 25, 2018
Integrating Astrology into Classical Witchcraft
The myths of our ancestors are written in the sky, going beyond the archetypal association...
February 20, 2018
The Ravages of Conservative Christianity on Non-Christian Children
The Christian Church has influenced nearly every aspect of Western Civilization since its rise to...
January 15, 2018
Relics of Witch Power
In addition to the magical tools that we use on a regular basis there are...
January 05, 2018
Gathering Your Personal Symbol Set
We internalize all of the symbols that we encounter and they become part of our...
January 05, 2018
Taking Back Power
There are many types of power and many forms it takes, witches work with personal...
November 12, 2017
The Devil is in the Details: Lucifer, the Devil, and Satan
There are so many symbols, myths and folklore attached to our idea of the entity...
October 16, 2017
The Arcane Art of Halloween Decorating
Halloween decorations are part of the magic of the season, I love seeing the diverse...
October 07, 2017
Exploring a New Pagan Community-St. Petersburg Florida
This is the first article Ive written since moving to Florida on October 2nd 2017....
July 06, 2017
Children of Earth and Moon
The image of the classical witch has been shaped over the centuries to become an...
June 29, 2017
Individual Components of a Witch’s Practice
Understanding the underlying currents that feed our magical practice give us new insight to the...
June 20, 2017
Changing Perceptions of Spirit Boards
Spirit communication has been a central pillar of magical practice since the begininng of human...
May 29, 2017
Altar Bones: More Than Decoration
Bones of all shapes and sizes have been used by numerous cultures in ceremonies and...
April 17, 2017
The Passion of the Craft
The passion for witchcraft runs deeper than the superficial escapism of New Age spirituality. For...
April 02, 2017
The Talismanic Tome: Books of Hidden Power
There are many types and styles of book making; all of them an art form....
March 15, 2017
Bones, Blood and Poison: The Path of Traditional Witchcraft
Traditional witchcraft is a popular topic within the magical community. Traditional witches seek to understand...
February 10, 2017
Nigel Pennick, Recognizing His Contribution to Traditional Witchcraft Studies
A Typical Academic Occultist, Pennick has varying areas of expertise British writer Nigel Campbell Pennick...
December 26, 2016
Poison Path Resource Guide: Veneficium by Daniel A. Schulke
"Poison is a glyph for magical power itself: complex, concentrated, liberated in the hands...
November 25, 2016
Spell Casting to Word Processing
Many new witches focus on spell casting as their main priority when they first get...
October 25, 2016
Many Are the Roots of the Halloween Tree
Halloween has always had a special place in my heart. Some of my best childhood...
September 26, 2016
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble
The witch's cauldron is a quintessential symbol of witchcraft and magic even in mainstream society. ...
September 19, 2016
Traditional Wicca, Traditional Witchcraft, and British Traditional Witchcraft???
The word "Traditional" can lead to a lot of confusion if taken out of context.
August 21, 2016
Saturn and the Witch’s Zodiac
Saturn: Retrograde and Return Retrograde is an astronomical term that refers to a planet's movement. ...
August 08, 2016
Paganism, Witches, and the New Age
Over the weekend I worked as a volunteer at a New Age/Psychic Expo that was...
July 23, 2016
Lugh, Lucifer and the First Harvest
This time of year is marked by the burning rays brought down by the Dog...
February 18, 2016
Witchcraft Persecution, 21st Century Style
persecution-of-witches-21st-century-style.html?_r=0 This article sheds light on the growing issue of brutality against those who...
February 18, 2016
“Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.”
Witches were often the outcasts of society. They were those people that were disliked, and...
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