Children & Sweden’s Witch Trials

17th century Sweden, like many European countries, saw witch hunts and witch trials, and children often played a large role in the accusations of witchcraft. [Read more…]

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Patheos Pagan Writers on Samhain

With so many different spiritualities present at Patheos Pagan I reached out to our writers and asked them what they were doing to celebrate the season. Not surprisingly, the answer was “all sorts of things!” [Read more…]

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Celebrating the First Harvest: Patheos Pagan Writers on Lammas

Patheos Pagan Writers share their thoughts on Lammas, the first harvest. [Read more…]

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Hedge Crossing & Spirit Flight

Hedge-Crossing, Hedge-Riding, Wind-Riding, and Myrk-Walking; these are just some of the terms for Spirit Flight. It is a journey you take in Spirit form or in the Dream World in which we meet at the Witches Sabbath or join with our Fetch Beast in the making of magic. [Read more…]

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Patheos Pagan Writers on Beltane

I think one of the most important things we can do as a community is share how we worship, celebrate, and observe our most sacred days. I asked our writers at Patheos Pagan for their Beltane thoughts and got a variety of thoughtful and inspiring replies. [Read more…]

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Connecting With the Moon

So what is important in a Celtic witch’s calendar? Not looking at one, for a start. [Read more…]

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Changes Coming to Stonehenge For the Summer Solstice

Druid leader and eco-warrior King Arthur Pendragon has a new battle on his hands. He is firmly in opposition to the new English Heritage proposals for a car park charge and alcohol ban at this year’s Summer Solstice celebration at Stonehenge. [Read more…]

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The Alchemy of Activism: The Satanic Temple

One might see Satanism as a form of Gnosticism: a view of scriptures and myths, usually in favor of man, sex, and knowledge, over an unjust god. [Read more…]

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An Alternative Look at “Witches of America”

An alternative look at Alex Mar’s “Witches of America.” [Read more…]

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Talking Tarot With Ann Moura

Ann Moura is probably best known for her books on Green Witchcraft but she’s also written about tarot and is an accomplished tarot reader. This summer she released her first deck,” The Green Witch Tarot,” with artist Kiri Ostergaard Leonard. [Read more…]

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