Pagan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Giving thanks for those we love, the food on our table, the roof over our heads, and the wonderful people who helped us get to where we are … should be performed everyday. Thanksgiving is a secular holiday, a cultural one really, where we celebrate difference and sharing. [Read more...]

8 Simple Pagan Kitchen Blessings

It is always a good idea to do a kitchen blessing. The kitchen is one of the most sacred and shared places in the home and it is in everyone’s best interest to protect it. The following blessing spells are simple- maybe you already use some of them in your ritual routine, maybe you haven’t done them in awhile, or maybe you just want to do some extra blessings because Thanksgiving and the Yule season are just around the corner. [Read more...]

Ritual Food: Chipotle Deviled Eggs Recipe

All across the globe from Somalia to Central America eggs are used for spiritual cleansing and blessing. In New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou eggs are frequently offered for the Lwa, or deities, Damballa and Aida Wedo. [Read more...]

Meaning and Use of Cowrie Shells

In New Orleans Voodoo the shells are often used for offering, blessing, and healing. Anyone wishing to connect with their energy can simply put one in their pocket or wallet to attract insight and financial success. [Read more...]

Review: Your Face Is A Forest by Rhyd Wildermuth

Your Face is a Forest draws you in with words and wit. The words lasso you in, sashay around your brain and make you think. If you want to hate this book, if you want to turn your nose up and your broomstick down at another airy-fairy-princess-twinkle-tushy pagan manuscript, then we have a problem. [Read more...]

Beware the Ginger Vampire !!!

The goddess Lilith was thought to have red hair, and is depicted thusly in traditional art, such as in D.G. Rosetti’s Lady Lilith. The famous 1892 painting by John Collier features a strawberry blonde Lilith. The Celtic Goddess Brighid is also frequently depicted as having long flowing red locks. Even Mary Magdelene, infamous friend of Jesus Christ is shown with red hair. [Read more...]

Review: The Weiser Book of Horror and the Occult

DuQuette’s introduction raises more questions than it answers. He speaks of Science Fiction as the child of Horror, a way to make new meaning out of a dystopic world. Is the author saying there is an inherent connection between Magick and escape? [Read more...]


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