January 6 – Three Kings’ Day Feast

The botanicas, or spiritual supply houses, in Spanish Harlem light candles, sell incense, and perform ceremonies for the Three Kings, or Wise Men ( Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar,) who finally made it to the Christ Child on January 6 to deliver their gifts. The sacred gifts were Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. In the Lucumi (Santeria) tradition the feast is a celebration of great fortune. [Read more...]

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Spells For Golden Goddesses – Fortuna, Theia and Oshun

Before Gold was a gift for a child, it was an offering worthy of the Goddess. [Read more...]

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WTF Is Winter Wassail Recipe

The etymology of the word come from Olde English and literally (like many other toasts) translates to “well health.” These are the words of our ancestors. The term began appearing as early as the 8th century, even the poem Beowulf speaks of a “Warriors’ Wassail.” [Read more...]

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Facts About Frankincense – The Myth, Magick, and Medicine

Magickally Frankincense has many uses. It is said to bring on peace, release stress, and connect one with the divine. Some believe it helps to connect the lower chakras with the solar plexis, and move the energy up to the higher realms. [Read more...]

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10 Pagan DIY Gifts For Yule

‘Tis the season not to drown under the rampant consumerism of Yule. There are plenty of easy do it yourself gifts you can make this time of year. Most of these will take little to no investment and you might even have some of these ingredients and materials already on your pagan shelves. [Read more...]

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Magickal Uses Of Myrrh

The gift of these Magi to the newborn baby Jesus was said to have been Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. Oddly enough the last two may have been more expensive than gold at that time. The use and power of myrrh have a long history. [Read more...]

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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...]

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