Using money, either torn or burnt, is a popular tactic in many Hoodoo spells. Burning money however is also part of an ancient Chinese tradition which dates back to the 1600s or earlier.In a blend of sympathetic magic and Hoodoo this money spell uses torn up pieces of dollar bills to help attract money. Read more

For years the New Orleans Voodoo religion and it’s sister tradition of Haitian Vodou were cloaked in secrecy because of oppression, prejudice, persecution. Read more

The removal of dust and dirt clears away psychic holes that may allow negativity to take hold. Read more

If you are just starting out working with herbs it can be difficult to know where to begin. There are hundreds of herbs available to us, each with it’s own unique properties and energy. Read more

Often there are people who leave money, alcohol, cotton, tobacco, and the like. Music is played and voices are raised in honor and connection. Read more

It’s not the time, the effort, or even the money. The hardest thing about creating an ancestor altar is both more simple, and more complicated than these things. Read more

I almost titled this post Simple Samhain Crafts for humans of all ages and dogs… no just kidding. You can however, see from the pictures that everyone got in on the fun. Read more

One blogger I know doesn’t even read the comments, but I think it’s important to take a look at what people say, even if it’s only evil and narrow-minded. Otherwise how are we going to help people learn the real truth about Paganism in all it’s ancient and glorious forms. Read more

Being a fat/black/queer woman there wasn’t a deck I saw myself in. I agonized for months over how to express the depth and diversity I wanted to see. Read more

For many years the Afro-Diasporan traditions of Hoodoo, New Orleans Voodoo, and Haitian Vodou were shrouded in secrecy. This was because of slavery, colonialism, and other forms of severe oppression. Read more

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