September 3, 2018

Sunflowers are sacred to many different Gods and Goddesses. Adored by everyone from Apollo to Baba Yaga  to Incan priestesses, the love of this flower is worldwide. Read more

August 31, 2018

The Book of Flower Spells by Cheralyn Darcey begins like any good spell book should. It has a description of various components that go into the making of a successful spell. Read more

August 28, 2018

So much of the job of a Priest or Priestess is dealing with problems, but every once and awhile there is a bright and shiny star in the form of a magickal wedding or handfasting. In this brand new episode of Witchcraft & Voodoo we discuss just about everything you want or need to know about having a wedding, or handfasting in these traditions. You will find out about “jumping the broom,” spirit marriages, tying of hands, and much more…. Read more

August 18, 2018

This second season of Luke Cage features the evil Bushmaster, born in Brooklyn, raised in Kingston, and now he’s in Harlem. He comes at Luke with Capoeira moves and spiritual power. Read more

August 13, 2018

Possession and trance are some of the most misunderstood elements of Witchcraft and African Traditional Religions- such as Haitian Vodou, New Orleans Voodoo, and the like. Read more

August 7, 2018

Holy Water is a popular ingredient in many Hoodoo and Voodoo spells and blessings. It is great for spiritual cleansings, protection spells, and removing negativity. In my post The Hype About Hoodoo and Holy Water I write “Many may wonder how, or why, a Catholic mainstay like Holy Water found it’s way into traditional Hoodoo spells and formulas. I have already mentioned Hoodoo is resourceful, it’s practices survived and thrived despite years of prejudice and oppression. Most Hoodoo spells exist… Read more

August 3, 2018

It has been a busy summer around here, so when The Mixology of Astrology by Aliza Kelly Faragher arrived in the mail I was truly thankful. Because quite frankly I need a drink, and this book has just what I need. Read more

July 30, 2018

For some licorice root is merely and ingredient in candy, but its magickal history is much more complex. Used in Hoodoo, Conjure, and traditional European magicks this root is certainly a worthy addition to the witch’s arsenal. Read more

July 27, 2018

#Blerds like me have taken issue with Joss Whedon of late, and this Buffy may be the chance he needs to partially redeem himself. Read more

July 25, 2018

Rum can be used as a tribute at the start of a ritual, as an offering to the ancestors or Orisha during a ritual, or to cleanse and protect yourself as part of a closing to a ceremony.  Read more

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