Mardi Gras Magick : Creating Change at Carnival Time

Costumers from Mardi Gras 1930s WPA. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Mardi Gras is a party, a protest, a release, and a revolution. I was asked once during an interview if it was the biggest spiritual holiday in New Orleans Voodoo, but that honor is given to St. John’s eve. Mardi Gras is the biggest cultural holiday in the city, and it celebrates hundreds of years of tradition. Mardi Gras magick is all around this time... Read more

Beyonce, Oshun, and Behavior Befitting A Queen

Beyoncé photo courtesy of wikimedia commons. The world is buzzing with Beyonce’s latest performance at the Grammys this week. I’ve heard her called everything from a Demon to a Goddess to a Crazy person. I even saw one article who just called her “Mammy.” In case you are out of the loop here’s what the commotion was all about- during her performance she donned herself in gold, a rosy crown, and spoke of the ancient mothers... Read more

Top Ten Weird Sex Facts For Valentine’s Day

Top 10 weird sex facts for Valentine’s Day photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved.   Some people give chocolate, or alcohol, hearts, or flowers … my Valentine’s Day gift to you readers is my top ten list of weird sex facts. So take a break from the wand of distraction and the pomegranate of possibility and learn what’s truly weird about the wonderful process of sex.   You can’t say happiness without saying penis. Sperm... Read more

Happy Chinese New Year – the Cock, the Dragon and the Pearl

Chinese New Year 2017 photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. Happy Chinese New Year to all my readers. I know it may seem a bit unusual for a voodoo blog to be talking about a Chinese ceremony, but who doesn’t love a celebration. There are many familiarities to the holiday. Part of the process involves Ancestor veneration, chasing away demons, and even prosperity threshold customs. These customs are similar to those I featured here in... Read more

Top 21 Magical Love Movies for Valentine’s Day- Part 2

Uma Thurman in Henry and June. Image courtesy of wikimedia. Text added. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and here is the continuation of my list of magical love movies to get you in the mood. My new book Love Magic means I have love on the brain, and my Masters degree in Cinema means I always have movies on the brain. (Not that we discussed Romantic films at NYU, unless I missed something in between Zizek and... Read more

Top 21 Magical Love Movies for Valentine’s Day

Love movies photo. Images courtesy of wikimedia commons. Love is in the air and on the calendar. Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and for most of us this means our thoughts turn to love. I thought it would be fun to compile a list of my favorite love movies. My new book Love Magic means I have love on the brain, and my Masters degree in Cinema means I always have movies on... Read more

Magick, Entitlement, Truth and Transitions

Zora Neale Hurston protest sign photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. This is a rant about magick , entitlement, truth, and transitions. If you hate rants, stop reading. You frakking heard me, stop reading ( I am not supposed to use profanity anymore so I am reverting to Battlestar Galactica curses, I prefer them anyway.) I’m not really sure why I’m writing this rant, I’m not really sure anyone is reading anyway. But there is... Read more

Love Crystals : Rose Quartz

Love Crystals Rose Quartz photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. When witches think love magick they think Rose Quartz. It is a standard crystal for accessing both personal and divine love, friendship, and healing. Often referred to as the heart stone, this has been prized as a talisman for love for thousands of years. Used everywhere on everything from Ancient Persia, Egyptian tombs, and Asian beauty spells, you can certainly use it’s great benefits today.... Read more

Nana Buruku- Warrior, Wisewoman, and Goddess

Nana Buruku image courtesy of wikimedia commons. Fierce, strong, and a powerful protector of women Nana Buruku is a goddess for these times. In a way she almost transcends time itself, as one of the oldest energies in the Orisha pantheon. describes her as “the archetype of the wisewoman. She is whom you go to for healing, to get pregnant or to end an unwanted pregnancy. In cases of rape, you can go to her... Read more

Talking Love Magic

Love Magic by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. My new book Love Magic is hot off the presses and just in time for Valentine’s Day. It has over 250 spells, rituals, potions, and recipes for getting love into your life. This week I had the joyous opportunity to be interviewed about the book on more than one occasion. There were laughs, there was learning, and there was a lot that I would like to share with... Read more