October 8, 2019

As we get closer to Samhain and the veil thins, we are prompted to pay closer attention to our ancestors. While it’s important to honor our beloved dead throughout the year, it is at the threshold of the darker half of the seasonal cycle that we often feel their presence the strongest. The following ritual, which is adapted from my forthcoming book The Crooked Path: An Introduction to Traditional Witchcraft, can be used on Samhain as a powerful means for honoring… Read more

September 19, 2019

As you prepare for the coming of the autumn tide, use the following spell to ask Holda and her magical geese for help releasing any physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual clutter. Read more

September 3, 2019

The Sabbath as it appeared in the confession of accused Swedish Witches contained as many mystical and diabolical elements as those present in other regions of the world. However, the congregants of the Swedish Sabbath appear anomalous in that many of them were children. Read more

August 18, 2019

While perhaps not as outwardly apparent as those within Wicca, initiation rituals can play an important role within the practice of Traditional Witchcraft. Read more

July 17, 2019

Folklore does show that the Fair Folk can be dangerous, it also makes one thing abundantly clear – Witches have always had an undeniably close relationship with Faeries. Read more

July 9, 2019

Demeter is on the surface, going through an emotional descent, while Persephone is in the Underworld, discovering the powers of Life, of sex, of Love. The surface world becomes the realm of Death, and the Underworld becomes the place of new Life. Such powerful imagery. Read more

June 29, 2019

Summer is a time when the land spirits are particularly active – making it the perfect time to connect with your local Genius Loci. Read more

June 8, 2019

I find that researching into the past and learning the history of our Craft is incredibility important and is a magical act that should not be overlooked. However, not all Witches share these feelings. Read more

June 3, 2019

The relationship between a Witch and and their Familiar tends to be intimately close and symbiotic, with each benefiting from the other. But what happens if, over time, you come to find that the relationship just isn’t working out? How do you break-up with a Familiar Spirit? Read more

May 24, 2019

Test your knowledge of Traditional Witchcraft with the following quiz, which contains questions ranging from easy to hard, folklore to modern practice. Read more

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