January 20, 2018

I love reading, especially about witchcraft. But, there comes a time when I need to stop my endless quest for knowledge and actually do some witchery. I’ve got to burn that book, witch. Most of us witches are always reading something in an attempt to advance our understanding of the craft. I’m definitely a bookophile, I read about four books a month. My thirst for knowledge is unquenchable. But, there’s a difference between book learning and wisdom. I’ve learned more about witchcraft… Read more

January 18, 2018

The strophalos, or Hekate’s Wheel, is one of the most powerful symbols available for honoring Hekate and practicing witchcraft.  In this article, I describe the uses of the strophalos, how to make different kinds, and give suggestions for creating ritual space by casting the strophalos.   The strophalos, also known as Hekate’s Wheel, is a central symbol of Modern Hekatean Witchcraft. The uses of the strophalos in devotion to Hekate and witchcraft are numerous. For example, this new Modern Hekatean Witchcraft Wheel… Read more

January 16, 2018

Last week I embarked on a nine week journey exploring balance using Modern Hekatean Witchcraft. In this installment, I contemplate the meanings of “dark” and “light” in all areas of my life, including motherhood and witchery.   The Duality of Dark and Light Last week, I introduced an exploration into balance using the Modern Hekatean Witchcraft perspective. This week, I turn my attention to the duality of dark/light. To learn more about the balance exploration project, you should read my introductory… Read more

January 15, 2018

Coming at the end of the lunar cycle, the Deipnon is observed as a time to express devotion and gratitude to Hekate. In this article I write about the meaning of the Deipnon, as well as discussing preparations, offerings and rituals carried out on this day within the Modern Hekatean Witchcraft perspective. I’ve been feeling a little like the Deipnon has become too routine for me lately, so this month I decided to change things up. Instead of my usual approach, I decided to have a deeper focus on what I am most grateful for: being able to feel love. Read more

January 12, 2018

Hekate’s many epithets are rich sources for devotion, witchery and personal development work. In this article, I discuss some of the origins of the epithets, select a few for a more detailed description, and then make suggestions for using them.  Overview of Epithets Hekate, perhaps more so than most deities, has a rich list of various characteristics available for use in worship, witchery and for working on personal development. These epithets refer to physical characteristics (Kalliste/Fairest), personal attributes (All Nurturing/Pantrophos),… Read more

January 12, 2018

It’s perfectly acceptable to use the word “witch” as an insult in our society. While this might seem like a rather trivial annoyance, it’s actually a symptom of the bigger problem of witch shaming that’s part of the huge problem of the fear of female power. Join me in being a proud witch who doesn’t put up with any of it. Read more

January 11, 2018

I’ve been thinking about the different reasons that I do witchcraft. Then something happened that showed me the only point that matters. Read more

January 9, 2018

Using Modern Hekatean Witchcraft, I’m embarking on a journey exploring balance that will end on the Spring Equinox. You’re invited to join me. Read more

January 8, 2018

I’ve always avoided angels. It seems I can’t anymore. In this post, I discuss angels, ascension, and Hekate. There’s also a ritual to welcome angelic help. Read more

January 5, 2018

This Modern Hekatean Witchcraft Wheel of the Year combines ancient texts, modern pagan observances and personal practices into a new calendar. Read more

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