November 1, 2017

Hekate’s torches shine bright over those of us who live on the fringe of society, but does she grant special consideration to the marginalized? I believe her torches of protection shine brightest for those most in need. You might agree after reading my review of the concept of marginalization and how it applies to the existing literature about Hekate. Read more

October 25, 2017

I’ve used this petition to evoke Hekate for over a decade during solitary rituals and in large groups. It never fails to get her attention, although sometimes I get a little more than I bargained for. Honoring Hekate It occurred to me that I haven’t yet dedicated this blog to Hekate in any sort of public way. I felt called by Our Lady to start writing about my personal experiences and my version of Modern Hekatean Witchcraft several months ago…. Read more

October 23, 2017

If you are sincere in wanting to find Her, then you must be able to let these ideas go in a relationship with Hekate. She is the Savior (Soteira) and Great Mother (Pammetor), not an entity that lives in a statue that can be dialed up whenever someone feels like it and then manipulated into manifesting our desires. Read more

October 19, 2017

I like to think of Hekate as the Collector of Shadows. By giving them up to Her, we can be reborn into our virtuous authentic selves. Read more

October 19, 2017

This past week I watched as Harvey Weinstein was exposed as a serial sexual predator. I watched as the national discourse turned to a discussion about sexualized crime. I watched as my friends announced on social media that they had been victims themselves. I took all this in through my own lens as a survivor. I thought about what I might possibly contribute to this discussion. I prayed to Hekate to guide me. Making Magick out of Misery Earlier today,… Read more

October 13, 2017

ometimes people are afraid of Hekate’s calling. They’ve heard a bit about Her – maybe that She’s The Dark Mother or Queen of the Witches. Perhaps they feel content with their established spiritual practice (or lack thereof). They might not have a clue who She is or what is going on. Typically, She persists with complete disregard for personal resistance or ignorance. Read more

October 11, 2017

For me, fall will always be a time of new beginnings. A few weeks ago, my youngest son started the seventh grade. Not only is he starting junior high, he’s doing so while immersed in a new language. A double beginning. My fresh start this year is that I am not using the familiar keys to my former office. For the first time in decades, I’m not in school. There’s no teaching to be done, academic papers to write, or… Read more

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