December 15, 2018

While there is no “best sabbat” I like to think I make a pretty good argument for Yule. It’s a sabbat I can celebrate with my family, my ancestors, my coven, and its customs and traditions and stretch all the way back to pagan antiquity. No other sabbat quite has its pedigree. Read more

December 9, 2018

Perhaps the most amusing Yuletide tradition is that of the the caganer (El Caganer) which literally means “the crapper.” Read more

December 8, 2018

Sharing inaccurate information about pagan deities is bad for paganism, unfair to the gods, and makes us look silly and spiteful. Read more

December 3, 2018

What does your practice bring you? If it’s not bringing you at least some sort of joy, it might be time to try something else. Read more

November 20, 2018

One of the strengths of Modern Witchcraft is how adaptable it is. That’s why it appeals to people who only practice outside in the light of day, and those that whisper to the dead in the still of night. No one has choose to one or the other, and most Witches I know probably do both. Read more

November 19, 2018

The holidays are upon us once again, which means it’s time to shop for your favorite Witch, Druid, Polytheist, Warlock, and/or other Magickal Practitioner! It’s a list full of Pagan things, generally made by Pagans, specifically for Pagans! Read more

November 15, 2018

The word “pagan” has always been problematic, perhaps now more than ever. Its continued use implies commonalities that don’t truly exist, and yet, I still believe the word, and the community around it, has promise. Read more

November 5, 2018

Magick is more than simply lighting a candle and waiting for something to happen. It’s the beginning or the renewal of a quest, it’s not the endpoint. Read more

October 27, 2018

We don’t exit to celebrate the sabbats in a certain way, the sabbats exist for us to celebrate them in whatever way we might like. This Samhain, feast, make love, hand out candy, work with your dead, have a party, toast the Witch’s New Year, celebrate the Autumn, or do absolutely none of those things. Read more

October 18, 2018

There are several deities that i just feel closer to near Samhain. It’s unlikely that any of them were ever worshipped or celebrated specifically by the Irish-Celts in the Samhain rites of two millennia ago, but what’s most important to me is that I hear their call today. Some of these deities are obvious, other less so, but all of them hold space upon my Samhain altar. Read more

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