June 2, 2015

It’s all well and good to invoke gods and spirits in elaborate rituals. But it’s far too easy to collect explosively numinous experiences like badges: “I aspected Hecate,” “the Morrigan spoke to me,” “I proved to myself that the gods are real.” But what keeps me going are the quiet moments. Read more

May 20, 2015

If we run away from our violence, it catches up with us, but if we barrel towards it, we’re engulfed. Read more

May 17, 2015

When I tried my hand at love magic, I didn’t think for a second that I’d escape unscathed. And, sure enough, there were consequences. Read more

May 14, 2015

Sometimes you work with a deity because they embody your ideals. Sometimes you work with one because you have something to offer each other. But sometimes you work with a deity simply because they understand you. They get it. They’ve mapped the terrain you’re traversing. Read more

March 16, 2015

We think that, because of the way our outer and inner landscapes have been ravaged by capitalism and kyriarchy, those landscapes are naturally harsh. They’re not. Read more

February 28, 2015

If someone is seeing something that you’re not, then you should treat that moment as an opportunity, not a nuisance. You’d think that, as mystics and magic practitioners, we’d be chomping at the bit for such an opportunity. Read more

February 25, 2015

Anyone on the fringe is taught to constantly doubt themselves, and that insecurity saps our power. That’s what ridicule is designed to do. It takes our power so that we’ll never learn what a threat we might actually be. Read more

February 21, 2015

Taking time to heal does not mean that you’re obligated to do twice as much housework when you get better. Read more

January 30, 2015

Please, listen: being Pagan, embracing the beautiful irrationality of religious experience, delving into the natural health modalities of our ancestors–these things don’t mean that we have to reject solid science. Read more

January 26, 2015

The Witch’s Boy, Chime, Shadowfell, Witchlanders, and Call Me Isis. Ain’t YA great? Read more

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