May 16, 2019

Understanding magical theory and practice is vitally important for spellcraft, and that includes why you would use the techniques and ingredients that you would use in any spell or ritual. Knowing the historical uses and purposes of a particular element within magic could make or break your results. Read more

May 15, 2019

Some practical tips on magical activism, and what you can do both in action and in your magic in order to respond to political events which impact you and others around you. Read more

May 10, 2019

Isobel Gowdie would like to talk to you about what is actually political, and this includes witchcraft. Its very history is rooted in politics and power struggles between those in higher positions in society and the marginalized. Read more

May 9, 2019

There are some who believe in the Threefold Law, the Rede, or that “there is no law beyond do what thou wilt.” But what do all of these laws really mean, and do we truly live in a world where there are technically no laws, just an observation that what we do magically can potentially have serious consequences? Read more

May 8, 2019

What does feminism mean in the scope of being a witch or a pagan? Is there a right or a wrong way to do it? What are the most empowering examples of feminism in our traditions while acknowledging that our traditions often come from problematic sources? Read more

May 7, 2019

Hekate is political. Witchcraft is political. This is both modern and historical fact. What is “politics” to some is simply “people’s lives and ability to live and exist”. Witchcraft has long been a tool to empower the disenfranchised, and Hekate is a goddess of many things including witchcraft and of the marginalized. Read more

April 25, 2019

When should you be performing magic? Are there times when you shouldn’t? Are there timing factors to consider, or certain forms you shouldn’t do? And how do you determine the best course of action if any is to be taken at all? Read more

April 22, 2019

It has been said that the purpose of mystery traditions is in order to establish a relationship between ourselves and the gods. How is this any different from our relationship with them ordinarily as a polytheist or pagan, and how does initiation impact us, our lives, and our connections with gods? Read more

April 1, 2019

Do we choose the gods or do the gods choose us? Is the original culture of the deity in question relevant to practice and if so, does it prohibit others from interacting and worshipping said deities? Does any of this matter and if so, why? Read more

March 9, 2019

Ableism is a very real problem in the occult communities, one that exists regardless of magical tradition or belief system. How do we combat it within our communities, and within ourselves? Read more

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