March 10, 2023

A Political Witch This is your reminder that marginalized people have always been used as scapegoats throughout human history. The Crusades, the Witch trials, the Holocaust, Japanese Internment camps, the Communist Red scare, the AIDS crisis, Immigrant children in cages indefinitely, labeling Queer people as sexualizing predators, the attack on trans people and bodily autonomy… We as humankind have systematically used marginalized humans to push political propaganda.  A Witch Cannot be Apolitical   Last year I visited Salem, Massachusetts and... Read more

March 3, 2023

“Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon.” From a very young age, many of us were exposed to the concept of animism and didn’t even realize it.  Do you remember Goodnight Moon? “Goodnight stars. Goodnight air. Goodnight noises everywhere.” It was a simple bedtime story where a guardian teaches their child to wish the world a goodnight before falling asleep. This idea teaches reverence to everything including endings and by that inference, beginnings. So what is it?... Read more

February 24, 2023

There is Magic in Art When you stare at the Mona Lisa painting, what stands out to you? When you step back and take it all in, it’s not particularly special. It’s not very big. The brush strokes aren’t particularly unique. But to this day, it still attracts crowds by the millions each year. There’s one thing that stands out, that this painting is most famous for… her smile. It looks as if she knows something, a secret. It’s not... Read more

February 17, 2023

Anyone can do witchcraft Seriously, anyone can do witchcraft. Let’s break this down. A living breathing thinking person (anyone) can pick up a book that lays out the recipe for a spell or working. If you can read, you can do it. But here’s the caveat. Anyone can do witchcraft, but not everyone will have what it takes to be a witch. Now let’s dissect this statement. We already established how anyone can do witchcraft as written above, but what... Read more

February 10, 2023

Knots of Magic A Witches Ritual Cord has a long history in the craft but I’d like to share with you a personal take. I have always been fascinated with knot magic, braiding charms, and weaving since I was young. My grandmother taught me to crochet when I was in kindergarten and I was obsessed with embroidery knot bracelets and lanyard weaving as a child. The creation and the rhythm of winding the string was so soothing to me and... Read more

February 2, 2023

Years ago, when I first found my way into the practice of creating sigils, I had a lot of questions. There were a lot of mixed opinions about the rules and there seemed to be a lot of conjecture about what different books claimed they were and how to use them.     In Liber Null, chaos magician Peter Carroll writes, “There are three parts to the operation of a sigil. The sigil is constructed, the sigil is lost to the mind,... Read more

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