June 4, 2021

With over 10,000 species ferns are some of the most beautiful and diverse plants in the magickal cannon. These plants can be used not only for invisibility, Read more

May 28, 2021

In Hoodoo practice Saint Joan is called on for assistance with courage, spiritual power, and defeating one's enemies. Here in the Crescent City Joan of Arc is honored with a statue located in the French market. Read more

May 23, 2021

So much of what we know about Marie Laveau is shrouded in mystery. Thankfully that may not be so true anymore, last week Kenetha Harrington,... Read more

May 6, 2021

Tarragon is one of those kitchen witchery herbs that is frequently overlooked. The herb is also known as dragon's mugwort, wyrmwort, or little dragon. Read more

April 28, 2021

Hoodoo history is a twisted winding treasure trove of characters with wild names and even wilder lives, and Uncle Monday is one of the best. The story was originally collected by author, anthropologist and Voodoo priestess Zora Neale Hurston. Read more

April 14, 2021

Saints and psalms are the backbone of Hoodoo practice, and for many practitioners St. Martin de Porres is one of the most important. After his passing there were said to be many miracles, and he went on to become patron of racial injustice, mixed race individuals, housekeepers, veterinarians, barbers, innkeepers, public education, and those who champion social justice. Like so many of us I spent the week thinking and praying about George Floyd, Daunte Wright, Patrick Warren, Quawan Charles, Rayshard Brooks, Fred Hampton, Breonna Taylor, Emmett Till, and all the others, and realizing justice has never been so necessary. Read more

April 6, 2021

Anyone paying attention to interior design lately has seen an increase in African textiles, most notably Kuba cloth. Made by the Kuba people.... Read more

March 10, 2021

What surprised me were things that were not in palmistry books. So much focus is one the lines, life, fate, heart. But there was also so much in the mounds, phalanxes, and phalanges. Read more

February 28, 2021

Galangal root or Little John root is a popular ingredient in Hoodoo and Conjure spells and workings. Also known as Little John to chew it's classified as Alpinia galanga. Read more

February 21, 2021

In the world of Hoodoo psalms are used as spells, incantations, and invocations. Historically, there are many reasons for this. Read more


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