April 6, 2022

This excerpt from my book "Elemental Witchcraft" (Llewellyn 2021, page 56-58) is an introduction to a daily meditation practice with the five elements. For my YouTube Channel, I've created an audio-visual meditation experience with original music by Pranavam Das, recorded at my own home altar, and guided in my voice. Please subscribe! Read more

March 26, 2022

A creative re-telling of the Hermetic creation story called The Divine Pymander, heavily adapted into the language of Modern Witchcraft for an oral telling appropriate for children. This tale originates in The Corpus Hermeticum, a sacred text from Alexandria, Egypt (100-300 CE) attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, that founded Hermetic Alchemy. Read more

December 5, 2021

Elemental Witchcraft, is a panentheistic tradition of Hermetic philosophy, whose magick attempts to reconcile the "divine paradox" created when God/dess emerged into the material world and their oneness was cast into the illusion of our separateness. The paradox lies between the absolute truth of the God/dess and the relative truth perceived by every iota of matter, organism and individual in the cosmos. Those opposing truths create a tension that Elemental Witchcraft may reconcile. Read more

November 18, 2021

An integrated 2022 astrological calendar for Witches and pagans to celebrate the Wheel of the Year. These are the auspicious times and dates I recommend for planning powerful rites for sabbats, and full and dark moon esbats in the Northern Hemisphere, times in Eastern Standard Time, with solar and lunar eclipses to explore the Taurus and Scorpio opposition. Read more

September 10, 2021

Twice this week in conversation with old friends, the same sore subject bubbled to the top of ye olde witching-community cauldron: slanderous witch-burnings. More times than I'd like to count, I was the one lashed to that metaphorical stake. What's hilarious to me is that I'm criticized in equal parts for either being too Love'n'Light-Fluffy-Bunny-Wannabe-Wiccan, or too Dark'n'Evil-Cursing-Cult-Leader-Witch-Smiter. Folks have accused me in the same sentence of being both an impotent magickal fraud and powerful enough to reek ruinous wrath on a whim. Inevitably, the cursing debate arises. Am I, or aren't I? Am I a hexin' legit witch, or a just a hypocrite? Le sigh. Read more

August 30, 2021

While I do not claim to be an official Wiccan (more of a fan-girl, really) I've learned many valuable lessons from the father and mother of Wicca: Gerald Gardner and Doreen Valiente. The most important of those lessons were gleaned from their lived example. Read more

July 7, 2021

Identifying the wounds of fear inflicted by the lack of Divine Love, and how those wounds of imbalance result in problematic behavior and societal ills, is the first step in a process of a witch's "shadow work" and healing. You have to know the source of the problem in order to properly diagnose and treat the disease. Read more

May 30, 2021

Introducing the term "Invasive Orthodoxy" as an alternative to the problematic term "Abrahamic Religions," in religious discourse, and discerning the characteristics of the more baneful mode of dominator religion, from their more beneficial cousins. Concluding with how the cooperative structures offered by Modern Witchcraft and Neopaganism stand in contrast, offering a healthier alternative upon which to rebuild an egalitarian society, as we dismantle their systemic oppression, racism and sexism of the patriarchy. Read more

April 22, 2021

In our witchcraft shop, we welcome everyone who enters with courtesy and acceptance. Sadly, not everyone arrives with the same generous intentions for us. Our customers may be equally sacred beings, but they are not "always right." Boundary-tending is a witch's stock and trade, so a rare few folks over the last 12 years have either stormed out, or we've thrown them out. Curious what it took to get banished? Here five stories that live on in infamy. Read more

April 15, 2021

Beliefs are like a computer’s operating system, which is installed from birth by our culture. We are programmed by our parents, teachers, bullies, advertising, pop-culture, religious and political leaders. Every message we internalize becomes part of the root programming from which we experience and understand our reality. Read more

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