January 14, 2020

Hermetic Philosophy forms the warp strings upon which the tapestry of Modern Witchcraft are woven; it is impossible to extract those threads without our entire magickal paradigm unraveling. Hermetic philosophy is a perennial wisdom, which describes the metaphysical mechanics of our divine cosmos. Read more

January 2, 2020

The Witch’s Wheel of the Year in 2020 has 13 full moons, but none of them are “blue moons,” according to astrological timing. I’ve included a handy chart with all the dates, times and signs for the coming year! Read more

December 5, 2019

Among witches, the name Hermes Trismegistus should be equally recognizable to us as the names of Jesus or Buddha. This name is often cited as the source of the Hermetic Principles, but rarely with adequate historical context, and remains significantly misunderstood. In this series of articles, I aim to correct this problem. Read more

November 20, 2019

I may be a Heather, but I’ve tried to change the world I inherited from my Boomer parents, into a better inheritance for those generations who follow in my wake; service is my love language. Name-calling is beneath my dignity. Read more

November 19, 2019

While I am not surprised that the site is shutting down, I’m more than a twinge sad to see the ending of an important era for our Witchcraft Community. I am also grateful for the important work done by the creators and managers of The Witches’ Voice website, lo these last 22 years. Read more

October 28, 2019

I offer these Samhain evocations as seeds of thought, or for inclusion in your own Samhain rites with a group, or in crafting a personal, solitary rite. Read more

September 25, 2019

I also know my praxis and religious paradigm are very different from both Cunningham’s and Gardner’s Wicca at this point. So I choose a different name for what I do. This inevitably leads to the question, what is the difference between British Traditional Wicca and what I call Modern Witchcraft? Read more

September 21, 2019

Don’t you hate it when group witchcraft becomes a boring, tiresome slog? If you’re in a magickal rite, but you can’t wait for it to be over, then I call that chur-cle, or “church-in-a-circle” Here are some ritual techniques for engaging everyone! Read more

September 8, 2019

At Mabon, Witches celebrate the second harvest of fruits and vegetables, and the shift into the season of autumn. The Autumn Equinox is a time of bounty and feasting, generosity and gratitude. I think of it as Witch’s Thanksgiving. “Balance” is the reason for this season. Read more

August 30, 2019

This index has ideas for protecting home and region from Hurricane and flood damage, and collecting Hurricane Water. Spiritual work is a valid means of lending aid, and can be done from anywhere on Earth, by anyone who cares. This is what witches do: First the energetic work AND THEN real-world action, as we are able. Read more

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