The Purity of Snow
About Water... I was re-watching The Secret of Water, which I do at least a couple of times a year. And I was struck, this time, by the...
Work Like a Butterfly
We think of work as something we must do in order to earn the money we need. We don't do it because we like it, or most of us don't.
When is a crisis not a crisis?
Sometimes, we coast. We fall into a pattern in our lives of doing the same things in the same way and seeing the same results.
Harm None - The Golden Rule of the Craft
From the earliest days of Wicca, there;ss the admonition "do what you will but harm none." Many say that's impossible. It's not. Here's why
Fulll Moon Mabon Magic
There are 3 spells/rites in this post! September 20th, 21st, and 22nd are brimming over with a double dose of Equinox and Lunar power!
I have long held a firm philosophy if never working widdershins, but my practice and understanding are constantly evolving...
Two Ways to Meditate
I spent years believing I couldn't meditate. As a novelist, my inner mind chatter was necessarily more persistent than most. It was differen
The Element of Water
Water's direction is west, the direction of the sunset, and because of that, it's seen as the direction of maturity, fullness, abundance. Ha
Creative Blocks and Self-Healing
So far in 2021 I've released zero new novels. I'm working on two of them, but working is a relevant term. Mostly I've been feeling bad
The First Harvest | Lughnasadh
for me, it's the beginning of my favorite season of the year, the one that is known as the Season of the Witch.
Do Our Brains Synch Up With One Another?
According to Discovery Magazine, scientists have observed that when people are working together on the same goal, their brains synch up....
Summer Solstice thoughts, symbols, and ritual ideas follow. May your growth be rampant, your rainfall be plenty, and may the summer sun radi
Self-Care by the Numbers
My Top 10 Self-Care Techniques. "Keep your well full, that others might drink."
I am awareness in a void. You would say I was. I’ll use your terms, then. I was awareness in a void, with no sense of what I was, only...
Sacred Texts of the Craft: The Witch's Rune
The Witches Rune seems to be a basic Altar Devotion or Altar Quickening, that is a rite one performs at the very beginning of ritual.
Sacred Texts of the Craft: The Charge of the Goddess
The Charge of the Goddess is sometimes recited by a High Priestess during a Wiccan ritual, right after she has drawn down the moon...
Sacred Texts of the Craft: The Witches' Creed
Doreen is responsible for the most beautiful and widely known writings in the Craft and this is one of them. The Witches Creed lays out the
Sacred Texts of the Craft: The Wiccan Rede
I tweeted a line from the Rede the other day and was stunned at how many who practice nature religions had never heard it before.
Law of Attraction and The Rule of Three
There’s hot debate about the Wiccan Rule of Three. Many believe the first mention of this “rule” seemed to come from a novel by,,,
The Element of Fire
In my spiritual practice, Fire's direction is south. It's seen as all things new hot and active, things that are full and are thriving.