The Spiritual Meaning of Sun Dogs
This beautiful image is of something we call a sun dog. It's a circular rainbow that seems to surround the sun. The sky within the circle...
The Year-End Review
This post includes how to accomplish a year-end review, how to sort experiences into a naughty list and a nice list, and instructions on...
Lughnasadh: A MODERN TAKE
I went in search of something fresh about Lughnasadh, the holiday Wiccans north of the Equator are celebrating in early August, some on...
What are Fairies?
There's a simple rule for puzzling out how things work and what things are. "As above, so below. As within, so without."
SAMHAIN: The Inward Spiral
The Highest of the High Holy Days The Veil between the worlds is said to be thinnest at the Great Sabbat of Samhain. It's just as thin,...
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....
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.
Practical Magical Gardening | Planting the Seeds
There is no part of my life that is not imbued with magic. And so magical gardening is just how I do it.