Creating A Magickal Altar

Creating A Magickal Altar

Creating an altar is an art form and is limited only by your imagination.  I have acquired a good supply of beautiful cloths and scarves over the years for the altar tables but that’s just the beginning.  Crepe paper, ribbons,

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May: The Flower Moon

May: The Flower Moon

Today’s full moon was at 7:20 AM, but you have all day to do your magick! In some traditions, it’s known as the Flower Moon. May: Flower Moon May is a wonderful time in which to enjoy life. This month,

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Celebrating the Esbats

Celebrating the Esbats

The Esbats In the magickal world, Esbat refers to the Full and New moons, and are celebrated by a number of witches and pagans. Moon Phases Waxing Moon:  Waxing to Full is the time in which to cast invoking spells,

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Running With the Wild Hunt

Running With the Wild Hunt

I wanted to talk just a little bit about the Wild Hunt series. THE SILVER STAG seems to be going over quite well, and I can’t tell you how happy this makes me. Well, perhaps I can try. I am

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The Nature of Beltane

The Nature of Beltane

Daisy chains and lilacs, champagne with strawberries and sweet woodruff, sun filtering into a field of young fern and bracken, a doe and her fawns peering out of the woods, a hint of chaos in the air…it is April 30,

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Inspiration Corner: Making Your Home a Sanctuary–Part 1

Inspiration Corner: Making Your Home a Sanctuary–Part 1

Good morning and welcome back to Inspiration Corner! I hope you’ve had an inspired week. Yesterday, Sam and I renewed our vows, and I’ll be writing a blog post for Monday about it, along with some pictures. But today, I

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April: The Wind Moon

April: The Wind Moon

The Full Moon is on Sunday, at 5:58 PM PDT. In many traditions, it’s known as the Wind Moon. April: Wind Moon The Wind Moon of April is a good time to let the fresh breezes blow through to remove

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The Wheel of the Year

The Wheel of the Year

Samhain…Yule…Imbolc…Ostara…Beltane…Litha…Lughnasadh…Mabon… For Pagans today, these names conjuring up exotic images of ritual and celebration roll off of the tongue as easily as they did for our ancestors. Together, the eight Sabbats constitute the cornerstones of the circular calendar we know

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Inspiration Corner: Creating A Morning Meditation

Today we’re going to talk about a little practice that I do every workday. And I try to do it on weekends, too. It gets me started, gets me set for the day, and I’m surprised by how effective it

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Inspiration Corner: Finding Joy in Life

So today we’re going to about finding joy. When I say finding joy, I mean actually seeking it out. Oh, sometimes we stumble across something that brightens our day or makes us smile. But when you aren’t used to focusing

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