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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Inspiration Corner: Making Your Home a Sanctuary–Part 2

Inspiration Corner: Making Your Home a Sanctuary–Part 2

How was your week? I hope well! Continuing with last week’s post, part 2 of Making Your Home a Sanctuary. Next, it’s time to take a look at the physical aspects of your house. If the wall colors bother you

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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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But First, Coffee: Here Comes the Bride (Again)

But First, Coffee: Here Comes the Bride (Again)

Good morning on this Monday, and why don’t you run and get your coffee or your tea, and I’ll wait for you right here.  All set? Good! Well, tomorrow is my actual anniversary — we will be married twenty-five years

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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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