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Spontaneous Solstice

Tonight, as the sun sets and darkness sets in, we do not quiet. Tonight is celebration and sacred fire. Tomorrow, as the sun rises and the light returns in full, we shall revel in the bright energy and know that even when times get dark, the light will always return. Happy Summer Solstice, northern hemisphere! … Continue reading Spontaneous Solstice

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Me & the Petunias: Ancestral Magick and Appropriation

One of the most powerful forms of magick we can practice is ancestral magick. Using the people, places, and traditions of those family who came before us to inform and power our craft is a way to tie us more closely to the work. It’s incredibly meaningful to be able to choose what to believe, … Continue reading Me & the Petunias: Ancestral Magick and Appropriation

Moon Oracle – 06/07/18

Moon Stats: Last Quarter in Pisces - 19th Mansion "Two Roads" As the moon grows dark in the sky, so do the situations around us. Everything is fluid, changing, and confusing. When we fall in the sea, submerged in dark murky waters, it can be easy to get lost. Disoriented. Cold. But now is when … Continue reading Moon Oracle – 06/07/18

Old World Witchery for the 21st Century

Magick holds an interesting place in our culture right now. To be a witch, to claim the title, to walk a Pagan path, or to practice the magickal arts are all still fringe activities that label the person an outsider, a weirdo. Yet the actual practices of the witch - crystals, herbs, tarot cards, meditation, … Continue reading Old World Witchery for the 21st Century

Illuminating the Shadow: New Moon in Libra – October 2017

Moon in Libra is all about relationships. Examine how the relationships in our lives create our reality and influence who we are and where we're going. Moon is “peregrine” which means in exile - we can feel like we're wandering, have no home or solid base. Root work is important now, and so is ancestor … Continue reading Illuminating the Shadow: New Moon in Libra – October 2017

Reaping the Harvest: Full Moon in Aries – October 2017

The Harvest Moon is high spirited, high energy, and emotional. It imbues a certain independence in those it affects, which manifests as a desire to do all the things and take charge. Now is the time to call upon the moon for warrior strength and wise guidance pushing forward. Spontaneity and an emotional impatience may … Continue reading Reaping the Harvest: Full Moon in Aries – October 2017

A Soliloquy

Last weekend, I spent my time up in the woods of New Hampshire at an herbal retreat for women. I went with my herbalist hat on, but over the course of the weekend, that hat was replaced with my SpiritualGoddessWitch hat, because this conference was so much more than herbs. It was life. I learned … Continue reading A Soliloquy

3 Ways to Celebrate A Modern Lughnasadh

Celebrating Lughnasadh, or Lammas, is tricky to me. I often find difficulty in practicing on the Major Sabbat days because often times, my environment does not reflect traditional Sabbat thinking. Lughnasadh, for example, is all about the harvest. Its the beginning of the harvest season, a time where we not only reap the literal grains, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Celebrate A Modern Lughnasadh