Wicca For Beginners: Fundamentals of Philosophy and Practice

Wicca For Beginners: Fundamentals of Philosophy and Practice  by Thea Sabin Due to the sheer number of Wicca 101 books on the market, many newcomers to the Craft find themselves piecing together their Wiccan education by reading a chapter from one book, a few pages from another. Rather than depending on snippets of wisdom toContinue reading “Wicca For Beginners: Fundamentals of Philosophy and Practice”

6 Minutes of Witchcraft: Regarding Experienced Witches, Newbies, & Books

I just listened to Laura Tempest Zakroff’s “6 Minutes of Witchcraft – A Message to Experienced Witches” where she talked about recommending introductory books to seekers. Would you recommend your favourite beginner books to a newbie today? Popular books from the 1970s (Margot Adler, Starhawk), 1980s (Raymond Buckland), and 1990s (Scott Cunningham, Silver RavenWolf) mayContinue reading “6 Minutes of Witchcraft: Regarding Experienced Witches, Newbies, & Books”

The Circle Within: Creating a Wiccan Spiritual Tradition

The Circle Within: Creating a Wiccan Spiritual Tradition by Dianne Sylvan The Circle Within is your guide to creating a personal spiritual practice for daily life. The first section is a thoughtful examination of Wiccan ethics and philosophy that explores how to truly live Wicca. The second section includes devotional prayers and rituals that provide inspirationContinue reading “The Circle Within: Creating a Wiccan Spiritual Tradition”

Prayer Before Work

I have been reading a few books lately, such as Deborah Blake’s Everyday Witchcraft and more recently Dianne Sylvan’s The Circle Within, that discuss how to build a daily practice. I have been inspired and have introduced many of these concepts in my daily life. One of which is a prayer before starting my workContinue reading “Prayer Before Work”

Beltane and Flower Moon 2020

This past Beltane I shared an online ritual with my coven, which definitely has its unique quirks, but it was nice to connect with everyone. Afterwards we had a fire outside and enjoyed the warm air and gentle rain. I even jumped over the fire for good luck – or at least tried 😉 ForContinue reading “Beltane and Flower Moon 2020”

Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World

Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World by Deborah Blake Walk your personal Pagan path with grace and wisdom, integrating a spiritual practice into your life in just a few minutes per week. Simple, fun, and easy to follow, Everyday Witchcraft shows that, no matter how busy or hectic life is, even small actsContinue reading “Everyday Witchcraft: Making Time for Spirit in a Too-Busy World”

Wildwood Tarot

Based on seasonal rhythms and ancient festivals, The Wildwood Tarot gift set draws inspiration from pre-Celtic mythology and shamanic mysteries. This stunning tarot card deck introduces us to classic forest archetypes–including the Green Man and Woman, Archer, and Blasted Oak–and explains how to use them as a meditation system, divinatory oracle, or reference. Will Worthington’s powerful paganContinue reading “Wildwood Tarot”

Beltane / May Day

May Day, May Eve, Lady Day, Walpurgis/Valpurgis Night, Roodmas, GĆ”yl Galan/Calan Mai (Welsh) April 30th Eve to May 1st Beltane is a fertility festival that celebrates the return of spring, the sun’s warmth and nature’s abundance.  It is a cross-quarter festival, celebrated approximately halfway between vernal (spring) equinox (Ostara) and the summer solstice (Litha). Literally, Beltane isContinue reading “Beltane / May Day”