This Sketchy Herb and Magic are both featured this month in the Witch n' Bitch! I chose them because they have strong connections to the world of the dead, and to transformation. Both Malachite and Mullein are an excellent addition to a Halloween or Samhain altar, are great for dream magick and astral travel, and … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Mullein & Malachite
If you haven't been following American or Canadian news lately, you might have missed the terrifying mainstreaming of nazism and hatred that's occurring in the US right now. Though racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism and general hatred has always existed in very scary ways in the US, for the first time in my life those … Continue reading Flight of the Night Witches – Anti-Nazi Mass Action
This weekend is the peak time to view the annual Perseid Meteor shower, which is visible in our sky through July and August. This is an awesome time of movement and magick that can contribute tons of positive energy to your magick. Last night the Witch n' Bitch and I started our book for August … Continue reading #30DaysMagicalRoots Day 11: Write a Spell
Summer is here, y'all, and so is summertime magick! The Summer Solstice is a time of celebration, energy, action, and love. It's a time for bonfires, enjoying the beauty of the summer sun, interacting with nature, finding true love, and leaving your garbage all over Stonehenge. Nearly every culture in the world has celebrated this … Continue reading A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Litha
I hope you all have a wonderful and blessed first day of spring! I’m unfortunately bundled up with the flu so I have no Secular Witch’s Guide for this sabbat today. Sorry friends!
Here’s a ritual I wrote for Ostara last year that focuses on the bees. I really like to focus on the seasonal changes around this time and most of the magick I do revolves around animals and the environment. I also like to celebrate the day outside and even do things like picking up trash in a local park if the weather allows.
How do you celebrate the Vernal Equinox?
Sure, bunnies are cute and chocolate eggs are delicious, but spring is about more than just fertility and baby animals – it’s about flowers. Flowers everywhere are popping up out of the sleepy winter ground, or blooming and dotting the world with a little colour. You may only have snowbells or daffodils now, but soon the trees will be green and the ground dotted with all the colours of nature. Once those pretty yellow dandelions start to decorate your lawn you’ll know it’s honey bee season. (Dandelions are one of the first flowers honey bees drink from once they shake off the winter blues!)
Honey bees are, unfortunately, a dying breed. Pesticides, human encroachment on wild land, having grassy lawns instead of gardens, and once more with feeling PESTICIDES have put us in a dangerous situation with our honey bees. These busy little critters pollinate not just pretty flowers, but…
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February 2nd marks the pagan fire festival of Imbolc, a day that marks the coming of spring and honours the peace and quiet of winter. It's a holiday celebrating rebirth, spring, inspiration, and purification. Rituals to the goddess Brighid, a irish goddess of fire and hearth who presided over poetry and music, healing and magic … Continue reading A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Imbolc
On Saturday January 21st thousands of people will gather on Independence Ave in Washington, and around the world in their own cities and online, to show support for those who were targeted during the previous US election cycle. These brave protestors are marching for the rights of women, disabled people, immigrants of all statuses, people … Continue reading A Grounding Meditation for the Women’s March on Washington
Though Emoji Spells are practically old news in the Tumblr universe, the recent US Presidential Election brought them out of the shadows and all over twitter. Emoji spells to block Whats-his-face or empower Hillary flooded the internet. In case you haven't seen one, an emoji spell is a string of emoji that convey an intention … Continue reading Emoji Spells: Mobile Sigil Magick
I made this to match my Queen of Sheba Conjure Oil from Beaux Magique for manifesting some badass wealth and success! Just print out the label on the short edge of a regular piece of paper 🙂 The sigils you see are from http://sigilathenaeum.tumblr.com/ and The Queen is the incomparable Pam Grier in the role … Continue reading Free 7 Day Candle Label
Part 2 of my interview with Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality author Lasara Firefox Allen. In this part of the interview we talk a little bit more about some of the faces of the goddess in her new model, and how people have reacted to them, a little bit about how … Continue reading Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 2