Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Hibiscus and Lepidolite

Today's sketchy herb and magic rock are both inspired by my new journey towards better mental health. That doesn't mean I think they are a cure for any illness, or that I think you can skip seeing your doctor and just use these instead, but there's no harm in finding complimentary magical tools to incorporate … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Hibiscus and Lepidolite

Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Skulls by Judy Hall

๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ/5! Crystal skulls are human-skull hardstone carvings often made of clear or milky white quartz known as "rock crystal." They are allegedly pre-Columbian Mesoamerican artifacts and can be found in the permanent collections of a number of world-class museums, including the Smithsonian and the British Museum. In this book, best-selling occultist and crystal expert Judy … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Skulls by Judy Hall

Blessed Ostara and Spring Equinox!

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?

The Fat Feminist Witch

10590489_10152313632723379_3875867305370792204_nSure, bunnies are cute and chocolate eggs are delicious, but spring is about more than just fertility and baby animals โ€“ itโ€™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 youโ€™ll know itโ€™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, butโ€ฆ

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Book Review of Shadows: Coventry Magic by Jacki Smith

๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ/5! Jacki Smith, owner of Coventry Candles, one of the largest suppliers of magic candles in the U.S., has been crafting magic candles for more than twenty years. In Coventry Magic with Candles, Oils, and Herbs, she shares the history of candle magic along with the recipes, spells, and divinations anyone can use to increase … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Coventry Magic by Jacki Smith

Hello, Understanding!: Update

On New Year's Eve I released an episode about ableism in the new age and spiritual community and my own struggles with mental illness and ableism. Listen to it here - Episode 16: Goodbye, 2016! Hello, Understanding! Afterwards I received tons of emails and messages of support, and since then a few people have asked … Continue reading Hello, Understanding!: Update

Podcast ep – Interview with Lilith Dorsey

Listen to my Interview with Lilith Dorsey on Podbean Thanks for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show that examines witchcraft and spirituality from a modern, activist lens. Today I'm talking with Lilith Dorsey, voodoo priestess and magickal consultant, about her new book Love Magic, which was published by Weiser Books last … Continue reading Podcast ep – Interview with Lilith Dorsey

Book Review of Shadows: Love Magic by Lilith Dorsey

Rating: ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ”ฎ/5! This is really โ€œthe big little book of love magic.โ€ Magical maven Lilith Dorsey has packed into this fun, informative, and practical book over 250 spells, potions, rituals, and recipes devoted to all facets of love and sex. Based on years of magical experience and prodigious research, this book includes sections on such … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Love Magic by Lilith Dorsey

Valentine’s Day for Fat Feminist Witches

I don't know about y'all, but I LOVE Valentine's Day. What's not to love about love? Plus, it's probably the best season there is for dollar store shopping. You can get A+ cheesy decor sure to make your partner's heart soar (hopefully not out the door! Boo yah, rhyming!) and tons of chocolate for low … Continue reading Valentine’s Day for Fat Feminist Witches

Leo Full Moon Eclipse February 10th 2017

Tonight there's an eclipse of the full moon in Leo! An eclipse marks the end of an energy cycle, something you've probably felt for a while without even noticing. It's been a bit of a struggle as you've been focusing on what it is you think you need, which is of course distracting you from … Continue reading Leo Full Moon Eclipse February 10th 2017

Imbolc Link Roundup

Looking for tips and tricks on how to celebrate Imbolc, Candlemas, or Mid-Winter? There are tons of amazing blog posts, books, podcast episodes, and articles out there that tell you what the holiday is, who to worship, how to worship, and how to celebrate! Not all links are from secular sources, many include mentions of … Continue reading Imbolc Link Roundup