Sacred Baths, Blessings, and Cleansings

Sacred Baths, Blessings, and Cleansings

Cleansing is essential for every pagan, and especially those who do any magick or spiritual work, needs to be done on a regular basis. Sometimes, we all need to clear out the gunk. Just as mundane cleaning helps cleanse and clear out stagnant energy in our spaces and...
When Not to Be Thrifty

When Not to Be Thrifty

While saving money is good, there are times when not to be thrifty. Sometimes what you really want is the good stuff, or the cheaper alternative that simply doesn’t work. Not every substitution works for everyone. Crafters if anything underprice their wares, so I...
June Announcements

June Announcements

Summer is finally here. For real this time. Really. We promise. The actual nice weather and bright sunshine is a welcome end to the school year.  But now as the news is filled with shooting after shooting, I have lost count of how many have occurred in the last...

Uvalde: Our Nation’s Reckoning With Guns

I am changing my normal blog schedule to talk about what is on the minds of this country and beyond: the school shooting in Uvalde. This is truly a horrific occurrence, that happens too often in the United States. No parent should have to be afraid of their child...
Do Not Steal!

Do Not Steal!

Throughout this series I have given suggestions to save money on items for the practicing pagan that are both legal and ethical. I am choosing to put this on my blog which is free for all, and will most likely stay that way.   But that is a choice I, the writer,...
Pocket Book Friendly Offerings

Pocket Book Friendly Offerings

An offering is a sharing. It is when you set something aside to give to whatever persons you work with. There are no strings attached. An offering is shared with the purpose of establishing, maintaining, or deepening a relationship. If the only time a friend called...

Witches Sabbath Book Review

Witches Sabbath by Kelden In Kelden’s second book, the traditional witch tackles a central part of the folk beliefs around withes: the witches sabbath. Not only does Witches Sabbath include solid scholarship, but instructions for the practicing witch to attend the...
May Announcements

May Announcements

Happy May day! Happy Bealtaine! In Minnesota, that rumored spring and start of summer has yet to arrive as we have had chilly rainstorms for the last few days. It is coming, we are promised, and we get a few nice days to tease us… I can’t help but feel spring in...
Art

Art

Art can be a way to honor our gods, tell pagan stories, or simply make our home pretty. Original artwork is expensive for a reason. An amateur oil painter once told me $300 for a painting didn’t cover her materials.  Even a print mounted in a good quality frame...

The Way of Fire and Ice Book Review

The Way of Fire and Ice by Ryan Smith 2019 Llewellyn Publications In the Way of Fire and Ice, author Ryan Smith provides an introduction to what he terms Radical Norse Paganism. This is essentially inclusive Norse Paganism that firmly shuts the door on white...

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