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February Full Storm Moon

On Friday we’ll be moving into our February full moon. This moon is known as the Storm Moon. The name is derived from the Native American traditions of North America where, before global warming and crazy changes in our weather,…

Spring is Coming! Happy Imbolc!

Happy Imbolc! Imbolc is one of my favorite lesser sabbats, but I’ll be honest. It doesn’t hold the same kind of power for me living in San Diego like it did when I was growing up in the Northeast.…

5 Books I Never Create Magick Without

Very early on in my magickal practice I discovered that I really loved writing my own spells, rituals, and meditations. When I started working with public groups and would create rituals for the public I often had people come…

A Samhain + Halloween Article Roundup

One of my favorite times of year is Samhain. It’s the end of one spiritual year and the beginning of a new one. It’s an in-between time where we can communicate with the dead and make huge leaps through…

A Different Kind of TOS: Your Soul Contract

This originally appeared as a guest post on WildSister.com Have you ever found yourself wondering why it is that one person may have a seemingly charmed life while other people have to struggle to get by? Do you sometimes…

It’s Samhain! Here’s a Freebie!

By now you’re all kinds of well aware of the fact that my October hasn’t gone as planned.  My new ebook “Samhain: The Celtic Festival of the Dead”should have been outback on October 19th, but needing to take time…

Drawing Down the Moon (PBP – Week 7)

As horrible as this might sound, Drawing Down the Moon is one of those things that has become a bit of a bone of contention for me.  Maybe I’m getting to be an old and cranky Witch, I don’t…

Lughnasadh, the First Harvest

Today marks the first harvest in our Sabbat cycle with the welcoming of Lughnasadh, or to some folks, Lammas.  This is the time of year when we start to notice plants dying, the first leaves of some trees turning,…

Ways to Charge your Candles

A few days ago we talked about some of the ins and outs of candle dressing.  And yes, I did equate oils and herbs to turkey gravy. But today we’re going to make another food reference and talk about…

Blessed Mabon!

Blessed Mabon Everyone! I wanted to start out today, before posting any usual daily posts and other things, with wishing you all a wonderful and blessed Mabon. As I sat down to get started today I put on some…