Practical Work – Air

A great way of getting to understand the elements and the roles that they play in our lives, the world around us, and even magick if you choose to practice, is to get out into the world and delve into them individually.  Here are some activities that you can do that will help you get…

Air

Moving, fresh, new, and intelligent.  These are all associated with the breath of life which is Air. It’s the wind that ranges from gentle breezes to mighty hurricanes and tornadoes.   The wind carries pollen to fertilize crops and other plants just like ideas pass between people. Air is never still and changes quickly.  If…

Meagan’s Mabon

​Meagan’s Mabon By Kat Dyer ©1996. Kathryn Dyer. Once upon a time there was a little girl named Meagan. She lived with her mommy and daddy, her big brother Corwin and her beautiful cat named Starweaver. It was a cool day. The leaves had started to change color. Meagan walked home looking at all the…

😎 If I Ever Disappear… 

Just know that I’m probably busy with the world, parenting, and family that I haven’t had time to slip by. I haven’t forgotten though. I still need to update my calendar for next month’s events, but I’ve tried to at least keep that going for anyone to use.  Wanted to drop by and at least…

What is Witchcraft?

What is Witchcraft? The final term that I would like to go over is witchcraft.  Sometimes you will see this term with a capitalized W and used interchangeably with Wicca.  Lets dive in and discover the modern feeling on the difference between Wicca and witchcraft. As you’ll see in my post on Wicca, witchcraft is…

Imbolc

The Quickening Imbolc (EE-molc) traditionally begins on February Eve (January 31) and ends on February 2nd.  The actual astronomical halfway point between Winter and Spring changes from year to year and that is how our ancestors celebrated.  Celtic ancestors in particular actually celebrated this time as the start of Spring.  Instead of being ruled by…

Meditation – Pentagram Visualization

Pentagram Visualization Meditation The central symbol of Wicca is the pentagram, or five pointed star, which is used extensively throughout Wiccan practice. Even today this symbol can strike a note of fear into many as in popular culture it is often misrepresented as a sign of Satanism.  This is a pity – use of the…

What Does Pagan Mean?

What Does Pagan Mean? Pagan has a different meaning from the last word we covered (Wicca), but still gets confused in the mix.  Let’s look a little bit a the origins and uses of the word “pagan” to give you a better sense of what it means. Definition & History There is much scholarly debate…

The Full Wolf Moon

The Full Wolf Moon The native tribes in North America called this time the Wolf Moon, because this was when the wolves were howling, hungry, outside lodges where people stayed warm within.  This time of year, we’re all feeling a bit slow and “off” as our bodies adjust to chillier temperatures.  In January, the nights…

January 2017

About January Since January is considered the gateway to a new year, it would only be fitting to learn a little about Janus.  It is conventionally thought that  January is named for Janus, but according to ancient farmers’ almanacs Juno was the guardian deity of the month [H.H. Scullard, Festivals and Ceremonies of the Roman…