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    Working with Past Life Memories

    “The white dragon is a pure, unbiased spiritual being, the subconscious part of each of us that subtly demands that we acknowledge and live by adherence to spiritual laws. We may think we have skirted any retribution of the flaunting of such laws, but somewhere along our path we will discover that we can no longer move forward without facing the consequences of past actions or inactions.” “A Guide to the Celtic Dragon Tarot” by D.J. Conway and Lisa Hunt I remember walking into a convent to begin my religious studies within the Catholic faith when I was twelve years old and feeling like it was all so comfortable and…

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    The Road to Runes

    The Road to Runes: Tiwaz Tiwaz, Elder Futhark Rune of Norse God Tyr, Sacrifice and Law. Last month I pulled the rune Dagaz, a rune all about breakthroughs and new beginnings. This coincided with a major life change for me and certainly reinforced my confidence in the runes and my journey with them. The next rune I pulled was Tiwaz, the rune of the god Tyr. Tyr is a god of war, but also of law and justice. Tyr was invoked when victory was needed in battle. He gives the day ‘Tuesday’ its name, and has been conflated with the Roman god Mars. Tyr’s primary myth is the story of…

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    Book Review – Blackthorn’s Botanical Magic: The Green Witch’s Guide to Essential Oils for Spellcraft, Ritual & Healing by Amy Blackthorn

    Book ReviewBlackthorn’s Botanical MagicThe Green Witch’s Guide to Essential Oils for Spellcraft, Ritual & Healing by Amy Blackthorn319 Pages The use of essential oils has gained a lot of attention in recent years, it has become easy to purchase bottles of these extraordinary elixirs at local retailers, but do people understand how to properly use these oils? Amy Blackthorn, founder of Blackthorn Hoodoo Blends, provides the reader with a guide to the safe and proper use of essential oils both in everyday use and in magic. Ms. Blackthorn has admirably demonstrated her extensive knowledge of horticulture, herbalism and agriculture in this book. Blackthorn’s Botanical Magic is an encyclopedia of essential…

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    Book Reviews – The Only Books You Will Ever Need: 3 Titles From the Plain & Simple Series

    There is a series of books titled, “Plain & Simple, The Only Book You will Ever Need”. I have three of these that I would like to review together, in that they are part of a growing series. The first one I will review is “Chakras, Plain & Simple” by Sasha Fenton. The book begins with an introduction to the chakras, what they are, and how they work. From there, there is a chapter on each chakra with description, purpose, benefits of each when healthy and each includes an exercise for the specific chakra. How to heal your chakra is next discussed, bringing them into balance using colors, crystals, oils,…

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    Retha’s Crystal Reflections

    Crystals for Luck & Happiness This month with both the winter & cold weather dragging on (in my neck of the woods) and St Patrick’s Day coming, I thought we can sure use some crystal aids for bringing us more joy & happiness and some good old luck! Are ya with me? Good! Read on to see which are my favorite go-to crystals to get my happy on and when I need some luck on my side. Yellow Apatite Yellow or golden apatite is best known for its amazing manifestation powers, but for me it’s also just as fabulous for bringing joy. It’s sunny gemmy color makes me feel happy…

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    A Spring Equinox Ritual

    Here are some words from a Spring Equinox Ritual performed between three witches with a focus on the Morrígan. You could speak the words on your own, or with a group, and you can decorate your sacred space with flowers or appropriate tools, depending on your path. I’ve left out any specific calls or hails, as you can add these as appropriate to your own beliefs. You will need an object or symbol that is important to you at this time of year, a seed, and a pot of soil (per person.) Spirits of East, creatures of air Light of the bright morning, Venus on the horizon Warm winds chasing…

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    Gael Song

    Druidry as a Path of Enlightenment I’ve seen a number of articles debating this topic, and I very much want to say that my own solitary druid path has been nothing but a path to enlightenment! An email from an acquaintance recently said how she was interested in druidry but didn’t know how to integrate it into her life. Well, my own path is the easiest thing in the world to integrate into anyone’s life because it’s so simple. I went to a school to learn energy healing 23 years ago and since then, I’ve done two half-hour meditations a day. The first one, in the morning, is when I…

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    GoodGod!

    Meet the Gods: Jarilo (https://www.slavorum.org/) Merry meet. While Ostara (also called Eostre and Eastre) is the Germanic goddess of spring and dawn, there appears to be no equivalent Germanic god of spring. There is, however, a handsome, young Slavic god of spring and fertility – Jarilo. He was born on the night of the Slavic new year and was the tenth son of Perun, the god of thunder. Veles, the Slavic god of the Underworld, kidnapped Jarilo from his cradle. As a result, winter overtook the land. Vegetation died and fertility was suspended. Jarilo escaped, arriving home in spring at which time flowers bloomed, birds sang and fertility festivals (some…

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    3 Pagans and a Cat Month Feature

    3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast Three Paths, One Journey, No Cat In this highly informative & entertaining podcast, three family members embroiled in wildly divergent traditions gather in one room to discuss, debate, and flat-out argue about their magical, mythical, and mundane lives, all for our education and pleasure. *** Each Month… we will share the previous month’s episodes with you from their site to help keep you up-to-date with their impressive podcast. While there, don’t forget to listen to this month’s as well, we wouldn’t want you to miss a thing! February 2019 Episodes Episode 30: Storytelling – Shenanigans: Car, Gwyn, and Ode…

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    Book Review – Protection Spells: Clear Negative Energy, Banish Unhealthy Influences and Embrace Your Power by Arin Murphy-Hiscock

    Book ReviewProtection SpellsClear Negative Energy, Banish Unhealthy Influences and Embrace Your Power by Arin Murphy-HiscockPublished by Adams Media224 Pages The first thing that catches your eye about this book is the strikingly beautiful cover, but as the saying goes “never judge a book by its cover.” In this case, I can say that the content is as impressive as the cover and you will not be disappointed in reading and owning this book. As a newcomer to the world of spellcrafting, I was pleased about the breakdown and content of the information in this book. The book is divided into three parts: Spellcrafting; Spells and Rituals; and Protective Objects. Part…