• This Month's Holiday

    Yule Correspondences

    (Pictured: Yule Pack Celebration – Printable Book of Shadows by Chiara Torsi of the etsy shop Paper Cat Lab.)   YULE Lesser Sabbat – Winter Solstice, circa Dec 21 Other Names: Jul (“wheel”, Old Norse), Saturnalia (Rome ~December 17 & 18), Yuletide (Teutonic), Midwinter, Fionn’s Day, Alban huan, Christmas (Christian~December 25), Xmas, Festival of Sol, Solar/Secular/Pagan New Year Animals/Mythical beings: yule goat (nordic), reindeer stag, squirrels, yule cat, Sacred White Buffalo, Kallikantzaroi-ugly chaos monsters(greek), trolls, phoenix, yule elf, jule gnome, squirrels, wren/robin Gemstones: cat’s eye, ruby, diamond, garnet, bloodstone Incense/Oils: bayberry, cedar, ginger, cinnamon, pine, rosemary, frankincense, myrrh, nutmeg, wintergreen, saffron Colors: gold, silver, red, green, white Tools,Symbols, & Decorations:…

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    This Month’s Freebie From Artist Chiara Torsi of PaperCatLab on Etsy

    Yule Coloring Page From Artist Chiara Torsi of PaperCatLab on Etsy     Download Your Free Coloring Page PDF Here:   yule free coloring page   Chiara Torsi is an italian artist, writer, painter and illustrator. She had the chance to grow up in an artsy family because her father is Maestro Luciano Torsi, a professional painter. She is a doctor in experimental psychology. In April 2017 published an essay book (currently on sale) about artificial intelligence and affective computing (“Emozioni umane e Affective Computing“) but she never stop making art. In the middle of a bad time of her life, she felt the need to share her art with…

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    August Native Moon: Excerpt from the Forthcoming Book ‘Cosmic Crystals: Rituals and Meditations for Connecting with Lunar Energy’ by Ashley Leavy

    August Native Moon From ‘Cosmic Crystals: Rituals and Meditations for Connecting with Lunar Energy’ by Ashley LeavyAvailable August 20 from Fair Winds Press, an imprint of The Quarto Group The thirteen Native Moons in Cosmic Crystals are by far the most difficult to describe. With so many different Native tribes, cultural traditions, and important stories, finding common threads is not always easy. In most instances, the main moon name given is the most commonly used name among the Algonquin tribes, and the listed alternative names come from other well-known tribal peoples from North America, Central America, and South America. As you read about the Native Moons, put yourself in the…

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    Welcome

    Cover art: This month’s cover is brought to you by Avalon Kisbey from Aurora and Avalon Creations & The Pagan Planner. Born in Canada, but raised in the UK, Lisa (AKA Avalon Kisbey) went through a huge spiritual awakening in 2015. Being drawn to Celtic Goddesses particularly to the Welsh Goddess Blodeuwdd. Lisa fully embraced the Pagan Path with avid studying, following inner guidance and working with her Spirit Guides. Lisa practices Solitary as an Eclectic Witch. As a novice planner Lisa was saddened that there was such a lack of beautiful yet practical designs for Pagans, especially given how much they love to journal and record. Designing with that…

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    Retha’s Crystal Reflections

    All About Crystal Gridding I’ve had a lot of customers & friends inquire about gridding recently. It can seem overwhelming or mysterious at first, but I promise you that gridding can be a very satisfying, enjoyable and effective tool & it can be as simple or as complicated as you want it to be. I will go over the way I do crystal gridding and I hope it helps you to give it a whirl if you haven’t yet tried it! Crystal gridding is at its most basic, placing multiple crystals in a pattern. You can make any pattern or design you like, color or draw a grid pattern on…

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    3 Pagans and a Cat Monthly Feature

    3 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. While Waiting to Hear This Month’s Casts, Why Not Catch Up on Last Month’s… Episode 46: Our Community – Enafae Moore-Sweet: Car sits down for a solo conversation at Convocation with Enafae Moore-Sweet to discuss… Convocation, the Magical Education Council, and Oz the Great and Powerful. Episode 47: Solar Festivals – Litha: Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the context of…

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    Welcome

    Cover art: This month’s cover features the colorful Midsummer Sticker Set created by Aurora Flemming & Avalon Kisbey of AuroraandAvalon on Etsy. These beautiful stickers are perfect for any Pagan’s planners, books of shadows, bullet journals, scrapbooking projects, or crafts. They have a large assortment that can be seen at AuroraandAvalon. You can, also, visit them on their FB Group, Instagram: auroraavaloncreations, and on Pinterest. _________________________________________________________________ We Welcome Summer In & You With A New Issue…Here is Some of What You Will Find Inside: A Review of Woodland Wand Creation. Can you really get a gorgeous Wand & for a fair price? Our source says YES you can Witch! Fresh…

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    Review of Morrigu’s Nest on Etsy & Interview with Owner Anne Corrigan

    Review of Morrigu’s Nest Etsy Shop Products Morrigu’s Nest is a wonderful shop on Etsy that sells a variety of products to cover your magickal demands. Owner, Anne Corrigan, hand makes all her items from talismans & jewelry to candles & oils, there is guaranteed to be something you need or can use! Her recipes are her own secrets and she carries, in Morrigu’s Nest, many ways for you to celebrate the holidays. This past Spring Equinox we celebrated using item’s from Morrigu’s Nest. (We only took before pictures, as our rituals are private.) Ostara/Spring Scented Equinox Candle Packed to the brim with all you need for an Ostara/Spring Equinox…

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    Litha/Midsummer Correspondences

    (The Litha Altar Decoration Set made by Julia can be found among many gorgeous witchy treasures at HedgecraftHouse on Etsy.) Also known As: Summer Solstice, Litha, Alban Hefin, Sun Blessing, Gathering Day, Feill-Sheathain, Whit Sunday, Whitsuntide, Vestalia, Thing-tide, St. John’s Day In addition to the four great festivals of the Pagan Celtic year, there are four lesser holidays as well: the two solstices, and the two equinoxes. In folklore, these are referred to as the four ‘quarter-days’ of the year, and modern Witches call them the four ‘Lesser Sabbats’, or the four ‘Low Holidays’. The Summer Solstice is one of them. Litha is usually celebrated on June 21st, but varies…

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    3 Pagans and a Cat Monthly Feature

    3 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. While Waiting to Hear This Month’s Casts, Why Not Catch Up on Last Month’s… Episode 42: Our Community – Ivo Domingeuz Jr.:Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Ivo Domingeuz Jr. discussing the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel tradition, structuring a coven to avoid Standard Coven Fail-States, the symbolic language of astrology, and how to…