• Reviews & Interviews

    Book Review – Flower Essences from the Witch’s Garden: Plant Spirits in Magickal Herbalism by Nicholas Pearson

    Book Review Flower Essences from the Witch’s Garden Plant Spirits in Magickal Herbalism by Nicholas Pearson Publisher: Destiny Books 512 Pages Publication Date: April 5, 2022     Flowers have always been magical. Long ago, magic and medicine were intertwined, and here they are again. I am a witch who uses and has made flower essences. I am excited to find Nicholas Pearson has done something I haven’t seen anyone else do — merge the medical and the magical sides of healing flower essences that work on a spiritual level. “Flower Essences from the Witch’s Garden” is a tome that has it all — a comprehensive reference for the beginner…

  • Crafting Articles

    WitchCrafting: Crafts for Witches

    Magickal Eye Pillow   Merry meet. I have used eye pillows filled with rice, sand, microbeads, beans, or flaxseeds for decades. Its gentle pressure signals the brain to relax, while also blocking out sleep-disturbing light. They have been found to ease stress and anxiety, promote better sleep, and provide relief from tension headaches and migraines. It wasn’t until recently I thought to make it magickal. When a corner of my favorite eye pillow opened, I took it as a sign I didn’t have to start from scratch and use the fabric I had cut out and put somewhere months earlier. Pouring out the contents, I washed the cover. Then I…

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    Witch Hunt

      There are witches all around us. You can find them anywhere… The Witch on Wheels has been documenting her findings.     Meet: Angela Denise Foltz-Ferguson “Words have power.”   Angela and I bonded over witchcraft and skoolies, meeting a couple of times while I was in Connecticut. Her and her wife, Tammy, dream of taking their magick and their music on the road in a skoolie … or van, or box truck, or RV. Born in 1966, both are Firehorses. Angela is a Virgo and Tammy is an Aries. They are novices yet very enthusiastic ukulele players known as Gaia’s Green Girls, www.GaiasGreenGirls.com playing classic country to classic…

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    Book Review – Acts of Power: Daily Teachings for Inspired Living by Lynn V. Andrews

    Book Review Acts of Power: Daily Teachings for Inspired Living by Lynn V. Andrews Publisher: Beyond Words 402 Pages Publication Date: January 2022     In Acts of Power Lynn Andrews offers a year’s worth of wisdom and inspiration distilled from all her books. There is a short passage on each page, one for each day. Every month comprises a chapter. Some of these messages are her words, others are those of the shaman women with whom she studied on three continents. All are attributed to the individual and the book in which the quote appears. They offer daily thoughts, prayers, and guidance that empower, teach, and comfort. I have…

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    Book Review – Sacred Sex: The Magick and Path of the Divine Erotic by Gabriela Herstik

    Book Review Sacred Sex: The Magick and Path of the Divine Erotic by Gabriela Herstik Publisher: TarcherPerigee 352 Pages Publication Date: July 12, 2022     “Sacred Sex: The Magick and Path of the Divine Erotic” is a complete guide to making sexuality a central part of any spiritual practice. Conversational and straightforward, Gabriela Herstik defines sex as “anything with the potential to bring you an expansive sense of pleasure, with the possibility of orgasm.” A devotee of the Goddess of Love and Lust, she defines “sacred sexuality as a spiritual philosophy and practice rooted in conscious pleasure, and connection to the sexual self as a path to inner wisdom,…

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    Book Review – Spirit Weaver: Wisdom Teachings from the Feminine Path of Magic by Seren Bertrand

    Book Review Spirit Weaver: Wisdom Teachings from the Feminine Path of Magic by Seren Bertrand Publisher: Bear & Company 256 Pages Publication Date: May 24, 2022     Housewives down through ages have not been heroes going off on valiant quests. Their work is women’s work. As Seren Bertrandr explains in Spirit Weaver: Wisdom Teachings from the Feminine Path of Magic, women’s work is magic; it’s domestic witchcraft. There’s women’s magic in the humble arts of sewing, spinning, knitting, weaving, stitching, and even cooking; when done with intention, they are spells. By sharing stories, wisdom teachings, and rituals from the feminine path of magic, as well as from her own…

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    GoodGod!

    Meet the Gods: Horus     Horus was the ancient Egyptian god of the sky, the sun, and kingship, worshiped for more than three thousand years. During that time, he appeared in many manifestations, each embodying a different facet of his being. Egyptians recognized each incarnation to be aspects of the same god. He is best known as the son of Isis and Osiris. His brother, Seth, killed their father, so to keep him safe, Isis hid Horus beside the Nile. When he grew strong, he fought his brother to retake his father’s throne, thus associating him with kingship. Considered Egypt’s first divine king, those on the throne after Horus…

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    Witch Hunt

      There are witches all around us. You can find them anywhere… The Witch on Wheels has been documenting her findings.   Meet: Jennifer Sacasa-Wright     Jennifer is a 46-year-old Witch happily married to the Pagan of her dreams. She runs PaganPages.Org with Sarah McMenomy. PaganPagesOrg is a free magazine that helps to give Pagans a voice and teach for more than a decade. It is a labor of love for them. I began writing for Jennifer eight years ago. It has been my labor of love and service to the goddess. It was also the beginning of a wonderful friendship. Jennifer firmly believes each witches’ path is their…

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    Book and Deck Review – Womanrunes by Shekhinah Mountainwater and Molly and Mark Remer

    Book and Deck Review Womanrunes by Shekhinah Mountainwater and Molly and Mark Remer Publisher: Brigid’s Grove Publication Date: August 2018 [2nd Edition] 208 pages     Shekhinah Mountainwater was a foremother of Goddess spirituality, working as a priestess with women’s circles from the 1970s until her death in 2007. On Summer Solstice in 1987, in “a state of enchantment,” she created a system of forty-one female-identified symbols for divination and personal growth, and in 1991, introducing them in her book “Ariadne’s Thread.” In 2012, Molly Remer stumbled upon Womanrunes and fell in love. She began sharing them in her groups, using them in a variety of projects. When many women…

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    Book Review – The Goddess Devotional Deck: #30DaysofGoddess Companion by Molly Remer

    Book Review The Goddess Devotional Deck: #30DaysofGoddess Companion by Molly Remer Publisher: Brigid’s Grove 100 cards     Goddess Devotional Deck #30DaysofGoddess Companion was created as a month-long promotion for Molly Remer’s Whole and Holy, the second in a series of three goddess devotional books, that was published in December 2020. The practice began January 2021. When followers wanted to continue past the thirty days, she kept producing content, surpassing 500 consecutive days this past May. While some people continued with the ongoing practice, this companion devotional deck offers an alternative. It was meant to keep things simple. Small. Easy. Quick. Portable. This deck leaves me no reason not to…