Category Archives: Magick

PBP: The Fantasy and Reality of Witchcraft and Paganism

My first glimpses into the world of Wicca, Paganism, and Witchcraft came through a somewhat uncommon source: estate sales.  As a child I went to estate sales every Saturday and Thursday morning with my Granny.  Granny was creative, so she … Continue reading

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Talking with the Beloved Dead

A devotional practice for the Beloved Dead can be a comforting practice.  While I believe the dead are always with us, creating a sacred space for them in your life can give you a way to deal with difficult losses. … Continue reading

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Wordless Witchy Wednesday

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Witchy Wednesday: My study of Datura

Last year I said I was going to blog about what’s going on in my garden, but then I got busy with the garden and didn’t get around to talking about it.  The suburban yard has a bunch of herbs … Continue reading

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Witchy Wednesday: Apps for Witchcraft

When I’m at a loss for what to post, I turn to canned posts and themes.  So I’ll probably start making a lot of new “themes” in the next few weeks so I can just “write” when the mood hits. … Continue reading

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Quackery and Questionable Sources

PBP Week 33: Q is for Quackery and Questionable Sources. In the pagan and metaphysical community there seems to be a lot of tension about quackery and questionable sources.  I see these are two separate but interrelated issues.  Quackery, for … Continue reading

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Entering The Moon

You open your eyes and find yourself on a path, its early evening.  Behind you is a lake, teeming with fish and wildlife.  On the sides of the path are open fields, cool grass tickles your feet.  A few feet … Continue reading

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Journaling: The Key to Living An Examined Life

Pagan Blog Project Week 11:  J is for Journaling.   A lot of people who are in the professional business of giving advice will tell their clients, and almost make it a recommendation to anyone, to keep a journal.  I … Continue reading

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Do You Have Iron in Your Soul?

Pagan Blog Project Week 18: I is for exploring the Iron Pentacle. In English culture (and as an American, English culture is somewhat the “mother” of American culture) “iron” means many things.  There are old sayings like one can have iron in … Continue reading

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Why Burn Incense?

PBP Week 17 I.  I is for Incense. There are many parts of a ritual. You have the auditory part – the sounds used in the ritual.  There are vocal parts to rituals:  the words you say.  Of course action … Continue reading

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