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Date: 2009-01-06 By: Elysia Gallo
Soon the lovely and commercialized holiday of Valentine’s Day will be upon us, openly mocking those among us who are not in romantic relationships. I remember hating the entire month of February for this perceived injustice – why create a holiday in which not everyone can equally share and celebrate? What kind of sadistic Hallmark writer came up
Date: 2009-02-24 By: Elysia Gallo
If you’ve read some of my past columns, you’ll already know that I’m a huge tree hugger—and also that I believe all witches must be, almost by definition. We must be environmentalists and defenders of the earth and pioneers of sustainability. But don’t take it from me. In Wiccan Beliefs and Practices, Gary Cantrell writes:“Wicca is a religion
Date: 2009-04-16 By: Elysia Gallo
Looking for something outdoorsy to do this Beltane? (Something that doesn’t involve running around in the fields with randy strangers, that is?) How about turning your attention to your garden? May is a magickal time for gardens; Beltane is a fertility festival after all, and this is the time of year when gardens really start to exhibit that
Date: 2011-06-24 By: Emyme
A soft-edged triangle of arrows, tip to end, forms an endless rotation. More than forty years old, the symbol for recycling is used and known the world over. Practitioners of magic know recycling is by no means a "new" idea. Throughout history many have lived by the mantra of "make it do, use it up, wear it out." The ability to see past a broken item to its use as a new item is a certain—special—type of positive, powerful magic, even to those who do not believe in or understand it.
Date: 2007-05-21 By: Enodia Black
Making your own incense is a powerful method of infusing magickal practice with personal intent. Enodia Black outlines some of the most effective contributions to incense recipes, and gives invaluable tips and techniques to those interested in crafting their own magickal scents.
Date: 2003-02-24 By: Ernest Wentwhistle
Author Richard Webster uses the interesting literary device of cogent, timely correspondence received by a fictional character. These brief letters from his former high school history teacher contain advice appropriate to each particular crisis, ...
Date: 2001-11-09 By: Eth Moore
Precis: Although we don't usually include articles by very young people, this one just charmed us. It shows how a young girl learns about magic and how she put it to use. In order to keep the flavor of her original writing, we have left ...
Date: 2002-08-12 By: Evan P. DiCaprio
Precis: The writer of this article had a recurring dream that nobody could explain. From psychological experts to psychics and dream interpreters, nobody could reveal its meaning in a way that would "ring true" to him. A chance discover of a ...
Date: 2009-07-13 By: Fern Feto Spring
Your astrological moon sign can help you better understand what “feeds” you at a deep level, helping you to stay grounded and supported even in the midst of chaos and transitions. The moon sign gives us inside information on what keeps us feeling nurtured and at home in the world. From the food we eat for sustenance to the home environment in which we live, the moon rules over our basic needs in life. Learn how to meet these needs by feeding and caring for your own astrological moon sign.
Date: 2010-10-22 By: Fern Feto Spring
Planting the seeds of the new year comes easily this Samhain, as a waning Moon in the heart-centered sign of Leo draws our attention inward. Mercury in Scorpio and Venus retrograde (also in Scorpio), add an even greater intensity to relationships now, reminding us to pay attention to the past before we move forward into the future. On