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Date: 2005-11-28 By: Ember Grant
There is a tradition of making a wish at the Winter Solstice, of burning pieces of paper with wishes or affirmations written on them. When creating a Winter Solstice candle, you will infuse the molten wax with your wish or intent and release it with ...
Date: 1969-12-31 By: Stacey Demarco
It’s a strange experience for a writer to be peeking into other people’s bedrooms. Not literally, of course, but through the case studies I choose to include in my books. Tackling the topics of love, lust, relationships and fertility this time ...
Date: 2002-03-01 By: Konstantinos
It?s tangible, the night?step outside after sunset and move to the blackest patch of it that you can find. Far away from the lights, and surrounded by the physical and psychic quiet that only comes about at this time, you?ll feel it. Night is an ...
Date: 2010-07-26 By: Deborah Blake
We are all feeling the effects of a tough economy and having to make difficult choices about how we spend whatever money we still have. And this concern can affect our Witchy lives as well as our mundane one. Let’s face it—Witchcraft can cost you a lot of money if you’re not careful: ritual garb and velvet cloaks, athames and wands, crystals,
Date: 2007-04-16 By: Elysia Gallo
Are you getting Witchy Update for the first time? If so, you may have signed up at PantheaCon, and we thank you for your interest. If you've never heard of PantheaCon, it's a great Pagan festival held indoors in San Jose, California - yes, in February it can get a little chilly even in San Jose! But I love it because it doesn't require me to
Date: 2008-08-28 By: Elysia Gallo
Here we are, once again at the cusp of summer and fall, which means it’s time for my favorite Witchy Update issue—“Back to School”! This is where I like to remind everyone, year after year, just because some of us are no longer pursuing degrees or diplomas, it doesn’t mean we are done learning. Far from it! As Witches we are always looking to
Date: 2007-10-31 By: Elysia Gallo
As I told you last time, we have a TON of new fall books, so I had to find some way of categorizing them to make your browsing easier. Since Fall is the theme, I’m going to do a fruits of the harvest metaphor (or maybe it’s Thanksgiving). You’ll find easy links here to skip to the section that sounds most appetizing to you. First, you’ll get
Date: 2008-07-31 By: Elysia Gallo
Paganism is a beautiful blending of the inner world that we keep deep inside, and the outer world, nature in its glorious abundance. The closer a view we have of both our inner spiritual selves and of the natural world in which we live and function, the more awe-inspiring our spiritual path becomes. So in this article, I'd like to look at
Date: 2002-05-01 By: Freya Aswynn
When I got an email asking me to write an article for Llewellyn’s magazine, I really was stuck for a wee while. After all, this book, Northern Mysteries and Magick, is nearly 12 years old. It took me at least five years to write the first ...
Date: 2007-08-13 By: Gail Wood
Today is the new moon, a time when many--even witches-- say that magic and meditative activity should be forgone. Instead, bravely travel inward and find what the darkness is hiding from you. Revel in this harvest season and commune with the darkness.