Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Philip H. Farber, author of Brain Magick and the new High Magick: A Guide to Cannabis in Ritual & Mysticism.
Right now, as I write this, the state in which I live is about to have a historic vote on the legalization of cannabis. The vote narrowly missed passing last year—and it wasn't because anyone in our state legislature was outright opposed to legalization; they were essentially quibbling over the details. Which means that it's going to pass, maybe this time, maybe the next time. It's all a very good thing—people will cease to be jailed and persecuted over their own cognitive choices, the pursuit of happiness guaranteed to all of
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jo Graham, author of The Great Wheel and the new Winter.
The octaves of the Wheel of the Year are the map of our life. Just like the world, we pass through eight seasons, only instead of each being 5-7 weeks long, each is about 13 years long. Like the Wheel of the Year, each season of the Wheel of Life has its own flavor, tasks, and rewards.
Spring Equinox to Beltane: Beginning—Birth to Age 13
We are born with the spring. Each child, like each sprouting seed, is filled with potential, reaching upward toward the sun. Better! Stronger! Faster than last time! The need is to grow and stretch.
Beltane to Midsummer: Becoming—Age 13 to
During this unsettled time, most of us are isolated at home—more than likely bored and looking for new sources of entertainment, but also looking for hope, health, and protection for not only our selves and our loved ones but also for the world.
Coloring is a very mindful activity, one that both calms and puts our intentions to paper. We have two coloring spell books that are designed to help you manifest your intentions through the power of coloring, and we wanted to share a coloring spell from each as free digital downloads.
Color and Conjure, by Natalie Zaman and Wendy Martin, lets you discover the magic of coloring with intention. More than a coloring book and more than a
Here in the northern hemisphere, Ostara, the Spring Equinox, is almost upon us, but for our southern hemisphere friends, it is time for the Autumn Equinox/Mabon. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up our best rituals, spells, books, and more!
13 Hidden Traditions of Mabon: Discover the origins of the festival along with 13 hidden traditions that may well be worth resurrecting for our own harvest celebrations.
A Dark Moon Ritual for Fall: The new moon is a time when many 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