Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Adelina St. Clair, author of The Path of a Christian Witch.
I spent the last four years steeped in the writing of The Path of a Christian Witch. Writing has become such an essential part of my life and it gives me great pleasure to contribute to this blog today.
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I took up writing about Christian Witchcraft for two main reasons. First of all, there is very little literature on Christian Paganism, and when I say very little, I am being generous. The second reason for writing this book was an ever-present
The recent Memorial Day weekend got me thinking about the pentagram. Why? Well, read on...
For as long as I can remember, my teachers (and innumerable books) have claimed that the "upright" pentagram is a positive and spiritual image. It's upright. What could be more positive than upright?
It's used as a symbol for Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism. It's used for protection as in the famous Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram as well as in other rituals.
It is said that the five points of the pentagram represent the five elements: Fire at the lower right, Earth at the lower left, Water at the upper right, Air at the upper left, and Spirit at the top. What a great symbol this
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Lately I’ve been getting a slew of crafting books and proposals. Slated for publication in 2011, I’m currently working on books on crafting your own magical candles (winter release), your own wands (summer release), and lots of other fun projects for magical home décor and beauty (fall release). Plus, there are more proposals on their way for 2012…a book on making your own ritual tools, a book on making your own incense, and more. It looks like we’ll have a very nice selection of new magical crafting books for you in the upcoming years. (I’ll keep you posted as they come
Whether you’re a homebody or you’re out in the parks throwing a festive party for Mother Earth today, we have plenty of magical ideas for you on how to celebrate Earth Day this year.
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Our Spell-a-Day features an Earth Day Ritual today.
Last year I wrote an Earth Day article containing four simple tips to protect the Earth.
Two years ago I wrote this article comparing bottled water and tap water, along with a ritual to transmute the water you drink.
And five years ago (wow, has it already been that long?), I wrote this article about planting and harvesting herbs for magickal