Imbolc

The following blog post is a short excerpt from my book: The Spiritual Feminist Imbolc (February 2) The Goddess celebrates renewed fertility, fertility of body, mind, and spirit.  Seeds are sown now for future harvests; the bricks and mortar of new paths and new adventures are laid.  The Goddess is reborn as her younger self, … Continue reading Imbolc

The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate October! ~ Full Moon & Samhain

Samhain (October 31) The goddess is old and wizened. She’s settling into this stage of her persona to reap the benefit of all that she has experienced, all that has transpired on her journey to this point. She’s preparing for the dark months, gathering her harvest about her, both for her physical survival and her … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate October! ~ Full Moon & Samhain

The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate September! ~ Full Moon & Autumnal Equinox

Wine Moon Herbs: lilac, mugwort, marjoram, rose, thyme Stones: sapphire, bloodstone, rainbow obsidian Scents: gardenia, rose, lilac Colors: brown, yellow-green, amber Trees: hazel, larch, bay Deities: Demeter, Ceres, Isis, Astrological Signs: Virgo, Libra Elements: Earth/Air Crafting Your Magic: Feminine energy is highlighted, receptive energy. Cast magic to draw inward, magic to draw those things-- both … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Celebrate September! ~ Full Moon & Autumnal Equinox

Happy Beltaine!

  Traditions:  love/sex magic, leaping the bonfire to bring luck, dancing ‘round the Maypole, honoring garden and house spirits, fertility magic Pagan Lore:  The Maypole…in ancient Irish history there was a sacred tree believed to be the forerunner of the maypole.  It was thought that dancing around this tree on Beltane would send energy to … Continue reading Happy Beltaine!

Mabon

  Autumn Equinox September 21 (approx.) Also known as: Mabon Traditions: celebration of the second harvest festival of the season, thanksgiving for plentiful harvest, in some cultures this is a corn festival, marking the beginning of the autumn season, the witches’ Thanksgiving  Pagan Lore: Descent of the Goddess…in Sumerian myth she’s known as Inanna; in … Continue reading Mabon

Wykid Wytch Newsletter– September!

Hi, Everyone! My September newsletter from The Witch's Corner has gone live this morning. You'll find that I've changed up the format a bit with the addition of some new sections, including one entitled "Pagan Highlights". You'll find information about pagan authors, artists, activists, and other unique individuals that need to be brought into the … Continue reading Wykid Wytch Newsletter– September!