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

7 Magickal Questions

How did you “discover” Wicca/Witchcraft/Neo-Paganism? I'm  not so sure that I discovered Witchcraft, it's more like Witchcraft discovered me. I'm sure most people who've known me for any length of time have heard the story of the first spell I cast, as a teen-ager, in the basement of my Grandmother's house.  The fact that, somehow-- … Continue reading 7 Magickal Questions

Witchy Blog Award

  I'd like to thank Ayslyn's Corner & The Purple Broom for nominating me for "The Witchy Blog Award".  I'm honored to be added to the list of bloggers who strive to educate the public and expose them to Pagan religions and nature-based spiritual paths. Thank you, Ayslyn, for your own efforts in educating the public … Continue reading Witchy Blog Award

The Witch’s Desk: Snobbery Within the Pagan Community

We think that the Pagan, all hippie love-child neo-nature spiritualist, are above the snobbery of the mundane middle-of-the-road Christian mainstream society.  Well, we're not.  Pagans are just as human as the rest of the population, and we fall into all the same societal traps, we just don't like to admit it, and we tend to … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Snobbery Within the Pagan Community

What do you do?

What do you do?  I'm asked this question all the time, in respect to my spiritual path, in respect to religious practices and routine, in respect to practicing witchcraft.  People think in conventional terms of what they are familiar with-- you have to attend a church service once a week, you have to follow this … Continue reading What do you do?

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!