First, for anyone who has not heard this term, this is the definition I'll be addressing in this post... Spiritual appropriation (basic definition): It is the act of adopting for worship spiritual deities and practices from a culture of which you do not share a blood line. The act of adopting a spiritual path and practices … Continue reading Spiritual Appropriation ~ It’s a conundrum for the American Melting Pot
The Green Witchcraft Grimoire is special because you can make it your own. In addition to the spells, rituals, and recipes, the grimoire includes sections you can fill in based on your own practice, experience, and preferences. Here's a look at how I personalized my own copy of the Green Witchcraft Grimoire in the section … Continue reading A place to write your magical notes ~ Green Witchcraft Grimoire
I recently had an individual inquiring about my Candle Altar Services. It was pretty much the usual type of email that I get... relationship issues, unhappiness, not knowing what to do, desperate to find something that would help them with their situation. This person was interested in purchasing a candle vigil and had some questions, … Continue reading Does It Really Work?
Follow this link to connect with the energy of this ancient goddess... SOPHIA
If you'd like me to do this reading for you (in audio format), go to the newly updated Home Page of The Witch's Corner, scroll down, and you'll find it in the right hand column. You can purchase this reading there. ~ https://amythystraine.blogspot.com/ Be sure to include a working email address with your purchase so … Continue reading Carpe Diem ~ Tarot Spread, Special Offer
First, I want to start off by saying that I respect ALL religions. I want to start off by saying that there is no one true right path. I want to start off by saying that each individual has the right to choose their spiritual path and the beliefs that they adhere to, and they deserve this … Continue reading The Jesus Dilemma ~ What do you say to them?
Thank you to one of my Youtube viewers for these thought provoking questions, both personal and spiritual ~
December Oak Moon Herbs: cedar wood, juniper, sage, star anise, carnation Stones: lapis, smoky quartz, lazulite Scents: violet, patchouli, frankincense, myrrh, rose geranium Colors: red, white, black Trees: pine, fir, holly Deities: Hathor, Hecate, Athese Astrological Signs: Sagittarius, Capricorn Elements: Fire/Water Crafting Your Magic: Balance carefully the energy of the traditionalist and that of the … Continue reading December’s Full Moon
Amythyst Raine is an author and psychic/clairvoyant. The tarot is her tool of choice, which she uses as a key to tap into universal knowledge. Amythyst is dedicated to helping others live better lives through self-examination, as well as through psychic revelations, spirit contact, and spiritual guidance. http://tarotreadingswithamythystraine.blogspot.com EMAIL READINGS TELEPHONE READINGS WEBCAM READINGS VIDEO … Continue reading Tarot Readings: Get a Personal Reading With Me! (video)
I'm VERY PROUD to be featured in the first edition of this NEW PAGAN MAGAZINE: The Spellery Available in Digital or Print The Spellery: FB Fan-page
Everyone wants to cast spells. That's the first thing people think about, and the most popular aspect of witchcraft. I think it might have something to do with the awesome feeling of regaining your personal power, of being in control of your life, of being responsible for your destiny and it's outcome. But it also … Continue reading Witchcraft: It’s All About the Journey, Not the Destination
This book is UP at AMAZON, and you can PRE-ORDER!! You can order "The Spiritual Feminist" at the following links: Paperback £14.99 || $24.95 eBook £6.99 || $9.99 AMAZON US AMAZON UK Moon Books John Hunt Publishing
Big BOOK NEWS!!!....Here's the cover for my next book, "The Spiritual Feminist"!!! I love it!! Thank you to all the talented editors & artists at Moon Books! (You guys are awesome!) The artist who did the Apple Heart sculpture for the cover is my daughter Anne! This piece is inspired by the Adam & Eve myth and is … Continue reading “The Spiritual Feminist”– Cover & Release Date!!!
My Next Book!...It is *Finished*!!!-- I typed the final paragraph this morning. Next week I will print it off and start the tedious job of editing, getting it ready for submission to my publishing company. (hand-springs...happy dance!!) You'll find "Teasers" for this book at my FB Author Page-- be sure to click the "Like" button!https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amythyst-Raine-Hatayama-Author/154076247986813
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
I watched a wonderful DVD series this week highlighting the birth of feminine spirituality. It was full of all the inspiring women of the time-- Starhawk, Jean Bolyn, Merlin Stone, Shekinah Mountainwater, as well as a score of other eloquent and beautiful Ladies (authors, activists, film producers, artists, etc.). The main concept that struck me was the … Continue reading The Witch’s Desk: Women Learning to Trust Women
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
1.You call yourself a witch. Do you ever worry about the negative connotations behind the term? I identify completely, specifically, and thoroughly with the word "Witch". It is who I am, it is what I'm made of. It envelops me genetically through familial connections, through spiritual connections, ancestral connections, through universal esoteric connections. I revel … Continue reading Ask the Witch: An Interview