Friends and kin are sharing stories about their Craft history. These are important. As many of the people involved are now dead, I don’t mind naming some of the names, other’s I’ll keep to myself…and some have been public for a long time.
So, despite being raised in a nominally Christian home (Mother was Assembly of God, Dad was Southern Baptist), I somehow wound up a Witch.
So, some time back, I was drafting out a piece about the Witches’ Pyramid, aka the Four Words of the Magus, aka The Powers of the Sphinx, aka … Anyway, in looking for some relevant data points, I came across …Continue reading →
MAGICKAL MANNERS:Guide to Magickal Etiquette by Puck Shadowdrake My rating: 4 of 5 stars Puck has drawn on his years of experience as both a student and leader of Wiccan covens to present this very useful beginner’s guide to what …Continue reading →
Shamanism: Agony Before the Ecstasy or: Give me that Old Age Religion (originally printed in Converging Paths, 1987 Fall Equinox)by Scarecrow There is an old Central Asian story of the time that Nasruddin Hoca, the Sufi teacher of Anatolia, was …Continue reading →
Zanoni Silverknife (13 June 1946 – 4 June 2020) was the founding Priestess of the Georgian Tradition, a correspondent of Lady Gwynne, co-progenitor of the StarBorn Sothis Tradition, and, as many have commented on her passing, a force of nature. …Continue reading →
A classic of modern Paganism, the Witchcraft Fact Book by Edmund Buczynski present a view of the Craft that was commonly held during its time. Better reaseach has invalidated many of the claims made, but Buczynski’s passion for the Craft, …Continue reading →
An important piece of American Pagan History The origins of this book date back into the 1960s, when a group of American and English Pagans decided to form an association to “spread the word” that Paganism was alive and well …Continue reading →
Advance disclaimer: I’ve known Dana Corby for close to 45 years, and Bjoern Hartsfvang for over 30 (or as I sometimes joke, long enough to finally learn how to spell his name). Royal Roads: Pilgrimages Through the Four Elements and …Continue reading →
Between the closure of the Witches Voice, and the loss of the email archives for all of those pagan groups that were hosted at Yahoogroups, the Pagan world has lost of lot of stored knowledge. I used to refer seekers …Continue reading →
A New Moon rises with the Sun, Her waxing at midday shows. The Full Moon climbs at Sunset Hour, And waning half the midnight knows. Life takes on an added meaning when you match your activities to the waxing ande …Continue reading →