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 →
We noted that our site vanished around the beginning of June (it was still here, but no posts or pages were displaying,) It appears that an automatic update crashed the processing; the culprits have been identified and remedial action was …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 →
Whither goest thou, o Nemed Cuculatii? To be honest, I don’t know. As a coven, we haven’t met in several years, due to the vagaries’ of life. The pandemic has only intensified that ennui, but the horizon’s glow in the …Continue reading →
Remember to breathe. Regardless of anything else that takes place, 4 November will follow 3 November, and then the 5thm 6th, 7th, and so on. Life will continue apace. It’s increasingly likely that we will not know who actually “won” …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 →