Archive for December 2017

January 2018 AstroTarot Forecast–Video Version!

Dec 31st, 2017 | By

Happy New Year! I thought I’d try something new this year (OMG, is it really 2018 already?!): sign-by-sign videos of my AstroTarot Forecast! I’ll be using our Coffee Tarot for January 2018’s Forecast. NOTE: I tried to embed individual video forecasts for EACH sign–but although it showed the videos in the draft stage…it didn’t translate

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Ancestor of Place

Dec 31st, 2017 | By

By Imelda Almqvist Without our ancestors we would not be here. – This is a very simple truth, but one we forget or gloss over in Western society. For indigenous or tribal peoples the honouring of ancestors is at the very heart of of community life. Without the gifts and blessings of our ancestors we

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Pagan Resolutions for 2018

Dec 31st, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown. If you’re wondering about resolutions for the coming year, here are some suggestions. Take as many or few as you like, adapt them in any way you see fit. Don’t make any resolutions that are in essence about beating yourself up. Be kind to yourself. If you want to make changes, do

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Diving Deeply – Attempting a Different Approach at Learning

Dec 30th, 2017 | By

Cross-posted at “Life With Trickster Gods at: tommyelf22.wordpress.com/2017/12/30/diving-deeply-attempting-a-different-approach-at-learning/ With the coming change from one calendar year to another, there is always the desire to look back and place judgment on what was and was not accomplished in one’s last twelve months. There are all kinds of desires, goals, and needs that people try to attach

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Magical food: Oranges and lemons

Dec 29th, 2017 | By
magical food, rachel patterson

Magical food: Oranges and lemons Orange (Citrus × sinensis) The orange coloured citrus fruit, you know the one. The orange is a fruit of the sun, a fruit of love and happiness and a fruit with an enlightening and uplifting scent. During the 19th Century to give a gift of an orange was thought to

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My take on Kitchen Witchcraft

Dec 28th, 2017 | By
Sun catcher

(Originally written for a German publication about Witchcraft) If you walked into my house today the “Average-Joe” might not realise at first glance that I am a Witch; But none the less my craft is not hidden, it just might not be what you would expect… Sure I have a stained glass image of the

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Novena for Fallen Trees

Dec 28th, 2017 | By

By Imelda Almqvist Our house in Sweden is situated in the Forest (yes, deliberately spelled with a capital letter F!) I am not talking about a piece of woodland here, I am talking about an ancient enchanted type of Forest, stretching for miles and teeming with trolls and gnomes! Here humans can easily get very

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The Dance of Rebirth

Dec 27th, 2017 | By

    Every morn Father Sun rises And sets later at eve, His mistress Miss Moon Follows behind at night, Dancing in the sea of space With the planets and stars All appearing to circle our world Bathing in the sun’s light.   Father Sun warms Mother Earth, The Goddess of Life, Goddess of Death,

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Inside the wheel

Dec 27th, 2017 | By

Here’s a little bit of seasonal philosophy from Kevan Manwaring’s Turning the wheel. This is an excellent book which explores seasonal celebration in the UK – it’s a lovely mix of folklore, paganism and personal experience. “I walked a full circle around Solsbury, considering how Yule means ‘wheel’. I came to the turf maze cut

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Chapter 1 – Navigating Elfland: Hierarchy among the Good People

Dec 27th, 2017 | By

In the Introduction we looked at some basic tips for approaching and dealing with fairies, which is an essential starting point. The next step, before we get into actually learning about and meeting each Queen, is to get an idea of Fairy itself and how things generally are among the Good People. While the etiquette

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