Archive for April 2018

I want to wish you a Happy St George’s Day……..

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

…… yet it is a sad reflection upon my own society that I then have to be concerned about the potential reaction to my own post, that there are those who – with the misappropriation of all things ‘English’ that has occurred over the past few years by the far right and racist elements of

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I miss birthing shamanic drums

Apr 22nd, 2018 | By

One of the things I used to really love doing was to birth shamanic drums. There is nothing like the arrival of a new hide and drum frames, the connecting with the spirits of the animals and trees who have given their lives so that drums can be birthed. Sitting with these spirits, getting a

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Tarot Swords

Apr 21st, 2018 | By

In the Tarot, the Swords suit is associated with the intellectual realm–thoughts, communication, bias, opinions, analysis, logic and so on. The sword, itself, is a symbol of power and cutting, engendering dread in many a foe. And so it is with the Tarot Swords suit, which not only causes fear in many querents and readers–but

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Magical Music

Apr 20th, 2018 | By

  Music is my drug of choice. It can lift my spirits, make me cry, laugh, love and return me to my youth and make me feel young again. I have broad musical tastes too, from classical to reggae it is the spice of life. I read a quote by the wonderful, and hugely missed,

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Magical Food for Healing & Health

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
sage, healing, health, magical food, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food for Healing & Health We all know that a healthy balanced diet is the one to go for to maintain good health.  I don’t advocate crash diets in fact I don’t believe in diets as such at all.  If you want to lose weight then change your habits, look at what you eat

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The Selkie: Endurance in Wild Places.

Apr 19th, 2018 | By

Selkie is the Orcadian dialect word for seal, and legends of the Selkie, the mythological creature who slips from their sealskins to become a human on midsummer’s eve – originated up in the furthest isles of the United Kingdom. It’s true to say that Orkney is blessed with seals, 15% of the world’s population in

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Importance of Place

Apr 19th, 2018 | By
Impotance of Place Keli Tomlin

As a green-spirited pagan, one whose inspiration and connection has always been most strongly felt within the Land rather than people or traditions or words, it shouldn’t surprise me that the environment in which we live is of vital importance to our spiritual health. Yet here I am, at the end of a long month

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Journey to Avalon

Apr 18th, 2018 | By

Registration is open for the next session of “Journey to Avalon: Walking the Priestess Path”. This seven month online exploration of Sovereignty and Service begins on the first of June. All women are welcome. This online course is facilitated by Moon Books author Jhenah Telyndru. She said “If you feel called to make this journey,

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The Nine Touchstones of Spirituality: Nurture Life

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

As I wrote in my last entry, Carol Christ’s “Nine Touchstones of Goddess Spirituality” is one of the guiding texts of my spiritual practice. Taking a deep dive into these nine touchstones is valuable as we seek to understand not just the practice but the ethics and thealogy of Feminist Witchcraft. While not all Feminist

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Maria F. DeBlassie joins Moon Books

Apr 16th, 2018 | By

In October, Moon Books will be publishing Everyday Enchantments from new author Maria F DeBlassie. Maria F DeBlassie, Ph.D. is a native New Mexican mestiza blogger, writer, and award-winning educator living in the Land of Enchantment. Her blogging life started in 2012 as a year-long journey to write her back into happy, healthy, and whole

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