Posts Tagged ‘ spirituality ’

Is Evil Necessary?

Aug 30th, 2018 | By

Is ‘evil’ necessary to highlight ‘good’? In a week where my friends’ social media posts are making me stop and think, a friend posted this comment: “If you had no ‘evil’, then you’d have no reference for ‘good’.” I found myself disagreeing vehemently. Evil suggests something that is totally reprehensible. Actions that are so deeply

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Magical Things I Did This Beltane

May 16th, 2018 | By

Magic comes to us all in different ways, from a whisper on the wind to the greatest transformative experience. This Beltane was a relatively quiet affair with family, so today I’m reflecting on how magic came to me this May Day. These are the things that changed me in ways big and small, or simply

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The Nine Touchstones of Goddess Spirituality: Walk in Love and Beauty

May 11th, 2018 | By

My first exposure to the idea of walking in beauty, or of doing things in a “beautiful way,” was through my reading of Dine authors in an anthropology class on Native peoples of the American Southwest. The idea of the Beauty Way or something being “finished in beauty” is often appropriated by White folks in

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May the 4th Be With You! – Star Wars Day and the Jedi Faith

May 4th, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic

Today is Star Wars Day – named for the pun on the words for the date May the Fourth sounding a bit like the phrase “May the Force be with you”. It is primarily a day for fans of the media franchise to celebrate their love of the movies with Star Wars-themed events and activities

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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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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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Magical Food – Spirituality and Psychic Skills

Jan 13th, 2018 | By
rachel patterson, spirituality, magical food

Magical Food – Spirituality & Psychic Skills I am not talking about religion here but finding your inner peace and your connection to the divine, whatever divinity it may be, finding your place and your faith. The foods in this list may help you to find that connection or to strengthen your psychic abilities and

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Praying to Hekate

Jan 6th, 2018 | By

Image: Hekate holding a key in one hand and rope in the other, by Richard Cosway, source British Museum via Wikimedia Commons.​ I lost my keys. I prayed to Hekate Kleidouchos and Hekate Kleidophoros. I found my keys. Was my prayer answered? Yes, of course. Did Hekate herself reach out from the universe to aid

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Books of knowing and works in progress

Jul 16th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Thus far, I have had two ways of deliberately approaching the writing of non-fiction books. Some of them are based on long term personal experience and I’m prepared to claim a degree of authority for what I’m saying. Druidry and Meditation came out of more than a decade as a solo practitioner,

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Nimue Brown – Reviews

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Recent reviews of various titles written for Moon Books by Nimue Brown. Druidry and the Ancestors Although ‘Druidry and the Ancestors’ is ostensibly about the beliefs of the Druid Path it is also invaluable reading for everyone who considers themselves traditional witches.  The Ancestors play an integral part within traditional British Old Craft belief and

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