• Reading Log for 2018

    Below is a list of the books I read last year that relate to my spiritual and magical practice. Non-Fiction (84) Identity and the Quartered Circle: Studies in Applied Wicca by Dorothy Louise AbramsThe Everything Tarot Book by Skye AlexanderFind…

  • Recommended Books: Intro to Paganism

    Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America by Margot Adler To Walk a Pagan Path: Practical Spirituality for Every Day by Alaric Albertsson The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice by…

  • Book Review: King of the Witches by June Johns

    “King of the Witches” is a hugely entertaining, if pretty fantastical, biography of one of the leading figures of modern pagan witchcraft, Alex Sanders. Published in 1969 by June Johns, an author described as having “made a living from writing…

  • Witchcraft Today: Chapter 5 & 6

    Notes made while reading “Witchcraft Today” by G.B.G Fairies GBG sees “little people” as pygmies, conflating European legend with current African & South-East Asian races pre-Celtic races, small and strong, good friends but dangerous enemies witches often intermarried with them;…

  • Witchcraft Today: Chapter 4

    Notes made while reading “Witchcraft Today” by G.B.G Would-be witches, or those who attended heathen sabbats intelligent classes, inc. craftsmen, soldiers, merchants, doctors, sailors, farmers and clerks people seeking adventure the ‘bright young things’ of the time those looking for…

  • Witchcraft Today: Chapter 3

    Notes made while reading “Witchcraft Today” by G.B.G Reincarnation and the God Horned God as god of death and resurrection, reincarnation, the next world, comforter & consoler Next world, god’s realm, follows life and acts as a place of rest…

  • Reading – What Witches Do: Introduction

    What Witches Do by Stewart Farrar was first published in 1971, after the author, a journalist, was sent to interview Alex Sanders, the founder of Alexandrian Wicca. Farrar was charmed by Sanders and his witch cult, and set about writing…

  • What is Paganism?

    Generally: roots in ancient world religions, particularly of Europe ancestral beliefs & values adapted to modern life various religions and traditions identify as pagan polytheism: multiple separate gods pantheism: all is god diversity and pluralism encouraged awareness of female divinity…

  • Energy Centres of the Body (Chakras)

    Chakras are spinning wheels of energy that act as portals between the matter of our physical body and the energy of our etheric body, or soul. The soul is Otherworld consciousness tied to this physical incarnation through these centers. These…

  • The Ladder of Kore

    In a comfortable sitting or standing position, take three deep, diaphragmatic breaths. Find the energy pooling in your body, and envision it drawing into a cauldron at your core. Then send that energy down into the earth; through the floor,…