Samhain Rituals

Hello hello! Happy Samhain, pronounced “sah-win” or “sow-in.”  Today is the day when the veil thins and we reflect on those who have come before us and invite them to join us for the evening in our celebrations. In early Celtic calendars, it marked the New Year and many have referred to it as theContinue reading “Samhain Rituals”

Full Moon and Solstice!

So here in Oregon we are about 2 hours away from the full Strawberry Moon.  If you are on the East Coast you have already seen it, and hopefully set out your crystals to charge, done your full moon blessings, cleansing, clearing banishing ritual, and all of those other such full moon activities. The fullContinue reading “Full Moon and Solstice!”

Full-on and Solstice!

So here in Oregon we are about 2 hours away from the full Strawberry Moon.  If you are on the East Coast you have already seen it, and hopefully set out your crystals to charge, done your full moon blessings, cleansing, clearing banishing ritual, and all of those other such full moon activities. The fullContinue reading “Full-on and Solstice!”

Witches don’t take holidays off

This week I put in my days off for Litha (Summer Solstice). I was nervous my boss would ask me what I wanted the time for, or question the mid week date range . Then I just figured I’d tell them I was camping.  For a split second I thought, I will just tell themContinue reading “Witches don’t take holidays off”

Religious tolerance is hard

Walking into the Baptist church today, yep that’s right,  felt mildly uncomfortable. I avoid churches and general organized religion. As you may have guessed,  they aren’t my thing.  I walked timidly down the hallway waiting to catch fire, our melt, but nope. I expect it subconciously every time I go to churches, which is prettyContinue reading “Religious tolerance is hard”

Exploring and coming out

Identifying as a witch,  a believer in Magick and nature worship,  came early and easy for me.  I think I was eight or none the first time I tried (pretended) I was summoning a fire spirit.  The countless games where I was always the sorcerer.  I couldn’t tell you how much was just destined MagickContinue reading “Exploring and coming out”