Learn about the the lunar cycle and how to use New Moon and Full Moon magic and rituals in your witchcraft practice.
What a Witch’s Familiar Is – and Isn’t
There's a big difference between a pet and a familiar. Learn some traditional lore about what familiars do, how to get one, and how they were used against witches in the trials
Summer Solstice Ritual
Mimosa flowers float in mountain water under ponderosa pines, flooded with solstice sunlight, on the lands of the Concow-Maidu in the sacred Sierra Nevada foothills. I feel the energies of this powerful site in the pads of my bare feet on the warm earth. -Tiana, June 2018, California I don't have many people around me… Continue reading Summer Solstice Ritual
A Month of Magic: Reflecting on October
Witch Tiana reflects on the magical time of harvest, bounty, ritual, magic, and witchcraft. We hope you'll be inspired by her remembrance of this special time.
Understanding Animism and Familiars
Animism is the concept that all beings are imbued with spirit, that so called “inanimate things” are alive with consciousness, and that the magic weavers have a responsibility to interact and care for them. Familiars are those animals, spirits, stones, flowers, trees, herbs, mycelium, stars and ancestors that are closest to us.
Artists Who Explored the Occult in Art and Life
Female artists like Frida Kahlo, Vali Myers, Hilma af Klint, Belkis Ayon, Remedios Varo, and others tapped into esoteric mysteries to create their art.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Finding Our Shadow with the Tarot
"When you light a candle it also casts a shadow." -Ursula le Guin What is the shadow? The shadow is the hidden parts of yourself that lie deep in your subconscious. The shadow is compiled of all the things we repress. The shadow holds the old internalized traumas, wounds and pains that still fester inside… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Finding Our Shadow with the Tarot