Each small ritual is part of a bigger picture, a cumulative relationship with ourselves and with our spirit and our environment.
Great news! Travelling tarot artist Jennifer Dranttel is re-publishing her much-loved deck, the Nomad Tarot.
May I be myself.
May I be fully myself.
May I let myself be enough, exactly as I am.
For today’s new moon we revisit mourning: with some thought, poem, and ritual.
Two shared altars, Em and I exploring fear, vulnerability, and stepping into our own power.
Where in your life are you bringing together opposing energies? What magic lies in the tension between these things? Where can we turn friction into electricity?
Sarah Gottesdiener shows how this potent Scorpio moon raises themes of sex, death and the wonders of creation
Wards remind us that we have a right to feel supported and secure in the world.
"She weaves individual strands into a tapestry, creating common ground and common cause."
"Magic was something I discovered about myself" Artist and deck creator Wren on her journey to creating her own tarot deck.
"My decks differ from the usual tarot decks because they show raw, fierce images that are non-filtered; images that show the good, the bad and the ugly."
Learning to ground + center isn’t just to be able to react better to stress, but to allow us to focus the mind on what we want to focus on.
The water-loving willow tree is associated closely with the moon, intuition, spirituality, emotion, dreams ...all that belongs to the intangible realm of the water element.
Fehu is often interpreted as wealth or property. Immediately, this radical witch gets the willies.
"This conversation made me realize that I will need to put a disclaimer in my introduction about this deck. This deck has teeth and is not for the faint of heart!"
This altar is for my body-wisdom.
For loving myself enough
Have you made an altar to honour your brilliance and your love for yourself? If not, why?
Get to know artist, illustrator and witch Sabrina Scott and their new column, which looks at radical magic and healing with ritual.
"The homestead that housed a hundred years of earth-workers / and caught crying babes, covered their heads / from cold country nights - it couldn't last forever."
Witchbody shows us that "magic is a way of talking, and a way of being with", exploring and celebrating the power of connection between all things.
I fear that I would be physically unsafe were I to press charges. So what do I do? Where do I turn? Witchcraft.
For what might emerge from January's darkness. This moment is a pause
before the quickening of the year.
Wren McMurdo shares a step-by-step spell to encourage a feeling of accomplishment, replenish a sacred space, and fill your home with magical aromas while warming your soul and easing stress.
"We are rising in a wave
Drawn up by mother moon
And when it breaks, then you will know
Why they feared us in centuries before."