"Altar making is like creating an open invitation for us to take up more space in our lives starting with the essential ritual of calling ourselves to return home." Alexis explores the crafting of altars using tarot cards.
It is a poet's time. And a witch's time. I begin to feel like myself once more. Though I have changed, I recognise myself.
Being a Blessing: Enacting Our Spirituality. Sarah Gottesdiener defines abundance and alignment...minus the spiritual bypass.
Each small ritual is part of a bigger picture, a cumulative relationship with ourselves and with our spirit and our environment.
For today’s new moon we revisit mourning: with some thought, poem, and ritual.
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.
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 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.
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.
Artist and priestess Rebekah Erev shares a project that explores queers using the Jewish ritual of water immersion, mikveh.
Reminders that magic
are available here, around me, wherever I am.
Join is in welcoming the first full moon of the new year!
New year is a great time for tarot reading! Here are five tarot spreads to ring in the changes.
"What we have created is a tool for moving through the deeper and darker days of Winter, a season that often comes with a lot of transitions and emotions."
Trek to the tree. Find the Norns. Connect with Odin.
It is scary to see what is normally tucked away inside, out in the open, using its voice. But it is liberating, too, to give space to that untamed, unsocialised nature. To let your wolf howl.