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The Fire Beneath the Ice

A great benison during this gruellingly busy week has been the arrival of Jack Gale’s long-awaited study of the Winter Queen, Fraw Holda, brilliantly entitled Queen of Ice and Fire:  the Goddess Holda (Capall Bann, 2015).  Fraw Holda, as She … Continue reading

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The Old Way of Wild Faery

Recently, as part of my Samhain meditation, I was reading some things written by my Oathmother, Eldri Littlewolf.  This was posted to a journaling site we are both on, back in January, 2011.  And it really bears repeating.  Many of you … Continue reading

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Some reflections upon the Men’s Mysteries

In various sources on the subjects of Paganism and Witchcraft, we often see references to Men’s Mysteries and Women’s Mysteries. In today’s world of shifting terrain around gender definitions and boundaries, there may well be questions as to how relevant, … Continue reading

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Diary of a Witch

(The Wild Hunt, Nigel Aldcroft Jackson) Black spirits and white, Red spirits and grey, Come ye, come ye, come ye that may. Throughout and about, around and around, The circle be drawn, the circle be bound. …….. There is a … Continue reading

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Dance of Darkness and Light

Hail, Blessed Mother, whose body is light and whose voice is truth. Power of darkness and womb of light. Prayer to Kali by Victor Anderson The Blood Moon of September 2015 will certainly live in memory as a night of … Continue reading

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The Hilltop Spirit

The August Full Moon brings a time of reaping.  And as the Moon begins to wane, we begin the downward slide towards Autumn.  Last Tuesday evening, I stood watching the eldritch beauty of the heat lightning flickering eerily in the distance. Huge … Continue reading

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Lammastide

Lugh, the light of summer bright, Clothed all in green, Tailtiu, his Mother true, Rise up and be seen. At your Festival sounds the horn, Calling the people again, Child of barleycorn, newly summer-born, Ripening like the grain. —Gwydion Pendderwen, … Continue reading

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