Upcoming Workshop: Elements of Magic

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/rxb9DgjGvaDz1tZJ8 Elements of Magic is a weekend intensive with Juniper Caldera, Pigeon and Otter RiverRider. Elements is the first of Reclaiming’s core classes, but it is open to all levels of experience. Over the weekend, the goddess-saint Brighid offers an invitation into deeper relationship to the sacred elements of life. Along the way, we…

Credentials

Originally posted on Steel City Witch:
I was recently asked to provide credentials on why I, and other Reclaiming Witches, have the right to call ourselves witches. Specifically, the concerns raised were that we call ourselves witches in the face of many ongoing deaths under the title, and that we are being culturally appropriative when…

A Year of Iron Magic

The Iron Pentacle hold these 5 points: Sex-Pride-Self-Power-Passion. They are our birthright, held in our blood and in our magic. Iron Pentacle is a tool from the Reclaiming and Feri traditions of witchcraft. Join myself and Liam as we lead a year-long study of the Iron Pentacle. We are creating a community format for deepening…

Airplane Poetry

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the American Southwest. My many-houred flight gave the gift of poems. I am posting 3 here for now. 1. 1000 feet up, a world in white. Turbulence! And yet, I’m trusting these wings.   2. Headed west the rising sun chasing us across the sky  …

I am Imbolc

I am the ice gathered in shadowy places reminding you that winter is still here   I am the first shoots of the crocus teasing you that spring is near   I am the birds beginning to sing greeting the morning sun   I am the stirring of the beast in reverse hibernation   I…

On the Tempering of the Blade

Sitting in the cauldron, stirring myself. Sitting in the fire, melting and watching as dross sheds from my skin. Parts of me that I’ve picked up over the years, thinking they were useful, thinking they were parts of me. And feeling each little death as it heats and pulls away, revealing the white-hot blade ready…

A Meditation on the Watching of Cauldrons

You come to her only when you need it most. Only when you are most desperate. Your heart heavy and worn. You come with your fear. Only when absolutely necessary. Only when you see no other way. Why come to the Witch when there are other ways? It’s ok. Witches are trained to wait. But…

Lammas

Once again this year I’ll be doing my Gratitude Project on my Instagram, under the hashtag #pagangratitudeproject Lammas is my official pagan anniversary and holds a special place in my heart. It’s been 8 years since my 1st Sabbat Ritual, and so much has changed in that time. I am so thankful to be where…