Statue of Samantha Stevens, photo by Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

A witch’s guide to Salem: Navigating the sacred and the profane

Consumerism is not going to disappear, so perhaps we can be discerning, provide education, and look at Salem as a locus of witch activity
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Creating Your Own Spiritual Health Website to Spread the Word

With a website that presents the benefits of spiritual health, more people will have access to information that they would otherwise not get.
Learning from our failures: turning lead into gold at Spiral Nature

Learning from failure: Turning lead into gold

Failure is a sign of progress. When we fail, we know we have met the boundaries of our abilities. This is where the work begins.
Sortilege by Monica Bodirsky at Spiral Nature

Sortilége: A crow’s stash of divinatory odds and ends

I am a crow. I am a witch. I have a stash. It is a witch’s sacred...
Trunk with thorns, photo by Vera Kratochvil

Understanding Lilith: From first human to first monster

There is a stigma associated with seeking out and approaching Lilith. The magical community suggests working with her is unbecoming.
Hampstead Heath, photo by Olivier

Pagan heritage: Connecting to your roots and finding common ground

My understanding of my Pagan heritage is something that has changed, evolved, and grown over the years, and I'm sure it will continue to do so.

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Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 16 September 2018

Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 16 September 2018

Hidden Insights would like to wish everyone a merry equinox, as the cosmic balance between light and dark is once again equal.
Red thorns, photo by Taylor Boyley

Approaching Lilith: A magick of obsession

Lilith will not be tamed. Those who seek to make contact with her will inevitably encounter one of her many children first.
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(h)Aurorae, by Gabriel McCaughry

(h)Aurorae, Gabriel McCaughry's visual Gnostic Luciferianism grimoire, aids readers on the path of initiation.
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Shaman’s Oracle

The Shaman’s Oracle by John Matthews and Wil Kinghan provides a unique take on oracles by drawing on the traditions of ancient shamans.

By Wolfsbane and Mandrake Root, by Mélusine Draco

In By Wolfsbane and Mandrake Root, Mélusine Draco sets out to reintroduce poisonous plants into the arsenal of witches who have forgotten them.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 21 September 2018

Linkage: Community, circles, and myths

Community is important. Does witchcraft need a new myth? A guide for creating Solomonic circles. And other linkage.
Owl, photo by Pixabay

Global Folklore: The Magickal Power of Owls

In association with Melissa Hart When it comes to the supernatural powers of the natural world, there are few animals who hold such an important...
 Photo by: Djalma Paiva Armelin // CC0 /Public Domain

The world’s most popular amulets

Have you ever kept a four-leaf clover? Or how about attached a horseshoe to your front door?  These amulets provide humanity with luck.