Religion and Spirituality Archive

Mabon: Nature-based crafts for the Witches’ Thanksgiving

By Susan Starr
Crisp autumn air, rustling leaves underfoot, light sweaters, the first apples -- Mabon is

Satanism in music and devotional practice

By Marie RavenSoul
All religions have had their own style of music for devotional experience. In Satanism,

Lughnasadh crafts: Candle holder and herb incense

By Susan Starr
These crafts help celebrate the Lammas, or Lughnasadh, sabbat with incense and light. Make

Connecting with the dead

By Chris Allaun
Our ancestors are some of the most important spirits to incorporate into our spiritual

Litha: Celebrating sunny days on Midsummer’s Eve

By Susan Starr
The Wheel of the Year has turned an eighth from Beltane to Litha, celebrated

Portable shrines: You can take it with you

By Laura Perry
Portable shrines serve as a sweet little reminder that my spiritual practice doesn’t have

Cultural appropriation and tattoos

By Donyae Coles
“So what does your tattoo mean?” or “What’s the story behind your ink?” are

Beltane: Dancing with the faery folk

By Susan Starr
One of the four major fire festivals of the Wiccan Wheel of the Year,

Mysteries of Isis

By Mogg Morgan
A detailed account of the workings of a mystery cult, devoted to Isis, is

Ostara: Welcoming the fecund earth

By Susan Starr
Ostara is associated with the Earth’s renewal and fertility after the long winter.

Problems with whitewashing in worship

By Donyae Coles
Even in enlightened communities such as our own, whitewashing happens in spiritual practice.

Imbolc: Lambs, light and the Feast of Brigid

By Susan Starr
Coming next in the Wheel of the Year after Yule, the return of the