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Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 27 July 2018

Linkage: Divination, animal sacrifice, and power

On divination, with brief notes on various methods. Working with coincidence. Herbal magick with jezebel root. And other linkage.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 10 August 2018

Linkage: Freedom, politics, and eggshells

Occultniks influencing politics. On folk magick and freedom. Did you know that witches can use eggshells as boats? And other linkage.
Elephant, Jackpot Jane

Stories behind the most popular good luck charms

Do you believe in good luck charms? The notion that certain objects hold a magical quality to them has been in existence since the beginning of time.
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Introducing Spiral Nature Premium Membership

So, this is actually our second introduction. The first one was a little over complicated, and as a...
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 3 August 2018

Linkage: Vinegar, cursed dolls, and burnouts

How to make Four Thieves Vinegar and its magical uses. A sigil to prevent burnout? Yes, please! And other linkage.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 24 August 2018

Linkage: Diana, mythology, and Pagan nudity

A brief survey of Irish witchcraft and popular magick in the 16th to 19th centuries. Pagan nudity is ok. And other linkage.
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.
Spiral Nature Poll for September 2018

Poll: Which classic should be our first book club pick?

We're launching a new book club for Spiral Nature Premium Members, and I'm looking for our first...
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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.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 7 September 2018

Linkage: Ereshkigal, geomancy, and pilgrimages

Notes on Ereshkigal. Figuring out the geomantic body. A Pagan makes a pilgrimage to Stonehenge. And other linkage.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 17 August 2018

Linkage: Austin Osman Spare, queerness, and faery courts

Myths of queerness and how they can support understanding. What does your moon sign tell you? What is a faery court? And other linkage.
Spiral Nature Poll for August 2018

Poll: Where do you get your magick supplies?

August's poll asks, Where do you get your magick supplies? How do you know when you've got the right stuff?