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Thoughts on how to think about a gaggle of spirits.

Initiation and the mysteries of water.

On magick and yoga. See also Chrysanthemum White Alder‘s article, “Adding movement and energy to your magical practice.”

Rites don’t have to be big and flashy to work.

Thoughts on what grounding means from several practitioners.

Getting started with moon magick.

Is invocation dangerous?

How is Pluto retrograde going to affect you? To keep on top of your astrology, check out out weekly column Hidden Insights.


What makes an elder in a spiritual tradition?

Sometimes Paganism is just exciting, and you want to share, you know?

The Golden Dawn has goddesses you should know about.

Nimue Brown shares how she came to her path.

On the importance of keeping a spiritual journal. See also  Michael Reece’s article, “Why you should keep a magical journal.”

Is there an afterlife?

Advice for getting started with spiritual storytelling.

On chemognosis and shrooms.

An introduction to animism.

Connection as a core tenet of Druid theology.


Insights into the Typhonic strands within AMOOKOS.

On reassessing theoretical and professional assumptions within the history and study of religions.

The video biography of Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, The Wizzard Oz, is actually really sweet.

Linda Marson interviews Mary K. Greer about the Lenormand.

Dark ambient  music appreciation tips for Pagans. See also Marie RavenSoul’s articles, “Satanism in music: Satan sets the tone” and “Satanism in music and devotional practice.”

More thoughts on Freemasonry and the Golden Dawn.

An interview with Alan Moore on science, imagination, language, and spirits of place.


A review of The Game of Saturn.

Qabalah reviewed.

A review of The Bastard of St Genevra.

The Vision Quest Tarot reviewed.

A review of Neolithic Shamanism: Spirit Work in the Norse Tradition. Also check out Brian Walsh’s review for Spiral Nature.

Witch Emojis reviewed.

A review of The Black Toad.

Magic in Islam reviewed.

A review of Brigid. See also Jenna Danchuk’s review for Spiral Nature.

The Supernatural Revamped: From Timeworn Legends to Twenty-First-Century Chic reviewed.

A review of The Phoenix: An Unnatural Biography of a Mythical Beast.

Calls for submission

A Beautiful Resistance, Issue 4, is looking for submissions. Compensation: minimum US$40. Deadline: 1 July 2017.

Spiral Nature’s May 2017 call for articles and reviews (free books!) went out earlier this week. Compensation: C$10 or an ad in trade. Deadline: Ongoing.

Bonus linkage

Another occult publisher has co-opted the name Haden Press, and the original wants you to know which is which.