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Pathworking techniques. See also J Simpson’s “Limping towards heaven: Walking pathway 25, Samekh.”

We’re going to need magick in 2017.

Reasons your demonic invocations fail.

On a related note, protection spells for protesters.

What is a witch? See also Donyae Coles’ “Black witch resources: Getting started.”

Book binding and the fae.

Does the world need more exorcists?

On tarot and dreaming.

Getting started with potion-making.

Why do demons wear masks?

Creating sigils with kamea.

Techniques for dealing with seasonal affectiveness disorder. See also Frater Barrabbas Tiresius’ “Depression, the dark night of the soul, and magick.”

Exhausted? This guide to glamour magick is for you.


Does quantum theory prove that consciousness can move to another universe after death?

Are you more advanced along your path, and wondering what to read? This list of books for the “advancing witch” may be helpful.

Crafting a Brigid’s square for Imbolc.

The Trickster in Christian mythology.

On privilege, religion, and identity markers.

What the aftereffects of meeting a goddess can feel like.


Viking: Rediscover the Legend, an exhibition that will be on display at the Yorkshire Museum from 19 May through 5 November 2017, may be of interest to Asatru Pagans and others.

An art installation of the Air Loom Influencing Machine, believed by James Tilly Matthews to be controlling minds.


A review of Too Wyrd.

The Dance in Ancient Greece reviewed.

Calls for submission

Concepts in the Study of Religion: Critical Primer, an Equinox Publishing series, published in association with the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR), is looking for submissions. Deadline: Ongoing.

Chas Clifton notes that all the calls for the 2017 annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion are now online. The Pagan studies theme is “Witch Hunts: Rhetorical, Historical and Contemporary.” Deadline: 1 March 2017.

Bonus linkage

Lots of corpose flowers bloomed in 2016, and no one knows why.