Blog recommendations for intersectional witches. Ok, so Spiral Nature Magazine isn’t a blog, but it would have been nice to see us there. Oh, well. There are lots of other great recommendations there for blogs and podcasts that you should probably check out.
Scrolls from Herculaneum are being digitally unrolled with science, and it’s awesome.
Also, power causes brain damage, so, like, think about what it is you really want from life.
Aaron Leitch on an invocation of Raphael (the archangel, not the painter or ninja turtle).
On preserving and preparing sacred plant medicine.
Scott Steinwick on taking a more scientific approach to magical experimentation.
So, what are spirits, demons, and gods, anyway?
Phil Hine on the Theosophical Society, theosophy, and its contribution to occulture.
The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC has confirmed that at least five of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fakes.
Kalagni on the cosmos of the Starry Path.
Ways to talk to the gods, and listen to what they have to say.
On the folklore of the Day of the Dead, Santa Muerte, and Catrina Calavera.
This Samhain, the Rev. Melissa Hill recommends adding women of technology and science to your altar.
Thoughts on the Wheel of the Year in an era of climate change. Also check out Emma Kathryn’s excellent article, “Deepen your connection to the land throughout the Wheel of the Year.”
A review of From Kuan Yin to Chairman Mao.
Magical Healing: Folk Healing Techniques from the Old World reviewed.
A review of The Witch’s Broom.
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This is particularly important in a time where the Trump administration is trying to deny the human rights of trans and nonbinary people in the United States.