Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 13 July 2018Magick linkage

Need a spell to get rid of a mouse?

Tomás Prower on Queer Magic.

If you don’t do all the stereotypical witchy things people expect, are you a bad witch, or can you just do you?

Scott Stenwick’s thoughts on the Star Ruby.

Sometimes, just showing up is a magical act in and of itself.

Benebell Wen on drawing your own tarot deck, and the considerations that go into it.

A sigil to resolve border issues and facilitate healing.

Bath magick for the solar eclipse.

The old ways aren’t always best, but we can often learn something from them.

A tarot spread for the eclipse.

Spirituality linkage

Joanna van der Hoeven’s thoughts on the Threefold Law. Also see Donyae Coles’ “The Rede: Not all witches.”

Everyone should read Phil Hine’s brilliant deconstruction of Baphomet as a sexual icon, in all its monstrosity.

What is it the Romany believe?

Acrostic names of power from the Orphic Hymn to Hekate.

Occulture linkage

Hellenic proverbs to think through.

John Halstead recommends Paganish books that you won’t find in the occult section of your local bookstore.

It’s important to acknowledge when a group or space has a diversity problem. When this happens, listen. For more on this, see Donyae Coles’ “Black witch blues: The whiteness of magick spaces” and “Racism in magical communities.” Don’t be part of the problem, instead, listen and learn how to be part of the solution.

Yvonne Aburrow interviewed about inclusivity and consent in the Pagan community.

Archaeologists stumble on Neolithic ritual site in Suffolk, England.

Reviews linkage

Kitchen Witchcraft reviewed.

A review of the Divine Feminine Oracle.

Indigenous Writes reviewed.

A review of The Enchanted Candle.

Archangels of Magick reviewed.

A very brief review of Martin Dayton.

Hip Chick Tarot reviewed.

A review of Queer Magic.

Calls for submission

Spiral Nature Magazine is looking for two new columnists: an art columnist and a music columnist. Payment: $15 per article, plus ad space (a $30 value). Deadline: 31 August 2018.

Bonus linkage

Neil Gaiman announces Neverwhere sequel, The Seven Sisters.

Meg MacKay: Freelance Witch is on at the Toronto Fringe Festival from 5 to 15 July 2018.

With Pride month over, the Internet suggests we move on to Wrath, and I am so here for it.