On a (possibly?) related note, Netflix and the Satanic Temple have come to an agreement about Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and its appropriation of a Baphomet statue in Detroit.
Yvonne Aburrow on the symbol she devised for inclusive Wicca.
Confronting the truth about sexual abuse in our communities can be difficult, but it’s necessary work in order to forge a path forward for those who are newly entering them –as well as for ourselves.
Gavin Fox on nostalgia and Generation Hex. (I wrote my thoughts about this five years ago in “Chaotes then and now.”)
In contrast, an old man is sad about how witches are portrayed in pop culture.
On the future of masculinity with tips on how to get there.
Apparently Americans used to tell ghost stories at Christmas, and the Smithsonian wants to revive that tradition. How many of you occultniks tell ghost stories, like, any chance you get? Most? All?
How important is authenticity? What does it mean in a Pagan or occultnik context?
Scarlet Magdalene on being a witch in a time of political upheaval.
Magick requires compassion and empathy.
Camelia Elias makes beautiful, magical cards.
If the universe is magical, is that always a good thing?
What is a north node, and what does it do?
Emma Kathryn on animism and spirit work.
Learn about Diva Angerona, goddess of secrecy.
As you know, the fae are not all sparkles and light, and neither are practitioners of the Faery Tradition. For more, see also Susan Starr’s review of Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft.
On celebrating new holidays, or as the spirit(s) move you.
Advise on how to explain your new spirituality to your religiously conservative family. See also “Exiting the broom closet: Sharing your magick with friends and family” by Donyae Coles.
Light Magic for Dark Times reviewed.
A review of Letters from Father Christmas.
Tarot Correspondences reviewed.
A review of Wheels Within Wheels.
Archangels of Magick reviewed.
A review of Welsh Witches.
The Troll Inside You reviewed.
Support Indigenous people rather than appropriate their culture: a how-to guide. See also “Not your spirit animal: Cultural appropriation, misinformation, and the Internet” by Donyae Coles.