Sneaky magick you can do at work. For more on this theme, see “Secret witch: Magick when you’re stuck in the broom closet” by Donyae Coles.
On the benefits of keeping your witchcraft wild.
Yes, there is a difference between seeking a divination from your favourite practitioner and counselling.
Camelia Elias on the pip cards in the Tarot de Marseilles.
What do you wear during rituals?
On using the ritual items you stockpile. (I’m one of those with the bad habit of “saving” things for just the right purpose. It’s kind of maddening.)
Using tarot for healing.
Tips for how to see and interpret auras.
On ancestral magick. Also see “How to build an ancestor altar” by Susan Starr, “Ancestor work: Not just for Samhain” by Donyae Coles, and, of course, Ancestor Work Fundamentals, the incredibly detailed course from Kalagni.
What does it mean to resist your spirituality, or push back on what you were taught was right?
The folklore of Norway’s trolls and the four winds.
Getting handfasted? Here are some suggestions for how to tie the knot (literally).
Reflections on whether or not it’s safe to practice your spirituality in your own backyard. Especially when you know it might not be. Then again, if you make it your own sacred space, it’s a shame not to use it for that purpose.
What do we know about Danish witches from their folklore?
The creator of the Druidic cosmos sigil explains its origins and design.
Santa Muerte: The History, Rituals, and Magic of Our Lady of the Holy Death reviewed. For more, see Donyae Coles’ review of La Santa Muerte: Unearthing the Magic & Mysticism of Death.
Time, Fate and Spider Magic reviewed.
Calls for submission
Last week, Spiral Nature Magazine put out its monthly call for pitches and request for reviews (we provide the books). Keep an eye out, as we’ll be putting out a call for more columnists in the near future. Deadline: Ongoing. Payment: $10.
As we head into summer here in the northern hemisphere, this recipe for goth lemonade sounds absolutely divine.