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Working Conjure by Sen Moise

Working Conjure, by Hoodoo Sen Moise

Hoodoo Sen Moise explores the origins and practice of hoodoo rootwork in Working Conjure: A Guide to Hoodoo Folk Magic.
Alhambra, photo by charlemagne

How an Arab witch honours and contacts his ancestors

I have no control over who my ancestors were and what they thought, I do have control over myself. I ask permission to do things differently.
fall tablescape by Sarah McGee

Dumb Supper: Tradition and innovation

The Dumb Supper is a practice in which the spirit of a departed loved one is formally invited to join a silent meal in their honour.
Coloured glass bottles, photo by callmekato

Ancestor spirit bottles: Make, consecrate, dedicate

Spirit bottles are a must for anyone serious about working with spirits. They are easy to make and needn't be extravagant.
Machu Picchu by Apollo Pilgrimage: Making travel a magical practice at Spiral Nature

Pilgrimage: Travel as a magical practice

A pilgrimage is a journey that leads to a sacred place, and any travel can become a kind of pilgrimage, if you do it mindfully.
Shaman's Oracle deck

Shaman’s Oracle

The Shaman’s Oracle by John Matthews and Wil Kinghan provides a unique take on oracles by drawing on the traditions of ancient shamans.
Deeper Into The Underworld_ Death, Ancestors and Magical Rites, by Christopher Allaun

Deeper Into the Underworld, by Chris Allaun

Deeper Into The Underworld: Death, Ancestors and Magical Rites is a great read for anyone who feels a connection to working with the deceased. There is much to be gained from tapping into the Underworld and bringing the wisdom of our beloved ancestors into the physical realm.
Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing, by Daniel Foor, Ph.D.

Ancestral Medicine, by Daniel Foor

Ancestral Medicine by Daniel Foor, Ph.D., is a solid, practical, compassionate lesson plan for relating with and healing one’s lineages that extends into the living world.
Autumn mist with pumpkins, photo by liz west

Five books to guide you into the spirit world

With the coming of winter and the lengthen of the night, many cultures and practices believe that the veil, the wall between our world...
Broom by Rudolf Vlček (flickr)

Secret witch: Magick when you’re stuck in the broom closet

Are you a secret witch? Not everyone can be open with their spiritual practice.. Here are some tips and tricks for covert magick.
mabon 09 by Jenandollie.blogspot.com (flickr)

Mabon: A time of balance and care

Mabon is the celebration of the end of the harvest, here are some simple things that you can do to celebrate this time of year.
Detail from Mother Night, painting by Donyae Coles

African pantheons: A primer

Learning more about African pantheons can seem difficult, here is a primer to build basic information for curious people who are just starting.

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