This Is Samhain – Witch’s New Year – The Blood Harvest

Halloween. The word conjures images of caramel apples, jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, and of course all things “spooky.” This is one of those holidays that, try as the Catholic church may have, it never could separate from its Pagan roots. Another name for Halloween is Samhain—usually pronounced “sow-iyn”—and, for many folks who identify as Pagan, like Witches … Read more

Growing Death

Using The Death Card to Find Our Way at Samhain As we begin the long slow descent into Winter, we go through a tremendous transformation. Think of the person you are in January. How you eat. How you sleep. How you dress. How you move and stretch, and why. What is your relationship to heat … Read more

Litha – A Six Week Guide to the Summer Solstice Available Now!

In this six week guide, we will explore Litha the Witch’s Sabbat celebrating the Summer Solstice.
But the work doesn’t stop after one night. In this six week guide, we will look at the major Witch’s…

Minor Arcana – Everyday Living in the 5-6-7 of Pentacles

This series is intended to help folks recognize the Minor Arcana in their day-to-day lives and the lives of the people around them. I’ll generally base my interpretations off Pamela Colman Smith’s illustrations in the Smith-Waite or Rider-Waite deck, as well as other illustrated decks. As we progress through Spring, as we roll through Taurus … Read more

Next Wheel of the Year Class: Ostara – Spring Equinox

SHIFTING FROM DARK TO LIGHT Uncover the deep history of this grand resurrection festival honoring the returning life of the Reawakening Earth and the Increasing Sun. The Spring Equinox marks the halfway point of our journey to Summer, and the growing light matches our increasing enthusiasm. Learn how to best harness this energy for the … Read more