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

Mabon – A Six Week Guide to Fall Equinox

WITCH’S THANKSGIVINGSECOND HARVEST The Wheel of the Year continues to turn for Pagans with the Quarter Sabbat MABON, also known as Fall Equinox. The high point of the Sun’s arc over The Wheel is done and with that completion, we see the fullness of The Harvest come to fruition at Mabon. Head here for more … Read more

Yule, and Heading Off Into the Dark of Winter

Winter Solstice marks the official threshold of a journey undertaken by Witches, Pagans, Heathens and other polytheists all over the planet, and shared by all of our ancestors going back to the deepest reaches of memory and time. Because of a random 23 degree tilt to our planet, we experience our four seasons. A deep … Read more

Tarot Circle: Temperance – Tarot for Samhain/Yule Season

Temperance – Into The Fire (of Enlightenment, relax) What Does The Temperance Card Represent? As we roll towards the end of Samhain and beginning of Yule seasons, The Temperance card steps forth to take over guiding our process. What comes after Death? Practitioners of religions, spiritual and magical systems, and philosophies from all over the … Read more

Tarot Circle – Death – Not Just For Goths

What Does The Death Card Represent? We finish October and prepare for Samhain Season through working with the Death card.No matter who you are, where you come from, or how you were raised, Death is Universal.At this point in The Wheel, we are seeing the Earth die off, it’s last thrust of vegetation spent. The … Read more