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The Price of Magic

I wanted to write something about the beauty of spring this week, about the colors coming back to a gray world here on the northern hemisphere, and about the chirping birds and what I’ve seen the bunnies do. But alas, … Continue reading

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Do you believe in…?

Who hasn’t heard that question “Do you believe in … ?” I certainly have. It could be that proverbial couple that knocks on my door and asks if I believe in some demi-god from the Middle East, or the scientist friend wondering if I believe in … Continue reading

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Eco – Paganism. Choice or Mandate?

In a previous blog article I touched upon the idea of creating spells by using a pattern that seemingly was utilized in pagan times in Europe. Here is the link to the full article, but I shall just give a … Continue reading

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Celebrating Imbolc? Here’s an Idea!

People often ask me what they should do to celebrate the Cross Quarter Days such as the one upcoming, Imbolc. It seems that the type of people who ask that question have already a rite or some kind of ceremony … Continue reading

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Krampus And Other Social Aspects of Magic

December 5th is when he comes to your home. Krampus, the feared hairy and horned creature from the wider Alpine region, making its ways into homes an many parts of the world now. Unfortunately, Krampus is also widely misunderstood. He … Continue reading

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Making of Tinctures – Comfrey

This is my first attempt to record what is part of my Druidry in video format. Please refer to this blog post for details about Comfrey (lat. Symphytum officinalis), and to this one to learn about a particular tradition  about … Continue reading

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Practical Magic

With Samhain having passed, the Winter Solstice will be the next Station of the Sun we may want to observe. I say “may” because there is a good deal of evidence that folks in Old Europe may have celebrated the … Continue reading

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