witchcraft

On the Edge of Magic and Transformation

by Beth on January 31, 2014

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. ~ Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now let us make ready for the great […]

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I am the hallow-tide of all souls passing, I am the bright releaser of all pain, I am the quickener of the fallen seed-case, I am the glance of snow, the strike of rain. I am the hollow of the winter twilight, I am the hearth-fire and the welcome bread, I am the curtained awning […]

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Sunday Ruminations Inspired by Parker Palmer

by Beth on October 27, 2013

Author, activist, and teacher extraordinaire, Parker Palmer, is one of my favorite inspirations, and his post today on Facebook seemed particularly poignant as we approach the Samhain holiday.  So many of us are hiding in “the broom closet,” afraid to be identified as Witches or Pagans because of the very real ignorance, prejudice, and even […]

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Pride

by Beth on September 27, 2013

Did you know that the Raleigh area’s Pagan Pride celebration is the third largest in the United States?  And after a record-setting crowd last weekend, we might have to revise that upwards. Congratulations to all that made it a huge success … again. I am so proud to help as a sponsor and participant.  See […]

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Once more the liberal year laughs out O’er richer stores than gems or gold: Once more with harvest song and shout Is nature’s boldest triumph told. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier Today is the Equinox, taken from the Latin for “equal night.” It is the Autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere, and the Spring equinox below […]

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