Well and Flame

  Well and flame Well and flame Brighid, I ask bright blessings In your name! Today is Imbolc, when I connect with and rededicate myself to Brighid. To rededicate to my path. Blessed be!

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Peace and War

A sustainable, regenerating, peaceful world where the Declaration of the Four Sacred Things (air, fire, water, earth) underlies society: YES! I just finished rereading The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk. Juxtapose that wonderful way of living that Starhawk promotes and

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Spider Portal

Portals in the woods draw my eye to other lands. To other realms. When I am among the trees my aura brightens, my energy flows more strongly, and I fill with the nourishment Mama Earth offers.  From this state I

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Verdant Green

The forest called to me today. Come! Play! Notice my vibrance and abundance! When I am in the forest in Spring I think, Verdant! And when I think verdant I think of Jane Siberry’s wonderful song, Bound by the Beauty.

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My favorite ritual

Actually, I now have two favorite rituals  of those I created in recent years in NYC.  The first was one of the 2012 public sabbat rituals:  Beltane was awesomely wonderful! It played out effortlessly–all participated to priest/ess the energy and

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Flora over Fauna?

Today we completed fencing much of the land my partner and I tend in order for the forest and the meadow to regenerate. Though rural, this area has a huge herd of deer that stay together and forage on all

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Beltane Dreaming

Fire and water combine to raise mist off the land. Ahhh. I feel the elements so viscerally this Beltane morning. I think about my Craft–my witchcraft, my magic. What is the purpose to which I put my magic? How best

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