Faerie Sprite With Tiny MightGrant to me the Magick LightPierce the Darkness of the NightBless me with Unflinching SightBring to Us the Blissful HeightHuman Spirit Holding TightHealing of Our Mother's PlightShining Our Our Love-filled Light This poem came to me two weeks before Beltane, my most favorite holiday. This Pagan sabbat is devoted to Dionysus, … Continue reading Beltane Photo Essay
Today the moon is not fully visible and so called the Dark or New Moon. Traditionally speaking, this is a time to sit in the stillness, quiet and dark. It is a moment akin to winter, when we go inside to hear the wisdom of our soul, the stirrings of our creative Muse, and rest. … Continue reading Not All Witches Cast Spells
Behind the scenes of a Witch’s Broomstick ride... Symbols, messages and visits from the Other Side happen with startling yet inescapable irregularity for a Witch on a book tour. This feeling of riding a mysterious wave of Magick is like being blindfolded on a roller coaster. I must practice mindfulness with the Four Directions and … Continue reading Are You a Trained Witch?
I wore out the cassette tape of Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morrisette while writing The Teen Spell Book: Magick for Young Witches. Unapologetic lyrics about the pain of perfection or daily indignations women endure, while striving to love ourselves just as we are, could bring me to my knees with wracking sobs or raging … Continue reading Unapologetic At Last
My first book, The Wicca Cookbook, was released on September 27, 2000. It is the most incredible feeling to hold a book that you grew inside the cauldron of your soul and spirit. I wrote eight books from 1999-2009 and then took a decade off of writing books to raise my beautiful sons. And now, … Continue reading The Book of Spells is on Sale!
Today we celebrate the pagan holiday of Lughnasadh, a festival in honor of Lugh, the Celtic Sun God, also known as the Long Arm for the long rays of August sun and Samildanach, the Many Skilled. Lugh was a poet, harper, smithy, carpenter, scientist, physician, a master of artistic and medicinal fields. Lugh represents the … Continue reading Your Gifts are meant to be shared