Midsummer

Celebrating Midsummer or Litha

For my June blog post, I want to talk a bit about the celebration of Litha (lee-tha), also called Midsummer. This pagan holiday occurs during the Summer Solstice. Depending on the year, it happens anywhere between June 20th and June 22nd. Many forego looking for the exact astronomical date and simply celebrate on June 21st.

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Beltane

May 1st: Beltane

For my May blog post, which I am posting early here towards the end of April, I want to talk a bit about the celebration of Beltane. Other than Samhain, Beltane is probably one of my most favorite Pagan holidays. Beltane takes place on May 1st, and in many places, it is still known as […]

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Animal Spirits and Spirit Animals - Totem Animals

Spirit Animals and Animal Spirits

Animals are significant in the Shamanic tradition. They are seen as guides, guardians, and teachers. In Shamanism, it is believed that both physical animals and spiritual animals are an essential part of health and wellbeing. In the physical world, animals act as teachers. When a person comes across an animal, primarily if it should occur […]

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An Overview of The Shamanic Worldview

An Overview of the Shamanic Worldview

Shamanism has become very popular in the “New Age” world. The roots of shamanism have been around for eons. Almost all cultures can trace their roots back in time to a period when they embraced some form of shamanism. Many indigenous cultures still have practicing shamans. The idea of core shamanism is all about taking […]

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One version of the Wheel of the Year

Understanding the Pagan Wheel of the Year

The Wheel of the Year is a seasonal cycle of celebrations meant to help people attune to a particular type of energy associated with a particular time of the year. Almost all religions have some “calendar” that they use to mark important time periods in their faith’s history. Paganism is no different.  The Pagan calendar […]

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Not All Magick is the Same

Not All Magick is the Same

I was recently on a website that was promoting Egyptian magick. As I read, I was in awe over all the great information on this ancient and powerful form of magick. Then I started reading what the website had to say about other, non-Egyptian magick and came across a line which read: “Widespread use of […]

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Casting a Spell for Increased Love

Ritual to Attract Love into Your Life

There are many spells to bring love into the caster’s life. Some tend to focus on a specific person, which ultimately ends up not being a good thing. Anything which impacts a person’s free will can be said to be harmful and incorrect in usage. The proper wording in a love spell becomes very important […]

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Color Magick

The Magick of Colors: How Colors Empower

Unless you are color blind, colors play a vitally important role in the world. Both the physical world and the nonphysical world are enhanced through the use of colors. In fact, colors are essential for a few different reasons. Psychology, for example, teaches us that each color has an impact on our feelings and moods. […]

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