To one and all, blessings on Samhain

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The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick

The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick In the 15th century, the image of the witch flying on a broomstick first appeared, its meaning, laden with sexual and spiritual depravity. Allison Meier2 days ago As Halloween approaches, it offers a chance to delve into the occult, phantasmagoric, otherworldly, and haunted aspects of …

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What is Witchcraft? — The Witchwood Wild

Disclaimer The views, descriptions and definitions expressed in this post may not be shared by other members of the witch community, they are simply my definitions. Facts about various terms, practices, groups and persons are, to the best of my knowledge, correct. If you spot a glaring error, polite corrections are welcome. What is Witchcraft? […] …

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Season of the Witch ~ Herbal Remedies

Helpful and creative. What a great way to use what’s around us.

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A Herbalist’s Guide to a Healthy Fall

Ready or not, fall is here.  Daylight is beginning to dwindle in the northern hemisphere and there is an accompanying nip in the air.  Hopefully, you’ve had the opportunity to burn brightly alongside the carefree summer sun for the past few months and are ready to begin slowing down.

Making the most of the fall in many ways means honing the mind, body, and spirit to prepare for winter.  Before we go there, though, let’s first remember to simply take a breather after the busyness of summer. Our garden plants are slowing their production, the fields and forests no longer drip with fruit and flowers, and the sun slips much earlier behind the horizon giving us less daylight to pack full of work and play. What beckoned us all summer is now disappearing. Nature is giving us permission, leading by…

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