The Witch’s Familiar

I might have said this before, but I think it bears repeating. In the classic sense, a Witch’s familiar was generally an animal. Most of the time, it was probably a cat, toad, crow, etc. – almost always a small animal. In the movie The Witch, released in 2015, the goat “Black Phillip” can be seen…

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Complicated Gods

As said in a previous post on dualism, deity is a pretty steep/deep topic for me. They can be really complicated when trying to explain to folks, and it really sends you down a rabbit hole that could drive you bonkers.

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What’s The Deal With Witchblood, Anyhow?

So there’s something that’s been on my mind for the past several months. And it just so happens that a discussion came up about it recently. There is that something – and it’s not easy to explain – that draws a Witch to other Witches. You meet them and you know, on some deep level, that you’re…

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7 Things That Get Me Labeled “Traditionalist”

Quite often, I see youngling Witches come into the Craft with a glimmer in their eyes and a spring in their step. They’re excited to get moving, to jump into the deep end and start bustling along with gumption and gusto. I see it so much because I open our Coven up to new Dedicants each…

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Spirits of Place and Power

This post is part of a Strategic Sorcery Blog Hop. You can click the links below (and at the bottom) to find the previous, master link list, and the next post in this series of posts with various views, ideas and approaches on the topic of the magic and/or spirits of place. Previous | Master…

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