Who Were the Ancient Druids?

The ancient Druids. Who were they? What function did the Druids serve in Celtic society? How did Druidism relate to other forms of religion. Most of us have only a superfical understanding of Druids, maybe what we see on TV or movies or when Druids are used as charactors in books of fantasy. There is… [Read More]

What the Heck is the Occult, Anyway?

The word ‘occult’ is one of those emotionally charged words. Today, for many people, the word ‘occult’ is synonymous with ‘evil’. For others the word ‘occult’ means spooky, weird or perhaps something dangerous. Corresponding with this is the general opinion that there must be something ‘different’ with anyone who would willing get involved with something… [Read More]

The Strange History of the Christmas Stocking

Like many traditions, the Christmas stocking is a blend from myth, legend and history. The mysterious part of the Christmas stocking tradition seem to be more from mythology than one might suspect. The effort here is not to cloud the whole tradition of a stocking hung by the hearth filled with goodies by Santa Claus,… [Read More]

Simple Love Spell to Improve Romantic Relationships

All too often people who look for simple love spells tend to find love spells that focus on finding a new lover or change something about themselves so they can start a relationship. These are not the type of love spells you need when you’re already in a relationship and want to maintain or improve… [Read More]

Smudge Negative Energy From Your Home

The practice of smudging dates back thousands of years. Although smudging is largely associated with Native Americans, First Peoples and recently with Wicca, you might be surprised to learn the smudging, or the use of smoke from burning herbs in spiritual rituals, has an esteemed sister, incense. The use of burning incense in spiritual rituals… [Read More]

Truth and Misconceptions About Wicca & Witches

Wiccans or witches have been greatly misunderstood and persecuted throughout history. The main reason is because so many people do not understand what it means to be Wiccan. The media and organized religions play a big part in the misunderstanding still going on today. Wicca is not just a religion; it is a way of… [Read More]

The Divination Systems of Santeria

When it comes to divination, or the ability to ‘divine’ the future or to communicate with the spirit world, most Westerns are familiar with only a few styles. Astrology, tarot, numerology are likely the only styles of divination that most Westerns are familiar with, and psychics and psychic mediums are often associated with these forms… [Read More]

A Better Understanding Of Magick And Spellcasting

Few subjects have been the target of as much superstition and misunderstanding as magic (or magick as we shall refer to it in this article). This includes the various practices and spirituality associated with magick and spellcasting. Magick, spellcasting, Wicca and other Nature based spiritualities and practices have been maligned and, in many cases, persecuted,… [Read More]