Who is the 12 Step Witch?I started casting circles and working nature magic at age 12. After practicing solitary for many years, I recently began working in the Reclaiming tradition. I began my journey to sobriety 10 years ago, and have been clean and sober for 7 years. I have a sponsor, sponsor other women, and have a homegroup (two, actually!) I do not speak for 12 step programs. This is my experience only. I blog anonymously out of respect for the anonymity tradition of 12 Step programs.
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Last week I shared my experiences of spiritual ecstasy. This week I want to look at why experiencing ecstasy is important-at least for this witch. There are some excellent articles on ecstasy that have been published in Witch Eye, a … Continue reading
Teo Bishop got a great conversation going this morning when he asked the question Why don’t Pagans talk more about love? He compared the Pagan take on love to the Christian, where talk about love seems to be all the … Continue reading
Yesterday I felt like someone judged me and I did not like what they determined. I felt like my words were being misunderstood, or worse—that I had been careless with my words, and now I was being punished for not … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about theology lately and it has brought me to some thought provoking gems from other blog writers. From Alison Leigh Lilly’s wonderful blog Meadowsweet & Myrrh: Theology is a tricky thing. It’s no coincidence that the history … Continue reading
I am a feel-good junkie. And I am not alone. Studies show that people with substance abuse problems usually show problems early in life with delayed gratification, discipline, self-control, etc. In other words, we want what we want–and we want … Continue reading
This morning I pulled Raido in my rune casting. Riding-to the warrior in the hall-is easy, But very strenuous for one who sits on top, Of a powerful horse over long miles. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem Today, this rune of the … Continue reading