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Shadow Work

Things have been quiet around here but it hasn’t been for a lack of action and development in my spiritual program. Since the last time I wrote I have been to no less than four magical workshops. Two were full … Continue reading

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The push and pull of Home

Home. What a loaded word, for so many people. Especially for those of us whose home lives were shot through with the pains and tragedies caused by alcoholism and drug addiction or other compulsive behaviors. My concept of home was … Continue reading

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What is already mine

The wheel keeps turning, and has brought us around again to Spring. I snuck out of work today and walked around the  old military fort down by the water.  It’s shaped like a pentacle and surrounded by water on three … Continue reading

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Examining Ecstasy, Part II

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

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The Magic of Letting Go

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

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Fear of Theology

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

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Ecstasy

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

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Raido, Ride

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

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Wunjo, Joy

This morning I pulled the rune Wunjo. Who uses it knows no pain,sorrow nor anxiety, and he himself has prosperity and bliss, and also enough shelter. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem I am eaten up by fear today. I went to bed that way, … Continue reading

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The Power of Inaction

Yesterday, I pulled the rune Isa. Ice is very cold and immeasurably slippery; it glistens as clear as glass and most like to gems; it is a floor wrought by the frost, fair to look upon. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem In … Continue reading

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