Lughnassadh is Nigh

Time to Celebrate the Harvest! In the Northern Hemisphere, the next Sabbat at the time of this writing for Wiccans and Wiccish Pagans is Lughnassadh/Lammas. The reason that I write Lughnassadh/Lammas is that there are basically two ways to celebrate this Sabbat, either as Lughnassadh, which is celebrated based on the story of Lugh, the […]

Taking the Whacko Out of Wicca

Reposted from my Quora blog.  Original date:  Yuletide 2016 Hello, All. I hope that this post finds you snug and warm, as this Yuletide has been a chilly one for those of us in the American Midwest. While sitting here in my warm, witchy kitchen, I find myself musing about the recent news that an […]

On Selecting an Athame

Considerations In selecting an athame (AH-thah-may, or in some Traditions, ah-THAH-may), there are some important considerations to take into account before selecting your tool. Tradition:  Many Traditions have entitlement requirements for certain tools.  If you are training in a Tradition that requires that you take initiation before owning an Athame, then it’s advised that you […]