Auteursarchief: Deb Snavely

Beltane’s Charge – let there be beauty and strength…

Our Great Mother advises us to cherish in our hearts paired qualities—four pairs, suited to the four great sabbats. The first two qualities, beauty and strength, resonate with Beltane energies. Lees verder

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Conversations over the Forge – Metal Talks

The bending and shaping of witchcraft has much to do with the hands-on magic of the artisan. For instance the blacksmith. Lees verder

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The Guild Structure of British Traditional Wicca

There are parallels between the Wiccan degree system and the medieval guild structure. What can be said about skills, talents, and ‘power’ of the Wiccan degrees, compared to the apprentice, journeyman and master? Lees verder

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Stones: a guide to gems & metals

Semi-precious stones can be used in magic, and they are nice to look at. This article describes a handful of Alix’s personal favorites; the mineral uses of various metals, and lists stones and minerals to use as reference material. Lees verder

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Chakras: the energy centers of the human body

Since early in the 20th century, many Pagan and Wiccan traditions have used the Asian concept of chakras, or energy centers in the body, to expand their European traditional methods of working with healing, cleansing, protection, and empowerment. Lees verder

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Cyber-psi: A Potential for Exploration

My path to Paganism is solidly based on my experiences, which included events for which I had no better label than psychic. Scientific research hesitates to delve into this kind of phenomena. But I experienced remarkeble things in online communities. Lees verder

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