This post contains affiliate links. Please click here to read my disclosure policy. So, as I’ve mentioned, I’ve been attending church, recently. While I didn’t think I’d actively dislike it, I will admit that I was surprised to find that I actually enjoy it, enough that I’ve gone weekly for the last five weeks. I … Continue reading Witchy Book Review: The Path of a Christian Witch by Adelina St. Clair
Part One. Part Two. Wicca has a “harm none” edict which felt stifling to me in my late teens and early twenties. Not that “harm none” isn’t a solid principle to adhere to, but so many of the resources I found at the time promoted a sort of spiritual altruism that I just couldn’t get … Continue reading A Witch’s Beginnings, part three
Last week, I talked about my childhood background in Christianity and how I ended up drifting away from that, because there wasn’t much of an anchor there to begin with. Something I’ve learned through my years of searching is that spiritual connection, regardless of your religious belief, needs to be cultivated. I was never taught … Continue reading A Witch’s Beginning: Part 2
In the past, I’ve spoken vaguely about how I came to Wicca, which shifted to Paganism, which has turned into agnostic witchcraft, which continues to shift as I continue to search. But, I haven’t spoken about where I was prior to that, or really delved into the meat of the journey which brought me to … Continue reading A Witch’s Beginnings, part 1
This post could be alternately titled: What is it with boys and knives, anyway? At the beginning of our relationship, my ex had this awful happen of fiddling with my altar. During that time, I still considered myself a Wiccan and had what most would consider a pretty "standard" altar set-up: an athame, a chalice, … Continue reading Witchy Wednesday: Hands Off!
Like the majority of the things in my life that end up coming to have the most meaning to me, I got into witchcraft for all the wrong reasons. I was in middle school, I didn't fit in very well (no matter how hard I tried) and I figured if people were going to treat … Continue reading Witchy Wednesday: How It Began (and a little about where it is now)