History 5 – Margaret Murray

Margaret Murray was a prominent British Folklorist, Egyptologist and Anthropologist, born in India in 1863. During her lifetime she published approximately 100 books and articles. Margaret Murray began studies at University College London in 1894 as a student of linguistics and anthropology under William Flinders Petrie. In 1899 she was appointed Junior College Lecturer, and…

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History 3 – Charles Godfrey Leland

Charles Leland was born on August 15th, 1824 to Charles Leland and Charlotte Godfrey in Philadelphia. He claimed that shortly after his birth his nurse performed a ritual on him using a bible, a knife and key among other items to ensure a long and prosperous life. After graduating from Princeton where he studied languages…

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History 2 – The Inquisition

The Inquisition Era begins in the 8th century when the Church rules Witchcraft as heresy. By the early 1200’s the Inquisition is established and the label Witchcraft is born. By the late 1400’s the Witch Trials have begun in Europe and Witchcraft is officially illegal. The 1st Witchcraft act of England was established in 1542…

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History 1 – An Introduction

Wicca and Paganism in general have many preconceptions and misconceptions regarding its actual history. In this series we will weed out what is and is not the true History of the Modern Wiccan Movement. Just how much of our modern practices and beliefs are related to ancient cultures? Which ones? What were the inquisition and…

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The Pagan Family 2 – Altars

Children’s Altars: Altars are an easy way to include children in everyday practice. An altar can be anything from a formal set up with all the bells and whistles to a simple table that is left empty with nothing on it at all. I have always encouraged my children to have their own altar in…

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The Pagan Family 1 – Where to Begin

Whether you were already Pagan when you started your family or became Pagan later, after you had children and want to include them in your practice (and they want to be included) the biggest question is: “Where do we start?”  The best and most comfortable place to start is at home with what you already…

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House Cleansing

Spring is the perfect time to do that energetic house cleansing you’ve wanted to do all year. Clear out all the stagnant unwanted energy that has built up all winter, and bring in fresh, new positive vibes. Many people already do a mundane/physical spring cleaning. You can do an energetic/spiritual cleansing at the same time…

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The Journey This Far

I honestly never thought when i started this journey over a year ago that this would actually happen, to be honest. It all started when a close friend pretty much dared me to do it, and so, of course i had to. Within two weeks i was at the small business center and was set up…

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