Join me in this ASMR-style video of an altar cleaning and cleansing 💖 Just as my garden went dormant, so too did my altar space. This happens and it’s okay. It had been a while since my altar saw any attention. Random objects had made their home on the surface, dust settled in, and so did stagnation. Taking the time to slowly clean and cleanse the space helped to refresh the energy and revitalize my spirit.
Supermoons are everywhere lately. We see them talked about on social media by magical and non-magical people alike. Some people are enthralled by them and others don’t really care. But it seems like every full moon this year has been a “Supermoon”. So, I went on a minor mission to figure out what that phrase actually means, if it has any basis in science, or if it’s just a phrase people use when the full moon looks bigger than normal.
A friend of mine, Megs (Prairie), recently reminded me that I’m not alone when I have feelings of inadequacy in regard to my practice and my knowledge. She left me with the quote that is also the title of this episode: Comparison is the thief of joy. I wanted to share my thoughts with you, the things that I know but that don’t stop me from comparing myself to others. This episode is a sort of pep talk for myself and others that might struggle with this, too. So thank you, Megs, for the reminder!
One of the most common celestial bodies that modern witches follow is the moon. Throughout history, the moon has played a very large role in pagan faiths and the lives of everyday people. There are many legends and mythological stories that hold the moon as a central figure either as a deity, a divine figure, or a guiding light. In Greek mythology, Selene is a Titan Goddess of the moon. In Norse mythology, Máni is a God of the Moon. There is no one Irish deity associated with the moon, though many have an association with light in general.
**PLEASE READ ME** This is my life. This is part of who I am, and even though it isn’t glamorous or beautiful, it is me. In my prose, I mention the “spirit of depression”. This is a concept that I first encountered in Terence Ward’s book Empty Cauldrons. I am still on the fence … Read more
I received a question on Instagram about how I’m adjusting to life in Florida in regard to the Wheel of the Year, energy work, and seasonal celebrations. It got me thinking about how I don’t really follow the traditional Wheel of the Year and how I’ve created, and continue to refine, my own celebration calendar. … Read more