I’m not a fan of the term “Baby Witch”


Babies are generally cute. They bring out coos and babbling from otherwise articulate people, and games of “peek-a-boo” or “got-your-nose”. They need caring for, protection, sustenance, warmth, and attention. They have no ability to fend for themselves and are completely dependent on those around them for their very survival. For this reason alone, the term … More I’m not a fan of the term “Baby Witch”

A Pagan perspective of the 2020 National Prayer Breakfast


I’m not Christian, but that is a large part of my background and upbringing and as a seriously religious person who has devoted herself to the study and practice of theology as educator and clergy, I want to make it very clear that when I speak about topics surrounding Christianity my focus is on the … More A Pagan perspective of the 2020 National Prayer Breakfast

“A Witch who cannot hex, cannot heal.” — What does this mean?


Even if you’ve only studied Witchcraft for a relatively short amount of time, you’ve probably come across this phrase in one form or another. It continues to be one that sparks controversial discussion among people of different magical backgrounds and opinions. At face value, it might seem confusing, especially when put up against popular codes … More “A Witch who cannot hex, cannot heal.” — What does this mean?

Prayer and Spells are not the same thing


I’m a Witch, a writer, and a language nerd. These three things combined together cause my inner cauldron to boil when people claim things that don’t ring true in the context of certain words and the religio-magical expressions of the Craft. “When (insert religious label here) people pray, they’re really casting spells.” “Spells are the … More Prayer and Spells are not the same thing

Book Review — The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit


Title: The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit Author: Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman Genre: Spiritual Non-Fiction I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any sort of payment for this review. This is my opinion of this author’s work and … More Book Review — The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit

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Originally posted on Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs:
ECOLOGY, CULTIVATION, BOTANY, AND MEDICINAL AND EDIBLE USES If you have been following my blog or studied with me, you know I am interested in plant relationships in all their various forms, and not just plant/human relationships. Often when I am teaching, a student will interrupt my…