What simple, seemingly mundane objects or events in your life might become sacred for you? Have you ever felt compelled to pour a little water from your water bottle onto the dry ground? What would it be like to experience the numinosity of a soap dish or a window latch? What might your kettle or your cooking pot teach you about the sacred?
It’s no coincidence that people have started referring to Neo-Paganism as “generic Paganism”: Our rituals fail to connect us to anything larger than ourselves, they fail to communicate with our deeper selves, they they fail to awaken us to mystery and wonder, and they fail to inspire us to action. So, it’s no surprise that people go looking elsewhere for what they need.Read More
A morning ritual doesn’t have to be complicated, or even difficult. If you don’t have a morning ritual, these elements may help you construct one, or if you have one already, this may help you refine yours.Read More
Today, we continue our late spring theme, Practice, with Telmaris Greene, who shares her evolving understanding of the role of the placebo effect in ritual practice. Stage one of my life as a witch: I’m looking up spells and rituals furtively, as though…Read More