Rituals

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Santeria
Rituals
Jessica Ramirez

Reclaiming the Power of Santería

The practice and religion of Santería, like so many other spiritual practices before it, have been stigmatized and fetishized by our colonizers. In recent years as an active Latinx Brujx, there has been an accession within our communities and the energy is building. Santería’s deep roots flow within the veins of my mother, her mother

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Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer
Herbalism
Val Elkhorn

Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer

Some of the greatest social gatherings and introspective musings occur around earth altars. Whether under a tree, around a fire, or gazing out across the sea, these special spaces conjure a unique magic about an area. Created within minutes or crafted over hours, they hone the creator into the cosmic rhythms of the earth as

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The Illustrated Herbiary
Rituals
The Alchemist's Kitchen

The Alchemist’s Kitchen Book Club: The Illustrated Herbiary

In Maia Toll’s The Illustrated Herbiary, the plants and herbs come alive with color, ritual, and poetry. The symbolism of plants has fascinated us for centuries and in this magical book we are welcomed in to connect and learn more about these beings with leaves, roots, flowers, and fruits.  Each plant is paired with an

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Recent Knowledge

Psychedelic Ceremony: Psilocybin Mushroom Magic
Kaylin Brown

Psychedelic Ceremony: Psilocybin Mushroom Magic

Magic mushrooms, or Psilocybe Cubensis, are mushrooms we know and love for their psychoactive components psilocybin and psilocin. These psychedelic mushrooms have been used for their magical healing powers since the beginning of humankind—we can even find them displayed throughout art dating all the way back to 5,000 B.C. That is pretty groovy. Today, psilocybin

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Santeria
Jessica Ramirez

Reclaiming the Power of Santería

The practice and religion of Santería, like so many other spiritual practices before it, have been stigmatized and fetishized by our colonizers. In recent years as an active Latinx Brujx, there has been an accession within our communities and the energy is building. Santería’s deep roots flow within the veins of my mother, her mother

Read More »
Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer
Val Elkhorn

Creating Earth Altars and Mandalas for Ritual and Prayer

Some of the greatest social gatherings and introspective musings occur around earth altars. Whether under a tree, around a fire, or gazing out across the sea, these special spaces conjure a unique magic about an area. Created within minutes or crafted over hours, they hone the creator into the cosmic rhythms of the earth as

Read More »
The Illustrated Herbiary
The Alchemist's Kitchen

The Alchemist’s Kitchen Book Club: The Illustrated Herbiary

In Maia Toll’s The Illustrated Herbiary, the plants and herbs come alive with color, ritual, and poetry. The symbolism of plants has fascinated us for centuries and in this magical book we are welcomed in to connect and learn more about these beings with leaves, roots, flowers, and fruits.  Each plant is paired with an

Read More »
Kaylin Brown

How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice, Midsummer, and Litha

The Summer Solstice, also known as Midsummer, or Litha (pronounced Lee-tha – for my witches out there who celebrate the pagan calendar), is the day in which we celebrate the sun at it’s peak of strength on the longest day of the year. As we bask in the summer solstice, we arrive at a culmination

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Bondages of Fear: Denying a Full Experience of Life
The Alchemist's Kitchen

Bondages of Fear: Denying a Full Experience of Life

This summer, the energies are held by the exact conjunction of Pluto/Saturn. The Lord of the Underworld and the Lord of Karma/Time don’t really give us a chance to ignore the current global transformation illuminating our collective Shadows at their core. Building since January, they were joined with the South Node (unresolved Shadow from the

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