Witch & Alchemist

Featured Readings

Season of Alchemy: Interviews with Our Community
Rituals & Meditation
The Alchemist's Kitchen

Season of Alchemy: Interviews with Our Community

Sarah Faith Gottesdiener 1. Tell us about yourself and Modern Woman? I am an artist, small business owner, teacher and Tarot reader. I live in LA where I run my studio, walk my 3-legged dog and hang out with the love of my life. Modern Women is my intersectional feminist line of clothing, accessories, art,

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Romancing the Stone: A Crystal Perspective on Love
Rituals & Meditation
L. Savage

Romancing the Stone: A Crystal Perspective on Love

  We are driven by design to connect with each other emotionally and sexually, to be in conversation and collaboration.  When properly aligned, love can stream in and out of us like our breath, without question or trial. But that’s a rare spot to be in, isn’t it? Rumi writes that, “your task is not

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Create Your Altar
Witch & Alchemist
Nicole Adriana Casanova

Create Your Altar

Spring has come and with its return, the dance between day and night begins to balance out. As daytime grows longer, the earth receives the light it needs to initiate its next cycle of emergence. In many traditions, Springtime heralds the New Year. With the Spirit of Aries, the Ram, whose strong will and vitality

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Recent Knowledge

The Alchemist's Kitchen

The Alchemist’s Kitchen Book Club: The Stars Within You

There’s nothing like laying out a blanket on a roof or a field on a warm summer night, laying back, and looking up at the night sky. Beyond just being beautiful, the stars can tell us so much about ourselves and how we move through the world. They offer a map of our tendencies, responses,

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Rachel Webb

The Internal Alchemy Hidden in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

Yoga has gained recognition as a physical practice in the West, but physical yoga asana is only a small part of a vast body of yogic practices in the authentic and closely-guarded spiritual traditions. Practicing physical asana alone can still be effective for everyday problems, but divorced of the internal work, they fall short. There

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Micaela Foley

Alchemical Principles for Personal Growth

The three alchemical principles are Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt. Together, these form the “Tria Prima,” or Three Primes, as discovered by Paracelsus, related to the Law of the Triangle in which two components come together to produce the third. We see this in biological conception: feminine (Mercury) + masculine (Sulfur) = physical cells which become

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Paula Gilovich

Alchemical Storytelling

Sharing our stories is one of the unpronounced rituals of our lives. We all do it— we tell stories every day, and so many of them we construct without notice. Like focusing on the breath, I believe there is invaluable space and peace to be found in focusing on the art of telling our stories. Because

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Season of Alchemy: Interviews with Our Community
The Alchemist's Kitchen

Season of Alchemy: Interviews with Our Community

Sarah Faith Gottesdiener 1. Tell us about yourself and Modern Woman? I am an artist, small business owner, teacher and Tarot reader. I live in LA where I run my studio, walk my 3-legged dog and hang out with the love of my life. Modern Women is my intersectional feminist line of clothing, accessories, art,

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Your Partner is Your Alchemy
Rachel Webb

Your Partner is Your Alchemy

In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, inner alchemy is done in relationship with others. It is more potent when the ‘other’ is a very heightened spiritual object and if they mean a lot to you. Romantic relationships are a super-powerful alchemical machine. They can transform you psychologically, and they can be used as a tool to

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