Orphan Magic Part 2

A Second Adoption   I am truly overwhelmed (in a good way) by the response to first article in this autobiographical series. (Orphan Magic Part 1) I was very pleased to learn that it really resonated with other foster kids, orphans, runaways, and LGBTQIA+ youth in the magical/pagan community who escaped from abusive and/or religious…

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Whose Fear Is It Anyway?

The Balancing Act Between Staying Informed And Staying Healthy Enough To Help Others   At some point as I reposted yet another well-intentioned political infographic or article I realised how disingenuous it all is. I’m very left-leaning, and so are about 99% of my friends in my newsfeeds on every social media platform. So constantly…

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Orphan Magic Part 1

UPDATE: Orphan Magic Part 2 is published now! I am not sure how to begin this series, but I’m just gonna roll with it. As you may know if you follow me here or on Tumblr I took a trip back to my home state of Michigan in August. During this trip I visited my…

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The Confluence of Words and Practice

In the esoteric community you hear a lot about orthodoxy and orthopraxy. The words are Greek in origin, meaning “correct belief” and “correct practice”. Magic, being an active practice, puts a lot of emphasis on orthopraxy. What you don’t hear a lot about is orthoepy, or “correct speech”. This is probably because in modern English…

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