Something to Celebrate

Reposted from my personal Tumblr It’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything publicly at length about The Morrigan and her son, the serpent Meche. Now seems like an apt time to write about the apocalyptic serpent and the prophetess of plague considering the current state of world. Even doubly so, since as I…

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Speaking To The Dead

This is a combination of two of my most popular Tumblr posts from last year, reposted here for accessibility. I realized I haven’t posted too much about ancestor veneration praxis, at least not in a long time. To be honest as far as actual details go, I prefer to not talk too much about my…

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For the Love of Terrible Beauty

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Orphan Magic Part 2

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The Spring Equinox and Eggs

A Brief History of the Chicken and the Egg In honor of the Spring Equinox I am going to talk about the ritual uses of eggs and egg decorating, but before I can get into that I must tell you the history and symbolism of our friend, the humble chicken. The chicken was first domesticated in…

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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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Meditations from the Warrior Path

  Gather ’round, children. This is not going to be your usual recycled jargon you get about the Morrigan from middle aged Patheos bloggers. (No disrespect to the old timers, but no flattery either.) These are some raw, real, meditations and considerations from the actual field, so I’m not going to give you the same…

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Discerning the Spirits

Follow up to this post I made: As soon as someone starts describing deities or entities in terms of “higher” or “lower” *vibrations* you can pretty much discount anything they say since they’re still caught up in a painfully dualistic and moralistic worldview that is not conducive to actual sorcery. So you might be like:…

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The Morrigan makes her own schedule

(photo by Matt Preston on flickr) So approximately 2 years ago I did a ritual and asked the Morrigan to do a handful of very specific things, very impossible-for-me-to-achieve-on-my-own kind of things, one of these things was getting my broke ass to Ireland within a year, the other requests I can’t really say much about but one…

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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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