Some religions have commandments. You can narrow most of the list down to “don’t hurt other people”. If you don’t hurt other people, chances are you will be ok, more or less. I do my best to stick with the Wiccan Rede, do no harm. But, it is pretty general and people have found a … Read more
I found this link a few years ago and left it to explore for later. I’m glad the site is still up. It’s always sad to find things gone. The Book of Tides, is a resource site for sea magick. Site started in 1995 by Minnie, “resident Sea Witch and mermaid-in-disguise”. I have taken information … Read more
I found these posted to eBay. I’d never heard about a witch’s heart, in this way. A lot of things were “to ward off evil spirits”. But, I wonder, how was this a witch’s heart in particular. What made it something other than a decorated hear? Like a claddagh (the heart with a hand holding … Read more
A Wiccan shrine is commonly known as an altar. The origin of the word shrine was ‘a case for holy papers’. The Wiccan altar we create isn’t usually a case containing papers. It’s more likely a Wiccan, Witch or Pagan would keep any papers and notes in their Book of Shadows.
My family are Irish, Scottish and German. As far as I know, there are a lot of them, a long history of people I’ve never met. I especially like to hear about German and Austrian traditions and history because it seems just a bit more exotic and farther away than the Irish and Scottish part … Read more