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Making Happy Halloween a Sacred Samhain

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There are connections between the broader world and paganism all throughout the year, and a big part of that, no doubt, comes from the borrowing of early Pagan festivals by later religious practices (which shall remain nameless).

Even after those religious holidays became increasingly secular, it can help for Pagans and Wiccans to look back on those early festivals, and to look at the world around them, and see the Gods and Goddesses all around. Samhain is a sacred time, set aside for celebrating the gifts of the Gods and Goddesses and preparing for the winter ahead… is what I should say!

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Ways To Represent Lilith On Your Pagan Altar

A witchy woman holding a cup with the title "represent lilith on your altar"

As many of my loyal readers know, Lilith is one of the goddesses that I work with most often and I do what I can to represent Lilith on my altar. She helps to empower me, and we are working together currently to give me a spine so I can stand up for myself the way she did against Adam.

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Tips For Starting A Pagan Blog

I recently received an email from a young witch that wanted to know my tips for starting a pagan blog. I wrote them a long response, but it was admittedly chaotic at the time. I decided that, to help other witches and occultists to start their own blogs, I would organize my thoughts and expand on them.

Many pagans and witches come to the idea of starting their own blog after studying their religion and craft for a while. There are a few common mistakes they make, though, that inevitably leads to blogs being abandoned and the creative urge being frustrated.

If you are like the young woman who wrote an email asking for my help, this blog post will help you to start your own pagan blog, no matter what niche you’ll be focusing on.

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9 Witch Tools Commonly Found At The Thrift Store

When you’re a witch on a budget, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to make your dollar stretch. Witch tools can be expensive when you buy from pagan stores online or new age stores on the streets. The good news is that you don’t need to get the sterling silver athame with rubies set into it to have a great ritual tool on your altar.

I go to the thrift store for so many of my ritual tools. I’ve found Himalayan salt candle holders, mason jars in all sizes, and even small totem animals carved from real stone like quartz at various thrift stores. You can find your witch tools there, too!

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Things That Every Beginner Witch Should Research

Are you a beginner witch? When you’re new to something, not only do you not know anything, you don’t know what you don’t know! Witchcraft is a huge topic with so many different aspects and things to research.

I write my blog in the hopes of helping witches to learn their craft. However, I am only one person (with the occasional help of my husband or friends) and I can only write so fast.

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Learn Herbalism: The Best Herbalist Books

If you’re anything like me, you are dying to learn herbalism. Not only is herbalism an incredible way to deepen your witchcraft and magick expertise, but it can help you to care for and heal your family, your community, and yourself.

Two of the best ways to learn about herbalism is through books and videos on Youtube. There is a wealth of ancient and modern information on the use of plants for magick and healing in these resources. This list will give you the best books to pick up, and a future post will have the best herbalist Youtube videos.

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