A robed man standing at an ancient site performing some ritual, this is what most people think of when you speak of druids. To some extent this is certainly true but it is only a small part of… Continue reading
Taoism is a Chinese philosophy that first began, scholars believe, sometime around the time of Confucius, perhaps the most infamous Chinese philosopher, who lived around the years 500 to 600 B.C.E.
Around this time, many schools of thought were beginning… Continue reading
The Daughter of Llyr
BENDIGEID VRAN, the son of Llyr, was the crowned king of this island, and he was exalted from the crown of London. And one afternoon he was at Harlech in Ardudwy, at his Court,… Continue reading
Also called beet, the beetroot is a firm, clean globe shaped vegetable with no soft wet areas. If still attached, it should have fresh, clean young leaves. The beetroot is characterised by dark purple skin and a distinctive… Continue reading
The augur was a priest and official in the classical world, especially ancient Rome and Etruria. His main role was to interpret the will of the gods by studying the flight of birds: whether they are flying in groups/alone, what… Continue reading
Candle Colours and their meaning
- Red: Physical power, will power, strength, purely physical sex.
- Pink: Love, affection, romance, spiritual awakening, healing of the spirit, togetherness.
- Yellow: Intellect, imagination, power of the mind, creativity, confidence, gentle… Continue reading
The history of the use of athames or ritual knives is equally difficult to pin down. Although some Irish Witchcraft in the 19th century or so calls for use of a “black handled knife” it wasn’t a blessed knife, or… Continue reading
May you find your path and walk it true unto yourself.
Observe all around you as you tread life’s path and see the leaf on the tree and not just the forest, see each blade of grass and each… Continue reading
To begin the actual circle casting, the circle is sealed by retracing the line in the air with the athame. (When you are casting the circle see in your mind’s eye a bright white or blue light of flame coming… Continue reading