Get to Know a Goddess: Part 4

November 22nd: Leucothea Leucothea is a Greek goddess. The word Leucothea translates to “milk-white goddess”, alluding to her maternal nature. According to mythology, Leucothea was the mother of centaurs, and wet nurse for the famous Dionysus. In more recent times she is depicted as a sea goddess with art work presenting her as a mermaid.Continue reading “Get to Know a Goddess: Part 4”

Get to Know a Goddess: Part 3

November 18th: Matariki Matariki, a Hawaiian Goddess, becomes the Pleiades with her six children in Polynesian mythology. Six kids! My goodness, you’d have to be a goddess to be a mother of 6. I have hard enough time with my son and my nephew! Themes: Stars Harvest Peace Symbols: Stars the Number Seven Celebrating MatarikiContinue reading “Get to Know a Goddess: Part 3”

Get to know a Goddess: Part 1

A Note from Amanda November 14th: Pukkeenegak Pukkeenegak is an Inuit goddess who presides over the household and all community affairs. She’s a mother figure, and watches over children, ensuring they have enough food and clothing. She is depicted with a tattooed face, wearing boots and a pretty dress that is ‘befitting the patroness ofContinue reading “Get to know a Goddess: Part 1”

Creating Balance and Harmony in Ritual

You Must Have Balance Ever since I started learning witchcraft, just about every book I’ve read has emphasized the importance of balance. You must have balance for your workings to be successful. I agree with this, but as I’ve spent time actually doing the work, I’ve learned a thing or two that wasn’t in books-Continue reading “Creating Balance and Harmony in Ritual”

When Your Craft Hits a Wall

I had read every book I could get my hands on. I had bookmarked dozens of websites about magic, spells, Wicca, and witchcraft, and revisited them each multiple times, soaking up every bit of advice and tried all the techniques suggested. I had hit a brick wall of learning. It was time I found a mentor! WhenContinue reading “When Your Craft Hits a Wall”