As the energy that arose during the spring equinox builds, the wheel of the year moves to the “cross quarter” holiday known as Beltane or May Day. The festive holiday marks the beginning of summer. Beltane falls halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice on … [Read more...] about What Is Beltane? And, How Do You Celebrate It?
What's in a witch name? A magical practitioner by any other name would be just as sweet, no? Of course! But perhaps you want to go by a craft name during ritual practice or gift your son or daughter (or cat) with a witch or warlock name. Whether you want to pluck something … [Read more...] about 75 Witch Name Ideas
Knowing the difference between a pentagram vs a pentacle is easy, but it’s one that’s often conflated, perhaps because Gerald Gardner wrote in The Meaning of Witchcraft that “In this position, the human body resembles the figure of the Pentacle, or Pentagram.” By doing so, he … [Read more...] about What Is the Difference Between a Pentacle and a Pentagram?
If you’re just beginning your journey as a witch, these are some of the best books for beginner witches. As a baby witch (or beginner witch), it’s great to get information firsthand from other witches. Asking your coven, your witchy friends, or your community on Facebook, Reddit, … [Read more...] about 5 of the Best Books for Beginner Witches
For years, I've thought about getting a tattoo. When I contemplate the design, it's usually something magical or witchy in some way. I once thought about getting a design that included the changing of the seasons, and another time, a phoenix. I haven't yet gotten one yet, but … [Read more...] about 50 Awesome Witch Tattoos You Might Want to Get