My Queer (LGBTQ+) Ancestor Altar
To celebrate Pride month, I set up an ancestor altar to honor the beloved dead of the LGBTQ+ community! Ancestor worship has always been something that I was interested in, but hesitant to engage with. Like many queer folks, I don’t feel a strong connection to my biological ancestors, and in fact many of them…
Communicating with Spirits (Baby Witch Bootcamp Ch. 18)
On this blog, we’ve talked about why witches might want to work with spirits, types of spirits they might work with, and the proper etiquette for establishing a relationship with a spirit. What we haven’t yet talked about is one of the most important, but sometimes most frustrating, elements of spirit work: communication. There are…
Intro to Spirit Work (Baby Witch Bootcamp Ch. 16)
Throughout history those who practice magic have had a close connection to the spirit world, from fairy doctors who were said to learn their craft from the fae, to ceremonial magicians invoking angels and demons, to witches working with familiar spirits. To practice magic is to open yourself to this connection and to become aware…
How Do I Know It’s Not All In My Head?
One of the most common questions that comes up in discussions of deities, angels, and spirit communication is, “How do I know that these messages are really coming from an outside source and not from my own imagination? How do I know it’s not all in my head?” I try to keep Harry Potter references…ancestor work, ancestor worship, ancestors, angelology, angels, archangel raphael, archangel uriel, archangels, christianity, gnostic christianity, gnosticism, gospel of mary, heathen, heathenry, mary magdalene, meditation, medium, mediumship, new age, odin, pagan, pathworking, spirit guide, spirit guides, spirits, Spirituality, wicca, wiccan, witch, witchcraft