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Seekers and Guides: Why Witches Wield Wands

In the age of the athame, a Witch might wonder why we bother putting a wand on the altar at all. But the use of the wand is an ancient practice with deep roots and esoteric history. What is a

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From the Shadows: “By Their Fruits Shall Ye Know Them”

How do you determine whether or not a faith has value? If I were to bring it back to apples, I would say that the only real test is in whether or not the resulting dish nourishes you. Source: From

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It’s Okay

Not everyone is a warrior, and it’s okay. That statement alone is sufficient to drive people into  fury in many circles, where faux-warrior culture has bonded with the ideas of “true masculinity”. But it’s the truth. Not everyone is a

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Seekers and Guides: Getting to Know Your Local Land-Wights

Have you met your friendly neighbourhood land-wights? Here’s some ideas about how to get to know them and why you should. ~ Read more at Between the Shadows ~

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Passing On

“Where do you go when you die?” is probably one of the most common questions within the Heathen community, and from people asking questions about it. The popular media and recent cultural shifts have effectively made Valhalla the definitive end

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