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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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Reciprocity: A Witch’s Relationship with Her Deities

How much respect and obedience is due the Gods? This is an issue that has created a great deal of division within the Pagan and Polytheist community. What do They want of us? What should we ask of Them? One

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Seekers and Guides: Some Essential Books for Women’s Spirituality Groups

A cautious list recommending the classics in the field of Feminist Witchcraft, and a few you may not be familiar with besides. I’m going to tell you why I think they need to be on this list, and I’m also

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Faith, Feminism and Gender

Our culture’s current ideas about gender and sexuality are so dangerously messed up that they cause genuine psychological damage to those who do not fit the pigeonholes (like me.) But I don’t see how it helps for us to just

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