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A Quest for Canada

Quest for Canada is a new series of articles about finding the spirit of the place that is Canada. It will appear alternately in both my Witches & Pagans column 49 Degrees and my Patheos blog Between the Shadows. It

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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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Seekers and Guides: A Few Books that I Think Every Witch Should Read 2015 (Part 2 of 2)

One of the most common questions a teacher in the Craft is asked is: “Can you recommend any reading material?” So here’s a list of a few books that I think every Witch ought to read. (Updated from 2014) (Part

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Seekers and Guides: A Few Books that I Think Every Witch Should Read 2015 (Part 1 of 2)

One of the most common questions a teacher in the Craft is asked is: “Can you recommend any reading material?” So here’s a list of a few books that I think every Witch ought to read. (Updated from 2014) (Part

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Witches Don’t Whine: A New Exegesis of the Wiccan Rede

Witches Don’t Whine: A New Exegesis of the Wiccan Rede.

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