Quarter Days and Pagan Fire Festivals

byPatti Wigington In some modern Pagan traditions, including some forms of NeoWicca, the eight sabbats or holidays are divided into two groups: the fire festivals, or cross quarter days, and the quarter festivals. Some belief systems celebrate only one group — either the quarter or cross quarter days — and others mark all eight each … Continue reading Quarter Days and Pagan Fire Festivals

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10 Things You Absolutely Must Know Before Getting A Puppy By LARA RUTHERFORD-MORRISON

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images News/Getty Images One of the awesome things about being an adult is that we no longer have to beg our parents to let us get puppies. You’re a grown up—you do what you damn well please! And, of course, what you "damn well please" is to get a puppy—your very own … Continue reading 10 Things You Absolutely Must Know Before Getting A Puppy By LARA RUTHERFORD-MORRISON

Am I Ready For A Dog? By Dogtime

(Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images) If you’ve told yourself, “I need a dog,” or “I want a puppy,” and think you’re ready to adopt, take a moment to fill out this quiz. It will reveal the ideal animal choice for you and your family. The Quiz TAKE THE QUIZ & READ MORE HERE: https://dogtime.com/quiz/am-i-ready-for-a-dog#orbZTRsrGLJdKWS4.99   … Continue reading Am I Ready For A Dog? By Dogtime

Introduction to Familiar Spirits BY KELDEN

In today’s modern Witchcraft, Familiars are often times thought of as being animal companions or pets. When asked if they have a Familiar, many Witches will often refer to their cat, dog, or other animal. Usually these pets have a predisposition towards Witchcraft, whether they’re always showing up at ritual time or just can’t seem … Continue reading Introduction to Familiar Spirits BY KELDEN

Feather Symbolism, Magic, and More! By Nicole Canfield

Finding a Feather on the Ground You’re walking down a familiar path when something on the ground catches your eye. You walk up and realize it’s a large feather. You were having an awful day, but somehow finding a feather on the ground has completely elevated your mood and state of mind. That is the … Continue reading Feather Symbolism, Magic, and More! By Nicole Canfield

Secret life of modern-day witches – BBC News By Lynette Horsburgh

Image captionKathy Rowan-Drewitt concealed her fascination with witchcraft It is 400 years since the Pendle witch trials led to 10 people being hanged for witchcraft. But do modern witches still suffer prejudice? He has carved out a successful career as an employment lawyer. But the 38-year-old, who is sometimes known as Myrddin, also takes part … Continue reading Secret life of modern-day witches – BBC News By Lynette Horsburgh

THE MAGIC OF AUTUMN. LITERALLY. RITUALS INCLUDED By Sarah Jenks

THE MAGIC OF AUTUMN. LITERALLY. RITUALS INCLUDED. Autumn is the number one reason we moved to Massachusetts.  When temperatures dropped in July in San Francisco to the high 60s and the sunny afternoon was cut off by a blanket of cold fog every day, I felt so depressed.  But when the temperature climbed back up … Continue reading THE MAGIC OF AUTUMN. LITERALLY. RITUALS INCLUDED By Sarah Jenks