Ebbs & Flow

It’s been a little bit since I posted something of substance on this blog. I wish I could say I’ve been busy but I haven’t really been busy on the scale of having a good excuse. I feel like a lot has happened since my little break. One would be that we had a pregnancy…

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Robert Gould Shaw Memorial Day

Today, 155 Years ago, my patron saint died at Fort Wagner, South Carolina at just the ripe young age of 25. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. And, today, I honor his memory. Like I do every year on this day.  

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Bad Timing

So I am not going to be going to Washington DC even though I had already purchased the plane tickets. I feel pretty bad because the only reason I was going was to see a childhood friend that I haven’t seen for 13 years. But then, a myriad of intestinal parasites which induced all of…

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Lull

I have been devotedly studying my “craft” (as they call it) almost obsessively. There is so much to learn and so many different avenues that you can take. I have been trying to read/research as much as I can about Wicca/Witchcraft and the Celtic/Norse traditions. My brain feels overloaded but at the same time, it’s…

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Soothing Garden Ritual Bath

Black ritual salt Rosebuds (red) Hibiscus Lavender Lavender essential oil (5-10 drops) Extra virgin olive oil       Add ingredients into running tap water. Dunk head/hair into water 3 times before adding olive oil to mixture. Otherwise everything will be sticky.  Recite these words: “As water purifies, so it purifies my body and my…

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Rosemary & Cream Ritual Bath

Rosemary Rosemary essential oil (5-10 drops) Cream Honey Salt (Pink, White or Black depending on your needs) 3 eggs (uncooked) optional Apply yellow part of egg to hair and leave egg white portion to put on face. Leave yellow on hair for five minutes. Leave egg white on until dry. Suggest doing these two things…

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Summer Solstice

Today marks the Summer Solstice (Litha) or for those on the other side of the world, the Winter Solstice! I live in the United States so today we are going to focus on the Summer Solstice. I took my second ritual bath since coming back to Wicca last night and it was divine. One of…

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