witch·craft /ˈwich - kraft/ noun the practice of magic, especially black magic; the use of spells and the invocation of spirits. synonyms: sorcery, black magic, white magic, magic, witching, witchery, wizardry; spells, incantations. I have to say I take exception to the rather archaic concept in the definition above specifically the descriptor, especially black magic. Most of the definitions I found with a simple … Continue reading Simple Witchery — Part 2
What is simple witchery? Perhaps an explanation of witchery, or practicing witchcraft, is first called for. Truly, there are so many schools and styles of witchcraft, and so many more personal takes on each, that trying to even touch on all would be a herculean task and not at all in the spirit of keeping it … Continue reading Simple Witchery — Part 1
As I move further along in my journey of aging, along my path to becoming Crone, I notice that my life is less and less compartmentalized. Every aspect informs every other aspect. This doesn't feel like an energy of diminishment, or downsizing. It feels like expansion, like the dissolving of walls, the removal of masks. … Continue reading Simple Ritual
Scrolling my social media today, I saw a photo of absolutely delicious looking meatballs in a saucy gravy. Someone had already asked for the recipe share. “Sorry, It’s a secret recipe.” When it comes to simple witchery, there is probably no more magic than occurs daily in the kitchen. Literally, cooking is alchemy—a seemingly magical … Continue reading Family Recipes & Simple Magic
A post in a witchy ways social media group I belong to called my attention to an intriguing proposition. The Witch Kit Challenge was issued by Fire Lyte on her blog, Inciting a Riot. The challenge to those who choose to accept it, is to pull together a witch kit containing everything necessary for a … Continue reading Here . . . Hold My Brew
Greetings followers. You may have noticed that there are new posts requiring a password to access the content. It's related to my new Patreon Page - which will be launching in the next few days. I'm still working out kinks (sigh). I will provide more information in the coming days. The Patreon page will become … Continue reading What’s Brewing at MAD Goddess?