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 at my house, most of it is in the kitchen. Literally, cooking is alchemy—a seemingly magical process of … 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?
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The fragrance of Sweet Fern after a summer rain is unmistakable. It’s as if somebody peppered the very air with an exotic spice. Fresh and refreshing are the words that spring to mind each time I breath in the aroma of this versatile plant. Once you know that Sweet Fern (Compton Peragrina) is cousin to … Continue reading Sweet Fern