Fairies and the Dead part 2

So I’m recently running into this idea that all fairies are the human dead.Let’s unpack that because its complicated. 
I have written about the intertwining of fairies and the dead before in a blog that was an excerpt from my book ‘Fairies’. The subject is very convoluted and there really is no direct answer to the question “Are the fairies human dead?”. Ultimately we would have to say yes, no,…

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Fairy Priestessing: When Your Spirituality Swallows You Whole

In a lot of the pagan community I see an approach to spirituality that is a bit like a video game: you start and you achieve different levels as you go, until you beat the game and win. This bothers me on a couple levels which I’d like to address before I get into the meat of today’s blog which is going to be about my own experiences of living as a priestess of the Good Folk. Firstly the idea…

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Mystic South 2018

This past weekend I flew down to attend the second Mystic South conference in Atlanta Georgia. As I understand it the conference is focused on an appreciation of uniquely southern magic and practices but also open to looking at the wider pagan community, and includes a special track for academic presentations. Quite frankly they had me at the idea of academic material because that isn’t something…

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10 Daily Things Witches Might Just Consider Doing.

Blessings Darlings!

I just read a really masturbatory and inefficient list of ‘What Witches Do’.  It was immediately obvious to me that I had to create my own list!  Really, almost all of them come down to either “Work to bring down the Patriarchy” or “Do your craft more efficiently” But for details…

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Remembering Uaimh na gCat

The entrance is in a field, beneath a hawthorn.
It is an unassuming opening into the earth, but there is something intimidating about it. The darkness beyond the stone and grass is deep and full. It invites you in at the same time that it warns you away. But this is why you have come to this place, seeking this cave, seeking this darkness, and you won’t be deterred now.
You move into the…

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