Samhain – The Harvest of Souls

For those of us in the Wiccan tradition, this time of year is Samhaintide (pronounced SAH-wen), the final celebration of the harvest: the harvest of souls. This is the time when the veil between the concrete world and the spirit world is the thinnest and can easily be crossed or seen through. The night is […]…

Herbs of Pluto — Good Witches Homestead

Reproductive Organs and Sexual Energy K E Y E L E M E N T S on P L U T O A little history on Pluto Pluto, once considered the ninth and most distant planet from the sun, is now the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system. Pluto’s natural rotation is retrograde […]…

Applying Alchemical Symbolism to Magical Practice — The House Of Twigs

Alchemical Symbolism as a Spiritual Language The English language lacks the nuance that ancient languages rooted in mystic traditions have. Alphabets that have meaning beyond their linguistic face value. Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics, Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Old Norse carry layers of meaning in each individual letter. Languages originally intended to record religious laws, history and mythology… via…