Beltane is almost upon us, May Day too. These celebrations are some of my favourite (I know, I say it about almost every one!), but this year things will be so different. There will be no gatherings, nor any May Day fetes. Won’t it feel strange? But then I suppose in this way, it fits in with the strange year we are having so far.
Here we will explore folk remedies using everyday ingredients, many of which can be found at home. In the first of these articles we will explore the medicinal qualities of common foods.
Before I get down into the nitty gritty, I’m just going to say that there’s been no one incident that has prompted this post, but rather a series of personal experiences and recent observances from the wider world that got me thinking. You see, quite recently I think there’s been a trend of people expecting that we should just take their shit.
Gardening is something I enjoy, but it’s also one of the easiest ways in which to bring the magickal, spiritual and mundane aspects of your life together. For me, that’s the point, for these aspects of ourselves do not live in a vacuum, they are each an important part of ourselves, and when out in the garden working with dirt and seed, I can’t help but feel that all of those different parts are brought together, all in harmony. It is a good feeling!
I am an animist. I believe that everything in the natural world – trees, plants, animals, mountains etc – has a spirit, a soul. I truly believe, and have experienced for myself, that a strong connection with nature will have a profound effect on your witchcraft. It really will. Building a relationship with nature isContinue reading “Building a Relationship With Nature”