Water Basics: An Exercise

Imagine it’s Autumn and dusk. The veil between worlds is thinning and there is a crispness to the air that gives you chills. You feel alive, even more-so because you’re surrounded by the dead. Spirits and shadow jumpers have taken the thinning veil as an opportunity to revisit this plane of existence. Flora and fauna…

Fools and Tricksters

Iconic tricksters are the trouble-makers. Certainly, when you think of a trickster, there is at least one deity that comes to mind. The god is probably a he and you can think of a handful of other gods and mortals that are or have been annoyed him. And yet, he is a god, and worthy…

Merry Meet & Kitchen Witch 101

A Kitchen Witch is someone who holds their sacred space in their kitchen…Without too much detail I would like to go into the basics that I found most helpful.

SWIA: Travel Lightly

Our beautiful planet is dynamic. Every time we take a step we contribute to our planet’s transformation. Take a step into some mud and you can see the physical evidence of this in the imprint left behind you. Right now as Spring awakens, and the rains fall, it is easy to see the changes. When you…

Three Magickal Ways to Protect

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.  Ralph Waldo Emerson Protection. The very backbone of magick itself. Within the first step of your sacred path, you are taught to protect yourself from outside influences in order to remain unaffected in your craftwork. We have wards and shields from top to bottom…

SWIA: Finding Your Acti-vision

You’re a Witch. At some point, you have to decide whether you stay or leave the broom closet. If you choose to leave it you open the door to… what, exactly? What are you afraid of? Witches are given a unique opportunity to relate to other marginalized groups of people. As a Witch, you probably call the…

Merry Meet: Daemon

I am 29 years old. I would refer to myself as a Nocturnal Witch and Gpysy but my magick is beyond definition or labels. I have lived in Spokane all my life. I have been out as a gay male for 11 years. Coming out was traumatic but also a relief. I came out to…

Honoring the Lord

I believe in the Cosmos. All of us are linked to the cosmos. Look at the Sun, if there is no Sun, then we cannot exist. Nature is my God. To me, Nature is sacred. Trees are my temples, & forests are my cathedrals.  Mikhail Gorbachev   ! This is when things can get a…

Brigid, the Badass

Today is the day for Bride; the serpent shall come from the hole. Kisma Stephanich, Faery Wicca: Book One At dusk on February 1, commoners gathered and ignited their torches. Donning heavy wool cloaks, they entered the darkness. The jolly days of Yule were behind them, and honestly, for a peasant, it was not quite jolly….

A Candle Magick Guide

  There are two ways of Spreading Light: To be the Candle or the Mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton   Candle magick has been the most practiced craft form since anyone can recall. Usually, your mentor will tell you to start with this kind of magick and then move on to more challenging things. Well,…

Merry Meet: Robin

My name is Robin. I claim San Francisco as my heart-home, although I was born in Kansas, and spent fifteen years in The Ozarks, before deciding to start a new life in Spokane with my son. We have been here only a few months, but it felt like home immediately. I came to the pagan…

SWIA: A Witch’s First Aid

  *Spokane Witches In Action (SWIA) will be sharing this blog with Pagans/Witches in Spokane, WA. Posts for SWIA will have the acronymn in the title while all other posts for Pagans/Witches in Spokane, WA will continue to be uploaded as usual.* “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places….