Blessed Ostara and Spring Equinox!

I hope you all have a wonderful and blessed first day of spring! I’m unfortunately bundled up with the flu so I have no Secular Witch’s Guide for this sabbat today. Sorry friends!

Here’s a ritual I wrote for Ostara last year that focuses on the bees. I really like to focus on the seasonal changes around this time and most of the magick I do revolves around animals and the environment. I also like to celebrate the day outside and even do things like picking up trash in a local park if the weather allows.

How do you celebrate the Vernal Equinox?

The Fat Feminist Witch

10590489_10152313632723379_3875867305370792204_nSure, bunnies are cute and chocolate eggs are delicious, but spring is about more than just fertility and baby animals – it’s about flowers. Flowers everywhere are popping up out of the sleepy winter ground, or blooming and dotting the world with a little colour. You may only have snowbells or daffodils now, but soon the trees will be green and the ground dotted with all the colours of nature. Once those pretty yellow dandelions start to decorate your lawn you’ll know it’s honey bee season. (Dandelions are one of the first flowers honey bees drink from once they shake off the winter blues!)

Honey bees are, unfortunately, a dying breed. Pesticides, human encroachment on wild land, having grassy lawns instead of gardens, and once more with feeling PESTICIDES have put us in a dangerous situation with our honey bees. These busy little critters pollinate not just pretty flowers, but…

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A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Imbolc

February 2nd marks the pagan fire festival of Imbolc, a day that marks the coming of spring and honours the peace and quiet of winter. It's a holiday celebrating rebirth, spring, inspiration, and purification. Rituals to the goddess Brighid, a irish goddess of fire and hearth who presided over poetry and music, healing and magic … Continue reading A Secular Witch’s Guide to the Sabbats: Imbolc

Emoji Spells: Mobile Sigil Magick

Though Emoji Spells are practically old news in the Tumblr universe, the recent US Presidential Election brought them out of the shadows and all over twitter. Emoji spells to block Whats-his-face or empower Hillary flooded the internet. In case you haven't seen one, an emoji spell is a string of emoji that convey an intention … Continue reading Emoji Spells: Mobile Sigil Magick

Free 7 Day Candle Label

I made this to match my Queen of Sheba Conjure Oil from Beaux Magique for manifesting some badass wealth and success! Just print out the label on the short edge of a regular piece of paper 🙂 The sigils you see are from http://sigilathenaeum.tumblr.com/ and The Queen is the incomparable Pam Grier in the role … Continue reading Free 7 Day Candle Label

Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 2

Listen Here! Part 2 of my interview with Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality author Lasara Firefox Allen. In this part of the interview we talk a little bit more about some of the faces of the goddess in her new model, and how people have reacted to them, a little bit … Continue reading Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 2

Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 1

Listen Here! Thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! This week I had the opportunity to interview author Lasar Firefox Allen about Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality which launches today, July 8th! In part 1 we discuss how Lasara is feeling about the launch and how to … Continue reading Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 1

An Ostara Ritual to Save the Bees

Sure, bunnies are cute and chocolate eggs are delicious, but spring is about more than just fertility and baby animals - it's about flowers. Flowers everywhere are popping up out of the sleepy winter ground, or blooming and dotting the world with a little colour. You may only have snowbells or daffodils now, but soon … Continue reading An Ostara Ritual to Save the Bees

Life According to Laurie Cabot’s Twitter Account, Day 5

Thursday, March 10; Wear Red. Cheshire Cat moon says cast a spell. — Laurie Cabot (@LaurieCabot) March 9, 2016  Cheshire cat moon! How great is that? I liked this challenge (and this outfit!) and I really did cast a spell. Actually I cast spells two days in a row AND made lucky green rice. I'll … Continue reading Life According to Laurie Cabot’s Twitter Account, Day 5

Godless Heathens!

Listen to the  Godless Heathens! – Podcast Ep here! Today’s topic is dedicated to Shawna, who sent me an awesome bit of mail through my Facebook page asking about Secular Witchcraft. “I am super interested in hearing about how you practice witchcraft while being secular. I consider myself a Humanist, but I have always been … Continue reading Godless Heathens!