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5 Ways to Celebrate Lughnasadh

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5 Ways to Celebrate Lughnasadh

Often overlooked, Lughnasadh, or Lammas, is a Wheel of the Year holiday that occurs half-way between the Summer Solstice and the Fall Equinox. Considered the first of the three harvest festivals of fall, it occurs during the the summer in many areas, sometimes creating some confusion in how to truly celebrate.

So what are some ways to celebrate Lughnasadh.

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How to Make and Use a Grimoire

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How to Make and Use a Grimoire

One of the key tools to a magical practice is a grimoire. Sometimes called Book of Shadows, grimoires are journals for magical record keeping and study. Whether your goal is to use it as a collection of your formal rituals and spells, or just reflections on your current magical and spiritual readings, grimoires are important tools to keep for your practice.

So how do you begin one?

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2022 Calendars and Almanacs

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2022 Calendars and Almanacs
It is that time of the year again when calendars and almanacs for the next year to start coming out. While it may seem that 5-6 months ahead of the new year may be a bit early, some almanacs actually begin prior to the start of a new year.

Whether you like to get yours early for yourself or gifts or just check out what is out there on the market until the new year comes closer, this is a guide to some of the calendars and almanacs we are carrying in our shop for the year 2022.

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Picking a Tarot Deck

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Picking a Tarot Deck

If you are new to tarot and interested in getting starting, it may seem daunting to pick out that first deck. Even you have have been reading for years and have several already, the market is quite saturated with hundreds and hundreds of tarot and oracle decks out there. From well known publishers and established tarot creators to indie decks and self-published decks.

This quick guide may be helpful in sifting through and finding the right deck for you.

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More Tips for Beginner Witches, Part 2

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More Tips for Beginner Witches, Part 2

How to Get Stated as a Witch Series Continuing this little series, we wanted to put out a few more helpful tips on getting started as a witch. Practice Meditation or Journeying Work One of the biggest things that will help your progress on a path of witchcraft is to practice some form of meditation and mindfulness. Having a consistent daily practice is best, but even once or twice a week will help improve your connection to your spirits, deities, and higher self. If nothing else, try to meditate before your rituals or spellwork and/or even during if it is...

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