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  • The History of Halloween
    October 29, 2021 Megan Winkler

    The History of Halloween

    Like many mainstream holidays, Halloween is the product of a pagan celebration that the Catholic Church overtook. It has since evolved into one of the largest celebrations in the US, where a quarter of all the candy sold throughout the year is purchased for Halloween. That’s a lot of sugar! Let’s dive into Halloween, its origins in Samhain, and how we came to celebrate this holiday.
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  • Brigid: Goddess of Fire & Inspiration
    January 22, 2021 Megan Winkler

    Brigid: Goddess of Fire & Inspiration

    Brigid is the Celtic Goddess of Fire and Inspiration. Her magick centers around sacred fire, healing water, and creative inspiration. She’s a nurturing triple goddess, and you can call on her when you need help finding motivation, protection, healing, wisdom, and more.

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  • Getting Started with Fairy Magick
    November 20, 2020 Megan Winkler

    Getting Started with Fairy Magick

    Fairies remind us to find joy in small things. Their antics may be frustrating at times – especially if pretty, shiny things go missing around your home – but it’s all in good fun. Approach fairy magick with the same reverence you pay all of your magickal practices, and you might find that you love working with fairies.
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  • Celtic Knot Magick
    May 31, 2020 Megan Winkler

    Celtic Knot Magick

    Celtic knots have a natural magick. Even people who don’t consider themselves witches are drawn to their graceful, intricate designs. Celtic knots can be found in historical locations across Ireland and Scotland, and date back to 600 BCE. Today, we can use these ancient symbols to infuse our homes, altars, and spells with Old World magick. 
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  • The Celtic Tree of Life
    May 15, 2020 Megan Winkler

    The Celtic Tree of Life

    Called crann bethadh by early Celts, the Tree of Life is a symbol of harmony and balance. It appears in many traditional and modern designs, from tapestries and jewelry to architecture and beyond. 
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