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The Curse of Witchcraft

"One hand to heal, one hand to hex. One heart, one mind to know what's best."    I've been thinking a lot about Aradia, lately. She has always been a potent figure of the personal empowerment of the witch, in my eyes, and features in the mythos of the Black Rose Witchcraft school; the daughter of the Witch [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Black Rose, Deities, Politics, Witchcraft|Comments Off on The Curse of Witchcraft

Election Magic 2016 Pt. 2: The Real Work

So what now? For many of us it feels as if the very values of truth and decency have been trampled and we find ourselves bruised and bloodied, fearful for what the future may hold for us. But this is not the end of the world. It is a call to action. That action will [...]

By |November 9th, 2016|Politics, Uncategorized, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Election Magic 2016 Pt. 2: The Real Work

Election Magic 2016: Truth, Democracy, and Wonder Woman

Today marks Election Day in the US where we have the civic duty of choosing who will steer our country for the next four years. There has been so much in the way of orchestrated lies (a common occurrence in American politics, to be certain) that I wanted my spellwork to address that. While many [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Politics, Witchcraft|1 Comment

Dedication announcement: David Salisbury

I am very pleased to announce that yesterday, in the presence of the Old Ones, I passed the Taibhsearachd to my student, David Salisbury. He is now a formal Dedicant of the BlueRose lineage of the Faery tradition, as well as my apprentice. Congratulations, David! I know we can all expect good things from you. I am [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Faery/Feri, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Dedication announcement: David Salisbury

Dedication announcement: Devin Hunter

I am pleased to announce that tonight I assisted my husband Chas Bogan in passing the Taibhsearachd to our partner, Devin Hunter, and he is now a fully empowered Faery sorcerer, and formal Dedicant of BlueRose. Congratulations, Devin! It's been a long time coming.

By |June 20th, 2016|Faery/Feri, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Dedication announcement: Devin Hunter

Betwixt & Between: The Cover Revealed!

It's finally here! The cover for my upcoming book, Betwixt & Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft! Cover art by the talented Kevin R. Brown, the book will be released in January 2017 by Llewellyn Worldwide. As we get closer to the release date I will be offering some special incentives for pre-orders which will include [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Books, Faery/Feri, Updates, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Betwixt & Between: The Cover Revealed!

The Sabbatic Dance, at the New Orleans Witches Ball 2015

Here's a short clip of me leading the ancestral ritual at this year's New Orleans Witches Ball. Here we are invoking "the Magister"; a tutelary spirit of the Old Craft and patron of Black Rose Witchcraft. "Magister, the Man in Black, Horned Devil, silver tongued, Man to Stag to Wolf and back, Father of [...]

By |November 5th, 2015|Events, NOLA Witches' Ball, Ritual, Witchcraft|Comments Off on The Sabbatic Dance, at the New Orleans Witches Ball 2015

Betwixt and Between

It's official! I'm pleased to be able to share with you all the beginnings of the manifestations of one of my long-term goals. I have wanted to publish a book about my take on Faery tradition for many years and that is finally about to happen. I am happy to announce that I have signed with [...]

By |October 10th, 2015|Books, Faery/Feri, Updates, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Betwixt and Between

Initiation announcement: Christopher Blackthorn

Let it be known that on this day, Wednesday, June 17th, 2015, by my hand and in the presence of the Old Ones, and with Chas, "Night Shade", Aurora, and Lynx assisting, I initiated Christopher Blackthorn into the inner Mysteries of the Faery priesthood and he is now a fully consecrated Faery witch and priest. Welcome, [...]

By |June 18th, 2015|Faery/Feri, Initiations, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Initiation announcement: Christopher Blackthorn

Poem: The Divine Twins

  THE DIVINE TWINS By the starry light above, behold the soaring azure dove. By the darkness far beneath, the scarlet serpent bears his teeth. As each do turn to spy the other brother, enemy, and lover And each to arms now leap and soar To meet on earth in bitter war. By talon, fang, [...]

By |December 4th, 2013|Deities, Faery/Feri, Invocations, Poetry, Queer Spirit, Witchcraft|Comments Off on Poem: The Divine Twins