I am again hearing about a split in the Feri tradition. "Public" vs. "Mystery Tradition" Feri. Since I am one of those at the forefront of Feri in the public eye I can just imagine that this has at least a little to do with the work that I have been doing, namely in providing Feri [...]
Opening the Way Sun that shines within my chest illuminates the moon below that calls with lust unto the heavens To seduce the stars and so in rapturous love they fall. Holy star above my head shining down upon my path where grows the tree of tombs and starlight where cross the roads of worldly [...]
The Story of Melek Ta'us 7/22/2010 a poem
It happens every so often; an issue rises to the attention of some Feri initiates that ruffles their feathers and soon people are grabbing torches and pitchforks. It's a pattern. It's predictable. You can practically set your watch by it. Details behind the cut...
I am often telling my students that if they are really interested in the Feri tradition, then they need to expand their magical studies to include hoodoo. When I first came to Feri it was often described by initiates as being a "Left Hand Path". I understand this to mean that it is a path [...]
Recently I was fool enough to enter into an online discussion regarding material used within the Feri tradition. To the casual observer it would appear that this discussion centers around copyrights of said material, and the moral implications of ignoring them, but as I have been in other venues where different manifestations of this discussion [...]
I am now officially back from the New Hampshire and am happy to report that it was a huge success. I met so many wonderful people and I learned a lot. My classes were well received, even when during my Amethyst Pentacle class I completely blanked out on one of the pathways! Thank goodness for [...]
Dandelion thou strange and beautiful weed! That spreads aloft on wings of air by chance to rest and go to seed to grow with golden plumage soft and fair. When you as angels gowns have turned We make a wish and set you free Words take flight with tufts of white to land unknown just [...]
Because of recent discussions going on in the Feri community I have decided to post my article from Witch Eye #15 concerning my take on the Wand system. So, for those who may be interested, I offer The Colors of Power: Exploring the Wands of the F(a)eri(e) Tradition.
It's taken me a few days to sum up enough clarity to be able to chronicle my experiences at this year's Pantheacon. Things have been rather busy for me this month... a major business trip right before the con... getting sick right after returning... the con itself... performing my first Feri initiation... and then getting [...]