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Written by Feather GardenBelle


7 Ways to Celebrate the Mabon Sabbat

What is Mabon?  Mabon, also known as the Witch's Thanksgiving, is the second pagan harvest festival of the year, celebrated on the Autumn Equinox, around Sept 21th - Sept 23rd (in the northern hemisphere.) Often overlooked by many pagans, This mid-harvest festival is where we honor the changing of the seasons from summer to fall and give gratitude for all of the blessings we have received.  What is the Autumn Equinox?  During the Autumn Equinox, this is a time when the hours of light and dark are equal. The earth reminds us to flow with the energy, to seek balance, as we let go of the summer and gently flow towards the fall season. The earth is changing and this a...

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Written by Christie Krasteva


Herbs for Beauty Rituals

As Within, So Without: Herbs for Beauty Rituals Have you ever thought of your skincare routine as a ritual? Learn how to blend herbs into your beauty regime, raise energetic vibrations with preparations for the skin, herbal baths, tea and oil infusions.  Beauty from the Soul What makes someone beautiful? It is a question I ask often, which leads to a deeper and more thorough understanding of the proverbial answer - the soul. That is where this impression starts and ends. Beauty becomes subjective to our own perception and thoughts surrounding the word. If we are to embrace the true nature of beauty, we must always start with the soul. As witches, practitioners of magick, we are surrounded by herbs,...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Candle Spells: Everything You Need to Know About Candle Magick

Candle Spells: Everything You Need to Know About Candle Magick Any witch worth her salt knows there's no such thing as too many candles, especially if you're a regular practitioner of candle magick. Candles have been associated with magick and spirituality since antiquity. In fact, many people associate magick and candles at least once a year--remember when you were a child and made a wish when you blew out your birthday candles? Candle magick is a lot like that, except instead of hoping for a new bicycle, you're declaring your intention to bring about a result. Want to find out more about this approachable craft and making your own magick with candles? Keep reading to find out more! What is...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


The Wonderful World of Witchcraft: Top 5 Benefits of Learning Witchcraft

The Wonderful World of Witchcraft: Top 5 Benefits of Learning Witchcraft Witchcraft is on the rise in the United States. 1.5 million people identified as a Wiccan or Pagan in 2014. In 1990 that figure was just 8,000. Now, not everyone who practices witchcraft is Wiccan. However, the steady growth of this spiritual religion is a clear sign that witchcraft is growing in popularity too. Further evidence can be seen on social media, where some witches boast hundreds of thousands of steadfast followers. Clearly, witchcraft is being practiced at an ever-increasing rate. Why is this the case?   Perhaps it’s holistic, healing, and inclusive principles present an antidote to modern life of materialism, consumption, and disconnect. Maybe people are beginning to...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Witchcraft 101: How to Become a Witch and Practice Witchcraft

Witchcraft has become extremely popular over the last 30 years or so. In 1990, it was estimated that there were about 8,000 people in the US who practiced witchcraft. Today, it's estimated that there are about 1.5 million people who practice. While we don't know the exact reason witchcraft has grown so much in popularity over the years, the growth certainly does not come as a surprise. After all, who wouldn't want to delve into a highly intuitive way of life; connecting with nature and harnessing the energies within their environment?   So, if you feel called down the path, how exactly do you get started? Read on to learn how to begin your journey into the practice of witchcraft....

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