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A ritual for yule: mother’s night

It’s probably clear by now: yule, midwinter, is an important point in the year for us. During midwinter we find ourselves in the darkest time of the year. After this,…
A ritual for yule: mother’s night

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About death: a wise woman’s thoughts on this life’s end

Today, as on every day, several people are nearing what we call death. Some of them being in my direct environment, my thoughts linger on this fact a bit more…
About death: a wise woman’s thoughts on this life’s end

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Are the pagan gods and goddesses important in your wise woman’s practice?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is: are pagan gods and goddesses important in your wise woman's practice? Or, alternatively, people just assume that I worship pagan…
gods and goddesses in witchcraft

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Does the veil thin during Samhain? Communing with the otherworld

With Samhain drawing near quickly, you see the memes about the veil being thin around this time of year pop up everywhere. Now, I can imagine with the days getting…
Does the veil thin during Samhain? Communing with the otherworld

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Holidays are coming; what my wish list looks like…

Now that we are halfway through November, my family starts to get a bit excited. As I wrote earlier, we celebrate the shortest day quite extensively. The celebrations start the…
Holidays are coming; what my wish list looks like…

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How returning to our ancestors worldview helps the earth and ourselves

If there’s one thing that gives me hope for the future, it must be the number of people with Germanic and Celtic roots returning to their ancestors’ worldview. This probably…
How returning to our ancestors worldview helps the earth and ourselves

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The advantages of fate: the freedom that comes with letting go

I can imagine that my last article about fate was a bit of a shock. For most people who have grown up in our society it takes an 180 degree…
The advantages of fate: the freedom that comes with letting go

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The principles of permaculture in a wise woman’s practice

As those who have read my bio on my site will know, one of the passions is permaculture. There is a reason I mention this specifically. First of all, I…
The principles of permaculture in a wise woman’s practice

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Where my knowledge comes from

People often ask me where my knowledge comes from. Where doesn’t it come from might be a better question. In my life I have come across the most valuable knowledge…

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Witch or hagetisse: what’s the difference and why aren’t I called a witch?

A question that I get asked a lot is: “You call yourself a hagetisse, but aren’t you really a witch? What's the difference?” I guess that from some perspectives you…
Witch or hagetisse: what's the difference and why aren't I called a witch?

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Yule: what Midwinter means to me

Yule’s drawing near. While I don’t follow a specific religious path – wondering why? You can read all about it here– I do celebrate midwinter big time! Since nature and…
Yule fire: what Midwinter means to me

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