magical life

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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Free choice versus free will: one exists and the other doesn’t

In my earlier blogs on fate or wyrd, I have tried to explain why we can’t really oversee which impact our so-called choices will have on our lives. We are…
Free choice versus free will: one exists and the other doesn’t

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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 do you process medicinal plants? About infusions, ointments, tinctures and much more.

It’s great to learn about how plants work, but it is even more fun to use them. In this blog I will tell you how you can process medicinal plants.…

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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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Practical Magic part 1: rituals and spells, the basics

In my blog about rituals in daily life, I discussed why rituals are so important to people in general and people like me in particular. An appropriate set of rituals…
Practical magic part 1: rituals and spells, the basics

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Practical magic part 2: the element of air

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed general aspects of practical magic. I wrote, among other things, that elements - air, fire, water and earth - are actually always…
Practical magic part 2: the element of air

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Practical magic part 3: the element of fire

In part 1 of this series, I discussed general aspects of practical magic. I wrote, among other things, that elements - air, fire, water and earth - are actually always…
Practical magic part 3: the element of fire

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Practical magic part 4: the element of water

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed general aspects of practical magic. I wrote, among other things, that elements - air, fire, water and earth - are actually always…
Practical magic part 4: the element of water

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Practical magic part 5: the element of earth

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed general aspects of practical magic. I wrote, among other things, that elements - air, fire, water and earth - are actually always…
Practical magic part 5: the element of earth

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