Ziva, Siwa – Slavic Goddess Waters

My newest book, The Sisters of the Fey, features Ziva, the mother goddess. Have a read of this traditional Slavic goddess.

Elder Mountain Dreaming

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming (compilation) – I searched and did a compilation on the Goddess Siwa or Ziva as she is known. Because I work with Slavic Fire and Water Rituals, both in my folk healing and collective work, the Living Waters of Siva | Ziva is one of my favorites including Marzanna. Both of these goddesses are known as the Waters of Life.

With the demotion and demolishing of the Goddess over the last 2400 years, her rebirth in the last fifty years has brought both women scholars, writers and pagan writers to the forefront of all that was lost and returned (rebirthed). She is the embodiment of prehistory, before grandfathers cultures and kingdoms and even paganism existed, and she is here to stay.

Honoring the goddess in her true nature, mother earth, animals, birds and the bird souls and women, connect us to our prehistory, our…

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Empathic Shielding and Energy Clearing

  How to avoid being drained by energy suckers with shielding and tools to aid in clearing   As empaths we absorb thoughts, feelings, and emotions of others. We are highly sensitive to energies, people, places, and nature. For those of us who are empaths and often find ourselves being caught up in people’s orbits …

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10 Mini Rituals for Your Daily Spiritual Practice – The Witch of Lupine Hollow

Finding time to honor our Pagan roots or path can sometimes be difficult to fulfill on a daily basis. The Witch of Lupine Hollow has some great suggestions. ❤ Click the link below to read more. Ten quick and easy ideas to connect with your spirituality on the go on a daily basis! Source: 10 …

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Druidry for the 21st Century: Plant-Based Spiritual Supplies and Global Demand

A crucial part of being a pagan/witch/spiritual seeker is knowing where your plants/herbs/roots come from.

The Druid's Garden

Can you even imagine druidry without plants or trees?  Plants and trees are some of our strongest allies for the work that we do, and are often connected to almost everything that we do spiritually. Plant spirits are teachers, guides, and allies.  From before we had recorded history in any culture, the plant spirits were there, growing with us, guiding us, healing us, and supporting us on our journey. Today’s modern druid practice continues that tradition: we burn plants for smoke cleansing, clearing, and helping to energize spaces. We use trees as part of divination and sacred rites. We use plants as healers, for magical healing and physical healing, and to connect with on deep levels.  Plants have long been friends of humans–and have long walked beside us, hand in hand, as we do our sacred work.  And today, we’ll explore ways we can offer that same kind of honor…

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In Like a Lion: A March Ritual for Hreda | Molly Khan

I had hoped to share this earlier in the month but, better later than never. March can be a cruel month as far as weather goes. So, check out his post by Molly Khan that shares a propitiatory rite to acknowledge the destructive power of the March winds and weather, and pleading instead for the …

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The Witch’s Bell As An Altar Tool: Calling Spirits & Change | The Witch’s Bell As An Altar Tool: Calling Spirits And Change

My magical altar - notice the prominence of my bell. I loved this post by Astrea where she explains more about incorporating a "bell" into your practice. I ring mine three times because the number three signifies harmony, wisdom, and understanding. Read more about the number three HERE. Astrea shares more wisdom below: In magical …

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Purification Plant Magic for the Spring Equinox | Coby Michael Ward

Here's more information about gardening and plant magic! Don't forget to click the link below for more information. ❤ The Spring Equinox is important to the plant magician or green witch for a number of reasons. First and foremost it is the beginning of the growing season, [...] Source: Purification Plant Magic for the Spring …

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