Rite of Spring as Metaphor for Renewal: Musing on Life and Death as Witches

Rite of Spring is one of the most renowned and controversial classical pieces ever performed. Written as a story of sacrifice to the harsh spring of Rus, composer Stravinsky pulled no punches in dramatic effect and eerie darkness. Stravinsksy teamed up with ballet choreographer Nijinsky, whose angular, distorted moves supposedly upset the audience in 1913.

Your family tree is full of ghosts, but do you even believe in them?

Before I begin this post, I want to first apologize for the lengthy absence I’ve taken from the blog. It’s all been for a reason (aside from being highly focused on creating art and jewelry and general laziness, of course). You see, I’ve been neck-deep in research for the past several months — research surrounding

Religious programming is bad for witches

Has religious programming ruined the witchcraft community? If you’re not an especially religious witch, you might be well aware of all the unsolicited advice people get whenever they mention certain types of spells or magical concepts. It seems that every Wiccan and neopagan out there these days feels the unstoppable need to remind everyone about