Don’t be gullible: Just say NO to witch schools

If you mingle in any Pagan circles, you may hear some people brag about accolades and “credentials” they may have earned as practicing witches. These witches are referencing their participation and completion of so-called classes offered by “Witch Schools.” The following post aims to discuss why these “Witch Schools” are …

Atheist Witch FAQ: Answering questions as an atheist witch

If you’re “out” about being an atheist witch, chances are you’ve been bombarded with a multitude of questions and comments. Many people seem bewildered — and even angered — at the idea of a practicing witch rejecting the existence of gods and goddesses. That includes other atheists! The following post …

The Scariest Witches in Folklore and Mythology

Witchcraft has played a role in folklore and mythology across most cultures in human history. From benign healers and “cunning folk” to malignant entities, it could be said that witchcraft is as richly embedded in human existence as our proclivity for seeking answers to the unknown. The following article is …

Casting Spells with Stones and Crystals

Crystals have been used throughout history for presumed healing properties and casting spells. Early Sumerians used them, as did the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. While science has proven that these naturally produced beauties have no true healing properties, they’re still useful in magic and meditation. Crystals, like all things in …

Why do they always get so angry? Dealing with ‘believers’ as an atheist witch

If you’re open about being an atheist witch, you’ve probably already encountered angered-confusion at least once (but likely more than once!). There is something about belief in deities that makes people of practically any religion instantly defensive when they encounter someone who rejects the existence of gods or goddesses. There’s …

Paying for Spells: What you should know

It’s common to see spells for sale on various platforms — even on Facebook’s marketplace and on sites like Etsy. You can find advertisements for spell-casting services in the backs of tabloid magazines, in newspapers and on bulletin boards throughout many cities. It’s clear to see that professional spell-casting is …