Every Day Magic

0
Photography by Lena Fox Art Shower Meditation No fancy ingredients are needed. This meditation should help ease tension. I have found that during the equinoxes, when the veil is thinnest, tension and memories of ancestors are particularly vivid. The veil thins...
Samhain, known as the Witches’ New Year, is one of the most anticipated and celebrated pagan holidays. It has an energy that sets it apart from the other sabbats of the Wheel of the Year, an annual cycle of...
Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • A path where she’s quite certain there was no path before. • A delicious bright orange ruffled mushroom that is savory and delicious when cooked.* • Deer, birds, squirrels, and other forest creatures. (She steps as...
My introduction to nature was at my childhood home a top a mountain in West Virginia with thirty-five acres of woods to call my playground. Exploring those woods brought countless hours of delight as my siblings and I discovered...
Imagine a candlelit table. A jack-o’-lantern sits at the center, his glowing grin flashing onto plates full of autumnal fare: treacle tarts, pumpkin rolls, butternut squash, stews, puddings, and a great roasted pumpkin. Your hands are still sticky from an...
For years I used to think magic was all just made-up fairy tales and stories our parents tell us when we’re young. I would dream of fairy parties deep in the woods or mysterious treasure maps turning up in...
Signe Pike Photography by Mark Callander

Enchanted Waters

0
Photography by Mark Callander Somewhere long ago, in a shady forest pool or a high mountain lake, a woman hovered her palm flat above the water’s surface. Whether this was so she could to meet her twin in the water’s...
Feature Image: CoralAntlerCreative:shutterstock.com BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN We were both in our twenties before we realized we’d been making altars all our lives. Instinctively, we cultivated tiny altars in the corners of our childhood bedrooms, on autumnal mantels, or...
BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN Cover Art: Here in the Grove ART BY CHARLES VESS If you’ve ever spent any time with a cat—black, brown, tabby, white, calico, gray, orange, or otherwise—you know that, despite appearances, they are no ordinary...
Photography by Craig Crist and the Wondersmith When I think of a “call to adventure,” I picture a mysterious invitation hidden in the woods inviting a lucky hiker to a whimsical dinner party, or perhaps a note tucked lovingly into...