Witch Hands

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA MEDLIN It’s a common misconception, that palmistry is about telling fortunes by interpreting the lines on the palm. Modern palmistry instead looks to the marks and characteristics of hands to gather information about an individual’s personality and...
We’ve long been enchanted by artist Terri Foss, whose Instagram feed is full of her incredibly charming, witchy paintings of crescent moons and wild, solitary figures standing alongside pumpkins and crows and cats and wolves, most of them glowing...
Photo by Jessica Furtney on Unsplash The humble broom is one of the oldest human inventions. The earliest brooms likely consisted of leafy branches or bundles of twigs, held in the hand. The materials used in brooms would necessarily have depended on what...
Visiting Witches. © Tea & Morphine

Menageries of Magic

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From the Old World to the New, throughout history and within pop culture, witches, both real and imagined, have been a source of enduring fascination, sometimes exalted, usually feared. Western civilization as of late has generally depicted them in...
Feature image: Photo by Halanna Halila on Unsplash   • Love yourself, warts and all. • Discover the charm and good fortune of black cats. Or any cats. Or any animal companions. Find your familiar and treat him or her like gold. • Create your own rituals...
Here's a lovely spell from our cover witch Old School Bruja (you can also find this on her blog): It is that time of year when we are preparing for the cooler months. Our mornings are becoming crisp and begin...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE PARKE It’s estimated that only about 1 percent of people possess the sense of smell in their dreams. It may come as no surprise that Amye Clark, a master clinical aromatherapist, not only smells while dreaming but...
Honoring the forest is an easy thing. Arched boughs and weaving trails practically demand reverence. Those of us who feel drawn to nature often bring a token of our appreciation, something to leave in the hollow of a log...
Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • If you go longer than a week without visiting the woods, you start to fade and pine, whether it’s the hottest day of summer or icicles are dripping from the trees. • When you spy...
Sometimes when you’ve been doing something for a while, it can be easy to forget where you started. Every now and then, someone comes to me who is excited about working with wild plants but unsure where to begin....