Venerating Land Spirits

Venerating and working with the land wights. Any time I begin talking about land wights, or landvaettir, I am usually met with some confused looks. These spirits, in my traditional practice, are tied to the land, as well as the overall culture, of any given area. They are a part of the land, regardless ofContinue reading “Venerating Land Spirits”

Black Jack Ketchum

Thomas Edward “Black Jack” Ketchum (1863-1901) Born in San Saba County, Texas on Halloween 1863, Tom Edward Ketchum, known as Black Jack, started out life as a cowboy.  Both of his parents died while Black Jack was just a child, leaving him and his siblings to fend for themselves. He and his brother Sam laterContinue reading “Black Jack Ketchum”

Not all Magickal Oils are Created Equal

Let’s talk about condition oils for a moment. The use of conditions oils has been around for centuries, and they have a long and very magickal history. Throughout this time, they have been used by most spiritual denominations at one time or another – including Christianity. But, let’s face it, Hoodoo and other types ofContinue reading “Not all Magickal Oils are Created Equal”