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Hunger

What this year of the Tiger has made known in my flesh, in my bones, is that my hunger is a hunger for myself, and that the hunger itself is worth savouring.  I only get to be me in this life. My soul is the same soul as my other lives and my previous lives, but this is my one

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Why Fragrance is An Unbreakable Spell

Scent is given priority in our bodies Our bodies and the sensory systems it relies on, is always taking in information. Scent is a form of the data that comes in, and is prioritized over other information put through the nervous system. This is because the olfactory nerve was the first cranial nerve to develop in an evolutionary sense, and

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Animism Is Not Poetry

Language was not invented by humans. Humans’ capacity to communicate and speak comes directly from the Land herself. When I say that Rain and Ocean, Grasses and Vines, Frogs and Spiders, Engines and Teapots have voices, I am not being poetic or communicating with metaphors. To say these beings are voiceless, uncommunicative, or even mute is to deny their consciousness

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How I Define Spirituality

Before you read more, I wanted to share a few things first: How I define spirituality:Inner transformation AND outer change. How I define magick:The exploration of likely and unlikely connections, awakening and mobilization of these connections, and uniting these Seen and Unseen energies towards renewal and regeneration. How I define a coven:A communal space for the consideration and cultivation of

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Three Ceremonie Anointing Parfums are pictured with cotton voile on sand

What’s in a Fragrance?

Perfumes were not always considered cosmetics. In the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, China, and Rome— cultures that revered plants and their spirit communication properties — perfumes were used to anoint the body and used in ceremony. Perfumes were used as spiritual and physical adornment to make requests to the goddesses and gods, as well as viewed as protective armour.

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Ways to invite harmony with the forces of Change

While I’ll be sharing loads of wisdom on befriending Change, including hands-on practices with Tea on September 17 – Befriending Change (Part of the Magick of Tea series), here are a few doable practices to help get you started.  Move around and remove objects in your surrounding that have no practical or beautifying (a form of practical IMHO) impact on

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Mimi Young wearing a beige sweater and light blue jeans with arms wrapped around her torso, looks into camera

Hunger

What this year of the Tiger has made known in my flesh, in my bones, is that my hunger is a hunger for myself, and that the hunger itself is worth savouring.  I only get to be me in this life. My soul is the same soul as my other lives and my previous lives, but this is my one

Read More »
An artfully superimposed image of peonies and a woman in a dress dancing outdoors

Why Fragrance is An Unbreakable Spell

Scent is given priority in our bodies Our bodies and the sensory systems it relies on, is always taking in information. Scent is a form of the data that comes in, and is prioritized over other information put through the nervous system. This is because the olfactory nerve was the first cranial nerve to develop in an evolutionary sense, and

Read More »
An artistically blurred image of woman walking in nature, giving a serene and connected feeling

Animism Is Not Poetry

Language was not invented by humans. Humans’ capacity to communicate and speak comes directly from the Land herself. When I say that Rain and Ocean, Grasses and Vines, Frogs and Spiders, Engines and Teapots have voices, I am not being poetic or communicating with metaphors. To say these beings are voiceless, uncommunicative, or even mute is to deny their consciousness

Read More »
Taiwanese woman with long black hair folds hands and looks at the camera

How I Define Spirituality

Before you read more, I wanted to share a few things first: How I define spirituality:Inner transformation AND outer change. How I define magick:The exploration of likely and unlikely connections, awakening and mobilization of these connections, and uniting these Seen and Unseen energies towards renewal and regeneration. How I define a coven:A communal space for the consideration and cultivation of

Read More »
Three Ceremonie Anointing Parfums are pictured with cotton voile on sand

What’s in a Fragrance?

Perfumes were not always considered cosmetics. In the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, China, and Rome— cultures that revered plants and their spirit communication properties — perfumes were used to anoint the body and used in ceremony. Perfumes were used as spiritual and physical adornment to make requests to the goddesses and gods, as well as viewed as protective armour.

Read More »
Blurred image of female figure and foliage silhouttes

Ways to invite harmony with the forces of Change

While I’ll be sharing loads of wisdom on befriending Change, including hands-on practices with Tea on September 17 – Befriending Change (Part of the Magick of Tea series), here are a few doable practices to help get you started.  Move around and remove objects in your surrounding that have no practical or beautifying (a form of practical IMHO) impact on

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