An Awakening

  The first time I met her, I began in a half-familiar garden with a large, twisted tree. The tree’s blossoms turned white as snow, then began to fall, and soon its petals were swirling softly all around me. It was then that I realized that I was not in the physical world, not in…

Woolgathering

I’m naturally inclined toward trance states, always have been, which is probably why I’ve been so drawn to hedge witchcraft – it’s a system that allows me to make use of my raw, inborn skills. I didn’t always call it “trance,” of course. When I was younger, I called it daydreaming, spacing out, being foggy-headed,…

Taoism and Magic

The biggest philosophical and spiritual influence in my life is Taoism, and it has been for around seven or eight years now. I was introduced to it in an undergraduate humanities class, and it resonated with me immediately. The texts (primarily the Tao Te Ching and the Chuang Tzu) express a lot of the things…

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