Friday the 13th: Myth, Superstition or Reality?

Apparently, there is no definitive date for the origin of the dreaded day of special misfortune. While there is evidence to suggest that the number thirteen was considered unlucky prior to the 20th century, there is no definitive link between Friday and the number 13, or so “they” say. I used to take that at face value, but not so

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Create, Market and Sell Online Courses to Make 2019 Your Most Impactful Year Yet!

Want the ultimate blueprint to turn your book into a Best Selling Course? Ready to finally have success with your online course business? Are you an author wondering how to leverage your book to engage your community and earn more revenue? Good news! Thinkific has put together an exclusive training session to help you expand your influence and earning potential

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Create, Market and Sell with the # 1 Online Course Platform: Thinkific

Create, market, and sell your own online courses. Thinkific’s powerful, the all-in-one platform makes it easy to share your knowledge, grow your audience, and scale the business you already love. Whether you’re educating 10 students or 10 million, feel confident that you’ve got the easiest technology and best support in the business. Everything you need to run your education business

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Unguentum Venenum: A Flying Ointment | Coby Michael Ward

The infamous witches’ flying ointment is a quintessential representation of the beliefs surrounding medieval witchcraft.  Its status is right up there with the broom, the cauldron and the familiar spirit.  Diabolic ointments containing poisonous ingredients were a hot topic of debate in the witchcraft trials and were used to support theories on both sides.  They remain a part of modern

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Preparing for Flight: Techniques for Ritual Entheogens | Coby Michael Ward

Using Plant Spirit Medicine to Enhance Spiritual Practice Entheogens bring us into the presence of the Divine.  They bring the Divine within or allow us to “fly” to spiritual dimensions to access wisdom.  Whether we are traveling in spirit or Spirit is traveling to us is an arbitrary distinction, since we are all part of the same whole.  Everything already

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All About Birthstones – GemSelect Newsletter September 2019

What is a birthstone? A birthstone is a gemstone which has been designated to a specific month of the year, in some cases, there are multiple gemstones which can belong to one specific month; your birth month determines which gemstones apply to you. But a birthstone is more than that… it is a way for us to celebrate our birth

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Building with Cob, Part I: Project ideas and Honoring Earth

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Making some cob! Connecting with the earth can mean a lot of things–and today, I want to talk through how to create a simple building material that can be used for a wide variety of purposes: cob.  Cob is an ancient building material that is a combination of sand, clay, and straw (or…

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