Foxglove, Sentinel of the Faery Realm The Queen of Elphame, the Faery Queen is an important figure in traditional witchcraft. With her consort the King of Elphame they rule over the People of Goda as they are known in the initiatory tradition based on the teachings of Robert Cochrane, the Clan of Tubal Cain. Foxglove or Digitalis purpurea, one … Continue reading Foxglove: Digitalis and the Faery Realm | Coby Michael Ward
Plant lore and fairy lore are often intimately connected. The magical provenance of many plants is due to their folkloric association with the fairy realm. Fairies were thought to make their homes in certain plants and were believed to be responsible for tending to their growth. They have also been said to guide the … Continue reading Fairy Lore and the Plant Kingdom | Coby Michael Ward
‘The Fairies’ by William Allingham Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting For fear of little men; Wee folk, good folk, Trooping all together; Green jacket, red cap, And white owl’s feather! Down along the rocky shore Some make their home, They live on crispy pancakes Of yellow tide-foam; … Continue reading ‘The Fairies’ by William Allingham
What an amazing time to be a Pagan! While we have a long way to go toward true religious equality, we can openly profess beliefs and practices that would have gotten us burned at the stake less than 300 years ago. Arcane books that were difficult to find and dangerous to own are delivered to … Continue reading Fairy Queens: Meeting the Queens of the Otherworld | John Beckett
A Devic Crystal is a crystal with multiple internal fractures and inclusions of trapped water, air, and gases. Devic Crystals can be any shape, variety of quartz crystal, formation, or size and do not have to have perfect terminations or even any termination at all. The trapped water, air or gas within your Devic Crystal … Continue reading What Are Devic Crystals?
Saint Patrick’s day is filled with four-leaf clovers signifying good luck, however, clovers also attract Fairies and their Magick. Clovers can serve as protection from them, they are able to break their Spells and if a four-leaf clover is worn correctly it will allow you to spot invisible fae. As a word of advice, should … Continue reading Can Four-Leaf Clovers Bring More Than Luck?
Woodland Fairy Folk I have been imagining this family of fairies...just awaiting all the pieces...and they found me ~ pine cones at my favorite beach, acorns at a park in town and these lovely pink maple keys on a tree. I gathered and stored...with people wondering why I had pine cones tumbling out of my … Continue reading Woodland Fairy Folk
FAIRYLAND A Fairy's house stands in a wood, Midst fairy trees, and flowers, Where daisies sing like little birds Between the sun and showers, And grasses whisper tiny things About this world of ours. Such flowers are there beside the way, Lilies and hollyhocks: Blow off their stalks to tell the time Tall dandelion clocks; … Continue reading The Fae For Tea
One very inquisitive Granddaughter's explanation! If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the … Continue reading Poop Fairies!
Small specks of eternal light that flit on beams of sunlight. They carry within them the seeds of laughter and love and have always been a special part of life and nature. Some identify them with dragonflies and others with fireflies. In reality, they are much smaller and ever present. Their mission is to spread … Continue reading Fae