Tag: Marietta Williams

The Purpose of Ritual by Marietta Williams

Ritual can even be as simple as honoring an altar in the morning or repeating a mantra before falling asleep.  It certainly doesn’t have to be elaborate.  But for the new and adept practitioner alike, the meaning of ritual can be confusing. It’s easy to […]

How does Magic Work? How Hermeticism brings…By mariettawilliams

Upon reconnecting with a classmate from high school, he was shocked to learn that I fashion myself a witch.  How could I, someone with a degree, someone who believes in the empirical, someone of generally practical mind, possibly believe in the hocus pocus of magic? […]

Witchy Words Spring Equinox Altar 2017 By mariettawilliams

A 24 hour span where day and night are equal in length, the spring equinox is a sabbat of growth, prosperity and new beginnings.   While fertility is often associated with Ostara, it need not be fertility of the body; instead it could represent the […]

Forgiveness does not make you…. by Marietta Williams

I want to take a moment to offer some advice I gave to a good friend of mine a little over a month ago. It seemed to help him immensely and, if it can help others, I think it’s worth sharing. While present nearly everywhere, I […]