• Making a Maven,  Tarot & Divination

    Sacred Space and Altars

    Altars often get this reputation of having to be big beautiful ritual spaces. They are centerpieces, or entire rooms full of magick and intention. It can be so satisfying to put something like that together, but if you do not feel called to do so or even have the energy to upkeep it, that is totally okay. You do not have to have an altar. Unless you are committed to following a very specific path, there are no rules to what your practice must look like. Altars are a common way to assist with creating a sacred space or getting your mind and body into a space for magick making.…

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    Holidays and Altars

    The Wheel of the Year that we see today stems from the Wiccan Wheel of the Year. These traditions do come from historical holiday or celebrations that pre-date Wiccans, but were made popular by Gerald Gardner’s teachings. If you follow the Wiccan Wheel of the year, the story remains largely the same. Specific paths may have slight variation but its root is the same – birth, growth, death and rebirth. The Goddess gives birth to a son in midwinter.  Through the spring he grows to be a young man.  The Goddess appears to him as a young maiden.  She falls pregnant and grows older, wiser, and more beautiful throughout the…