New Thoughts on the New Moon — Second Mercury Retrograde

The retrograde in August begins with Pre-Shadow at 3:13 pm UTC on July 24. Because Mercury rules Virgo, the cycle should prove interesting! Mercury Retrograde station occurs at 1:00...

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New Thoughts on the New Moon — Authentic Activism

Bronwyn’s Note: This has been a tough spring and I apologize for not posting Yvonne’s thoughts more frequently. Yvonne is healing well, and the daughter who is a single...

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New Thoughts on the New Moon — First Mercury Retrograde

The first full Mercury Retrograde cycle of 2017 begins with the Pre-Shadow on March 27 at 4:48 am UTC*. Mercury Retrograde Station occurs at 11:14 pm UTC, on April...

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New Thoughts on the New Moon — Imbolc, A Celtic Pagan Observance

It’s the Lunar New Year, Year of the Rooster, approaching Imbolc, when Pagans traditionally celebrate ewes creating milk for their lambs, and for those of us who are not...

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LETTER FOR PARENTS

Greetings to Parents and Primary CareGivers. If you are reading this, then obviously you care about your child’s spiritual exploration. We do too. Perhaps, one of us at the...

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New Thoughts on the New Moon — On Gavin’s Passing from October 2016 by Yvonne

It seems unreal that Mabon and a rare black moon has passed and it has been nearly a month since Gavin passed away from diverticulitis and its complications. I...

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Remembering Gavin Frost

Gavin Frost’s funeral from Cucumberand.co on Vimeo.

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The roots of Wicca

In 1949 CE Gavin was initiated into a Witchcraft coven based in Cornwall, England. At that time the young people in college and returning from World War II were...

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cui bono

Once Upon a Time, Gavin and Yvonne wrote a Paragraph Once again a handful of self-appointed pagans are criticizing The Witch’s Bible, and its daughter book, Good Witch’s Bible,...

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Thank you ann marie

Thank you, Ann-Marie. As you all know, the Frosts’ appearance at FPG 2016 had become controversial. Nevertheless, we felt it was time to test the waters by going back...

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Why

It amazes us that some seekers and interviewers still confuse Wicca with the old stereotypes developed in the 16th century (and way earlier) by Christians with an axe to...

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finding your roots

For many years people have encouraged us to write our autobiography. We have resisted such suggestions on the assumption that anything we write will probably only cause more furor...

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Calling the directions

For many years the classic universal way to call the directions has relied on Hindu tradition. Documents show that the only place in the world where the traditional directions...

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Roots of Spirituality

Spirituality is one of those words that’s easy to say but very difficult to define. What does it mean to you? Do you think you’re spiritual? Does spirituality mean...

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Make love not war

ake Love not War The title of this blog is an old familiar bit of the nineteen-sixties with their marches in this or that cause, yet it’s still worth...

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Why Bomb Clinics

Why Bomb Women’s Clinics? Some possible causes can be imputed to the woman-haters: 1. Male monotheistic jujus are impotent to carry out their own vicious woman-hating crusade. 2. Male...

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Miscomceptions and the Malleus Maleficarum

The earliest appearance of night-flying, sabbat-attending “witches” is found in the Swiss canton of Valais in 1428 CE. The “confessions” of record resulted from extensive torture. Many women died...

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Dominance Versus Slavery

In forming the Church of Wicca almost a half-century ago, one of the guiding principles was that male and female affiliates would have an equal voice in its direction,...

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Crcles V Ellipses

Many years ago when Gavin first got involved in what we then called Witchcraft, we became interested in the confusion that reigned over the size of the Circle within...

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Ritual Order and Ferrous Metals

We are often confused when we participate in someone else’s ritual at a festival. Many people seem to have little idea about what they’re doing, when, and why. When...

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