Samhain – Day 14

Samhain Magic, Divination and Spirit Work [Part 3]

3.  Host a Dumb Supper

In many Pagan traditions, Samhain is celebrated with a Dumb Supper, or a Feast with the Dead. This is a solemn and sober occasion, and includes place settings for relatives and friends who have crossed over in the past year, as well as a chance to tell them what you never got to say. Here’s how to host a Dumb Supper.More »

By Patti Wigington

Beltane – Day 14

Beltane Magic [Part 3]

3.  Chocolate, the Magical Aphrodisiac

How many time have you bitten into a piece of chocolate and found yourself moaning from the sheer pleasure of it? How often have you joked about why chocolate is as good as — or better than — sex? Believe it or not, there is a scientific link between chocolate and sexual arousal. Science or not, you can still incorporate chocolate into your magical workings, when it comes to love and lust. More »

By Patti Wigington