Temperance in Tarot

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the meaning of the Temperance card in the Tarot.   This card is the ultimate card of balance within the Major Arcana.   Temperance is usually numbered 14 within the Major Arcana.   The traditional Rider-Waite Tarot features the image of an angel on…

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Liminality in Celtic Lore

For today’s post, I will be looking at the concept of liminality in Celtic lore.   Firstly, I will begin with a definition of what liminal means.   According to lexico.com liminal is defined as 1. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. 2. Relating to a transitional or…

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My Top 10 Non-Fiction Faery Books

For today’s post, I have decided to make a list of my top ten favorite Faery books.   In this case, these are non-fiction books that focus on faery lore!   As will be apparent to regular readers of my blog, I am a huge fan of anything faery.   I have been studying faery…

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The Lord of Winter and the Lord of Summer

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the Celtic concept of the Lord of Winter and Lord of Summer.    There is a tradition of a representative of Summer and a representative of Winter fighting over a Flower Bride.   This happens throughout several Celtic tales, but for this post, I…

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Faery Glamour

For today’s post, I will be looking at the concept of Faery Glamour.    Faery Glamour is both a principle within folklore and something that can be utilized magically.   This is a magick of illusion and transformation.   Within this post, I will take a look at three of the primary literary examples of…

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Vindication of Blodeuwedd Poem

For today’s post, I am sharing a poem I have composed about the Welsh Celtic Goddess Blodeuwedd.   It is a perfect time to post this as she is a Goddess of Seasonal Sovereignty often associated with Spring and Summer, and tomorrow is the Spring Equinox! Vindication of Blodeuwedd by Maranda Wabik An owl’s wing,…

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The Mystical Femme Fatale Archetype

For today’s post, I would like to look at an archetype commonly found in medieval legends.    I personally refer to this archetype as the Mystical Femme Fatale.   In many of her portrayals in medieval romances, Morgan le Fay fits into this archetype.   In truth, many of the women of Arthurian Legend can…

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Glastonbury, Real Site of Avalon?

For today’s post, I have decided to write about the real site of Avalon, Glastonbury England!   Now, the honest truth is that many locations have claimed to be the real-world location of the mystical land of Avalon.   This is very similar to the locations claiming to have been the historical seat of Camelot!…

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Faery Gates of Avalon Review

For today’s post, I would like to do a book review on The Faery Gates of Avalon by Gareth Knight.   This book is an analysis of the Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes through the lens of faery magic!   Knight is a great scholar of the Arthuriad, and has worked with Arthurian magick…

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Messenger of Morgana Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem I composed. Messenger of Morgana by Maranda Wabik On a snowy Friday morning A crow taunts a cat. She can see him through the glass, But he is safe outside the window. The crow is a messenger of Morgana, The cat is a witch’s familiar.…

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