My Top 5 Mermaid Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite mermaid characters from film and television! Number 5: Miranda from Miranda and Mad About Men ~For my number five choice I had to pick the mermaid character who is my namesake, with different spellings but the same name!   Miranda is the…

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Mermaid Beauty Rituals Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about mermaid beauty. Mermaid Beauty Rituals by Maranda Wabik Oil applied To a tail To keep it shiny To keep it supple To keep it powerful Pearls twined in my hair Seashells hung about my neck Sitting on a rock Singing a song As I…

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Bridget Bishop, First Victim of Salem

This week’s Femme Fatale Friday is a special one, as I will be discussing Bridget Bishop.   Bridget was the first woman hung in Salem during the witchcraft hysteria of 1692.   Today marks the 330th anniversary of Bridget’s untimely death. Born Bridget Playfer in Norwich, England sometime in the mid or late 1630s, she…

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My Top 7 Supernatural Television Shows

I have decided to do a countdown of my seven favorite hour-long supernatural drama shows for today’s post.    I will keep it to shows that were on over the last thirty years, and that were long-running.  For the purpose of this post, I will be defining long-running as having at least five seasons.  …

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Magical Spirit Guides

For today’s post, I have decided to write about spirit guides or guardians.    Many people think of two things when they think of these types of guides.   Either they think of spirit animals or guardian angels, and both of these do count as spiritual guardians.    However, I would like to look at…

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Medusa’s Might Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem I composed about the power of Medusa! Medusa’s Might by Maranda Wabik The Gorgon’s might Helps us take flight Few know of her plight Medusa was a  Priestess Medusa was a  Virgin Medusa was a  Witch Medusa was a  Goddess After Poseidon’s  Violation She became…

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Sea Magic Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do a short review of Sea Magic: Connecting with the Ocean’s Energy by Sandra Kynes.   So yes, I have read and loved yet another book about water magic and water faeries.   This book is by a renowned author and magical worker, who has written eleven books. …

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The Star Card in Tarot

For today’s post, I have decided to take a brief look at the symbolism of the Star card in the Tarot.   The Star is a unique card in the Major Arcana, as it is a rare Tarot card with no negative connotations!   The Star is traditionally numbered seventeen in the Major Arcana of…

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My Top 5 Favorite Hans Christian Andersen Fairytales

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite fairytales written by the great Danish fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen.   I am a huge fan of fairytales, as my regular readers will know, and I have truly adored those written by this talented man since my childhood!   So, without…

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