Tuesday, May 6, 2014

♥ ~♣~ My Blog Is In A Bog! ~♣~ ♥

♥ ~♣~ My Blog Is In A Bog! ~♣~ ♥ ... 

My Blog is in a Fog... Bogged in a Bog... 

And there is Nothing a Marsh~Wiggle can do about it. A Marsh~Wiggle is a Good denizen of Narnia, is tall, with spindly arms and legs that resemble thin, long Tree Twigs, and long twisting dread~locked hair that looks like creeping vines ~ but sadly dwells isolated, in the Foggy and Damp Bogs and Marshes, of the otherwise wonderously Beautiful and Enchanting, Magical Narnia... in a small, round, straw and mud thatched hut... the Marsh~Wiggle dwells alone. These Bogs and Marshes are where Strangeness and Lower Other~World Spookiness and Dire Hidden slithering activities abound, and everything is mostly Damp and Squishy.

The majority of the human species aura, mind , intelligence, and deeds reek of the same stuff~vibrations as that of these dank Nether Lower World type Bogs and Marshes ... and the human species now embodies the most horrific cruelties, selfishness, violence, hate, stupidity, materialistic, toxic, polluting, artificiality, zombie drone, dangerous, an all destructive mentality, never even before imagined.

 ALL other Creatures ~ Animals ~ Mother Earth ~ Trees ~ Seas ~ and ALL Beings in ALL Realms and Worlds ~ Seen and Unseen... Shudder in Horror even at the mere thought of the Terrifying and TORTUROUS DEATH DEALING Human Species. There has Never been such a Devolved and Terrifying Species, in any World... Planet... Realm... EVER!  But... Be Assured... They Will Reap Every Bit Of Their Horrifying Karma.  At some point in Infinite Time... a few Humans may Wake~Up... a few at a time... bit by bit... 

Humans can strive by Spiritual Initiation Disciplines to regain their Infinite and Ambrosial Pristine Divine Nature, that they cast away, more and more, throughout Timeless Time... life after life in various Worlds. Humans unfortunately tragically renounced their Pristine Divine Nature, until they created themselves to be actually demonic in nature, eating the life and flesh of Innocent Creatures, and engaged in ALL violent and selfish, debauched and destructive, thoughts and evil deeds, consequently earning the disease infested and feeble, prone to decomposition while even living... bodies and minds that they now inhabit.

 The television, media, movies, idle vain and impure entertainments, meaningless computer use and distractions sought out or given into, are also keeping you in a 'living' Hell and True Ignorance... in dire Misery and Darkness. The more technology, non~Organic, non~Vegan, cruel and toxic, artificial man~made things given in to, the more SICK we are on ALL Levels of our Being. 

Aeons Ago... their Pristine Original bodies were composed of Ambrosial Pure Consciousness... Of Light ...   Divinity ... ALL Telepathic ... The Rich Verdant Air Was Thick With Moisture and  Greening Nutrients and The Solar~Sun Light was Wonderous and was their only 'physical food'... {no physical excretions} they could even Fly Through The Aethers and Atmospheres.

 Filled with the Highest Spiritual Wizdoms... Pristine Innocence and Purity... Genderless... Free from ALL Lust and Debauchery ... Divine ... ALL embodied forms and one's children were Pure Mind~Born and projected from one's Third Eye into Pure Light Manifestations endowed with ALL Wisdom~Innocence~ Infinite Intelligence~ Divine Powers...

The Joy and Bliss and Wizdom and Oneness and Experience of the Highest Ambrosial Spiritual Realms of the Gods and Angels and Devas... and their Infinite Immortal True Divine Self and ALL TRUE KNOWLEDGE was theirs...

This ONENESS Diamond Divine Self~ALL   Knowledge is still our True Nature... but buried under endless layers of crusted Black Tar layers of unsavory and evil Karmas that humans have deliberately chosen life after life... to desecrate and devolve ourselves into the horridly pathetic and corrupt human species that we now are.  Still, there are a few Jewels~Gems ... the Illumined Pure Ones amongst us... hidden from most... for most are not ready or worthy... nor are they even interested in the Spiritual Disciplines required in the Quest to regain one's Infinite Ambrosial Divine Spiritual Nature and ONENESS...

How About You ?   Or Is Your 'Cherished' Karmic Hell Your Chosen Comfort Zone ?

Are You *Yearning* To Make An Attempt To Begin To WAKE~UP To Your Infinite Immortal Ambrosial True Divine Wizdom Fully Enlightened Spiritual Nature ? Will You Request Help In Doing So... By Seeking A Pure and Wise Mystic Spiritual Mentor? :-)

♥ ♣ Magickal Hummingbyrd ~ Divine Mystic Spiritual Mentor ♣ ♥ 

Friday, August 20, 2010

♥)O(♥ Hedgewitches And Hedgewitchery ♥)O(♥

Hedgewitchery or Hedgecraft is a combination of Witchcraft and Shamanism. This Path is, for the most part, descended from the Traditional Witchcraft and Cunning Folk traditions of Europe from ancient to modern times. It is something of an “eclectic” tradition, but just how much so depends on each individual practitioner.

The shamanic aspect being the most important of all, in fact to call oneself a Hedgewitch is to call oneself a Shamanistic Witch. With herbalism, healing, along with a deep love for and understanding of Nature added to the mix.

Hedgecraft is loosely based on the old wise women, cunning folk, herbalists, healers and actual witches throughout history. If you think “Hedgewitch” and picture the strange old lady who sold herbs and magickal charms, acted as midwife and healer in the ancient times, you are not far off. Nor are you far off if you picture the wise sage who would cast stones to divine the future or journey in the Otherworld to heal members of the community and villiages.

Throughout history “medicine woman” or “wise woman” type traditions have risen and fallen all over the world. These kinds of traditions have never truly died out, and in recent years, more and more people within the Western world are turning to them and adapting them to modern times. Modern Hedgecraft is the study, adaptation and practice of these ancient nature-based, spiritual, shamanic and healing traditions in our modern lives.

Many Hedgewitches look to their own heritage to find inspiration and lore. Hedgewitches can come from any background, but the majority of Hedgewitches seem to come from a European ancestry. Meaning that most Hedgewitches will practice based on the folklore and traditions of the ancient Celts, Stregha, Romans, Greeks, Slavs and so forth.

While most study the traditions of their own ancestry, some may be drawn to the traditions of other cultures. Or they may seek to learn from other cultures to gain a better understanding of their own heritage, as well as a greater respect for others. Hedgewitches are not opposed to the study of modern tradition as well, for they strive to bridge the gap between old and new. To blend old traditions with a modern lifestyle in a workable and practical manner is a hallmark of Hedgecraft.


The word “hedgewitch” true origin may never be known, it likely comes from Great Britain and may have started to be used in its English form only within the last century. It is, as far as we can tell, a modern Anglo-Saxon word if there can be such a thing. Although Hedgewitch might be a modern word it is not illegitimate, for a word does not have to be old to be legitimate. English is still a young language; it is changing and growing all the time. Our ancestors had their own names, in their own languages, for such traditions.

“Hedgewitch” most likely comes from the Saxon word haegtessa, which roughly translates to “hedge-rider”, coming from the old word for hag or witch. The Havamal refers to “hedge-riders, witching aloft”.

The basic definition of Hedgewitch would be comparable to ancient culture’s definition of wisewoman, cunning woman, medicine woman, shaman, herb or magickal faith healer etc.

There is a fair bit of variation in spelling, such as “hedgewytch”. A few other names often associate with this Craft are Hedge-Riders, Night Travelers, Myrk-Riders, Gandreidh (wand-rider), Cunning Folk, and Walkers on the Wind.

For the Hedgewitch, “the Hedge” is a metaphor for the line drawn between this world and the next; between reality and dreamscape, the threshold between the many Worlds. In short, the Hedge is what many Witches refer to as the Veil. It is also simply the boundary between civilization and the wild, the place where the wildwoods and the urban jungle meet.

This concept of a boundary hedge in a spiritual and magickal sense is from the European tradition of hedgelaying. Going back even to the Iron Age, the European landscape has been crisscrossed by hedgerows. Hedgerows are carefully landscaped intricate layers of plant-life. These often-large rows of shrub, herb and tree were boundaries for farmsteads, pastures, villages, ditches and roads. Often times, at the very edge of a human settlement was a sturdy hedgerow keeping the wilderness and wildlife out of field, pasture and garden. Crossing a hedge often meant crossing a boundary of some sort, such as walking into the wild, going from wheat field to cow pasture, or entering another person’s property.

A hedgerow is not just a boundary but is also a protective home and shelter to all kinds of wildlife, such as rabbits and birds, as well as providing shade and acting as a windbreak. Hedgerows were also very important in keeping the herds in and the predators out, as well as marking the territorial boundaries of human settlements.

Often berry and fruit bearing trees and shrubs are grown in hedgerows, making them a source of food for both animals and humans alike. They also often have both healing as well as baneful herbs and plants growing within them. While beautiful these hedgerows will typically sport thorn bushes and other plant life that can be hazardous of you are not respectful of the hedge and what grows and lives within. The hedgerow is also a place where foxes and hares being hunted may hide.

The more one learns of the tradition of laying hedgerows, as well as about hedges themselves, the more the use of “hedge” for this Craft becomes clearly appropriate.

Throughout history and in many cultures the “Hedgewitch” (wisewoman, cunning woman, shaman etc) lived at the edge of the community, often amongst or just beyond the outlying hedgerows. They served the community in many ways, thus earning a living through such means as; midwifery, healing, protection spells, house blessings, crop and animal blessings, herbalism or wortcunning, understanding nature, prophecy and divination as well as through the selling of magickal charms and even curses.

A “Hedgewitch” might sell one member of her community a small curse or ill-wish one day, and then charge its victim a fee to break the curse the next. Therefore, people who followed such traditions were respected, and likely a little feared, because of these abilities, and because they had such a close relationship with both the natural and spiritual worlds.

Hedgewitches in history were typically magickal folks who lived somewhat on the fringes of society, not just by actually physically living beyond the township, but often by being outspoken women who  did not follow societal norms.

In modern times, a Hedgewitch is usually (but not always) found outside the city, perhaps on an acreage with plentiful gardens, often practicing by herself or within the family. They work much as the Cunning Folk of old, helping neighbours, friends and family with ailments, shamanic healings and blessing the fields.

Hedgewitches will work in cultivated gardens and homesteads, but often prefer time spent in the woods and other wild areas. They may very well be the only modern Witches you can find tromping through ditches and vacant lots or even climbing out of a culvert.

A Cottage/Hearthwitch, Greenwitch devotes herself to her gardens and in her home and like the Hedgewitch will likely spend much of her time gathering her herbs and practicing her craft in rural or wild places, more than many other Witches. A Cottage/Hearthwitch, Greenwitch or Kitchenwitch may use many trance or shamanic techniques in her practice, but some may not not have received the call from her spirits to Shamanize. A Hedgewitch has the “fire in the head” also commonly known in this Path as the Cunning Fire.

Although many of the traditions that a Hedgewitch draws from have changed, after some lore is lost and knowledge changes over the centuries, you will find most Hedgewitches prefer to practice as close to traditionally as possible but still in a manner practical for these modern times. Hedgewitches are very adaptable. You may find a Hedgewitch casting an spell on a modern tractor that comes right out of a book on Cornish folklore, for an example.

The typical deities of a Hedgewitch will be the Witch Queen and the Goddesses of the Craft. Not exactly the Wiccan Lord and Lady but close enough that many Wiccans feel comfortable taking up the work of a Hedgewitch. Working with the Mighty Dead and their own ancestors is also a very important part of this Path, Hedgewitches look to these spirits to provide bits of lost lore and also for inspiration. They will also work with familiar spirits, plants and animals, Totems, their Fetch and the like, to assist in their Otherworld work.

Hedgewitches use herbal concoctions known as flying ointments, as well as shamanic techniques such as drumming and meditation, to induce altered states of consciousness. This is not something that Hedgewitches take lightly, nor do they use such techniques and ointments as a short-cut to the Mysteries. They understand very well the dangers of such practice and enter into such rites and workings with eyes wide open. They will experiment with their ointments and techniques often for years, gradually over time increasing the potency rather than simply “jumping in to the deep end” as many foolish young Pagans have…and then learned the hard way the consequences of such actions.

Hedgewitches often refer to shamanic journeys as “Walking the Hedge”, “Riding the Hedge”, “Oot and Aboot” or “Crossing/Jumping the Hedge”. They also have a tendency to spend much of their lives with one foot on either side of the Hedge, which makes them eccentric to say the least.

A Hedgewitch walks freely into caol ait (Gaelic), the “thin places” between one world and another. More experienced Hedgewitches learn not only to find such places, but how to use them effectively and how to open them even when the Hedge, or Veil, is at its thickest between the Hallowed Feasts or what modern Pagans call the High Days.

Spirituality in Hedgewitches varies and depends on the individual; usually they look to their own heritage and ancestry. The tradition Hedgewitches typically follow is a reverence for Nature as sacred divine, magickal, living spirit consciousness, though some may come from a more formal Pagan path originally.

The majority Hedgewitches will also practice a form of ancient Traditional Witchcraft.  While more and more Wiccans are also taking up the work of a Hedgewitch. Hedgewitches commonly do practice some form of Paganism, but some make no claim to any practice but that of Hedgecraft or Hedgeriding.

The main distinction between Hedgewitchery and other forms of Witchcraft is that Hedgewitches often have less interest in the heavily scripted and ceremonial aspects of neo-paganism, having an highly individual and often richly unique way of relating to life, spirituality, magick, nature, Goddess.

A Hedgewitch prefers the freedom and joyfulness of spontaneous workings that come from the heart. For the Hedgewitch there is no separation between normal life and their magickal one, for their normal life is magickal. The Craft they practice strongly reflects this belief. Hedgewitches do what ever comes natural to them; they follow their instincts, and their heart.

Most Hedgewitches do not cast Circles in a Wiccan sense, and may either have other methods to mark sacred space, or not bother at all. After all, Hedgewitches believe that all space is sacred. Some Hedgewitches may lay a Compass Rose or other ways of honouring specific sacred space during their rituals and practice, but whether they do or not and how exactly they go about it will vary from each practitioner, Coven, Hive, Grove ... or family.

They do not typically follow one particular moral code, but rather their own personal ethics and often some version of the credo to “do only what is needed” and to “Know Thyself”.  Hedgewitches understand that sometimes in order to heal one must do harm, and sometimes to harm is to heal.

Hedgewitches walk the Crooked Path, the Path that winds and twists its way between the right-hand and left-hand Paths, between accepted ethics, between light and dark. Hedgewitches walk all borders, and the grey areas, having little interest in all black or all white magick in spiritual workings. The Crooked Path also refers to a Path that twists and turns within a landscape, not a road that mindlessly cuts straight through it and thus damages the beauty and health of that very landscape.

Most Hedgewitches never use synthetic objects in their spells and rituals etc. Their tools are typically very practical, such as a walking stick, often they will use a stang, or even pruning shears, and their tools are hand made by them as much as possible. Most Hedgewitches use only what is needed, meaning they do not clutter an altar items that will not be actively used during a working or rite. (if they should use an altar at all, every place in nature is a sacred Altar to them.) 

Hedgewitches usually study herbalism, wildcrafting and wortcunning with gusto, as well as seeking knowledge and understanding of the ways of  Nature and Goddess. Such as the cycle of the seasons and the wildlife and plant-life in their area. Hedgewitches know how to grow herbs in their gardens, and are devoted to studying where and how they grow in the wild and how to gather them. They usually have a great deal of lore on trees and plant life, animals and the wilderness.

Hedgewitches tailor their Path to suit themselves, many may focus more on wortcunning, others study midwifery, they may focus on animals, and others may be well versed in healing with crystals. Many Hedgewitches choose to be a jack of many trades. Hedgewitches are called to serve their communities, whatever shape that community may take, and will use their natural talents and the knowledge they have gained to do so.

While Hedgewitchery is something of a solitary path, this is not always so. Some of their practices, especially the shamanic ones, require a trusted friend or group to watch over their body while their soul is elsewhere. Even the most hermit-like Hedgewitch can still be found at the local Pagan event. While others may even belong to a Coven, Hive or Grove. Some may have friends or domestic partners who follow another Pagan path, and they will often happily join in any ritual or activity if so invited. However, Hedgewitches know that theirs is after all, an "Outsider Path."

The daily spiritual practice of a Hedgewitch will be adapted to her individual abilities, interests and lifestyle. One Hedgewitch may start her mornings with a candle magick spell or offering up prayers of thanksgiving as she collects her herbs and roots and veggies and fruits. Another Hedgewitch may spend her mornings in quiet meditation on her patio; sipping herbal tea and watching the deer graze around her cottage. A third Hedgewitch may say offer devotion at the household Goddess shrine before racing off to work. And a forth Hedgewitch spends her day fasting and preparing for a trip across the Hedge that night.

So Who  Are The  Witches Seeking To Be A Hedgewitch?

Some Witches may prefer rural and/or wild settings and be a little wild themselves. They may be looking for a tradition that is adaptable, and of the woodlands, one that combines “olde school” Witchcraft and a bit of modern life, a tradition that adds a focus on European, Celtic, Green Shamanism and the magickal application of folklore to the mix.

They may be looking for a tradition that leans heavily on natural magick, understanding the Land and the practice of  herbs and healing lore. They may want a tradition that focuses on personal experience, experimentation and doing-it-yourself. They may wish to blaze their own Path, like the Witches of Olde. They have that Cunning Fire burning in their head, heart and spirit.

~~~ They may just be ‘Hedgewitches’ ~~~
♥)O(♥ Bountiful Ambrosial Honey~Comb Intoxicated Buzzing Blessed Bees! ♥)O(♥

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

♥)O(♥ GODDESS ARADIA ~~~ A Little Introduction ♥)O(♥

♥)O(♥ Goddess Aradia♥ Appears With Thick Long Silvery~White Diamond Starry Stellar Shimmering Hair & Bright Fair Skin! ♥Goddess Aradia♥ Is The Queen Of The Witches & ALL Magicks & The Protector Of ALL Witches! ♥Goddess Aradia♥ Has The MOON ♥Goddess Diana♥ As Her Mother & The SUN God Spoken Of As ♥Splendour♥ As Her Father! ~~~ ♥Goddess Aradia♥ Thus Has Both Lunar Goddess MOON & Solar God SUN As Her Parents & Beingness! ~~~ ♥Aradia's Mother♥ MOON ♥Goddess Diana♥ Shapeshifted Into The Form Of A ♥Magickal CAT♥ When She United With ♥Splendour♥ & Produced ♥Goddess Aradia♥ ~~~ ♥Aradia♥ & ALL Beloved Cats Are Merged As ONE! ~~~ With ♥Aradia's♥ EARTH & MOON~LUNAR & SUN~SOLAR Combination & Her Own Unique Inherent Being ~ ♥Aradia♥ Has Made it Known & She Appears As A Cozmic Starry ♥STELLAR GODDESS♥ Both Filling ALL Nature & Beings With Her Immanence Beingness Spirit Magicks & Her Spirit As The Infinite Magickally Powerful Cozmic Stellar Stars Of ALL Galaxies! ~~~ ♥Goddess Aradia Urges Her Witches To ♥Follow The Moon♥ & By Doing So She May Also Reveal To Them Her ♥Stellar Mysteries!♥ ~~ My Most Beloved ♥Goddess Aradia♥ Has Revealed Much More To Me About Herself & Many Things!♥

♥♥♥ A Few Words Spoken By ♥Goddess Aradia♥ ♥ "I Am The Daughter Of The Moon And The Sun, And Even Though I Have Been Born Into This World, My Race Is Stellar ~ Of The Stars." ♥♥♥

♥)O(♥ The Mostly Silent Elder Wise Stregha Witches Also Experience ♥Goddess Aradia♥ Thus! ♥♥♥ Goddess Aradia♥ Loves The Deep Verdant Enchanted Emerald Green Forests Magicks! ♥)O(♥

♥)O(♥ Bountiful Ambrosial Honey~Comb Intoxicated Buzzing Blessed Bees! ♥)O(♥

Friday, August 13, 2010


Listen to the words from the Great Mother, who was of olde called amongst beings: Aradia, Arianrhod, Bast, Blodeuwedd, Brighid, Cerridwen, Danu, Diana, Druantia, Epona, Flidias, Hecate, Isis, Medusa, Morrighan, Rhiannon, Sekhmet,  and by many other names. ~*~ Whenever you have need of anything ~ in each month often, and better it be when the Moon is Full or New, then ye shall assemble in some secret place and adore the Spirit of Me, Queen of all Witches. ~*~ There shall ye assemble, who have not yet won my deepest secrets and are fain to learn all Witcheries. To these shall I teach that which is yet unknown. ~*~ Ye shall be free from all slavery, and as a sign that you be free, ye shall be free as the Sky in your rites. ~*~ You shall sing, feast, make music and share love, all in My Presence, for Mine is the Ecstasy of the Spirit, and Mine is also Joy upon Earth. ~*~ My law is Love unto all beings. Keep Pure your Highest Ideal ~ strive ever towards it ~ let naught stop you nor turn you aside. ~*~ Mine is the Secret Door which opens upon the sweet Land Of Youth and Mine is the Cup of the Wine of Life, the Cauldron of Cerridwen, which is Wizdom's Holy Grail of Immortality. ~*~ I am the Gracious Goddess who gives the Gift of Joy unto the hearts of all beings. ~*~ I lovingly give Knowledge of the Spirit Eternal, and beyond death, I give Peace and Freedom and ONENESS with Me ~ the ALL. ~*~ I demand Naught of cruel sacrifice ~ for Behold ~ I am the Mother of All living and My Love is poured out upon the Earth. ~*~*~*~ Hear ye the words of the Star Goddess! She ~ in the dust of whose feet are The Shining Ones of the Higher Realms, whose Body of Light encircles All Universes. ~*~ I am the Beauty of the Green Earth and the White Moon amongst the Stars and the Mystery of the Waters. ~*~ I call unto thy Spirit ~ Arise and come unto Me ~ for I am the Spirit Soul of Nature who gives Life to the Universe. From Me all things proceed and unto Me all things return. And, before My Face, beloved of all the Gods and all beings, let thine innermost Divine Self be enfolded in the Rapture of the Infinite. ~*~ Beloved of all the Gods and all beings, let My worship be in the Pure Heart that Rejoices! ~*~ For Behold! All acts of Pure Love and Innocent Pleasure are My rituals. Therefore, let there be beauty and strength ~ power and compassion ~ honour and humility ~ mirth and reverence within you. ~*~ Thou who thinkest to seek Me, know that thy seeking and yearning will avail thee naught, unless thou knowest the Mystery ~ that if That which thou seekest, thou findest not Within thee, thou will never find it without. ~*~ For Behold! I have been with thee from the beginning ~ and I am That which is *Attained At The End Of All Desire.*
                                                                                                                                                             ~*~*~*~ )O( BLESSED BE! )O( ~*~*~*~