The Thinning Veil

The Thinning Veil

An expression heard  in pagan circles this time of year is, “The veil is thinning,” to which my question has always been, “What veil?” The idea behind this seasonal slogan is as we get closer to Samhain, Alfablot, and The Dark Time, in many northern and western...
The Weekly Rune, Hagalaz

The Weekly Rune, Hagalaz

For the week of 28 October 2018 Hold still and hang on.   Hagalaz is the half-month stave through 13 November. Fehu is the intuitive stave, and Isa indicates the Rune’s message to us. Read right to left is Hagalaz, Fehu, then Isa. I truly believe that...
The Dead Time – Witches of North Carolina

The Dead Time – Witches of North Carolina

Last year, as I approached getting Intentional Insights ready for creepy season, I decided to take a different approach. After all, it’s not all necessarily creepy, and I’ve written at length about the origins of Samhain. To bring it closer to home, I...