November’s Daemons: Verrine and Verrier

Like love, daemons crop up in unusual places. Take the origins of the daemons of Verrine and Verrier, both traditional Daemonolaters associate with the month of November. In the early 1600s, the hunt for witches which was sweeping Europe had yet to grip France, but a seventeen-year-old girl named Madeleine … Continue reading

Alternate Rite to Eurynomous

It’s only the second of October, but autumn has arrived in full force where I live. Most of the trees have turned, and the leaves dance in lively orange and yellows against the dreary sky. Just a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t need a jacket in the morning. Today, … Continue reading

Spirit of Water Meditation

Tomorrow traditional Daemonolaters celebrate the equinox Rite of Leviathan. This time of year symbolizes the turning of the seasons from summer to autumn as well as the changing of the daemonic elements. Water rules from now until the beginning of winter. It is a period of harvest and contemplation. You … Continue reading

When Demons Wear Masks

This week I worked with Foras, a demon who can teach us how to strengthen our minds as well as our bodies. And who wouldn’t want that? Me, apparently—or so I thought. Despite my best intentions and several attempts, I couldn’t connect with him at all. There are many reasons … Continue reading

Give 2017 A Magical and Spiritual Head Start With These Easy Tips

Pagans of all kinds set lofty goals at this time of year. Some will aim for the stars and end up with a handful of glitter instead. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Despite what Master Yoda says, there’s value in effort alone. A magician who screws up a ritual … Continue reading

Those Damn Christians Want Everything !

Demonic possession is a very old and much talked about subject. Before the advances of medicine and psychiatry, all mental illness was blamed on the demons ‘possessing God’s innocents’. However, there were some very interesting cases – The Nuns at Lourdes for example – not really explainable unless you start bringing in … Continue reading