New Moon Magick – Justice for the Inner Child

Gone is the cold, the wet, and gray I part the curtains in the way, Looking out into the endless expanse, I feign the fear and begin to dance, My feet dance and turn in fertile soil, Twisting roots in the mortal coil, From my heartwood I begin to grow, Rational thought is the seedContinue reading “New Moon Magick – Justice for the Inner Child”

Sisterhood – Weaving Baskets with the Threads of Wyrd

Today, I want to talk about Sisterhood in the Pagan Community. The same sentiments and insights could be applied to any gender identity dynamic. At Deeply Rooted, and in the Pagan Community at large, we are blessed to have the opportunity of Sisterhood. While words like “Tribe” and “Community” are passed around like marshmallows atContinue reading “Sisterhood – Weaving Baskets with the Threads of Wyrd”

Sweet Potato Self-Love Spell

Potatoes have long been a staple food in the American diet. They come in a variety of flavors and have been at the forefront of nutritional controversy for the last few years. These starch-filled tubers may not be the best choice for weight loss, though in moderation, they are a fantastic medium for some interestingContinue reading “Sweet Potato Self-Love Spell”

Breaking Isa – A Blessing Ritual for Ostara

Good morning! This is the ritual outline for the “Breaking Isa” Ritual Blessing to be performed on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. This ritual is taking place before the main ritual and will be approximately 35 minutes if all goes well. If you need to bring a chair to sit, that is perfectly fine! Children areContinue reading “Breaking Isa – A Blessing Ritual for Ostara”

Deeply Rooted Ostara 2.0 Invocaton Draft

Spirits of Deeply Rooted, near and ’round, Hemlock Grove, to Ancestor Mound, Oaken Circle and Goddess Shrine, Awaken now, with Us align, In You, We place Our deepest trust, Above and so below,  Oaths discussed, Actions from thought, We can attest, Our desires come forward to manifest, In perfect love and partnership, Together we takeContinue reading “Deeply Rooted Ostara 2.0 Invocaton Draft”

How to Kick Depression’s @$$ – The Pagan Way!

Depression unwaveringly stalks its prey like a cunning predator, swiftly and without mercy. Like death, melancholy does not discriminate between any of the common social descriptors. It can feel like a vast and ceaseless ocean or an unrelenting storm if it goes unchecked. If you’re a Pagan, finding safe passage through this supposedly unnavigable seaContinue reading “How to Kick Depression’s @$$ – The Pagan Way!”

Quill’s Curiosities @ Deeply-Rooted.Org

Just a small update for my viewers on this blog. I’ve taken to writing about Paganism over on Deeply Rooted’s website. This blog will remain online and will be used for non-Clergy related works. If you have questions about the Occult, would like a custom ritual written, or need to talk to a fellow PaganContinue reading “Quill’s Curiosities @ Deeply-Rooted.Org”

Ancestor Work- A Foundational Pagan Approach to Magick and Self-Improvement

Over the course of the last winter, I dove headfirst into the watery realm of the ancestors. Feeling drowned by depression, I honed my focus on what was really bothering me and learned a few lessons along the way. What prompted the sudden focus was the death of one of our tribal elders. I hadContinue reading “Ancestor Work- A Foundational Pagan Approach to Magick and Self-Improvement”

Pagan Parenting – Rediscovering Roots by Planting the Seeds

Life has been kind enough to afford me a a series of adventures and pathways that have both served to educate and challenge me throughout the years. I felt content to read books, perform rituals, and I even fancied myself a bit of a Chaos magician. I would openly tell folks that I preferred ChaosContinue reading “Pagan Parenting – Rediscovering Roots by Planting the Seeds”

Grounding 101 – Techniques, Tips, and Tricks

It’s 4:00 AM and my five children are scampering around the house, screaming and cackling as children do. No matter how late I stayed up at night in a failed effort to clean the house while they slept, my work is always undone the next morning like it never happened. That’s the challenge and alsoContinue reading “Grounding 101 – Techniques, Tips, and Tricks”

Building a Witch’s Bag

A “Witch’s Bag” is a unique spin or take on Mojo Bag from the Hoodoo tradition. For those of you unfamiliar with Hoodoo, it is a non-initiatory Magickal system that was created by the ingenious African and also the Native Americans slaves during the trans-Atlantic slave trade period. It is very similar to Kitchen WitchingContinue reading “Building a Witch’s Bag”

Reclaiming the Sacred Feminine with John Robinson

Shining Quill here! I have some exciting news to report, fellow Deeply Rooted fans! If you’re interested in learning about a time foreign to us and going beyond the school textbooks of our youth, then prepare for a spectacular new understanding of ancient Egyptian culture. Our very own Clergy aspirant, John Robinson, will take youContinue reading “Reclaiming the Sacred Feminine with John Robinson”