Author Archives: Fred


About Fred

Fred is a Licensed Massage Therapist, and also holds a BA in Anthropology. Over the past twenty years he has studied and practiced various Neopagan, Occult, and New Age systems of magic, religion, spirituality, and healing, including Reiki, Druidism, Wicca, Ceremonial Magick, and Thelema. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, dog, two cats, a parrot, two gerbils, and a small collection of tarantulas.

The Ancestor Altar

I know I haven’t updated this in a while.  Here’s to me getting back to it. I have recently set up an ancestor altar, and have been doing nightly devotions. I have a small table, covered in a black cloth, … Continue reading

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The Traditional Samhain Séance

My wife and I have a Samhain tradion. We hold an annual séance on the weekend leading up to Samhain. We have been doing this for two years. We hope to do it for many more. This isn’t what you … Continue reading

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Oneiromancy; The Magic of Dreams

Traditionally, Oneiromancy refers to divination – seeing the unseen in the past, present, or future – through the use of dreams. Here I will refer to a whole system of Magic which includes dream recall, dream interpretation, lucid dreaming, protection … Continue reading

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A few brief words on Animism

I am finding, more and more, that I am getting away from the word “Pagan,” and embracing the word “Animist.” Pagan is such a loaded term. For one thing, it was originally always pejorative. First, the Romans used the term … Continue reading

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