La Bona Dea's Journal of Everyday Magic

Storytelling which touches the heart and awakens the soul

Archive for October 2022

Were they really Wicked?

You bet they were. . . but we know better We gathered to celebrate Samhain, and as I read the damning and wicked words from the Witches’ Hammer, the Malleus Maleficarum, we discovered what those words could really mean. First, you must know that the Malleus Maleficarum was the book used to take down wise […]

Samhain’s Arrival

I walk among the trees and notice the changing, falling, and decaying leaves. Dark brown acorns, roasted from these long, hot dog days, the snap of dry, brittle twigs, and the still and murky water in the creek near my home, confirm the Earth has tilted toward winter. She pivots, about to dip with a […]