That Witch Life
Episode 51: Fall Equinox-Live At Columbia-Willamette Pagan Pride

Episode 51: Fall Equinox-Live At Columbia-Willamette Pagan Pride

September 21, 2020

For Magickal supplies made by and for Witches, supporting causes that matter, visit witchesresistance.com and enter code thatwitchlife at checkout to receive a 10% discount between now and 10/31/20. Thank you to The Witches Resistance for being an episode sponsor! This week, we're LIVE at the virtual Columbia-Willamette Pagan Pride festival! We begin by celebrating clean air and mourning the loss of RBG, and then dig into the Fall Equinox: its history and how to celebrate, today. Other topics include Magick during bouts of depression, saying goodbye to old altars and building new ones, astrology for the Equinox, and the Magickal use of bay leaves. Plus, why did Hilary and Kanani get "the cool premonitions"? A listener is looking assistance with focus while working from home. What Magick might help with that? For video of our conversation, join us at patreon.com/thatwitchlife.  Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.com.   etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast  ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 50: The Goddess Persephone With Robin Corak

Episode 50: The Goddess Persephone With Robin Corak

September 14, 2020

For Magickal supplies made by and for Witches, supporting causes that matter, visit witchesresistance.com and enter code thatwitchlife at checkout to receive a 10% discount between now and 10/31/20! Thank you to The Witches Resistance for being an episode sponsor! Your hosts are safe from forest fires, but deep in smoke and evacuations. What a perfect time to talk about the Queen of the Underworld! Author Robin Corak talks with us about the goddess Persephone, getting in touch with personal power, and healing through Shadow work. A listener has multiple deities knocking at their door. Can they work with all of them or do they have to choose? Your hosts discuss what Magickal tools they would save if they only had minutes to escape a fire. Hilary discusses nettles in spellwork, Kanani reviews TWO movies and how she may found a new Magickal path. Join us at patreon.com/thatwitchlife for a Persephone meditation led by Robin. Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.com.   etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast     ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 49: To Coven Or Not? With Ivo Dominguez, Jr.

Episode 49: To Coven Or Not? With Ivo Dominguez, Jr.

September 7, 2020

What is the role of a Witch's Coven? Who should join one? Who shouldn't? Witch, Author, and Elder of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Ivo Dominguez, Jr. meets with us to explore the benefits of working in a Coven, as well as its challenges. We also discuss best practice for working through issues within a Coven. Courtney shares how she met her husband, Hilary shares the Magick of blackberry, and Kanani's shares her plans to energetically restore her home post-COVID quarantine. Plus, Coven in the time of COVID: Our listener is eager to find a group to practice with. How do they find that during the pandemic? Further discussion with Ivo at our Patreon page: patreon.com/thatwitchlife     Show notes and audio transcript: thatwitchlife.com.     Support the show: ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast      Etsy.com/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 48: Mushroom Magick With Anjel

Episode 48: Mushroom Magick With Anjel

August 31, 2020

Mushrooms are Magick. Witch and scientist Anjel joins us to explore the potential healing within fungi and the relationship between science and witchcraft. We discuss the divine within the fungal kingdom and what it can teach us about our bodies and spirits. Anjel also introduces us to the psilocybin therapy initiative on Oregon's November ballot, and explains the difference between "Magick Mushrooms" as a party drug and their history a ritual tool of healing. Other topics include full moon Magick for September, awkward Witch talks at the doctor, and a BADASS candle maker. One listener, a teacher, must return to work during Covid. What Magick can they do to protect themselves? Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.com.     Support the show: Patreon.com/thatwitchlife    Ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast   etsy.com/thatwitchlifepodcast 

Bonus Episode: Burning Man Magick With Doctor Beverley

Bonus Episode: Burning Man Magick With Doctor Beverley

August 26, 2020

This is normally when the annual Burning Man Festival would take place but it is sadly canceled this year (thanks, Covid). Doctor Beverley returns to talk about the Magick of Burning Man, the festival's culture and her role as a Temple Guardian at this event. She describes Spiritual and Magickal moments of simply being at the event, and the blessings and challenges of doing rituals at Burning Man. We also discuss the California wildfires and the devastating storms in the Midwest. Cover art courtesy of Doctor Beverley. Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.com.  Support the show: Patreon.com/thatwitchlife    Ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast   etsy.com/thatwitchlifepodcast 

Episode 47: Music Magick With Jenna Greene

Episode 47: Music Magick With Jenna Greene

August 23, 2020

What is music without Magick...or Magick without music? Emmy-nominated musician and Witch Jenna Greene brings us *NEW* music from her forthcoming album and talks with us about how everyone has a gift to bring to heal this world. We also discuss channeling power into our Magick through music and working with the Shadow. Courtney talks about what to do when your dog eats your Magickal supplies and Kanani reviews "Ever After" (with Soleil!). A listener is in a nasty custody battle over a small child and a psychic reader says it's due to a curse on the family. What should the listener do (Spoiler feelings: We have ***FEELINGS*** about this issue)! "Faerie Queen," "Mermaid Song (for Yemaya)," and "In The Twilight" performed and used with courtesy by Jenna Greene.  Audio transcript and show notes at thatwitchlife.com. Support the show: patreon.com/thatwitchlife   ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast    etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 46: Witches In Fiction With Zoraida Córdova

Episode 46: Witches In Fiction With Zoraida Córdova

August 16, 2020

Witches love fiction and fiction loves Witches! Award-winning and New York Times Bestseller author Zoraida Córdova discusses her journey with Witchcraft and its influence on her fiction. She shares how Witchcraft and spirituality helped her build the world of her popular series: Brooklyn Brujas. We also discuss cultural context in creating a Magickal world and why readers keep returning to stories about Witches and Witchcraft. Digressions include: Vampires, Star Wars, "Charmed," "Twilight," "Buffy" and Luke Perry. Kanani talks about life in a house with COVID and Hilary talks about the use of yarrow. Plus, a psychic told our listener that they were "The Mother Gaia Incarnate." What does THAT mean??? Audio transcript and show notes at thatwitchlife.com. Support the show: patreon.com/thatwitchlife   ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast    etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 45: Yarn Magick With Nani Romanoff

Episode 45: Yarn Magick With Nani Romanoff

August 9, 2020

Get your first 10-minute reading with Keen for only $1.99:  https://trykeen.com/thatwitchlife. Because you deserve answers. Thank you to Keen for sponsoring this episode! Today, we geek out over Witch-CRAFTING! Witch and yarn artisan Nani Romanoff talks with us about working Magick through fiber arts, including its meditative qualities, and using yarn to create incredible spells and talismans. We also explore the crucial but under-appreciated use of texture in a spell’s components. Kanani and Courtney talk about their participation in the Portland protests, Hilary shares dandelion Magick, and we all drool over a s’mores ritual for kids. Listener question: Is it Magick or just our mind playing tricks? Audio transcript and show notes at: thatwitchlife.com.  Support the show: patreon.com/thatwitchlife    ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast

Episode 44: Lunar Magick With Jhenah Telyndru

Episode 44: Lunar Magick With Jhenah Telyndru

August 2, 2020

Get your first 10-minute reading with Keen for only $1.99:  https://trykeen.com/thatwitchlife. Because you deserve answers. Thank you to Keen for sponsoring this episode! Thirteen moons in a year...and they each have a Magickal role! Author and priestess Jhenah Telyndru talks about Lunar Magick inspired by Britannic mythology. We discuss myth as response to human experience and how the phases of the Moon can aid in personal transformation. We also offer suggestions for celebrating the Full Moon on August 3. Listener question: Is the Morrigan summoning someone to work with the dead? Plus, Courtney's super-meta zombie-nightmare, an awesome artist, and an ancient mystery: How much caffeine is JUST TOO MUCH? Kanani might know.  Support the show: patreon.com/thatwitchlife   ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast  https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThatWitchLifePodcast  Audio transcript and show notes at thatwitchlife.com 

Episode 43: Plant Magick with Christopher Penczak Plus Lúnasa Rites and Rituals

Episode 43: Plant Magick with Christopher Penczak Plus Lúnasa Rites and Rituals

July 27, 2020

Get your first 10-minute reading with Keen for only $1.99: https://trykeen.com/thatwitchlife. Because you deserve answers. Thank you to Keen for sponsoring this episode! It's the height of summer and we are all about the outdoors Magick! Guest Christopher Penczak joins us to discuss forming Magickal relationships with plants, making bonds with specific individual plant energies, reading messages from plants, and showing gratitude to plant allies. We also discuss feeling like an outcast among outcasts, the periodic importance of being a skeptical Witch, and the role of verification. We answer a listener question on using salt in rituals while being mindful of environmental. Courtney shares Lúnasa history and ways to celebrate the holiday, Kanani reviews "Kiki's Delivery Service," and Hilary fights the spider mites. Other digressions include the protests in Portland, the horror of ladybugs, and drama at the grocery store. For bonus content, support us on Patreon: patreon.com/thatwitchlife. Audio transcript and show notes at: www.thatwitchlife.com

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