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The Blog of Phyllis Curott, Wiccan Priestess, Activist, Attorney, and Internationally Bestselling Author

“We’re going to begin by breathing”

“We’re going to begin by breathing”

An excerpt from Book of Shadows: A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft and the Magic of the Goddess “We’re going to begin by breathing—it’s the simplest movement of energy. It was the first thing you did when you were born from your mothers, and it...

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3 Pagans and a Cat Interview

At the Michigan Pagan Festival Thank you to 3 Pagans and a Cat for my wonderful interview at the Michigan Pagan Festival. It was such a joy to speak with you and be a part of your show.

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Wicca Made Easy with Phyllis Curott – Interview

Join us for a thought provoking discussion with the wonderful Phyllis Curott as we discuss her latest work Wicca Made Easy and the upcoming 20th anniversary of her revolutionary work Book of Shadows. Phyllis Curott is a pioneering spiritual teacher and one of...

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Energy Magic

Energy Magic

A excerpt from Witch Crafting a Spiritual Guide to Making Magic Energy Magic, like everything else in life, can’t work without fuel. How many days could you live without eating? And just how far will your car get without gas in the tank? How long would your marriage...

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“Our magic has just begun”

“Our magic has just begun”

An excerpt from Book of Shadows: A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft and the Magic of the Goddess “For countless years, the archetypal story of heroic descent into the realm of shadows, confrontation with fear, death and devastation, and rebirth...

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The Blossoming of Wicca

A KindlingGroup Interview "Phyllis Curott had graduated from Brown University and was studying law at N.Y.U. when her call came from a source long forgotten and utterly unexpected - the Goddess. Her first memoir, "Book of Shadows," recounts the story of her discovery...

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Why Wicca?

Why Wicca?

An excerpt from - Witch Crafting A Spiritual Guide to Making MagicWhy Wicca? A new religion occurs when the old religions no longer explain reality, nor meet the needs of people. With modern Witchcraft we are collectively creating a religion that specifically...

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Godspeed Institute Interview

THE MAGIC OF WICCA WITH PHYLLIS CUROTT - Caer speaks with Phyllis Curott -- attorney, Wiccan priestess, and author of the best-selling memoir Book of Shadows: A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft and the Magic of the Goddess. What is Godspeed...

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The World Needs Her Witches

The World Needs Her Witches

Protesters at a free speech rally in Boston in 2017.CreditCreditScott Eisen/Getty Images A response to David Brooks New York Times 6/11/19 Op Ed by Phyllis Curott, Witch and Wiccan Priestess David Brooks, in his New York Times Op Ed, The Age of Aquarius, All Over...

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Growing Seeds

Growing Seeds

The longer I live, the more deeply into the Earth my roots grow.  My body and my soul are nourished by my garden, the Peconic Bay where I sail, the neighboring farms.  The more time I spend attending to the wisdom, wonder and beauty of the natural world in which I am...

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Burning Down the House #Metoo

Burning Down the House #Metoo

The power of any spirituality is the possibility of insight and transformation that it offers. I never found that in the religions of transcendence. I find it in the Earth herself. And that is what informs my spiritual journey. Nature offers the wisdom that inspires...

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Me and Bill O’Reilly

Me and Bill O’Reilly

The power of any spirituality is the possibility of insight and transformation that it offers. I never found that in the religions of transcendence. I find it in the Earth herself. And that is what informs my spiritual journey. Nature offers the wisdom that inspires...

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Light in the Time of Darkness

Light in the Time of Darkness

I am an enemy of the way the things are. Combative and startling language in this season of peace, light and love, I know. But despite daily proclamation from one spiritual front or another, even “Paganism,” I can’t subscribe to the notion that all is as it was meant...

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