I’ve been saying the same thing for years about my Irish Catholic ancestors and about American folk magic–it’s worth preserving!
I have a secret. I enjoy learning about Hoodoo.
Despite being what I consider a Celtic Eclectic Pagan, with a strong interest in the Avalonian path and in gleaning what I can about the ancient Celts, I’ve developed a fascination with American folk magic.
At first, I thought I should keep it to myself. Surely some of my peers would look askance as it didn’t seem to fit well with my primary path. After all, folk magic is often called low magic – and what did it have to do with connecting to my Celtic ancestry?
Well, I’ve realized it has a lot to do with it.
Frankly, it was my Celtic path that brought me to American folk magic in its varied forms. One of the things my Hearth group does at Samhain is to ask the ancestors…
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