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Lids For Luxury Candles

Lids For Luxury Candles

All of my candles - whether paraffin, bayberry, beeswax or luxury Coco Apricot Crème wax - all are packaged with care to protect and preserve your candle, especially the fresh fullness of the scent. Most of my container candles come with lids. My con

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U5b & The Birth Of The Alphabet

U5b & The Birth Of The Alphabet

As I have shared before, my maternal ancestral genetic mother line, namely U5b is associated with the Old European cave art abstract graphical symbols of communication, dating to around 30,000 to 40,000 years old. Likewise, U5b is associated with the

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Good Hamingja - In Honor And Tribute To My Father

Good Hamingja - In Honor And Tribute To My Father

In honor and tribute to my father, Audra Pearl Taylor. My father passed over late Tuesday night 8/7/18, peacefully surrounded by family and those who love him. Even through our own grief, my father’s passing was calm, without struggle and beautiful.

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Envy & Jealousy

Envy & Jealousy

Fact. Humans are not created equal. Not biologically. Not culturally. Some are smarter than others, some wealthier, some luckier, some prettier, some stronger, some healthier. Some are born into good fortune. Some are not. Opportunity follows some li

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Clever Science

Clever Science

I've written previously that the average brain volume of both Neanderthals (1650cc as approximately determined by measurement of cranial capacity) and Denisovans (as determined by associated high technology artefactual, abstract artistic as well a

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Ethnic European Renewal

Ethnic European Renewal

Interesting information is shared by Hugh Newman in the video below, Lovelock Cave: Red-Haired Giants of Ancient Nevada. This researcher links together the ancient North American red-haired giants (the legendary Si-Te-Cah) with the Cro-Magnons of Eur

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Hybrid Vigor

Hybrid Vigor

Homo habilis is not an ancestor to all modern humans. It is disputed within the scientific community if this Native African hominid should be classified within the genus Homo or within the genus Australopithecus. Homo habilis was originally placed

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Witchcrafting

Witchcrafting

In addition to those tools gifted to you by the Cosmos, the most powerful rituals, crafting techniques and magical tools are those you creatively develop, purposefully fashion and do the work to (witchcraft) make yourself. The creative works of your

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Navels, Eyeballs & Black Cubes

Navels, Eyeballs & Black Cubes

This morning I dreamt. The navels of human beings upon the earth were being turned into eyeballs. No kidding. Then, those with eyeballs for navels were translated into another dimension, where spacetime was experientially seen to be made of black cub

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Sceptre Of Selection

Sceptre Of Selection

As I noted in an earlier blog (Mitochondrial Evolution & Speciation), as the maternal mtDNA line is thought by scientists to be pivotal in the natural selection and evolution of species, so too are there natural selection processes going on in th

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Cerebral

Cerebral

True story. I once was fired from a job because, as the firing manager told me (and I quote), I am "too cerebral." No kidding. I was not crushed by her words at all. On the contrary, I took it as a compliment whether she meant it that way or not. Plu

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Mitochondrial Evolution & Speciation

Mitochondrial Evolution & Speciation

We are beings whose consciousness flows through and is experienced by biology. The biological tools we have with which to experience, work in, and transform the physical world are those we inherit from our ancestors. The biological tools we inheri

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Denisovans, Druids & Valkyries

Denisovans, Druids & Valkyries

As I've shared before, I have significant genetic ancestry from an archaic branch of humankind known as the Denisovans (tentatively named by scientists as Homo sapien altaiensis). The Denisovans are thought to have inhabited southern Siberia from aro

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Aldebaran

Aldebaran

The female deer star, Aldebaran. In legends told to be the original home star of the Giants and the divine eye in the sky. It is also written in Sanskrit that the female deer is the female aspect of Brahma (the creative force of the cosmos), the fema

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Logos - Hominin Rising

Logos - Hominin Rising

In my previous post I noted that the original home star of the People (my People) of the Boreal Forest Biome Horned Reindeer Star Goddess is Alderbaran. Alderbaran is the star of the female deer, representing the female aspect of Brahma, the female L

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Star Children

Star Children

I've written in earlier posts (Deep Life Ancestry, for example) that my journey of consciousness as a biological life-form on the earth began in Antarctica. Yet, I am also a daughter of the Clan of the Star Goddess. Galactic alchemy, as well as earth

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Science Of Magic

Science Of Magic

As with spiral galaxies, the Golden Ratio (φ = 1.618 …) is integral to the structure of the pentagram. Some try to force the structure of DNA to fit into the Golden Ratio. It almost does. Each cycle of the double helical DNA spiraling molecule mea

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Children Of Giants

Children Of Giants

In earlier posts I have noted that both my maternal U5b and paternal I2 ancestral genetic bloodlines are both old world paleolithic European Cro-Magnon early modern human lineages. Cro-Magnon humans, not only had a larger brain volume as measured by

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Master Your Destiny

Master Your Destiny

"Wishful thinking is the formation of beliefs and making decisions according to what might be pleasing to imagine instead of by appealing to evidence, rationality, or reality."Honestly, in my own life, I've made many bad decisions. Of those bad decis

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Stoicism For Witches

Stoicism For Witches

"If you live in harmony with nature you will never be poor; if you live according what others think, you will never be rich." — SenecaStoicism today is not an indifference to emotion or pain. Stoicism is not a religion. Stoicism is a holistic practic

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Crazymaking Curse Makers

Crazymaking Curse Makers

What is the psychology behind someone always trying to stimulate envy or jealousy in you? In witchcraft, we could call such behavior curse-making. Specifically, it is the kind of curse an energy vampire would make. Feeding on the constant attention a

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Lemuria: Science and Myth

Lemuria: Science and Myth

While it's a good tale for selling putative Lemurian crystals ( first discovered in Brazil in 1999 and now mined as 'Lemurian' crystals all over the world), what is the scientific evidence for thinking that a spiritually advanced, sophisticated

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Deep Life Ancestry

Deep Life Ancestry

During shamanic dream journeys (particularly my dream journey of Beltane Eve 2015), I have been shown that my own earth-life origins began in Antarctica. The new scientific discovery of the first continent ever on planet earth, namely the supercontin

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Sacred Circles of Reflection Symmetry

Sacred Circles of Reflection Symmetry

In an earlier post (Sacred Secular), I noted the apparent dual two-fold nature of the Old European Horned Star Goddess of my ancestral genetic maternal bloodline. In geometry, two-fold symmetry is also known as reflection symmetry and mirror symmetry

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Sacred Secular

Sacred Secular

Among my many treasured crystals and gemstones, my most treasured and cherished stones are two simple shaman stones made into a two stone amulet. I call these two stones, my Mother Stones. One is a dark nugget of Stonehenge Preseli Bluestone from

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Peace To Our World

Peace To Our World

On this Memorial Day, we honor those who have given their lives so that we might live. We honor them by remembering to hope, and to continue working for peace.

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Lamentation

Lamentation

We are no longer naive. While it may be that some wars are waged necessarily - to protect the homeland, to secure resources for the People or to maintain a position of strategic power for the purpose of securing survival of the People as an independe

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Remember

Remember

On this Memorial Day Weekend, in honor of my ancestral maternal bloodline, I remember. Still.My inter-incarnate and pre-incarnate experience of continuity of memory and remembering awareness is a phenomenon that has, down through time, been experienc

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Pardes Dressed In Shadows

Pardes Dressed In Shadows

On this Memorial Day Weekend, I remember a poem I wrote over two decades ago. The energy of the Sacred Feminine can be no less brutal than can be the Masculine energy. Indeed, the face of the Sacred Feminine known as Terrible is one many women refuse

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Lucidity

Lucidity

a tapestry a seamless epiphany of deep shadows dancing naked with the night chaos thirsts ordering the mystery tale dark bursts of lucidity emerge from an endless sea of nothing as serpents sing and scorpions weave

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Cypher

Cypher

neither dark nor lightthe song of beingwoman holdsessential creative powerquestions unspoken, who knowsyes and nonourishingmeaning, empty of meaninga paradoxone whole inclinationpure flamesguard the gate to the demon dancewhere Lilith laughswith abso

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Radical Alchemy

Radical Alchemy

I wrote the first six stanzas of the poem below over two decades ago under the title "Torch." The last four stanzas were written several years ago. All together, this poem demonstrates the "Radical Alchemy" of my life, and documents my journey from e

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My Name Is Sym

My Name Is Sym

As I woke up from a dream this Mother's Day morning, my inner voice spoke out the name I called myself as I came into Being ... "my name is Sym."  Pronounced SIHM, the name Sym is of English origin and a variant transcription (representatio

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The Warrior Queen

The Warrior Queen

Who are the blue-painted Pictish People of my ancestral mothers? Certainly, they are Druid Warriors and Priestess Queens who fight for the People, as one of the People. Why did they all paint themselves blue for battle if not that blue skin was a tra

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The Path Of Fear

The Path Of Fear

Many people see the movie Avatar as a dig at White European Colonialism, but it isn't. Not if you are of a mind to learn and understand the real message. Unfortunately, many religious and spiritual leaders lead people down the exploitive road o

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Indigo Blue Skin Genetic Root

Indigo Blue Skin Genetic Root

Both my maternal and paternal families have American roots deep in Appalachian Kentucky - my paternal family hails specifically from the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian mountains where old ancestral ways still flourish among the mountain folk. M

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Brainy Chromosomes

Brainy Chromosomes

Along with chromosome 8, chromosome 12 is also known to be important to brain development, function and intelligence. My own regional ethnic percentages on these two 'brainy' chromosomes (as reported using the newest GEDmatch Eurogenes K13 admixture

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Firekeeper

Firekeeper

My father's autosomal genetic ancestry is 1/16th Potawatomi (with some Cherokee admixture). When I was a child, we lived as a Clan of related families in the Midwest (where many of us still live today, along the Potawatomi Trail of Death). When I was

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European Sound Shamans

European Sound Shamans

The shamans of Old Europe and of the ancient Celto-Germanic tribes used sound, vibration and sound vibration interference patterns as part of their shamanic practices. Ancient megalithic monuments like Newgrange (Ireland), Stonehenge (England) and th

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Old Craft

Old Craft

Old ways traditional witchcraft, also known as Old Craft among witches of British ancestry, is not for everyone. Old Craft witches are different, dancing to an uncommon rhythm of the universe. Old Craft witches seek greater conscious awareness, deepe

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Stones Of Memory

Stones Of Memory

As I've shared in previous posts, my mother rune is Hagall (which literally translates to hailstone). In the Younger Futhark Scandinavian rune poem of my ancestors, Hagall is linked with remembrance of the old ways and olden times. It is also conn

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X-Chromosome Mediated Genetic Sensory Memory

X-Chromosome Mediated Genetic Sensory Memory

Old world witches who practice witchcraft based in authentic ancestral tradition (including those of us like myself who actively work with genetic memory) diligently strive to couple atypical experiences of consciousness with understanding firmly roo

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Archaic Ancestors & The Communicating Brain

Archaic Ancestors & The Communicating Brain

As I've shared before, I have confirmed Cro-Magnon European Early Modern Human, Neanderthal European Archaic Human and Denisovan Eurasian-Siberian Archaic Human genetic ancestors. I've also shared a scientific skull comparison video (included below)

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Sidereal Versus Tropical Zodiac

Sidereal Versus Tropical Zodiac

The Sidereal and Tropical Zodiacs are two systems of astrological measurement. Each system has a differing foundational relationship, point of anchor and emphasis of meaning. The Sidereal Zodiac is based in the relationship of the Earth to the S

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Sidereal Zodiac Sun Signs

Sidereal Zodiac Sun Signs

With dates based on the midpoint between the constellations, these are the Sun Signs according to the version of the Sidereal Zodiac promoted by Witchcrafts Artisan Alchemy. These signs are named according to the thirteen constellations which cros

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Writing On The Wall

Writing On The Wall

The European People, particularly the People of Western Europe, have been wrongly demonized by history for far too long. Despite all of the negative propaganda permeating many professional and religious disciplines against my People, despite the odds

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Cro-Magnon European Early Modern Humans

Cro-Magnon European Early Modern Humans

Both my ancestral genetic U5 motherline and I2 fatherline are known Cro-Magnon lineages indigenous to Old Europe. The earliest known Cro-Magnon remains are dated to around 45,000 years before present. The oldest of these types of remains have been fo

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Cauldron

Cauldron

A poem I wrote over two decades ago during my Bardic phase (as it is called in Celtic Druid Tradition): Cauldronforged without calculationreverberating with eternal essence, the lifeforcebrewing namelessly under the nostrils, purifying recognitionsom

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The Empty Force

The Empty Force

I've previously written about my mother rune Hagall, my birth rune. In this post I share a poem I wrote over two decades ago which corresponds to my father rune Ing, also known as the Empty Force in the martial arts. Indeed, the Empty Force is consid

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Old European Rune Roots

Old European Rune Roots

In previous posts I compared the Old European paleolithic cave art symbols to letters of ancient western civilization alphabets and to the Hebrew tropes. In this post I mark the Old European cave symbols as roots of the Celto-Germanic runes of my anc

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Old European Ta'amim

Old European Ta'amim

I made more of my Signature Black Cauldron Brew candles today. Then I sat down to relax and think again about the Old European cave art symbols found in caves throughout Paleolithic Ice Age Europe. These symbols were born through the tribes and consc

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Origins And Migrations Of Homo Sapiens

Origins And Migrations Of Homo Sapiens

I originally published this information (sections under 2018 Updates) as a webpage back in 2017, and now I am republishing it on my blog given the new scientific discoveries which have been published which lend an ever-greater plausibility and sci

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Human Migrations And Glacial Interglacial Cycles

Human Migrations And Glacial Interglacial Cycles

During the Pleistocene, glacial-interglacial periods have occurred regularly. Glacial ice sheet advances occur at intervals of approximately 40,000 to 100,000 years. These glacial-interglacial cycles also coincide with orbital changes of the earth wh

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Solomon And Sheba - The End Of An Empire

Solomon And Sheba - The End Of An Empire

In my previous post, I noted that the end of the Egyptian Empire came in consequence to the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra's love affair with a foreign ruler of Rome named Antony. In this post I will note that the end of the Israelite Empire came in con

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Antony and Cleopatra - The End Of An Empire

Antony and Cleopatra - The End Of An Empire

The final death throe of the Egyptian Empire is recognized to have occurred when Egypt became a mere province of the Roman Empire following the tragic romance and deaths of Marc Antony and Cleopatra. Antony was a Roman general and politician who s

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The Sacred Mystery Script Of Old Europe

The Sacred Mystery Script Of Old Europe

It is truly an electrifying intellectual, emotional and paradigm-shifting experience to compare the graphical symbols found in prehistoric caves of Old Europe to Proto-Canaanite, Phoenician, early Greek, early Monumental Latin and Modern English. The

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Lion Lady Of Turquoise

Lion Lady Of Turquoise

In my previous post I noted the connection of my ancestral genetic maternal U5b lineage to the creators, developers and perfectors of Old European cave art symbolic graphical, Egyptian hieroglyphic and Phoenician alphabetic scripts of communication.

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Wise Mothers Of Writing

Wise Mothers Of Writing

Let's look at the beginning of and the thread of connection running through the ancestral tree of written symbolic communication as experienced by my own U5b ancestral genetic maternal lineage.Interestingly, the U5b genetic maternal haplogroup was re

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Old World European

Old World European

Yes Virginia, Old World Europeans do still exist.A daughter of Clan Ursula (also known as Clan Europa), my ancestral genetic U5b1b1-T16192C! motherline is a founding maternal lineage of Old World Europe, the Atlantic North Sea regions of Europe and A

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My Birth Rune

My Birth Rune

Known as the "Mother Rune" by many runologists, the Younger Futhark Old Norse rune Hagall (corresponding to Hagalaz of the Elder Futhark and to Anglo-Saxon Haegl) is most often associated with the goddess Hel (a goddess of Death as are both shadowy S

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Marks of the Mothers

Marks of the Mothers

Symbols from left to right, top to bottom: Row 1 - Asterisk, Aviform, Circle, Claviform, Cordiform, Crosshatch, Cruciform, Cupule Row 2 - Dot, Finger Fluting, Flabelliform, Half-Circle, Line, Negative Hand, Open-Angle, Oval Row 3 - Pectiform, P

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Shadowy Scáthach

Shadowy Scáthach

Scáthach (also Sgàthach an Eilean Sgitheanach, Sgathaich, Scatha and Scota) was an ancient warrior queen and teacher of the Red Branch Warriors of Celtic legend. Legend informs us that Scáthach lived around 200 BCE. The name Scáthach means "the shado

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Dancing With The Dark

Dancing With The Dark

Today's January 31, 2018 rare super blue blood moon total lunar eclipse is an excellent opportunity to write about dark matter and dark energy. Traditional witches, like myself, are as comfortable with the dark as we are with the light.According to c

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Shadow Walker's Moon

Shadow Walker's Moon

Usually called a blue moon, the second full moon of January 2018 (on the 31st) is an extraordinary total lunar eclipse super blood moon. During a lunar eclipse, the earth moves between the moon and the sun, positioning the moon and the sun in astrolo

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Daughter of the Clan of House Dracul

Daughter of the Clan of House Dracul

A daughter of the Dragon Clan of House Dracul, the Old European lineage associated with the legendary Dracula, the real Vlad Dracul, Prince Vlad III The Impaler, warrior hero of the Romanian people, was genetically descended from the male lineage dyn

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The Mastermind's Valknut

The Mastermind's Valknut

One way to decode the meaning of the Valknut, an iconic symbol of Odin and Odin's power, is to envision it as representing the successful personal psycho-synthesis of the three spiritual modes of consciousness characteristic of the Old European shama

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Master Crafted Artisan Candles

Master Crafted Artisan Candles

Masterfully handcrafted in the full spirit of authentic traditional Old European Witchcraft using an artful array of skillfully applied artisan techniques, profoundly lovely, originally designed, and carefully formulated for high impact enhancement o

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Authentic Old European Witchcraft

Authentic Old European Witchcraft

Fornekja, which means "old one," is an authentic traditional ancient Old World European Northern Old Germanic, Scandinavian, Northwestern European Isles (especially the Orkneys and Western Isles) and Icelandic witchcraft. As described in the folkl

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Initiation By Ordeal

Initiation By Ordeal

Initiation by the Ancestral Master Witches of one's Folk into Traditional Witchcraft is by way of Ordeal. The Ordeal is not scripted by any human. Self-initiation or any initiation by human intention (by a coven or incarnate Master Witch, for example

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