Tag: Aunty Snark

It Doesn’t Need to Be Old

This tradition dates back to Ancient Egypt. That celebration can be traced to the Celtics. This is the Norse Pantheon, incredibly old and the runes can be found here and there. “I am a 47th Hereditary witch that can trace my lineage to a Druid High Priest that cursed a Roman legion.” “I am the reincarnation of Cleopatra.” What do…

Why the Hate on Wicca

Auntie Snark, I am on some Facebook groups that are for Pagans in general and I am seeing a lot of hate for Wiccans. What the hell gives?! Why is there Wiccan hate? Wondering Wiccan ____________________________________________________________________________ Wondering Wiccan, Your question, well there are several answers to it and maybe all are right and maybe none will be right. You see,…

Looking for a Mentor

Aunty Snark, I was wondering how I should go about finding a mentor? Looking for a Mentor ____________________________________________________________________________ Looking for a Mentor, The search for a mentor can be long. This isn’t something that you are going to want to rush into. This will require work on your part. I know I just said a dirty word but you have…

Wands, Athames and Staffs, Oh My

Dear Auntie Snark, I am looking into getting a wand but I should I get an athame instead? Should I get both? What should I be looking for? Looking for a Tool ____________________________________________________________________________ Looking for a Tool, My first question for you is; why do you need a tool? Is it because some book told you that you need it…

Hex the Ex

Auntie Snark, My ex broke my heart and now I want to get even. I have spent hours crying over the cheating bastard and now I want to get even. How should I go about hexing the ex? Wants to Hex the Ex ____________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Hex the Ex My first question about this is; are you sure you really…

Making a Book of Shadows

Auntie Snark, I have been seeing Books of Shadows on Pintrest and they look freaking amazing! I really want to make my own Book of Shadows like the ones I am seeing. Do you have any recommendations about what I should be putting into one? Wants to Build A Book ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Wants to Build a Book, Ahh yes, Books of…

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation?

Aunty Snark, I am really interested in studying shamanism but I am afraid to because I am white. Would it be considered appropriate for me to even to show any interest in shamanism? Am I appreciating or appropriating? ____________________________________________________________________________ Am I appreciating or appropriating, Way to bring me a tough one. There are so many things for me to address…

It’s Dangerous to go Alone – Take This!

Auntie Snark, I am currently a solitary witch but I don’t want to be! I want to be part of a coven and learn from others. Do you have any recommendations on how to find a good coven? All Alone ____________________________________________________________________________ All Alone, Being the one little lonely witch in the vast forest of your area can be overwhelming. I…

Seeking the Herb

Hi Auntie Snark, I have been seeing articles on Facebook about not using Sage nor Palo Santo when smudging because these two herbs are being endangered due to overuse. Is there other herbs that I can use? Seeking the Herb____________________________________________________________________________Seeking the Herb, I saw that article as well. After doing some research I have discovered that sage is not endangered,…

As a Man, What is my Title?

This week our letter comes from a man who needs help with titles. Let’s help him out shall we? ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Aunty Snark, As a man in the Pagan community who practices the craft, I am wondering what I should be calling myself? I have heard people call men sorcerer, wizard, sage, warlock and witch. Am I a witch or one…