Author Archives: Francesca De Grandis

Exploring Ogham, Trees, and Magic

When exploring magically, I need to let the exploration go where it leads instead of following that direction only if someone else deems that choice “correct.” Exploring is just that—exploring! Entering new places without knowing what I’ll find there is … Continue reading

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A Set of Talismans, Part Two

A willow talisman for those who are Fey Continue reading

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A Set of Talismans

A set of three talismans: blackthorn, ivy, and willow Continue reading

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Heather Talisman and Keppen

I made this post for one of my students public, in case someone else would enjoy it. Hiya, J, When I send you your purchase, I’d love to enclose this talisman as a gift. Does it suit you? The wood … Continue reading

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Stang

I’m thrilled! Yesterday, I finished pyrography on a stang for one of my students, and he’s approved the work, so I’m shipping it to him asap. (Pyrography is the art of burning designs in wood.) I’ve been wanting to make … Continue reading

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Sister Willow

Though I am strongly a theist, the Tree of Life is the Goddess for me; the cosmos is Her embrace. Continue reading

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Nettle Sting Therapy

Nettle sting therapy: I sting myself with live nettle plants to heal joint and muscle damage. Continue reading

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Gender Fluidity and Shamanism

Gender limitlessness is part of my magic. Gender limitlessness is innate to me as a Fey being. I embrace my power as a shaman and person. Continue reading

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A Sweet Faerie Child

I painted a Faerie that I made into a jointed paper doll. Faces I paint usually come from otherworldly realms, not from my imagination. Magic is in everything! Continue reading

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Upcoming Event

Be Successful, Be Whole, Be Blessed Receive a Three-Month-Long Direct Spiritual Transmission starting June 4, 2018 A direct spiritual transmission is a method I use to give blessings. An explanation of that method is toward the bottom of this post. … Continue reading

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