The Dark Forest

“She’s got the whole dark forest living inside of her.
– Tom Waits

As witches we share a deep connection with nature and all of her creatures, we are after all, part man, part animal and part spirit; half dead, half alive, our blood is red, and our bones are bristled.

Our spiritual anatomy links us to the Web of all fate and life, and we are connected by deep venous threads to the land we live on. Every creature, every plant, each rock and spirit that resides in the land is a part of us. We are deeply rooted in the soil in which we plant our Witchy gardens and we are ensouled in every living or natural being.

Inside of us we carry the dark forest, the shadows and the shades of the dead the energies and memories of each being who walked this land before. We are croaking toads and hooting owls, dancing spiders and undulating snakes. We are wild and we are the wilderness, untamed and full of the blood of life…

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