” Witchcraft medicine is wild medicine. It is uncontrollable, it surpasses the ruling order. It is anarchy. It belongs to the wilderness. It scares people. It is one thing above all: heathen”
– Witchcraft Medicine – Christian Rätsch*
Witches are not born to fit in with the whole of mainstream society. Rebellion is in our serpent-kissed blood and we are not ally to the capitalistic ruling order. We are like the solanaceous weeds growing along the beautifully planned and neat gardens of the upper classes and like weeds we are reviled, and even feared.And we are feared for good reason, since just like the solanaceae we are not only healers but cursers as well.
I embrace this part of my heritage, being serpent – born and unafraid of the truth of my soul.
*I have been nominated to participate in the three day quote challenge by Wiccan Woman. For three days I am meant to post a quote I like. On each of my posts, I am to tag three fellow bloggers, who are nominated to take part in the challenge. It would be grand if others participated as well.
Today’s nominees are: