September 18, 2020
Equinoxes are a tipping between the dark and light half of the year.
It's the perfect time to check in with yourself and reflect on where you are out of balance.
In this episode, we explore the seasonal astrology, what's new on Chez's farm, the opportunities in chaos, and the value of slowing down.
This episode features shoutouts to:
July 30, 2020
Grab yourself a brew and settle in to listen to Kim's chat with Frances Billinghurst about her new book 'Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realm.'
Frances is a prolific writer and creatrix. Here's how you can get your hands on her books and other goodies:
Non-Australian people can pre-order 'Encountering the Dark Goddess' through John Hunt Publishing prior to its release in March 2021 https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/moon-books/our-books/encountering-dark-goddess-journey-shadow-realms
or via https://www.amazon.com/Encountering-Dark-Goddess-Journey-Shadow/dp/1789045991/
France's other books include:
:: Contemporary Witchcraft: Foundational Practices for a Magical Life (pending release, Moon Books, 2021)
:: Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realms (pending release, Moon Books, 2021)
:: A Little Book of Wicca (TDM Publishing, 2020)
:: The Witch's Circle: A Practical Guide to the Art Magical (TDM Publishing, 2019)
:: Call of the God: An Anthology Exploring the Divine Masculine within Modern Paganism (TDM Publishing, 2015)
:: In Her Sacred Name: Writings on the Divine Feminine (TDM Publishing, 2014)
:: Dancing the Sacred Wheel: A Journey through the Southern Sabbats (TDM Publishing, 2014)
Where you can find Frances:
:: My writer's blog (where the rest of my published works can be found) - http://francesbillinghurst.blogspot.com
:: My Instagram account - https://www.instagram.com/francesbillinghurst #francesbillinghurst
:: My Facebook account - https://www.facebook.com/Frances-Billinghurst
:: Chief Magick Maker and HPs at the Temple of the Dark Moon - http://www.templedarkmoon.com #templeofthedarkmoon
:: TDM's Facebook account - https://www.facebook.com/templedarkmoon
:: Healer and Meditation Facilitator at the Isian Centre of Metaphysics - https://isiancentreofmetaphysics.com.au
:: ICM's Facebook account - https://www.facebook.com/isiancentreofmetaphysics
May 26, 2020
In this episode, we explore the tools of the craft.
Are you a minimalist or a collector? What are your absolute essentials?
We swap notes on our key magical tools and the role they play in our personal practice.
April 28, 2020
We recorded this episode just after Anzac Day to explore our the descent into the dark half of the year and honour the festival of Samhain.
Astrologically, we delve into Pluto stationing retrograde and the illusions of Neptune.
We talk about navigating the good and bad days of COVID-19, how we can tap into natural rhythms, and recognise decision points in our lives.
As always, it's peppered with witchy wisdom and real life tips for riding this time of deep change.
February 25, 2020
This episode was recording during a dark moon as we meander through a mysterious Mercury retrograde in Pisces. Cheryl and Kim pick apart how this plays out in both magical and mundane ways. We explore strategies for staying grounded amid the 'white noise' and how we can engage with the stories we tell ourselves in more conscious ways. How can we anchor ourselves? What does it mean to belong? What tools support a wandering witch?
December 6, 2019
Originally scheduled for Beltane 2019, this episode of Witch: Radiant + Rooted was delayed by adversity in the lives of your hosts, Kim and Cheryl. In this episode, Cheryl shares her recent direct experience of the fire element and we weave it into the larger narrative of responding to the changes indicated by the planets in 2020.
September 27, 2019
Welcome Episode 3 of Witch: Radiant + Rooted.
This episode was recorded at the Spring equinox, taking us from Libra into Scorpio. As the light half of the solar year begins, it's time to get moving.
Your hosts, Cheryl and Kim, weave conscious conversation about stepping forward into potential, collaborating with community, finding inner balance, and raising your social voice.
August 10, 2019
Welcome to Witch: Radiant + Rooted.Your hosts are Kim and Cheryl, two practising witches from the Eastern coast of Australia. This is our second episode recorded at Imbolc, after the darkness and difficulties of the winter period. In a our very organic way, we talk about strategies for integrating those experiences and returning to the challenges of the outer world.
June 1, 2019
Welcome to Witch: Radiant + Rooted.
Your hosts are Kim and Cheryl, two practising witches from the Eastern coast of Australia.
In this first episode, recorded between Samhain and Winter Solstice under the waning moon, we introduce ourselves and explore the balsamic phase of the universal cycle.