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Today’s topic is the jorougumo (女郎蜘蛛) or lady spider, as I like to call it. A spider creature that can change into a woman.  449 more words

Japanese Myth

The Collection of Davey Jones

The reaper of those who cross the sea, Davey Jones

A devil of a soul who hunts men, he’s known

Lore of old still spoken today, how it goes… 8 more words


Day 9: Ozark Medicinal Plant Hike

Today I led a medicinal plant hike with my good friend Eric at Lake Fort Smith State Park.

Photo 2 is a May Apple or Arkansas Mandrake. 153 more words

Folk Magic

Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 297) Gypsy and Witch

In looking at this woman, the first thing that comes to Stephen’s mind is gypsy and witch. This small elderly woman with a large lump at her shoulders tilts her head sideways to get a better look at him. 237 more words



my conscience is my crown
contented thoughts my rest
my heart is happy in itself
my bliss is in my quest


SPELLS: of self-discovery… 499 more words

Magickal Arts

[EF]#16 Moral Lesson in Indonesian Tale

Traditional Roof at West Sumatra

Where do we get our moral lesson? We got it from our parents, social environments, school, and also from stories. Nowadays, children get moral lesson at public school only from religious subject. 404 more words


Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 296) Eyes Meet

Still wound up by Kate’s spectacle, Stephen watches as she and this other man close the door to the hotel and from the brightly lit window, he sees them talking to the desk clerk. 128 more words