Satanism and Paganism

I’m probably going to get a lot of heat for saying this, but there are a lot of similarities between pagan religions and Satanism. A lot of Satanists and pagans will vehemently deny this, and on a certain level, I understand why. While neither religion involves a belief in or worship of “the devil,” many […]

Satanic Sacrifice

There are a lot of misconceptions about Satanism and the rite of sacrifice. Thanks to Christian propaganda and its pervasiveness throughout popular culture, there is an alarmingly prevalent belief in satanic sacrifice. The Satanic Panic of the ’80s only intensified that fear. There are still people who believe that Satanists are evil people who sacrifice […]

Leaving the Fog Behind

It’s been about five and a half years since I became a Satanic witch, and throughout that journey I feel as though I’ve become more myself. Satanism has taught me a lot of things Christianity didn’t teach me, and it’s helped me unlearn a lot of things I thought were true as well as some […]

Halloween Traditions – Jack-o-Lanterns

Jack-o-lanterns are a key symbol of modern Halloween. You know it’s spooky season when you start seeing orange pumpkins with wide grins carved into them sitting next to people’s doors. Like Halloween costumes, Jack-o-lanterns are another Halloween tradition that finds its origins in Samhain. Since the pumpkins we use today are not native to Europe, […]

Halloween Traditions – Costumes

Costume parties are an integral aspect of the Halloween tradition in the US. There is an entire industry dedicated to mass producing and selling Halloween costumes, though the best ones are homemade. I’ve said before that Halloween is a creative holiday, and costumes are a part of that creativity. Even adults participate in the activity, […]