Magick & Alchemy

By Tamed Wild

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 Apr 1, 2021
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Magick & Alchemy by Tamed Wild is an enchanting podcast for modern-day witches and the earth-spirited. Join hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew each week as they discuss witchcraft, divination, mythology, and all things magick and alchemy.

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Episode 69: Portals of the Summer Solstice
00:26:44
On episode 69 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast (the last episode in Season Two!), hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the magick of portals. They talk about the Summer Solstice as a portal and the possibility of portals in our magickal practice. They also reflect on bodies of water, plants, crossroads, and the moon as portals, and how to work with these spaces. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “From Afar it is an Island” by Bruno Munari “Of Oak, Ash, and Thorn” by D.J. Conway Shoutouts: Lao-Tse Marisa Cottrill
Jun 22, 2022
Episode 68: Bibliomancy and Summer Goddesses
00:31:00
On episode 68 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss divination with books and the magick of stories. They talk about bibliomancy, aleuromancy, and crafting a channeled writing practice. They also reflect on solar deities and share some summer goddess tales, including those of Aine, Aurora, and Brighid. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink” by Susan Peznecker "The God Mercury" by Kate Belew https://tamedwild.com/a/blog/the-god-mercury The Goddess Guidance Oracle Deck and Guidebook by Doreen Virtue
Jun 15, 2022
Episode 67: Witchy Business
00:52:20
On episode 67 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview Shelby Bundy and Danielle Fried. Shelby and Danielle are the hosts of the Witchy Business Podcast and the women behind the curtain at Tamed Wild. In this episode, they reflect on how Tamed Wild began, where it's going, and what they’ve learned through working in the business sector of spirituality. They talk about being seen on social media and finding witchy friends, as well as what they have planned for the upcoming summer break. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Jun 08, 2022
Episode 66: Fire Magick
00:22:07
On episode 66 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss fire magick. They talk about hearth goddesses, candle spells, and fire scrying. They consider fire’s relationship to boundaries, alchemy, and mythical being, the salamander. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “A Dictionary of Symbols,” J.E. Circlot “Mermaids, Sylphs, Gnomes,and Salamanders: Dialogues with the Kings and Queens of Nature,” William R. Mistele Hearth Witches Article: https://magickandalchemy.com/goddess-series-the-hearth-witches/ Leonardo Da Vinci Paracelsus Shoutouts: Maia Toll @prettyfnspooky
Jun 01, 2022
Episode 65: Lunar Gardening & Solstice Symbols
00:23:13
On episode 65 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss lunar gardening and plant allies for the Summer Solstice. They reflect on the garden as an altar, gardening as spellwork, and why people might tend to their plants based on the phase of the moon. They also talk about tree magick, bee folklore, and other symbols of the season. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Monty Waldin, “Biodynamic Gardening” Colleen English, “Telling the Bees” Kate Belew, “Animal Symbology: The Horse” https://magickandalchemy.com/animal-symbology-the-horse/ Shoutouts: Ram Dass, "Be Here Now"
May 25, 2022
Episode 64: Handfasting & Witchy Weddings
00:19:49
On episode 64 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss handfasting and Pagan wedding rituals. They explore the symbolism behind binding lovers’ hands, June marriages, and the expression, ‘tying the knot.’ They also talk about handfasting in pop culture, blacksmith priests, and why ‘jumping the broom’ isn’t just for newlyweds. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Robin Rose Bennet, "Healing Magic" GretnaGreen.com Llewellyn Sabbat Series Books, "Beltane" Shoutouts: Kat Maeir, “Engeretic Herbalism” Max Porter, “Grief is a Thing With Feathers” Alice Hoffman, “The Red Garden” Christopher Pike, “Witch”
May 18, 2022
Episode 63: What is Magick?
00:24:35
On episode 63 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby ask the Witch Wide Web: Who is a Witch? What is Magick? And, what is Witchcraft? They discuss these questions, along with a few others, like ‘How do you deal with wishes that don’t manifest,” additionally, “tips for blessings when moving into a new home,” and “how do I join a witchy community as in in-the-closet Witch in a small, southern town.” Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “High Magick,” Damien Echols “Angels and Archangels,” Damien Echols
May 11, 2022
Episode 62: The Archetypal Mother
00:28:00
On episode 62 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the archetypal mother. To expand on a previous episode from the first season, Kate and Kristin explore the Great Mother’s relationship to drumming, vultures, and the Underworld. They also talk about Saintcraft as a form of magick, and discuss the iconography and veneration of the Virgin Mary and The Madonnas. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: "When the Drummers were Women: A Spiritual History of Rhythm" by Layne Redmond "A Dictionary of Symbols" by J.E. Cirlot Saintcraft Workshop, Dakota St. Clare, Catland Books
May 04, 2022
Episode 61: Wind, Feathers, & Bird Lore
00:23:14
On Episode 61 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss wind and weather magick, feather folklore, and messages from birds this Beltane season. They speak about working with the directions of the wind in rituals, and how to connect with the messages and stories from birds. They also discuss folklore and the history of wind and sailing, windchimes, feather divination, synchronicity, Turkey Vultures, Mourning Doves, Robins, and Starlings. Learn more here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250024114/whenwomenwerebirds https://www.cryptonaturalist.com/ https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-wild-unknown-animal-spirit-deck-and-guidebook-official-keepsake-box-set-kim-krans?variant=32116807761954 Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Release date: 27 April 2022 P-line: ℗ Tamed Wild
Apr 27, 2022
Episode 60: Cannabis Magick
00:25:48
On Episode 60 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss Cannabis in magick and ritual. They speak about the history of the plant, both celebrated and persecuted, and how to connect with the spirit of Cannabis. They also discuss trickster energy, a few ideas for rituals and magick, the potential overlap between witch hunts and drug laws, and the role of Cannabis in ancient ceremonies. Learn more about Cannabis Magick here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Witchcraft-Medicine/Claudia-Muller-Ebeling/9780892819713 https://tamedwild.com/products/high-magick https://wisdom.thealchemistskitchen.com/ancient-history-of-cannabis-use/ Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Release date: 13 April 2022 P-line: ℗ Tamed Wild
Apr 13, 2022
Episode 59: An Interview with Val of Woodspell Apothecary
00:45:43
On episode 59 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby speak with Val of Woodspell Apothecary. Val is an herbalist, moon gardener, and artist living in Michigan's northwoods on unceded Anishinaabek land. She is the owner of Woodspell Apothecary where she offers potent plant tonics and herbal goods for those who wish to bridge the practical and magical healing aspects of plant medicine. Together they discuss bitters, listening to the plants and herbalism for spring, the folklore and magick of Michigan, and how to begin a journey with the natural world. Learn more about Val and Woodspell Apothecary here: https://www.woodspells.com/ https://www.instagram.com/woodspell.apothecary/?hl=en https://www.woodspells.com/healers-moon Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Release date: 23 March 2022 P-line: ℗ Tamed Wild
Apr 06, 2022
Episode 58: Fairy Folklore
00:27:05
On episode 58 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss fairy folklore. They speak about Queen Mab, the Cottingley Fairies, and how to work with belief in fairies. They also share a few fairy tales and consider the Fae Folk’s relationship to shapeshifting, animals, and witches. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Book, “The Coming of the Fairies,” The Cottingley Fairies - Historic UK (historic-uk.com) Storytime: The She-Wolf – Magick & Alchemy https://magickandalchemy.com/storytime-the-she-wolf/ Queen Mab of the Faeries – Magick & Alchemy https://magickandalchemy.com/queen-mab-of-the-faeries/
Mar 30, 2022
Episode 57: An Interview with Dr. Bobby Klein
00:49:22
On episode 57 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby speak with Dr. Bobby Klein. This episode is in honor and memory of Dr. Bobby Klein's work. Dr. Bobby Klein was a clinical psychologist, spiritual and psychological educator, writer, and intuitive Life Path Counselor. He began his long career as a pop icon photographer in the 60’s working with legends of the era including Janis Joplin and the Doors and earned international renown by spearheading the West’s introduction to mysticism and Eastern philosophy. In this episode they discuss dreamwork, coming to wholeness and the authentic self, the divination tool, the I Ching, and connecting with intuition. Rest in peace and power, Bobby, In Lak’ech Ala K’in (I am the other you). Learn more about Dr. Bobby Klein: https://www.bobbyklein.com/ https://open.spotify.com/show/3DPUNLrIcyYIKk39tM3BBz?si=1f3bb9b80b11437e https://www.instagram.com/bobbykleinofficial/?hl=en https://www.amazon.com/Earth-Ching-hardcover-Bobby-Margaret/dp/0578831910/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Mar 23, 2022
Episode 56: An Interview with the Missing WItches
01:02:20
On episode 56 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby speak with Amy Torok and Risa Dickens. Amy and Risa are witches, podcasters, authors, and the creators behind the Missing Witches project. They discuss magick as resistance work, amplifying marginalized voices, and witch aesthetic as a portal. They share their plans for the Spring Equinox and why calling in new ways of thinking is a potent spell, no matter the season. Learn more about the Missing Witches: Website: www.missingwitches.com Instagram: @missingwitches Patreon: www.patreon.com/MissingWitches Buy the Missing Witches book! www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/659307/missing-witches-by-risa-dickens/9781623175726 Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Mar 16, 2022
Episode 55: An Interview with AJA Daashuur
00:45:17
On episode 55 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby speak with AJA Daashuur, The Spirit Guide Coach. AJA is a life coach, medium, and creator of the Spirit House Collective. In this episode, AJA shares what she has learned from doing this sacred work, including, what is a spirit guide? What is their purpose? And how can we communicate with them? She also reflects on why she began talking with spirits and shares a message from her guides in real-time. To learn more about AJA and her work: Website: www.thespiritguidecoach.com Instagram: @thespiritguidecoach Patreon: www.patreon.com/thespiritguidecoach Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Mar 09, 2022
Episode 54: An Interview with Liza Fenster
00:49:50
On episode 54 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew interview fellow witch, Liza Fenster. Liza is a professional tarot reader and energetic healer. In this episode, Liza talks about her relationship to planetary magick, curiosity, and the ebb of flow of our magickal practice. She also contemplates the Lover’s archetype and why she believes our heart’s desire is a reflection of our highest self. Learn more about Liza and her offerings via her social media or website. Instagram: @crow.mother Website: www.thecrowmother.com Email: Liza@thecrowmother.com Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Mar 02, 2022
Episode 53: Moon Lore
00:23:30
On episode 53 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby talk moon lore. They begin with a retelling of the Chinese folktale “Chang’e Flies to the Moon” and reflect on the moon’s relationship to unity, family, and sacrifice. They also talk about Datura (Moonflower) and how this sacred plant has been used in dream work, ceremony, and magickal workings. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Love Stories of Myth and Lore https://tamedwild.com/products/love-stories-of-myth-lore-booklet?_pos=1&_sid=2323b717a&_ss=r MandarinMatrix.org Toloache, Flying Herbs, and the Witch’s Garden Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers by Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann, Christian Rätsch Shoutouts: Mooncake Recipe from Spruce Eats https://www.thespruceeats.com/mooncakes-5203039
Feb 23, 2022
Episode 52: Working with the Ancestors
00:24:07
On episode 52 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss ancestor veneration. They talk about ancient burial practices, offerings for the dead, and the Roman Festival, Parentalia. They also reflect on non-traditional ancestors like books, plants, and recipes. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: www.museudebadalona.com The Roman festivals of the period of the Republic; an introduction to the study of the religion of the Romans : Fowler, W. Warde (William Warde), 1847-1921 : Internet Archive Iwigara: The kinship of plants and people American Indian Ethnobotanical traditions and science, Enrique Salmon Smokehole Podcast, Dr. Martin Shaw Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer Anti Racism Newsletter, Nicole Cardoza “Unpack Genetic Ancestry Testing,” Andrew Lee Shoutouts: Sky Burial, Dana Levin
Feb 16, 2022
Episode 51: Sex Magick
00:26:23
On episode 51 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss sex magick. They talk about sexual energy as a manifestation tool, healing portal, and as a doorway to sacred sexuality. They also reflect on sexual stigmas, Kundalini, and the sacred sex-worker archetype. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Llewellyn.com Amelia Fisher Shoutouts: Glitsinc.org Sarah Gottesdeiner The Spiral Dance by Starhawk Magdelene Rising by Elizabeth Cunningham Mary Oliver
Feb 09, 2022
Episode 50: Imbolc Plant Magick & Animal Lore
00:26:20
On episode 50 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby celebrate the return of Imbolc. They discuss seasonal plant lore, the Celtic Goddess Brighid, and animal companions. They share their plans for Imbolc and reflect on how modern Pagans might honor this sabbat compared to those from the old world. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “The Witch’s Feast: A Kitchen Grimoire” by Melissa Jayne Madara “Recipes, Rituals, and Lore for Imbolc” by Llewellyn https://magickandalchemy.com/sabbat-series-imbolc/
Feb 02, 2022
Episode 49: Witchcraft 101 Pt. 2
00:26:26
On episode 49 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby answer some listener questions. They talk about selecting a god or goddess to work with, calling on ancestors, and coming out of the broom closet - why are we so hesitant? They also discuss ways to infuse our craft with authenticity, consistency, and play. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Shoutouts: Robert Monroe Michael Newton
Jan 26, 2022
Episode 48: Medusa & Athena
00:24:17
On episode 48 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the myth of Medusa. They talk about Medusa's relationship to Athena, the Goddess, the patriarchy, and the #MeToo movement. They consider her transformation from maiden to monster, and contemplate the Gorgon’s ancient ties to the moon, poetry, rage, snakes, and guardianship. Content warning: Sexual assault. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Mysteries of the Dark Moon” by Demetra George “The Muse as Medusa” by May Sarton “Athena to Medusa” by Nikita Gill from the book, “Great Goddesses.” https://genius.com/Sylvia-plath-medusa-annotated https://www.jstor.org/stable/3173239 https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/225040-poetry-is-perhaps-this-an-atemwende-a-turning-of-our https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/medu/hd_medu.htm https://www.missourireview.com/people/diane-seuss/ https://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/Spanish/LorcaDuende.php https://womennart.com/2018/11/21/medusa/ https://neri.media.mit.edu/projects/details/medusa-2.html
Jan 19, 2022
Episode 47: Stars and Shadow Work with Riss Cottrill
00:38:12
On episode 47 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview astrologer and coach, Riss Cottrill. They dive into shadow work - What is it? Where do we start? - and discuss the shadow's role in mythology, astrology, and our unconscious patterning. Riss also shares what’s in the stars as we embark on a new year, including themes for Aquarius season and Mercury retrograde. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: https://www.marisacottrill.com/ https://www.instagram.com/allmyancestors/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxUm6GbeWPzxZsevBElIUGA Shoutouts: Ajahn Brahm Teal Swan Melissa Wells Aubrey Marcus “Courting the Wild Twin” by Dr. Martin Shaw “Goldmining the Shadows” by Pixie Lighthorse
Jan 12, 2022
Episode 46: Winter Magick
00:27:06
On episode 46 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore Winter Magick during the longest nights of the year. They discuss the Maiden, Mother, Crone in relation to the Winter Solstice. Their conversation covers the Solstice as a potent alignment, Mother's Night, and The Charge of the Goddess. Together they explore Goddeses and Winter Witches to connect with during the season as well as the animal symbols of the season including reindeer, deer, ravens, and horses. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Courting the Wild Twin by Martin Shaw “Rituals, Recipes, and Lore for Yule” by Llewellyn Missing Witches by Amy Torok and Risa Dickens Girl With Antler by Ansel Elkins Spiral Dance by Starhawk Shoutouts: Seasons of Moon and Flame by Danielle Dusky Marie Louis Von Franz Old Befana by Tomie Lucid News Christmas Mushroom:https://www.lucid.news/the-psychedelic-mushroom-behind-christmas/
Dec 22, 2021
Episode 45: Witchy Business with Shelby Bundy
00:26:03
On episode 45 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview Shelby Bundy, the owner and visionary of Tamed Wild. For the final installment of this Witchy Business Series, the three discuss moon circles, spell bottles, and speaking things into existence. Shelby shares some insight into her travels, the upcoming sabbat retreats, and why she credits the Tamed Wild customers, makers, and contributors for creating such a magickal community. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Shoutouts: The Highland Witch by Susan Fletcher The Modern Witch Tarot The Renaissance Tarot
Dec 15, 2021
Episode 44: Witchy Business with Kate Belew
00:35:44
On episode 44 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, Kristin Lisenby interviews poet, social media strategist, and fellow co-host Kate Belew. For the fourth installment of this Witchy Business Series, the pair discuss mystical marketing and digital witchcraft. They talk about true partnership, the curse of urgency in digital spaces, and tips for creating authentic content and finding your audience. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Shoutouts: Michelle from Holisticism Notion
Dec 08, 2021
Episode 43: Witchy Business with Lorriane Anderson
00:37:46
On episode 43 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew interview Lorriane Anderson, the creator and Head Witch at Spirit Element. For the third installment in this five-part Witchy Business Series, Lorriane talks about self-awareness, authenticity, and showing up intuitively in both her business and personal life. She discusses product-making, cosmic nudges from the universe, and why she treats her business as a living entity.
Nov 29, 2021
Episode 42: Witchy Business with Cara Kovacs
00:43:34
On episode 42 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview life coach and healer Cara Kovacs. For the second installment of this five-part Witchy Business Series, Cara shares how she found clarity on her path and purpose. They talk about embodiment, the Witch wound, moon magick, and what it takes to build a company rooted in your spirituality. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: https://www.instagram.com/carakovacs_/?hl=en https://www.carakovacs.com/
Nov 21, 2021
Episode 41: Witchy Business with Maria the Arcane
00:31:32
On episode 41 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview tarot reader and artist Maria the Arcane. In the first episode in this five-part Witchy Business Series. Maria discusses her life as a photographer, podcaster, mother, and a Witch. They talk confidence spells, witchcraft as a source of empowerment, and rituals (both magickal and practical) for honoring our bodies and business during the dark half of the year. Website: https://www.magickwithmaria.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mariathearcane/ Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Nov 16, 2021
Episode 40: Boundaries
00:21:38
On episode 40 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss boundaries. They consider magickal and physical boundaries, and how our ancestors used limits to protect, strengthen, and create spaciousness. They talk about thorn magick, the Roman deity Janus, and his partner Cardea, the Goddess of the Hinge. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: "Scottish Witchcraft" by Barbara Meiklejohn-Free https://tamedwild.com/products/scottish-witchcraft?_pos=1&_sid=9c37cd2ca&_ss=r Merriam-Webster Dictionary Ozark Folk Magic: Plants, Prayers & Healing Book by Brandon Weston
Nov 09, 2021
Episode 39: The Witch's Familiar
00:27:44
On episode 39 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the Witch’s Familiar. They talk about famous magickal companions like Salem from “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and Jiji from “Kiki’s Delivery Service.” They also discuss the role of the cat, spider, snake, raven, goat, and dog in mythology and witchcraft. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: "Why do Witch’s Ride Brooms?" by Megan Garber https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/10/why-do-witches-ride-brooms-nsfw/281037/ "Heretical Cats: Animal Symbolism in Religious Discourse" by Irina Metzler Cats and Witches: A Magical History: https://wisdom.thealchemistskitchen.com/cats-and-witches-a-magical-history/ Shoutouts: Sabrina the Teenage Witch Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Kiki’s Delivery Service
Nov 02, 2021
Episode 38: Paranormal Ponderings with Amanda Paulson
00:34:48
On episode 38 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview paranormal ponderer, Amanda Paulsen. Amanda shares how she found her footing in the paranormal world and why intuition plays a valuable role during investigations. She talks about her spookiest otherworldly visitor, the purpose behind locking mirrors, and what spirits reside at the Melange Inn. Instagram: @prettyfnspooky Website: www.prettyfnspooky.com Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Kelsey May. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Shoutouts: The Melange Inn @themelangeinn www.themelangeinn.com
Oct 31, 2021
Episode 37: The Crone
00:32:59
On episode 37 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew explore the archetype of the Crone. They discuss the Crone as the stereotypical Witch-in-the-Woods, but also the Wise Woman, the waning moon, and the third phase of the Triple Goddess. They speak about Cerridwen, Baba Yaga, the Grey Sisters, cauldrons, shapeshifting, and embodiment as a form of devotion. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “From the Cauldron Born” by Kristoffer Hughes Shoutouts: “Highland Witch” by Susan Fletcher “Hag” by Kathleen Kaufman “The Anti Racist Writing Workshop, How to Decolonize the Creative Classroom” by Felicia Rose Chavez “The Gift of Healing Herbs” by Robin Rose Bennett’s. “By Oak, Ash, and Thorn on Celtic Shamanism” from D.J. Conway "Mysteries of the Dark Moon" by Demetra George
Oct 27, 2021
Episode 36: The Witch's Altar
00:19:08
On episode 36 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the Witch’s altar. They reflect on the altar as a magickal workspace but also a personal sanctuary. They talk about earth altars, word altars, and share some tips for creating your own. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Kelsey May. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Oct 20, 2021
Episode 35: Wild Wisdom with Maia Toll
00:55:26
On episode 35 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby talk with special guest, bestselling author, Maia Toll. With Maia, they discuss seasonal magick, wild wisdom, and what the word witch can mean. Maia, Kristin, and Kate dive deep into the world of connecting with practical magick, what it means to apprentice to a healer in Ireland, and simple rituals for Samhain. Created by Tamed Wild Production by Julio Montero Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio Sources: https://maiatoll.com/ https://www.instagram.com/maiatoll/?hl=en
Oct 13, 2021
Episode 34: Small Spells
00:27:46
On episode 34 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby share some small spells. They discuss the magick of bay leaves, the protective power of salt, and how to charge water for spellwork. They also consider what to do with leftover ritual remnants, and whether simple spells can lead us to a larger world of magick. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Kelsey May. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: High Magick by Damien Echols Vibrational Medicine by Dr. Richard Gerber Shoutouts: Dr. Masaru Emoto
Sep 29, 2021
Episode 33: Mabon
00:21:09
Blessed Mabon! On episode 33 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore the magick of Mabon. They discuss Mabon’s relationship to the second harvest, the Dying God, and the Fall Equinox. They talk about the vine month from the Celtic Tree Calendar, Greek God Dionysus, and why gratitude, sacrifice, and renewal are welcome themes at midharvest. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by Kelsey May. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Mabon: Rituals, Recipes, and Lore for the Autumn Equinox,” by Llewellyn https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?_pos=1&_sid=1a28b4197&_ss=r&variant=29600835665980 “A Mabon Crown” by Annie Finch Shoutouts: Season 1, Episode 6, “Persephone and Pluto”
Sep 22, 2021
Episode 32: Water Magick
00:27:25
On episode 32 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss rituals of water. They talk about water spirits, water magick for city witches, selkies, and sacred wells. They reflect on our relationship to water and dive into some rituals and ideas for practicing water magick. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Aug 25, 2021
Episode 31: Lughnasadh
00:18:10
On episode 31 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss the history and folklore of Lughnasadh. They talk about seasonal food offerings, harvest festivals, and the value of reaping what we sow. They reflect on deities like Lugh, Brighid, and Tailtiu, and share what the first harvest looks like in the city vs. the countryside. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Llewellyn Sabbat Series: Lughnasadh https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?variant=29600835600444 Shoutouts: Reality is not What is it Seems by Carlo Rovelli Spiral Dance by Starhawk
Jul 28, 2021
Episode 30: Litha & Summer Solstice
00:24:21
On episode 30 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby talk Litha and the Summer Solstice. They explore the stories behind ancient standing stones, solar rituals, and the magick of spirals. They answer a couple of listener questions about deities, spells, and treats for the season and say farewell to season one. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Atlas Obscura The Spiral Dance by Starhawk
Jun 09, 2021
Episode 29: As Above So Below
00:19:46
On episode 29 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore the saying "As Above So Below." They discuss its ancient roots, Hermeticism, duality vs. non-duality, and myth. They speak about how to cast a circle in ritual, and also how many of the "great minds" have been inspired by this ancient phrase. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Arkintime.com Britannica.com Linguaholic.com Shoutouts: The Craft Rudolf Steiner Robin Rose Bennett
May 26, 2021
Episode 28: An Interview with Green Witch Robin Rose Bennett
00:38:31
On episode 28 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby talk with Wise Woman, Green Witch, Herbalist, and Writer Robin Rose Bennett. They discuss the Green WItch Path, how to begin, slowing down, and listening to the world around us. They speak about why plants are so magickal, rituals around writing, and Robin Rose shares some of her new work. If you’re interested in connecting with Robin Rose Bennett, you can reach her via her website, newsletter, or social media: Website: www.robinrosebennett.com YouTube: @robinrosebennett Instagram: @robinrosebennett Facebook: @wisewomanhealingways Pinterest: @robinrosebennett Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
May 19, 2021
Episode 27: The Mother Archetype
00:30:58
On episode 27 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore the archetype of the Mother. They discuss the Mother as a creative vessel, but also an omen for destruction, initiation, and sacrifice. They speak about the goddess Macha, working with Motherwort, and how the Mother shows up in folklore, film, and within the Triple Goddess. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Maiden, Mother, Crone” by D.J. Conway
May 12, 2021
Episode 26: Art, Magick, and Motherhood with Caitlyn Barone
00:38:34
On episode 26 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby chat with artist and witch Caitlyn Barone. They explore liminal spaces, imposter syndrome, and how art (in any form) is a ritual. They talk Instagram vs. reality and the importance of balancing parenthood with spiritual and creative needs. Learn more about Caitlyn's upcoming projects via her Instagram, Etsy, or Society 6. Instagram: @flowerchildarts https://www.instagram.com/flowerchildarts/ Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/flowerchildarts Society 6: https://society6.com/caitlynbaroneart Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
May 05, 2021
Episode 25: Beltane
00:20:04
On episode 25 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss ritual and lore for Beltane. They talk about the Roman festival Floralia, May Queens, and handfasting. They consider Beltane’s connection to both fire and water, and share a few superstitions surrounding the sacred Needfire. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Beltane: Rituals, Recipes and Lore for Mayday” by Llewellyn https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?_pos=1&_sid=ac836c35b&_ss=r
Apr 28, 2021
Episode 24: Music in Ritual
00:27:48
On episode 24 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew discuss music’s role in ritual. They talk about ‘music memory,’ shamanic drumming, and why music affects the body and brain. They speak about music as a healing modality, a language of spirituality, and consider how using our voice is a powerful form of magick. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: The History of Lapland by John Scheffer, Oxford 1674 Pentikäinen, J. (1987). The Saami shamanic drum in Rome. Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis, 12, 124-149. https://doi.org/10.30674/scripta.67158 Ancient Nile: Ancient Egyptian Musical Instruments http://www.ancientnile.co.uk/music.php Ancient Healing Approach: Drum Therapy https://www.learnreligions.com/drum-therapy-1729574 Witch Camp (Ghana): I've Forgotten Now Who I Used To Be – Magical Sound of the Marginalised https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/mar/13/witch-camp-ghana-ive-forgotten-now-who-i-used-to-be-review-magical-sound-of-the-marginalised Shoutouts: Nostalgiamachine.com
Apr 21, 2021
Episode 23: Surrealism and Magical Realism
00:26:15
On episode 23 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcasts, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss Surrealism, Magical Realism, and their intersections with witchcraft and ritual. They discuss some of their favorite authors and painters, lore around these traditions, and how to work with these influences in your practice. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: ‘Piranesi’ by Susanna Clark ‘A Witch in Search of Myth’ by Victoria Ferentinou Shoutouts: Frida Kahlo Leonora Carrington Remedios Varo Gabriel Weisz Carrington Susan Aberth ‘Surrealism, Occultism, and Politics’ by Victoria Ferentinou
Apr 14, 2021
Episode 22: Tarot and Community with Timil Jones
00:19:09
On episode 22 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby interview Timil Jones. Timil serves the collective in her capacity as an oracle, healer, and spiritual guide and is the founder of overflo, a digital wellness house for people with progressive and evolving spiritualities. Timil discusses using tarot in practice, the archetype of The High Priestess, and ways to work with Aries season. www.theoverflo.co www.timiljones.com Instagram: @timiljones , @theoverflo Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Shoutouts: "Undrowned" by Alexis Gumbs "Mary Magdalene Revealed" by Meggan Watterson The Enchanted Map Oracle The Threads of Fate Oracle Dusk II Onyx Tarot
Apr 07, 2021
Episode 21: Seed Magick
00:25:42
On episode 21 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss seed magick and garden folklore. They talk about the seed as a symbolic representation of the Triple Goddess and its role as a sacred vessel during ritual. They consider the story of the Oak, fennel spells, and how the seed might bridge the gap between the physical and spiritual worlds. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “English Love Divination with Plants: An Aspect” by Susan M. Drury Shoutouts: Robin Rose Bennett
Mar 31, 2021
Episode 20: Celestial Musings with Riss Cottrill, Pt. 2
00:30:35
On episode 20 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcasts, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew reunite with Astrologer Riss Cottrill. They talk about the start of the astrological new year, the transition from Pisces season into Aries, and a few upcoming transits and cosmic opportunities for shadow work. All My Ancestors: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxUm6GbeWPzxZsevBElIUGA Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AllMyAncestors Email: allmyancestors@gmail.com Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Shoutouts: Essential Astrology by Amy Herring
Mar 23, 2021
Episode 19: Ostara
00:27:34
Happy Ostara and blessed Spring Equinox! In episode 19 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew share folklore and superstition surrounding the Vernal Equinox. They discuss oomancy (egg divination), the return of the rabbit, flower magick, and the Drowning of Marzanna. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: The Bloom Book: A Flower Essence Guide to Cosmic Magic by Heidi Smith Healing Magic: A Green Witch Guide to Conscious Living by Robin Rose Bennett Animal Symbology: The Rabbit https://magickandalchemy.com/animal-symbology-the-rabbit/
Mar 16, 2021
Episode 18: The Maiden
00:23:41
On episode 18 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore the archetype of the Maiden. Whereas the Maiden often appears as a damsel in distress in folklore and mythology, today, they discuss her role as a curious student, Springtime Goddess, and the first phase of the Triple Goddess. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Montgomery Shoutouts: Magick and Alchemy Episode 6: Persephone and Pluto
Mar 09, 2021
Episode 17: The Fae Folk
00:22:59
On episode 17 of Magick & Alchemy by Tamed Wild, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew dive into faerie tales and folklore surrounding the fae folk. They talk about the fae of New York, the Azores, Detroit, and the Duende. They talk about different ways to keep faeries happy and to connect with that innate fae folk magick. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: R. U. Sayce (1934) The Origins and Development of the Belief in Fairies, Folklore, 45:2, 99-143, DOI: 10.1080/0015587X.1934.9718540 “The Islands of Magic Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores” by Elsie Spicer Eells Shoutouts: Fern Gully Goddess Oracle Deck by Amy Sophia Marashinsky “The Theory and Play of The Duende” by Federico Garcia Lorca
Mar 02, 2021
Episode 16: Moon Magick
00:28:19
On episode 16 of Magick & Alchemy by Tamed Wild, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew explore how to connect with the magick of the moon. They talk about moon musings, tracking lunar cycles, and trade different ways to work with the waxing and waning of the phases. They also discuss werewolves, moon goddesses and some practices to incorporate into your own. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: The Wild Moon Deck https://tamedwild.com/collections/books-publications/products/wild-moon-deck Moon From the Porch by Annie Finch
Feb 23, 2021
Episode 15: Tales of Ash
00:17:39
On episode 15 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew delve into plant magick with some help from the Celtic Tree Calendar. They talk about faery trees, weaving a solar amulet, and working with plants in a sustainable and regenerative manner. They also explore the myth and lore surrounding Rowan, Elder, and the current tree of the month, the Ash Tree. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: G. H. Kinahan (1888) Irish Plant-Lore Notes, The Folk-Lore Journal, 6:1, 265-267, DOI: 10.1080/17442524.1888.10602901 W. R. Paton , W. H. D. Rouse & Constance Tayler (1895) Correspondence, Folklore, 6:1, 91-94, DOI: 10.1080/0015587X.1895.9720285 K. Palmer & R. W. Patten (1971) Some Notes on Wassailing and Ashen Faggots in South and West Somerset, Folklore, 82:4, 281-291, DOI: 10.1080/0015587X.1971.9716741 Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer Enchantment of the Faerie Realm by Ted Andrews Shoutouts: On Being Podcast
Feb 15, 2021
Episode 14: Love Spells: Potion or Poison?
00:22:55
On episode 14 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew dissect the history of love divination. They chat about Witch’s Wine, the conquests of Celtic Goddess Maeve, and whether love spells are indeed potion, or poison. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: “Magick, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman World” by Daniel Ogden Susan M Drury (1986) English Love Divinations Using Plants: An Aspect, Folklore 97:2, 210-214, DOI 10.1080/0015587X.1986.9716381 “Witchcraft Medicine” by Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Christian Rätsch, Wolf-Dieter Storl Ph.D. Shoutouts: The Craft
Feb 09, 2021
Episode 13: Witchcraft 101
00:28:02
You asked, we answered. In episode 13 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew answer listener questions and share resources for freshman magick makers. They discuss pendulum divination, education vs. misinformation, and what it means to be a public Witch. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Grimoire for the Green Witch by Ann Moura Sabbat Series by Llewellyn https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?_pos=1&_sid=8bded427c&_ss=r The Wheel of the Year by Kate Belew https://tamedwild.com/products/wheel-of-the-year-booklet?_pos=1&_sid=44b8d8a1b&_ss=r Major Arcana: Portraits of Witches in America by Frances F. Denny Shoutouts: Coursera Cafe Astrology Robin Rose Bennett
Feb 02, 2021
Episode 12: Imbolc
00:19:35
Blessed Imbolc! In episode 12 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby talk about their plans for the upcoming fire festival. They also discuss the Celtic Goddess Brighid, and her relationship to plant magick, fire, and the arrival of Spring. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Llewellyn Sabbat Series: Imbolc https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?_pos=1&_sid=e137b4d7b&_ss=r
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 11: The Word Witch
00:29:17
Who is the Word Witch? In episode 11 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew explore the relationship between writing and witchcraft. Join in as they reflect on the literary genre Magical Realism, poetry workshops, and word witchery as a way to appreciate the alchemy of language. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Shoutouts: Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes House of the Spirits by Isabelle Allende 100 years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez The Master Key System by Charles F. Haanal Mysteries of the Dark Moon by Demetra George Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink by Susan Peznecker Wise Child by Monica Furlong Waking the Witch by Pam Grossman Many Moons by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener A Sand Book by Ariana Reines Essays in Divinatory Poetics by Selah Saterstrom Robin Rose Bennett The Unicorns of Balimor, Bruce Coville Starhawk Tamora Pierce Ray Bradbury
Jan 19, 2021
Episode 10: An Interview with Frances F. Denny
00:26:02
We’re back from winter break with a very special episode! Today, Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby speak with photographer and artist Frances F. Denny about her latest book, Major Arcana: Portraits of Witches in America. Listen in as they discuss the archetype of the witch, normalizing witchcraft, and photography as a form of magick. Learn more about Frances and her upcoming projects via her website francesfdenny.com, or follow her on Instagram @Francesfdenny. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio.
Jan 12, 2021
Episode 9: The Christmas Witch and Moon Rituals
00:20:22
The Christmas Witch and Moon Rituals! On Episode 9 of the Magick & Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby delve into the deep world of Obsidian, speak about the tale of La Befana the Christmas Witch, and talk about rituals for the Full Moon as our Gregorian calendars transition into 2021. Happy New Year, witches. Until Next Year! Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind,Taizo Audio. Sources: Gems in Myth, Legend and Lore by Bruce Knuth
Dec 29, 2020
Episode 8: Yule
00:25:36
Yuletide Blessings from our corners of the world, to yours! This week, for episode 8 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby explore the shadow side of midwinter. Fill your teacup and light the hearth fire, because it’s time to discuss the Wild Hunt, solstice superstitions, the Yule Lads, and glitter magick through the ages. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: The 13 Yule Lads of Iceland - Wildhunt.org Why Icelands Christmas Witch is Much Cooler (and scarier) Than Krampus - Smithsonianmag.com Shoutouts: Gryla and the Yule Lads https://magickandalchemy.com/storytime-gryla-and-the-yule-lads/
Dec 15, 2020
Episode 7: Winter Solstice
00:27:08
Blessed Winter Solstice! On episode 7 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby discuss midwinter rituals, goddesses of fate (including Slavic Marzanna and Roman Decima), and the idea that Winter Solstice can illuminate the weaver of destiny that resides within each and every one of us. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Yule: Rituals, Recipes and Lore for the Winter Solstice https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?variant=29600835207228 Shoutouts: Astrologer Emily Ridout
Dec 08, 2020
Episode 6: Persephone and Pluto
00:24:33
Get ready for a virtual storytime. On episode 6 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby share different perspectives on the myth of Persephone, her descent into the underworld, and the role that Pluto (or Hades) plays in her transformation. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Mysteries of the Dark Moon by Demetra George Shoutouts: The Myth of Cerberus https://magickandalchemy.com/storytime-the-myth-of-cerberus/ Goddess Series: Persephone https://magickandalchemy.com/goddess-series-persephone/ Storytime: Hades and Persephone https://magickandalchemy.com/storytime-hades-persephone/
Dec 01, 2020
Episode 5: Hecate's Garden
00:23:05
Welcome to episode 5 of Magick and Alchemy Podcast by Tamed Wild! Join hosts Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby as they talk about dark goddess Hecate, her enchanted (albeit poisonous) garden, and what it means to be the Queen of the Crossroads. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Flora Mythologica by Johann Heinrich Dierbach Witchcraft medicine, Healing Arts, Shamanic Practices, and Forbidden Plants by Claudia Muller-Ebeling Shoutouts: Jay’s Grave Enchantment Ritual https://magickandalchemy.com/ritual-series-enchantment/
Nov 25, 2020
Episode 4: Kitchen Witchery
00:27:29
On episode 4 of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, hosts Kristin Lisenby and Kate Belew discuss the archetype of the Kitchen Witch, Hearth Magick, and the importance of food in ritual. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Wild Recipes for a Medicinal and Magickal Kitchen https://tamedwild.com/products/wild-kitchen-booklet-vol-2?_pos=2&_sid=7d5422f73&_ss=r Shoutouts: Sabrina the Teenage Witch The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Circe by Madeline Miller Strega Nona
Nov 16, 2020
Episode 3: Celestial Musings with Riss Cottrill
00:39:16
Join Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby for episode 3 of Magick and Alchemy by Tamed Wild! Listen in as they talk to astrologer Riss Cottrill about November’s new moon, Mars retrograde, and how we can use the planets as guides on our journey to self-discovery. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: New Moon in Taurus https://magickandalchemy.com/the-full-moon-in-taurus/ Shoutouts: Chris Brennan with The Astrology School, Adam Elenbaas with Nightlight Astrology, Hannah’s Elsewhere, Robert hand, and Nicole Huntsman from Modern Cosmic. All My Ancestors YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxUm6GbeWPzxZsevBElIUGA All My Ancestors Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/AllMyAncestors All My Ancestors Instagram https://www.instagram.com/allmyancestors/
Nov 11, 2020
Episode 2: Divination
00:23:42
On this episode of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast, Kristin and Kate discuss their favorite ways to divine with Spirit. Join in as they talk about mirror gazing, word witchery, and intuitive writing. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music by Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Astral Dynamics by Robert Bruce Scottish Witchcraft by Barbara Meiklejohn-Free https://tamedwild.com/products/scottish-witchcraft?_pos=1&_sid=c567af3af&_ss=r Reunions: Visionary Encounters With Departed Loved Ones by R. Moody and P. Perry Leaving the Body by D. Scott Rogo Awakening the Third Eye by Samual Sagan Shoutouts: Fried Green Tomatoes The Haunting of Bly Manor
Nov 01, 2020
Episode 1: Samhain
00:26:49
Join Kate Belew and Kristin Lisenby for the first episode of the Magick and Alchemy Podcast by Tamed Wild! Listen in as they talk about plant allies for Samhain, the story of Dumb Supper, and their plans for the Witch’s New Year. Created by Tamed Wild. Production by KT Herr. Music: Follow the Wind, Taizo Audio. Sources: Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials: Samhain https://tamedwild.com/products/sabbat-series-books?variant=29600835731516 The Sacred Herbs of Samhain by Ellen Evert Hopman Shoutouts: Robin Rose Bennett for her suggestions of Hawthorn
Oct 27, 2020