Something I think we all can struggle with…and would be wise to think about from time to time!

Cauldron and Brew: A Witch's Blog

As a witch, sometimes I feel like I should be mistress of the universe, all-powerful mortal goddess.  All of my problems and the issues of those I love should disappear.

Yeah. Right. Life is life: birth, death, loss, rebirth, successes, failures, love, hate, passion, and harvest.  Nothing is perfect or peachy all the time.

I learned this cold hard truth the hard way.  The same summer I became a witch, a close relative was diagnosed with cancer.  In a short amount of time he went from a vital, healthy gym rat to a frail and dying man.  Every spell, every casting, every working was directed to making him better.  But fate’s funny sometimes.  To this day, I have no idea if my work made any difference because he died on Samhain.

A couple of years later I find myself in a less life-and-death, but still serious, situation.  Many members of my immediate family…

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About thalassa

Occasionally doting wife, damn proud momma of two adorable children, veteran of the United States Navy, semi-steampunk bohemian beach addict from middle America, Civil War reenactor and Victorian natural history aficionado, canoeing and kayaking and paddleboarding fanatic, Unitarian Universalist and pantheistic Pagan, devotee of various aquatic deities, and practitioner of bioregional witchery View all posts by thalassa

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