Author Archives: themagickalpen

About themagickalpen

Robin Fennelly is an Elder within The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition and also serves as High Priestess of Coven of the Mystic Path. She teaches and facilitates classes for the Pagan Experience Study Group that serves as foundation for membership within Coven of the Mystic Path. Her spiritual journey is strongly rooted in both Eastern philosophy and theWestern Magickal systems from which she has formed a core foundation that is diverse in knowledge and rich in spiritual practice. A life-long learner, her practice has evolved from the classical and philosophical teachings of books, practical experience and enrichment of this knowledge base by attending workshops of various spiritual traditions presented by master teachers. Robin formally came to the Wiccan path in 1994. Following practice as a solitary for 2 years, she dedicated to Oak and Willow Coven of The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel Tradition in November of 1996. She received her 1st, 2nd and finally 3rd degrees within the Assembly Tradition. As a teacher of esoteric and magickal studies she has used Energetic Anatomy, Tarot, Astrology, Hermetic Qabala, Eastern Philosophy, and Numerology as the foundations of her diverse selection of workshops and writings for more than 25 years. Exploration of varied energetic protocol has been the focus of her work for some time now and the information gained through direct experience informs all of her magickal and spiritual work. Robin’s writings have been featured online, and in print Internationally. She has authored several books incorporating her unique style of writing making use of poetry, prose and pathworking to enhance the concepts presented. She has taught extensively throughout the Pagan community, including Sacred Space Conference, Spring Magick, Between the Worlds Interfaith Conference and Free Spirit Gathering Festival this Summer. Her most recent project is hosting an online blogging community entitled The Pagan Experience. Robin is the owner of Holistic Embrace providing services for mind, body and spirit such as Tarot readings, Astrology reports, Spiritual Guidance and other related offerings. She lives in Eastern Pennsylvania and her life is blessed by a 43-year marriage, five children and the opportunity to work in the field of public education. Robin's esoteric writings can be found on her blogs.

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Seventeen

Who Are the Ancestors? Samhain is particularly ripe with talk of the ancestors and honoring the dead and often is an integral part of the celebration. The term “ancestor” is used in different ways depending on the intention and your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Sixteen

Into the Belly Samhain calls us into deepening our connections as corporeal beings. Everything becomes denser, richer and more palpable. These sensations extend out into our surroundings and the place of our home on this planet. Let’s move deep into … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Fifteen

Painting by Autumn Skye Morrison The Call of the Crone Today we are at mid-point in posts for 30-Days of Samhain 2020. What better way to mark that occasion than in honoring the Goddess as Crone of Wisdom. This writing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Fourteen

At Death’s Gate: The Labyrinth of the Dark Goddess Today I have a special live recording of a pathworking recently done as part of the Labyrinth of the Dark Goddess series of classes. This particular experiential lends itself to the season of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Thirteen

Creati(vity)on Calls If you like to write, paint, sing, dance or do any other type of creative activity, Samhain can be especially inspiring. The color of the turning leaves, the differing patterns of light as the days shorten, the sounds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Twelve

What About These Veils? Introductory Thoughts Specific to 2020: Over the past several years the Veils have been thinning earlier than would normally have been. Many things have played into this shifting and in particular in this year of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Eleven

The Witch’s Year Tarot Spread Today’s post is an excerpt from one I crafted on my blog at Pagan Square. I’ve routinely been asked to repeat it, so here we go. Enjoy…. The season is upon us and the Witch’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Ten

Samhain Incense and Oils The “smells and bells” of Samhain enhance any working and celebration. Incense is a staple of this Sabbat and can be used in a variety of ways, from serving as a veiling for ancestor communion to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Nine

Just for Fun! Samhain Correspondences These are just a few of the things traditionally associated with Samhain including herbs, animals, food and more. I would encourage you to also be open to new correspondences that are specific to what you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Eight

The New Moon of Libra and the Maiden October 15.2020 3:31p.m. New Moon in Libra In addition to the energies of the Moon cloaked in the mantle astrological Libra, the Sun shares this dance of ecstasy and creation’s new life … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment