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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.

Book Review: The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Fairies

The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Fairies: Your Complete Guide to the Magick of the Fae by Sky Alexander Adams Media, 978-1507215913, 256 pages, June 2021 …. When you hear the word “fairy”. What image comes to mind? A miniature girl … Continue reading

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A Tarot Spread for the New Year

Originally posted on The Magickal Pen:
About this spread: This is a favorite spread that I created back in 2015 and have used every year as a new year begins and new opportunities abound. I am paying particular attention for…

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness- Epilogue

A Simple Contemplative Ritual Today the offering is a simple ritual you may wish to use on day after the Winter Solstice. We have been seeking the light within; we have called forth that light and as we stand in … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Nineteen

All Hail the Winter Solstice!December 21.2019 Sun in Capricorn Today is the final countdown and we welcome the longest night, now knowing that we carry the flame of newborn light within. This day is marked astronomically by the moment the … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Eighteen

A Tarot Spread for the Winter Solstice Today’s post is a call to opening to your intuitive nature and standing in the power of what this Solstice can bring into your life and being moving forward. This tarot spread was … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Seventeen

Waking Up Breathe deeply. The time is almost here. We stayed out in the sun’s full light and knew that the days would shorten and the time for quiet and rest would be ticking down to the day that soon … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Sixteen

The Light Within the Shadow of the Solstice-Part 2 The Battle Begins Read Part One here… The time of the Solstices allows for a deeper awareness and exploration of what impact we have in this world and how we may … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020-Day Fifteen

Image: Ellen Vaman The Light Within the Shadow of the SolsticeThe Work of SelfThis is Part 1 of a 2-Part Post For most of us the turning of the Greater Wheel to the Winter Solstice is one of welcoming the … Continue reading

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19-Days of Illuminated Darkness-Day Fourteen

In the Aura of the Winter’s New Moon As we move towards the Winter Solstice and the return of Light, today, the moon has now progressed into astrological Capricorn and, as I like to say, stands in the aura (I … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen: 19-Days of Illuminated Darkness 2020

Thank you everyone for allowing me to pause in our countdown and reach out to honor our beloveds. Today we finish our Solstice Story-Winter Fires Part 2. Enjoy….

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