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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.

30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Nine

Divination: A Comprehensive Resource for Tarot Today is Day Nine of our Samhain countdown and I want to call your attention to the number “9” and the topic I have chosen for today and tomorrow’s post. The numerology of nine … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Eight

Books of the Craft Reading quality books on the Craft and a focus of continued learning extend beyond the 30-Days of Samhain experience. Last year I added book reviews as Bonus Posts for 30-Days and the response was emphatically-“yes”. So, … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021:Day Seven

The Gods of Samhain The Charge of the Dark God and the Lord of the Hunt Listen to the Words of the Horned God,Who was of old called among men:Adonis, Tammuz, Dianus, Herne,Bran, Beli, Lugh, Gwyn,Dionysus, Osiris, Cernunnos, Pan,And by … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Six

The Goddesses of Samhain The Charge of the Dark Goddess and the Great Mother Listen to the words of the Dark Mother, who of old was called Hecate, Nuit, Morrigan, Banba, Erda, Macha, Mother Night, Sekhmet, and many other names: … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Five

Deep into the Bones Today is Day 5 of 30-Days of Samhain posting. In keeping with the numerology* of the number “5”, let’s stir things up and create a deeper connection to the wisdom of our bones…. A popular theme … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Four

VIDEOS: 13 Days of Walking the Witch’s Path I took a breath as I stepped onto the path… My heart beat with anticipation My body tingled with response My mind awakened in that liminal space. Sunlight streamed through trees thick … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Three

Preparing for the Journey of the Shadow Today’s post is a reminder that the work of Samhain is not only about connecting with the Ancestors, but also one of entering into the darker spaces we hold within. This is the … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021: Day Two

The (basic) Astrology of Samhain The astrological imprint of Samhain is one of an energy of mystery, intuitive gifts, secrets, passion and more. The solar month of Scorpio holds the space for the parting of the veils and the celebration … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2021- Ready, Set, Go! Day One

Time this year has flown by so quickly and I can’t believe we are about to embark on another year of celebrating Samhain. The final harvest calls, the Ancestors await and the veils between the worlds have thinned offering the … Continue reading

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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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