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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 2020: Day Seven

The Altars of Samhain ” As above ~ So below”The microcosm within the macrocosm Altars add a beautiful layer of intention in whatever way they are used. Altars can be set-up as spaces of devotion to ancestors, Deity, events, etc. … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2020: Day Six

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 2020: Day Five

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 2020: Day Four

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 2020: Day Three

Books of the Craft Reading quality books on the Craft and a focus of continued learning extend beyond the 30-Days of Samhain experience and 2020 feels like the time to begin adding this new feature. Look for more throughout the … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Book Review-The Green Witch’s Grimoire by Arin Murphy-Hiscock

Samhain is The Perfect Time to Reconnect to the Green World and Add to Your Grimoire. Enjoy…. The Green Witch’s Grimoire: Your Complete Guide to Creating Your Own Book of Natural Magic by Arin-Murphy-Hiscock. Adams Media, 978-1507213544, 256 pp., July 2020 … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain 2020: 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 2020: Day One

This time of the year, more than any other, is steeped in celebration of the occult. Occult in this sense meaning that which is hidden – although I would add, in plain sight. Spirits, witches, supernatural creatures and being mindful … Continue reading

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30-Days of Samhain ESBAT

It’s October 8th, the eve of our kick-off of year 4 of 30-Days of Samhain. Just completed a virtual ESBAT celebration honoring the Last Qrt. Moon in Astrological Cancer. Check it out on Youtube. Enjoy! Picks from the altar for … Continue reading

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A Special Esbat to kick-off 30-Days of Samhain…

BONUS VIRTUAL EVENT: A Special Esbat the eve before 30-Days of Samhain begins its countdown! ESBAT: Last Qrt. Moon in Astrological Cancer – Thursday, October 8th @ 7pm This Esbat ritual will make use of the energy of the Last … Continue reading

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