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A Public Response to a Personal Question

When Not Busy Casting the Bones & Stirring the CauldronI am Busy Being An AmericanWherein the Wicked Witch Admits that it Isn't Politics She Loves but  Her Country
Usual Disclaimer Type Stuff:  While I usually write about things from my perspective as a Satanic Witch, and that being who I am it could hardly be filtered anyway, like much of the country, politics are on my mind.  I must then repeat, The Church of Satan does not, ever, take a position on political policies, parties, candidates, or legislative issues.  They are the only church I am aware of, and I'd be happy to be proven wrong, that upholds the Jeffersonian ideal of true separation of church and state.  Therefore our members are utterly free to pursue, or not, whatever position they feel best represents their needs and principles.  Now, one would think that sort of open-minded, generous view would be seen as the opposite of the cult like preaching of politics from the pulpit that seems the norm on Sunday, these…
Hypocrites, Secularists, & Biases
Oh My! Wherein the Wicked Witch Confesses Shame at Being Surprised that Humans Suck...and might even find she has one more fight left in her
Let's start with the obvious.  Of course I am biased, as a member of the clergy of Church of Satan ,against the Temple of Satan.  I admit it, I am proud of it, and despite of it, I can look at their actions through a secular lense.  I can do that through the wonders of critical thinking, instilled in me as a child raised by atheists.  I personally hold, and in my role as Magistra put forth, that they are not Satanists by my definition, by the definitions provided in Satanic Canon, and as evidenced by their actions--but forget that part of me.  To this blog my feelings of their lacking in the Satanism department is irrelevant, and for this purpose the same complaints would hold against any and all religions that violate, or attempt to violate, the establishment clause (aka Separation of Church and State.)
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The Year of Sin, begins............

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Confessions of a Wicked Witch on Radio Free SatanPriestess Heather Height and Magistra Ygraine discuss the deadly sin of lust and the Satanic sin of Solipsism.





Hail to Thee, Les Hernandez

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To a Skylark

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Hail to thee, blithe Spirit!  Bird thou never wert,  That from Heaven, or near it,  Pourest thy full heart  In profuse strains of unpremeditated art. 
Higher still and higher  From the earth thou springest  Like a cloud of fire;  The blue deep thou wingest,  And singing still dost soar, and soaring ever singest. 
In the golden lightning  Of the sunken sun,  O'er which clouds are bright'ning,  Thou dost float and run;  Like an unbodied joy whose race is just begun. 
The pale purple even  Melts around thy flight;  Like a star of Heaven,  In the broad day-light  Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight, 
Keen as are the arrows  Of that silver sphere,  Whose intense lamp narrows  In the white dawn clear  Until we hardly see, we feel that it is there. 
All the earth and air  With thy voice is loud,  As, when night is bare,  From one lonely cloud  The moon rains out her beams, and Heaven is overflow'd. 
What thou art we know not;  What …
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www.radiofreesatan.comConfessions of a Wicked Witch Are Thrilled to Announce that Heather Heightis the 
Wicked Witch of the Year
Social media kind of blurs time lines in the real world.
 I know I knew my Wicked Witch of the Year before I actually met her.
 I also know I met her at a major CoS function, but I can’t remember which one.
 I DO know that the first time we ever had more than a few pleasant words
was in the dining room of Black House Central, at the 50th Anniversary Celebration.
 Once face to face, it took less than 2 minutes to see we were kindred spirits.

No, it isn’t her amazing talents, from stand-up to pin-up. No, it isn’t just her whip quick wit. No, it isn’t that we share an ancient stereotype--the sarcastic, big-busted, ever ready with a bawdy joke, and still one of the guys, redhead, and I am playing favorites with a younger version of myself. And, NO, it isn’t because she is married to one of my very favorite people, and most trusted friends, on the whole planet.
It is bec…

Undercroft Members Choice Winner

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Radio Free Satan's Confessions of A Wicked Witch



in association with

Undercroft


Are Pleased to Announce the
Undercroft  Member's ChoiceWicked Witch of the Year/2019


Priestess Hydra M. Starhttp://www.hydramstar.com/



I can’t say I am surprised.  For at least the last decade and a half Hydra has been a constant contributor within the ranks of The Infernal Empire . Despite my early onset I am not getting up and pulling a file, I am pretty sure she has been nominated most years, and her fan mail is pretty epic.

This award, voted by members reflects what I have read through the years.  I could and have waxed lofty about Hydra’s multitude of artistic and literary gifts, but I’d like to touch on what makes her truly rare, truly unique.
She is a spectacular friend.  I’m not talking about with me, in fact, although we are warmly friendly, we’ve not had the opportunity to get close.  Instead I am talking about members who feel utterly connected to her, who rely on her council, and want her app…
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Wicked Words of WisdomA Last Look at our 10 Finalists
In less than 24 hours I will be announcing RFS’s Confessions of a Wicked Witch, 5th Annual Wicked Witch of the Year.  As I was preparing that announcement, I was going through meaningful writings to use to support my contention that these witches are emblematic of the diversity of the Church of Satan  I fell down a wonderful rabbit hole, where I saw old friends through new eyes created by time and, it would seem, the complacency that familiarity breeds. Re-reading LaVey, Barton, Gilmore & Nadramia was like hearing a song on the radio that you forgot was your favorite, and while you still know all the words, somehow you forgot that amazing guitar solo.  I literally got goose bumps, and for the gazillionth time wondered how I got so lucky, for so long, to have known, and still know, these iconic, brilliant, people?
As luck would have it, their place in history has been cemented with words, that will outlive us, and influence othe…