Sit For A Spell

The Sit For A Spell podcast covers the lore, the traditions, and the modern practices of the occult. Follow along with James and Jess as they explore their own beliefs and backgrounds, conduct interviews, and take you along on their adventures.

Episode Fifty-Five: The Fae

November 26th, 2020

Have you ever had an experience with the Fae? They go by many different names; Fairy, Fair Folk, Fairy Folk, or the Fae just to name a few and this week Jess tells us all about them. From the history and possible origins, to the ways you can attract them, Jess and James break it all down. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Episode Fifty-Four: Dark Watchers & The Butler Gargoyle

November 19th, 2020

This week Jess and James cover some cryptids found in the new President -Elect and Vice-President Elect's home states! Jess covers the Dark Watchers, giant enigmas who watch over the Santa Lucia Mountain Range in California. Then James gives a brief but delightful explanation of the Pennsylvania Squonk, a very sad and wrinkled creature. She follows that with another Pennsylvanian native, the Butler Gargoyle, a custard loving winged mystery. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Crystals 101 - (Re-Release)

November 12th, 2020

With the rollercoaster of the election Jess and James needed to take a week to process everything going on. So in the place of a new episode is the re-release of Episode Two: Crystals 101! This episode is wonderful for those who are just getting into stones and crystals, as well as for those who would like a simple refresher. In this episode James and Jess break down the history, uses, and types of crystals. They discuss great crystals for beginners as well as some of their favorites. Listen till the end for a spooky ghost story! So sit for a spell, and re-learn with us!

Episode Fifty-Three: Spell Work for Lost Items and Pets

November 5th, 2020

Loosing an item or having a pet get lost can be a very tough time in life. This week James gives us some practical tips and spell work to help get those things back. She starts with some simple rituals to draw out lost items, then gives us some spell work to help bring those lost pets back into our lives. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Episode Fifty-Two: Samhain, Seances, & Our Anniversary!

October 29th, 2020

It's our one year anniversary! We are so thankful to all of our listeners and all of the support from our family and friends to make this possible. In this episode we reflect on this last year and our gratitude to our listeners. Jess gives us a Samhain refresher including a little bit of history and some rituals to practice for the holiday, including setting up an alter. Then, James gives a wonderful history and discussion of seances. She goes over the different types of seances, as well as ways you can perform one on your own. So sit for a spell, and learn with us! 

Episode Fifty-One: Interview with Jessica Reis - A Death Doula

October 22nd, 2020

This week we were able to have a beautiful conversation with Jessica Reis, a Death Doula. Jessica guides us through the process of becoming a Death Doula and how she started on her journey. We have a conversation about her roles and responsibilities, as well as how she connects to the families and individual who is passing. So come sit for a spell, and learn with us! 

Sit for a Spell Podcast Trailer

October 20th, 2020

The Sit For A Spell podcast covers the lore, the traditions, and the modern practices of the occult. Follow along with James and Jess as they explore their own beliefs and backgrounds, conduct interviews, and take you along on their adventures.

 

Episode Fifty: Hexes & Curses

October 15th, 2020

This week Jess and James cover the very debated topic of curses. Jess breaks down the history and past uses of curses, discussing some ancient examples. We get into the pros and cons of performing a hex, as well as why some groups may think hexing might be a bad idea, while others believe it is just another part of the craft. With all of that in mind, Jess details a specific type of curse, as well as the steps it takes to break a curse. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Episode Forty-Nine: Ghosts! - Protections and Stories.

October 8th, 2020

Have you ever wondered if you have a ghost in your home, and then how to get it to leave? Well, this week James covers all things ghosts! She discusses ways you can tell a ghost/spirit may be in your home, how you can ask them to leave, as well as ways to protect your home from any future ghosts! After all of that, Jess and James read some of our listener spooky stories. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Episode Forty-Eight: Matt & Hope Hughes - Introducing the Dreamscape Oracle Deck.

October 1st, 2020

This week we are so pleased to welcome Matt and Hope Hughes of Ethereal Visions Publishing. This duo is well known for their Ethereal Visions: An Illuminated Tarot Deck and their beautifully illustrated classic horror novels. Matt and Hope sat down with us to discuss the brand new Ethereal Visions: Dreamscape Oracle Deck. This oracle deck is a wonderful companion piece to the Illuminated Tarot deck and is just as gorgeous and intuitive. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

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