Horse Stable Magick and Halloween Bash in October!

Happy October!

We have some exciting events coming up this month at The Sojourner! Horse Magick, Intuitive Development and an Angel Healing Circle! Then a Halloween party with the Witches of Greenville. The shop is fully stocked for the season, with SO MANY SHINY THINGS!

The Sojo’s Halloween Bash!

Party with the Witches of Greenville this All Hallows Night!
Dance to tunes served up by DJ Lipbone Redding
Friday, November 1, 2019
7:00-11:00 pm
@ The Sojourner
414 Evans Street
Greenvile, NC 27858
$5 entry fee for adults over 18 at the door. Family Friendly.
Contribute a snack, app or BYOA if you like. Costumes encouraged, but not required.
Door Prizes, tricks and treats.
Psychic Readings offered by the Witches of The Sojo Circle for $20 as a fund raiser. (Cash payments preferred)

Horse Stable Magick Workshop

Saturday, October 12, 2019
2:00-4:00 pm
Please Register in Advance 252-758-7656

If you are blessed enough to have any time in a stable, you already know that horses have all kind of energy! It is possible to tap into that Horse Power while caring for horses, doing stable chores and by using items available in any barn. This class will briefly introduce horse goddesses and gods, give techniques to strengthen magickal bonds between horse and rider, and give ideas for rituals using horseshoes, horse hair and bailing twine.

If possible, attendees should bring a small quantity of horsehair from manes or tails along with a few rubber bands.

Bio for Epona Petra:

Epona Petra has studied Wicca for over thirty years. She is currently Maiden for the Sojo Circle out of Greenville, North Carolina, and has been on the Leadership Council there for several years. A Sagittarian born on the Feast Day of the Goddess Epona, Epona Petra feels a spiritual connection to horses and finds the stable to be her happy place.


Monthly Intuitive Development Circle (1-3pm)


Sunday, October 13th!
With Elizabeth Foley PH.D.
Call the Sojourner to Register in Advance.

This development circle will meet once a month, from 1-3 pm. The day switched to Sunday for the next three months. See the individual dates. This circle is geared to those who are still in the beginning stages of exploring their abilities. During this monthly development circle, you will have the opportunity to awaken and develop your own intuitive abilities, have some fun and practice conducting readings. Your inner guidance and intuition can take on many different forms such as images, visual impressions or mental pictures, a knowingness, gut feelings or hearing your own inner voice.
Bio: Elizabeth J. Foley, Ph.D., is an international Spiritual Intuitive, Spiritual Advisor and Teacher, Angelologist, and Author. Elizabeth is an Ordained Minister in the Order of Melchizedek, and holds Master Degrees in Counseling and Public Health from Boston University, and completed her doctoral program in Metaphysics at the American Institute of Holistic Theology in 2014.

She has presented at the 2005 Berkshire Paranormal Conference in North Adams, MA and has appeared on various radio and television shows. Elizabeth conducts private reading sessions and facilitates unique spiritual and psychic development workshops throughout the US and Canada. She now makes her home in Morrisville, NC.


An Angel Healing Circle (1-3 pm)

October 26, 2019
Call the Sojourner to Register in Advance.

This healing circle is dedicated to all Earth Angels who wish to assist others with healing energy and prayers. During the circle, people can share angel stories or angelic interventions, spiritual growth stories, miracle healings, and request a special healing. While requesting a special healing, the person’s energetic body will be fluffed and any negative thoughts and energies that are bogging them down mentally, emotionally, and spiritually will be cleansed and released through the power of the angel.

Bio: Elizabeth J. Foley, Ph.D., is an international Spiritual Intuitive, Spiritual Advisor and Teacher, Angelologist, and Author. Elizabeth is an Ordained Minister in the Order of Melchizedek, and holds Master Degrees in Counseling and Public Health from Boston University, and completed her doctoral program in Metaphysics at the American Institute of Holistic Theology in 2014.

She has presented at the 2005 Berkshire Paranormal Conference in North Adams, MA and has appeared on various radio and television shows. Elizabeth conducts private reading sessions and facilitates unique spiritual and psychic development workshops throughout the US and Canada. She now makes her home in Morrisville, NC.

Container Magic Class with Octavia August 31st

Container Spells Workshop with Octavia DaBoss

Date: Saturday, August 31st
At The Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions
414 Evans Street, Greenville NC 27858
2:30pm -5pm
Cost: $44
Please Register in advance by calling 252-258-1922

This workshop will explain the origin of container type spells, the science of it construction & purpose, including how they can be used for prosperity, protection, love or health.
Together we will construct a honey prosperity jar.
Octavia will provide all roots and herbs needed for the working, including 4oz mason jars, however, students will need to provide their own honey.   She will also discuss how to “bust” out if jarred.

Here’s a li’l info about Octavia:
Greetings with rays of light & love! I’m Auset Ahmosé Ashay’t (Ah-shay-eet) also known as Octavia DaBoss. Mother of two daughters and also a grandmother. I’ve been studying different magic systems and root working for over 25yrs. Through the years I’ve received initiations as High Priestess in Kemet and Luciferian. Priestess in Haitian Vodoun and Egüngün. 

**Please note that the shop will be closed on Monday Sept 2nd in observance of Labor Day.**
Also, the “Touching the Angelic Realm” class has been canceled this Saturday, due to a lack of sufficient registrations in advance. Please make sure to call us to reserve your seat in advance of any class offered at the Sojourner.

Touching the Angelic Realm

NOTE: The workshop below has been canceled due to a lack of sufficient registrations in advance.

Welcome back, Students!

This Saturday, Brandon will be in the shop offering Palm Readings, and Elizabeth Foley returns to offer her Touching the Angelic Realm workshop! See below for details.

In stock now are the 2020 Llewellyn Calendars, Datebooks and Almanacs.

We’ve discounted all the Jacob’s Chimes Wind chimes 40% OFF.

New items are arriving every day!

Closing: The Sojourner will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day.

Touching the Angelic Realm Workshop this Saturday!

With Elizabeth Foley, Ph.D.
8/24 (1-3:30 pm) $35
Call the Sojourner to Register in Advance

Do you know that you can touch the angelic realm by connecting and working with your angels? Your angels can bring you much joy, happiness, and peace. This class you will learn more about the angelic realm and differences between guardian angels, archangels, and deceased loved ones. Also, will discuss the four forms of Divine Communication, conduct exercises to help you to discover your natural style of communication, review some of the blocks that prevent us from connecting and communicating with the Angelic realm, and describe the Angel’s calling card for delivering important and meaningful messages. The class will close with a technique that helps to open your third eye so you can strengthen your gift of clairvoyancy and an Angel Connection exercise that will help you to experience the angels that surround you right now, and even touch the angelic realm.

Bio: Elizabeth J. Foley, Ph.D., is an international Spiritual Intuitive, Spiritual Advisor and Teacher, Angelologist, and Author. Elizabeth is an Ordained Minister in the Order of Melchizedek, and holds Master Degrees in Counseling and Public Health from Boston University, and completed her doctoral program in Metaphysics at the American Institute of Holistic Theology in 2014.

She has presented at the 2005 Berkshire Paranormal Conference in North Adams, MA and has appeared on various radio and television shows. Elizabeth conducts private reading sessions and facilitates unique spiritual and psychic development workshops throughout the US and Canada. She now makes her home in Morrisville, NC.

Water Witchcraft with Annwyn Avalon this Saturday!

This Saturday, we welcome our friend Annwyn Avalon back to Eastern North Carolina for a workshop, ritual and book signing.

Celtic Water Magic: Honoring Sacred Water and the Goddess Sulis

held at The Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions
414 Evans Street
Greenville, NC 278858
Please stop by or call 252-758-7656 to register
Seating is limited.

Saturday, July 13th. $30

1:00-3:00 Class
3:00-3:30 – Break
3:30-5:00 Ritual
5:00-6:00 Chat and book signing

Water Witchcraft: Magic and Lore from the Celtic Tradition (Weiser 2019)

We’ll have copies of her book available for purchase at the event.

Workshop Description:

Water is sacred; it holds within it the magic of transformation and is needed to create and sustain life. This class will take an in-depth look at how our European ancestors held water as sacred. We will dive deep into the lore and magic of the Celts and their ancestors. We will discuss a variety of different types of water bodies from the Sea and Rivers to Bogs and Lakes. Why did the Celts honor these bodies of water? Why did they find them sacred? How did these beliefs influence the practice of their descendants? We will also discuss the spirits that dwell within the water such as Lake Ladies, Water Fae and Water Gods and Goddess associated with the sacred lands of the Celts.

Following the class, we will dive deep into the realms of Thermal Springs as we discuss Sulis Minerva the Solar Goddess of the Thermal Springs in Bath UK, known for Healing. We will then connect with her sacred waters in a hands-on healing ritual connecting with sacred water, and the Goddess Sulis.

Annwyn’s Bio:

Annwyn Avalon is an initiated Priestess and Witch who’s path focuses on Water and serving the Spirits and Gods/ess that dwell within. Her focus is on Sacred Wells, Rivers and Lakes but she enjoys time at the Sea Shore as well. She expresses her path through witchcraft, watercolor painting and sacred movement which focuses on devotional and theatrical water-themed Belly dance pieces. She is the founder and teacher of Triskele Rose Witchcraft, the 9 month Water Magic Course and is also the author of the book “Water Witchcraft: Magic and Lore from the Celtic Tradition”. (Weiser 2019)

Modern Witchcraft Classes begin registration Dec 5!

Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00-8:00: Join us for a *Free* Information and registration meeting for all seekers interested in studying Witchcraft with The Sojo Circle in 2019. Come ask questions, meet current students and teachers. We’ll provide lots of information!

We call this program Modern Witchcraft 366: The Art, Science and Psychology of Nature-Based Spirituality

This introductory 6 week class is open to adults over the age of 18. Classes are held on Thursday nights 6:00-9:00 pm beginning Jan 3, 2019.

Fees: $90 for 6 classes of the Imbolc session, paid with registration. includes 10% off Sojourner purchases for registered students, including textbooks.

What is Modern Witchcraft?

Modern Witchcraft, as it is taught at The Sojourner, is a path towards Personal Sovereignty based on wisdom, empowerment and responsibility. It stands proudly on the historical and religious foundations of our ancestors; yet, we look to the future and strive to create a healthy way of life in a modern world. We blend scientific knowledge with ancient mysticism to evolve beyond superstition into a spirituality that brings healing, peace, and balance to the seeker. The path of the witch is a dance to the rhythm of nature. This dance transforms and strengthens us, while giving us a framework for processing the lessons of this life with grace. To seek the path of the Witch is to seek enlightenment.

Imbolc Session teaches the foundations of NeoPaganism and Witchcraft: Paradigm, history, thealogy, principles, ethics, sacred poetry, and concepts of the afterlife. We’ll go on meditative journeys and demonstrate basic clearing and protection techniques. Introducing an eclectic form of self-initiatory Modern Witchcraft unique to The Sojourner Tradition. This 6 lesson class culminates in the holiday we call the Grand Sabbat of Imbolc (pronounced Im-molk) on Saturday, February 2. After that ceremony, the class is closed to newcomers for the rest of the year.

What topics will be covered?
The entire course is 48 classes divided by topic into 8 sessions. Each session is named for the solar holiday, or Sabbat, we’ll celebrate on the Saturday night following the session.

  • Imbolc session: The Foundations of Witchcraft. Paradigm, foundations, thealogy, principles, ethics, sacred poetry, afterlife.
  • Ostara session: The Elements of Magick is an introduction to magickal consciousness, energy work, in depth explorations of Spirit as Goddess and God and the four elements of earth, air, fire and water.
  • Beltane session: The Religion of Witchcraft, covers the praxis and outer temple techniques of this religious practice; altars, tools, circle casting, calling quarters, raising and directing energy, consecration.
  • Litha session: The Science of Witchcraft, covers the underlying metaphysical principles of the Universe, Hermetics, laws and mechanics of magick and how they overlap with modern sciences.
  • Lammas session: The Art of Witchcraft, Folk magick, spell crafting techniques; working with color, candle, stone, herb, oils, symbols, amulets, talismans, etc.
  • Mabon session: The Witch as Healer. Energy healing with dowsing, psychic scanning, light, color; medicinal herbalism, etc.
  • Samhain session: The Witch as Diviner. Tarot, Runes, Pendulum, Scrying, Tasseomancy, Natal Astrology, etc.
  • Yule session: The Witch as Shaman, or Walker between the Worlds. Shielding, astral travel, spirit communication, animal and angelic guides, past-life regression, etc.

In 2019, the program will be facilitated by our Dean of the Mystery School, Webweaver, who is a professional educator and incoming High Priestess of The Sojo Circle. Each session will be co-taught by several Coven Members.

For more information,

Requirements to join us:

The Sojo Circle offers equal opportunity membership to any adult over eighteen years of age regardless of race, color, ethnicity, spiritual path, gender, sexual orientation, or intersexes.

  • Adults over the age of 18
  • Open Heart and Open Mind: No prior knowledge or experience are necessary.
  • Remain sober and drug-free when in class and sacred space. This includes any prescription or OTC medication that would make it inadvisable for you to drive yourself home afterwards.
  • Dress-code: In class, casual and comfortable enough to meditate and move freely. All events of The Sojo Circle are held in comfortable clothes or ritual garments unless a specific dress requirement is announced in advance.

Sojourner Summer Survival Raffle

Happy Summer Solstice, Sojourners!

And a happy father’s day full of love to all our Dads. If you’d like to sneak in some last minute shopping for his present, come see us before 3:30 on Saturday, June 17th, as we are closing the front doors a little early to attend a Litha Celebration.

Courtney’s Basic Medicinal Herbalism class Saturday from 3:00-5:00 is filling up fast, but we still have a few seats left. Please register ASAP if you would like to attend. (Class will carry on after we close the front doors.)

Summer Survival Fundraiser Raffle

Come play in our on-going raffle of ten treasure troves that have a total retail value of over $340!  We’ll draw for three-four items each on the last days of June, July, and August. Each treasure is valued between $40 and $80.

A $5 ticket is an investment in the progressive goods, services and community that you want us to have available here in Greenville all year long – no matter how slow summer business becomes, nor grim things may seem on the news, nor how disenfranchising  current politics becomes, The Sojourner wants to remain that bright lighthouse of welcome into our safe haven, open to everyone with love, acceptance and support.

Won’t you contribute to that dream?

Individual raffle tickets are $5 each.

SPECIAL! Buy $20 in tickets, and get an EXTRA TICKET FREE, for a total of FIVE chances to win the treasure of your choice.

If your merchandise purchase is over $50, we’ll GIVE you a free ticket!

Not in Greenville? Call us with a Credit Card number at 252-758-7656 and we’ll fill out your tickets for you, and place them lovingly in the jars of your choice while singing your praises and doing a little happy dance around the shop. We will happily ship your prize within the US.

June 30th Raffle Drawings

#1 Money Magick Kit

Includes anointing oil, money draw bath, golden bill talisman, money candle, prosperity spell pendant, bayberry root, pyrite stone, and green cotton bag.
Value: $41.83

#2 Yoga Lover’s Kit

Includes full size yoga mat bag, book, and yoga mat cleansing spray.
Value: $50.29

#3 Full-length Cotton Goddess Cloak with hood

Purple Goddess Cloak $75.00

July 31st Raffle Drawings

#4 Love Magick Kit!

Includes anointing oil, handcrafted poppet, spell pendant, love candle, and rose quartz. Value: $43.00

#5 Relaxation Kit

Includes organic calendula flower soap, anti-stress bath soak, harmony candle, anointing oil, soap sack, worry stone, and lavender room spray.
Value: $40.50

Includes anointing oil, handcrafted poppet, spell pendant, love candle, and rose quartz.
Value: $43.00

#6 and 8 Blue Hand of Hamsa Cloak,

We have two up for raffle, one drawn July and the Other in August!

Includes a full-length hand of hamsa print cloak in blue.
Value: $75

August 31st Raffle Drawings:

#7 Chakra Crystal and Incense Kit

Includes one full set of raw chakra stones, embroidered velvet bag, chakra incense burner, and chakra incense.
Value: $54.50

#9 Celtic Wrap Hoods in Red and Green – TWO CHANCES TO WIN!

We’ll draw twice from this raffle jar for a Green and Red Celtic-Print hood. Twice as many chances to win!
Value: $80 each!

Thank you for all your support!
~Heron Michelle

Summer Class Schedule!

We finally have the 2017 summer class schedule pulled together! The descriptions for each class are listed below. In addition, Jupiter is offering astrological chart readings and root work on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings, and Heron Michelle is also available for appointments on Saturday afternoons. Please call the shop for availability and to schedule time with them.

Keep in mind that many of our classes have a three person pre-paid minimum! If you are interested in a class, please go ahead and pre-register as soon as possible so that we can meet those minimums and make sure that we are able to hold the class.

Basic Medicinal Herbalism with Courtney Varnadoe
June 17, 2017 3:00-5:00pm
Learn the basic techniques of traditional medicinal herbalism! We will cover how to properly use, purchase, and store herbs, and the basic hands-on methods of preparing herbs for at-home use. $25 per person, must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

Click here for the Facebook event page!

Pentacle Approach to Wellness in Troubled Times with Heron Michelle
Friday, June 23, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 pm, $20
This is an introductory workshop in Modern Witchcraft with practical tips for creating a healthy life of happiness and balance, especially during troubled times. Based on her “Pentacle Approach” to wellness on all levels: physical, emotional, mental, will and Spirit, the workshop will include guided meditation and grounding/energy clearing exercises that are practical and beneficial for everyone, regardless of spiritual path or religion. Includes guided meditations.This event is held after shop hours, please arrive prior to 6:00. Doors close at 6:10. All are welcome; minimum 3, maximum 10 attendees. Registrations must be made in advance.

Click here for the Facebook event page!

Basic Spiritual Herbalism with Courtney Varnadoe
June 24, 2017 3:00-5:00pm
Learn the basic techniques and thought behind spiritual work with plants from a spiritual naturalist/pagan perspective. We will cover theory and respect of plants when partnering for spiritual work, and basic methods of work in spiritual practice. We will go through a guided meditation to uncover a plant spirit partner. $25 per person, must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

Click here for the Facebook event page!

Learning the Elder Futhark Runes with Nate Varnadoe
July 8, 2017 1:00pm-5:00pm
Learn the names and meanings of the Old Norse runes, the Elder Futhark, as Nate draws connections and parallels to modern as well as ancient ideas and prominent figures. Huge thundering gods, natural events, and comic book characters (lots of them) can all relate back to the basic symbolism of the Runic Alphabet. After learning the names and meanings of each rune, Nate will cover rune spread creation and symbolism, and interpretation. Practice readings will be demonstrated to build familiarity. $40 per person for the four hour workshop, includes the creation of a practice rune set that you can keep. Must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

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Angels 101 with Angelica Hollunder
July 15, 2017 11:00-2:00 pm
This class is a basic introduction to working with angelic beings, taught by Angelica Hollunder. $25 per person. Must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

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The Home Herbalist’s Basic Apothecary with Courtney Varnadoe
July 15, 2017 3-5pm
Learn which herbs are most commonly used in at-home medicinal practice, how to decipher herb uses from text sources, and how to identify which herbs are the best for your own home apothecary! Create your own basic materia medica with herbal uses and information for use. $25 per person, must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

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Laura Tempest Zakroff Author Event, Part 1
July 17th, 2017 5:00-10:00pm
5:00-6:30 – The Witch’s Cauldron – Meet the Author and Book Signing (Free and open to the public, at The Sojourner)
7:00-8:30 – Stirring the Cauldron Workshop ($35 including performance) Hosted at Crave Restaurant and Bar at 409 Evans Street
Stirring The Cauldron: A Ritual Exploration of Movement
Movement is a key element to connecting the mind, body, and spirit. The more we can shift from static to active practice, the more embodied our magick and other metaphysical experiences become. In this ritual-meets-workshop, we’ll focus on how to incorporate dance elements into your practice regardless of age, ability, experience, or tradition, using the metaphorical cauldron as our guide

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Laura Tempest Zakroff Author Event, Part 2
July 17th, 9pm – 10:00 pm
Mini concert: The Mechanist & The Star Goddess ($10 for performance only)
At Crave Restaurant and Bar at 409 Evans Street, open to the public.
A dynamic music & dance project with Tempest, Nathaniel Johnstone, and Davis Petterson. They create improvised music and dance on the spot, inspired in the moment – as well songs from the repertoire of the Nathaniel Johnstone Band. The project title/inspiration evokes the exploration of the liminal space between the confines of the precise concrete world and the limitless divine. Tempest is a world-renown bellydance performer and instructor, focusing on sacred and darkly inspired fusions that pull from the traditions of North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. She is also an artist, author, blogger, and designer (see

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The Witch’s Basic Apothecary with Courtney Varnadoe
July 22, 2017, 3:00-5:00 pm
What herbs should you use in your spiritual practice? How do you identify the traditional and intuitive uses of herbs for your spiritual work? These are the questions we will answer here and more! Learn commonly used herbs for spiritual work, and how to find information about these plants. Create your own list of herbs suited for your personal practice. $25 per person, must have three people registered in advance to hold this class.

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Healing the Chakras with Crystals Workshop with Heron Michelle
July, 29th 2:00-4:00 pm, $20
An introductory workshop discussing the energy body and chakra centers, and their connection between physical, spiritual, emotional and mental health. We’ll demonstrate energy healing techniques with color and crystals to facilitate balance and wellness. Includes a guided meditation for clearing and empowerment. All are welcome; minimum 3, maximum 10 attendees. Please register in advance.

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Spiritual Home Protection Workshop with Heron Michelle
Saturday, August 5, 2017 2:00-4:00 pm, $20
Join us for this introductory workshop on spiritual techniques to cleanse and sheild a home of baneful energy and unwanted Spirits; including smudging, shielding and warding with herbs, crystals, candles, spell bottles and other folk techniques. Written instructions included. All are welcome; 3 minimum, 10 maximum attendees. Please register in advance.

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Creative Candle Magick Workshop with Heron Michelle
Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm
$25, includes materials for a dressed and blessed candle spell.
Candle Magick can be as simple as making a wish over the birthday cake, or as creative and in-depth as your imagination can take you. Explore the many possibilities for the age-old folk magick technique.
All are welcome; 3 minimum, 10 maximum attendees. Please register in advance.

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The Sojo News: Upcoming Events and Winter Closings

Hello Sojourners,

Happy New Year! Thank you all so much for an abundant holiday sales season. We are grateful for your patronage, and now set our sights to creating an even more prosperous new year for us all.

We are open until 9:00 Friday (tonight) – its First Friday Artwalk, and as long as the weather holds, we are hosting a drum circle, and Tarot card readings are available with Heron 5:00-9:00.

Ok, ok…no need to freak out. However, we do hope that you all stay safe and warm during this winter weather. Note that we will close the shop this weekend if winter weather makes the roads unsafe. Check our FaceBook page for updates for daily closing information. Tarot Readings with Heron on Saturday are canceled, but Jan 14th is another chance to make an appointment.

WE ARE CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY to complete our year-end inventory. Hopefully we’ll be back to normal by Wednesday next week. Cheers! ~Heron

We now have an Instagram where Courtney shares pics from the shop. Follow us!

Our Modern Witchcraft series of classes is still open on Thursday nights for new seekers to join us for an introduction to Neo-paganism and the thealogy, principles, world-view and celebrations of this earth-centered spirituality.

GOOD NEWS! If Thursdays aren’t good for you, we have a second opportunity opening up on Saturday afternoons to attend these workshops. Dates and times are still flexible, so if you’d like a no-obligation, safe way to dip your toes into our magickal world and see what the fuss is all about, call us. 252-758-7656 Three workshops, 4 hours each, $30 each. We must have 3 students to proceed…

Upcoming Events:
All appointments and registrations must be taken in advance, by phone or stopping by. 252-758-7656

New Year’s Forecast Readings
Saturday Jan 14th, 2017 12:00-5:00, $40
Come see Heron Michelle for a Tarot Card reading to clarify a situation or seek guidance for the upcoming year.
Heron offers several special readings ideal for this New Year’s transition:
The 5 card Pyramid of Power spread that seeks guidance for the next Great Work of personal evolution you should explore–ideal for magicakal practitioners and witches, especially. (Takes about 30 minutes, $40)
The 12 card Zodiac wheel of the Year spread for a forecast of the lessons that may be presented throughout the next year. (Takes about an hour, $75)
The traditional, 10 card spread for guidance on your current situation is always available. (Takes about 30 minutes, $40)
With each reading, the affirmations and spiritual guidance for ways to put this information to work for you will be provided.

1865215E-5452-4951-BDFF-AAF34538718FSpiritual Mediumship Group Sessions
Sunday, Jan 22, TWO OPPORTUNITIES! 1:00-2:30 and 3:30-5:00

Join Edward Zula, spiritual medium and psychometrist, for an exploration of spirit communication; questions and answers; participants getting validation of their own experiences; demonstration of mediumship. Bring a photo or an item belonging to a deceased loved one. Everyone will get a brief reading.

A 90 minute group demonstration, must have 6 participants, so bring a friend! $15 per person.


Tarot 101: The Fools Journey with Liz Merritt

This is the first in a six part series taught by Liz Merritt, focusing on The Rider Waite Tarot deck. We will explore the history of the Tarot, as well as general Tarot trivia and concepts. We will then jump into the Fools Journey; the story in the 22 cards of the Major Arcana. This series will be beginner friendly and include intermediate level information, participants of all skill levels will learn something new. We will discuss symbolism, Hermetics, and astrology as they pertain to each of the 78 cards. Handouts will be provided, but participants will want to bring note-taking materials and favorite tarot decks.

Class will be $30 per person, registration taken in advance

Liz Merritt has been studying and practicing Tarot Cartomancy for more than 6 years. She’s an initiate of The Sojo Circle Coven, a Reiki Master/Teacher, and a Hedgewitch wandering the wilds of Eastern NC. Often you can find her behind the counter of The Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions.

Our calendar of events can be found online on our website:

Hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00-6:00
Friday: 10:00-9:00 Psychic Readings available 5:00-9:00
Saturday: 10-6:00 Psychic Readings and Classes often available.
Sunday: 1:00-6:00
Inclement Weather closing policy often follows the Pitt County Schools closings. Check our Facebook Page for daily updates.

The Sojo News: Crystal Ball Raffle to be Drawn on Black Friday

Merry Meet, Sojourners!
Have you yet seen this amazing Crystal Ball we have on raffle at the shop? We borrowed it for a divination class a few weeks ago, and took this picture of it in glorious action. It helped to create a powerful experience for our students, and it could be yours! Each chance to win costs only $5.


This Leaded Crystal Scrying Sphere is a whopping 278mm diameter, and weighs in at 55 pounds!  It comes with a wooden, rotating stand. This baby once lit a tablecloth on fire with a sunbeam, so be careful where you display it!  We have never seen its like, and we’ve done a lot of looking…

The purpose of this raffle is to help out a Sojourner friend who has fallen on hard times and was looking for a buyer for this Spectacular Oracular device for which he originally paid $1500. Sadly, there aren’t many folks we know who could fairly compensate him at that price outright. BUT TOGETHER, through the generosity of many, we hope to raise enough funds to  make a difference in his life.  Every penny raised will go to our friend…

TO THAT END, I’ve moved the drawing date back to Black Friday, November 25th. Just in time for holiday gift giving.

Again, for every $5 donation, we’ll enter another chance for you to win. You DO NOT have to be present on Black Friday to win. If you can’t get to the shop, call us at 252-758-7656, and we’ll process payment over the phone, and fill out your raffle tickets for you.

During this time of Thanksgiving, we thank you for your generosity and wish you the best of luck in the raffle!

Thanksgiving blessings,
Heron Michelle


The Sojo News: THIS WEEKEND Psychic Reading and Healing Fair

Hello Sojourners!
We dearly hope that you have all come safely through the storms of Hurricane Matthew, and are safe from the on-going flooding. If you work magick and can join me in an on-going spell of protection, click over to my Witch on Fire blog for instructions: Gods Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise: A Spell Against Flood Damage.

The shop in Greenville is safe and dry, and we are proceeding with the Psychic Reading and Healing fair this weekend, but sadly, due to all the uncertainty of the storm, we have very few appointments made so far. <<sad face>>

So PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, if you are able to safely attend one of our special events this weekend, grab a few friends and come enjoy! We need to HEAR FROM YOU if you plan to attend the Pendulum class or Tea-leaf reading party, or would like a private reading or healing session with one of our talented providers. We may trim down the schedule based on response, so call 252-758-7656 ASAP.


All weekend the shop will host a variety of Psychics, Diviners, Healers and Spiritual Advisers in the shop ready to see clients.
Friday night 5:00-9:00
Saturday 11:00-9:00
Sunday 1:30-5:30.
$40/half hour and $75/hour. Schedule a private appointment!

 Or here is the DEAL:
Buy a “Sampler Ticket” for $60. This redeems for two sessions:
  • a 30 minute session with the Reiki Energy healer of your choice
  • and 30 minute session with the Psychic of your choice
  • OR you Redeem one of your may attend an hour long Pendulum Reading class, or a Tea-leaf reading party.
Appointments will be scheduled throughout the weekend, and we’ll fill in walk-ins as we are able. Book your appointment early!
Friday 5:00-9:00
Heron Michelle – Tarot Card Readings
Real World Reiki – Energy Healing Services
Edward Zula – Spiritual Mediumship and Psychometry

11:00 am-12:00 pm: Pendulum Divination Class and Readings: $30, Seats 10, Learn how to do simple divination to receive answers with a pendulum and receive private interpretations with Webweaver.
11:00-2:00 Echelon Spiritual Services – Reiki/Crystal Healing, and Psychic Readings 2:30-5:30 Liz Merritt – Tarot Card Reading and Reiki Energy Healing
1:00-5:00 Jupiter Melchizedek – Natal Astrology

6:00-9:00 Energy Worx – Angel Oracle Card Readings and Reiki Energy Healing
Edward Zula – Spiritual Mediumship and Psychometry
6:00-7:00 pm, and 8:00-9:00 pm: Tea-Leaf Reading Parties
Enjoy a cup of tea in spooky Victorian fashion, learn about tasseomancy, and receive private interpretations by Courtney Varnadoe. �

Sunday 1:30-5:30
Edward Zula – Spiritual Mediumship and Psychometry
Aileen Peterson – Kundalini Reiki, Sound healing, Crystal Healing

Professional Bios and Descriptions:
Aileen Peterson – Kundalini Reiki, Sound healing, Crystal Healing –
“Aileen ‘Wren’ Peterson, LMBT and Head Priestess Midwyf-Healer of Brighid’s Hearth Church: Temple of Spiritual Healing & Shamanic Birthwork is offering Kundalini Reiki and Intuitive Healing sessions. Kundalini Reiki can be used to heal karmic bonds between people and places, situational or quality traits (like ‘anger’), emotional blockages and traumas (including birth), DNA, blockages from past lives, wellness/healing, and chakra balancing. Intuitive Healing Sessions combine shamanic healing techniques with energy work like Reiki, crystals, healing touch, and sound therapy and is done intuitively for each individual client.”
Angelica – Angel Oracle Card Readings and Reiki Energy Healing
“Angelica is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Witch, Water Priestess within The Sojo Circle, Shaman, and certified Angel Oracle Card Reader who offers her services through Energy Worx: Energy Balancing and Intuitive Spiritual Mentoring.”
Heron Michelle – Tarot Card Readings –
“Heron” Michelle Jenkins is the current High Priestess of The Sojo Circle coven, modern witch and owner of The Sojourner. Heron writes a blog on her practice caclled ‘Witch on Fire’ at She will be offering 10 card Tarot Readings using the Thoth Deck. Sessions last 30 minutes.”

Liz Merritt – Tarot Card Reading and Reiki Energy Healing –
Liz is a trained witch working, wandering and inhabiting Eastern NC. By day she makes pottery, works at the illustrious metaphysical bookshop: The Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions, and teaches locals the mysteries of clay. She’s studied her brand of Tarot Card reading for 5+ years and has been practicing witchcraft officially for 3 years. This past December (2015) she became a Reiki Master-Teacher and has enjoyed using these talents  for the betterment of her community. ”

Edward Zula – Spiritual Mediumship and Psychometry
“Edward Zula has been providing private readings, clarity, and comfort to his Los Angeles clients for more than thirty years. He uses psychometry (reading energy from objects and photos), clairsentience, and spirit communication to help clients with questions about relationships, career, important life decisions, and help resolve grief and loss. In his readings he uses cards, a pendulum, meditation, and any sentimental or meaningful objects the client wishes to share. He explains that he does not “see” spirits standing over anyone’s shoulder as a traditional medium might, but rather feels their presence, often hears them, and gets a sense of their physical appearance with his eyes closed.” Contact: 252-542-8865
Jupiter Melchizedek – Astrology Natal Chart readings –
“Jupiter is a trained witch and neophyte within the Sojo Circle, with a decade of experience in preparing natal charts and the study of Astrology and other esoteric disciplines.” In order to do your reading, please make an appointment in advance, and provide your birth date, time and location.
Courtney Varnadoe – Tea Leaf Reading Party
“Courtney is the Apothecary Manager of the Sojourner, Herbalist and Class Instructor specializing in uses and preparations of herbs and teas for medicinal and spiritual purposes, as well as bath and body care products, home cleaning products, etc. Courtney is a gifted diviner with a talent for oracular trance, scrying and tasseomancy.”
Webweaver – Pendulum Divination Class and Readings
“Webweaver is a professional educator, Witch and current Minister of Air within The Sojo Circle Coven. She is offering a short class on the use of a pendulum for divination, to answer questions. She will also provide short private interpretations to attendees. This event is 1 hour, $30.”
Jessica Gammell-Bennett – Real World Reiki Healing – Energy Healing sessions
Reiki, Archangelic Light, Alchemy Energetics, Crystal Therapy, Aromatherapy.
“Jess is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Archangelic Light Master/Teacher, Alchemy Energetics practitioner with a background as a professional educator and a victim/witness specialist with the US Attorney’s Office, with experience in the treatment of those with PTSD.”
Contact: 252-916-8925,
Preston Craddock – Echelon Spiritual Services – Reiki Energy, Crystal Healing, and Psychic Readings

“Preston is a Witch, current High Priest of The Sojo Circle Coven, fourth level graduate within The Temple of Witchcraft and a Reiki Master. He offers an integrative approach to energy healing, utilizing Reiki and crystals for chakra balancing and clearing. He also offers a unique system of symbol divination for insights into questions and concerns.”