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Belle, Book & Candle

Belle, Book & Candle

Belle, Book & Candle is here to encourage and educate the pagan community on topics of interest to an earth-centered spirituality. Step into the world of a southern witch through stories, southern lore, intriguing guests and education meant to enrich your spiritual practice. Y'all come on in!

Recent Episodes

Southern Dialogue Guests Healing & Wellness Personal Stories Religion & Spirituality Healing Trauma Twin Flames & Soul Mates

S4 E13: The Love & Pain of Twin Flames | A Southern Dialogue with Benjy Sherer

Nov. 11, 2021

Twin flames y'all... intense love and intense pain in the same relationship. Benjy Sherer uses his own twin flame journey to walk us through an immense amount of information about twin flames in this episode, including: • Be…

Guest: Benjy Sherer
Southern Dialogue Guests Paranormal Activity Witchy Celebrations & Holidays Personal Stories

S4 E12: Ghost Tales for the Thinning Veil | A Southern Dialogue with DC O'Rourke

Oct. 27, 2021

Haunted tales from an experienced storyteller, ghost tour guide, and paranormal investigator - what more could you want this Samhain? DC talks about his one-sided ghostly romance, experiences at the Williamsburg public jail,…

Guest: DC O'Rourke
Southern Dialogue Guests Art & Music & Creative Pursuit Personal Stories Religion & Spirituality Pagan Ministry

S4 E11: Serving Today's Pagans through Constellated Ministry | A Southern Dialogue with Holli Emore

Oct. 20, 2021

Pagan leaders or those that serve pagans in any type of ministry - this episode is especially for you!! My friend Holli Emore, Executive Director of Cherry Hill Seminary, talks to us about her new book, Constellated Ministry…

Guest: Holli Emore
Southern Dialogue Guests Personal Stories Witchy Celebrations & Holidays Education & Learning

S4 E10: October Thirty-One & Celebrating the HoliDates with Children! | A Southern Dialogue with María Felicia Kelley

Oct. 19, 2021

Author María Felicia Kelley introduces us to her children's book series, Celebrate the HoliDates, which were deeply inspired by her son Constantine. Constantine has trisomy 21, and the books were initially created as a tool …

Southern Dialogue Guests Healing & Wellness Personal Stories

S4 E9: Doing Life Better - Personal Transformation & Sustainability | A Southern Dialogue with Philip Anthony Mangan

Oct. 15, 2021

Philip wanted to figure out "how to do life better", and he tells us how he went from a life of destructive behavior while running a party bus business to a fulfilled life where he now helps others with their own transformat…

Southern Dialogue Guests Healing & Wellness

S4 E8: A Millennial View on Social Media's Influence & Living in the Present | A Southern Dialogue with Himanish Goel

Oct. 11, 2021

Our favorite millennial guest, Himanish Goel, is back to chat about the influence (positive AND negative) of social media on today's generation. He also offers advice to not only young folk heading to college, but those who …

Guest: Himanish Goel
Healing & Wellness Witchcraft & Magick Religion & Spirituality Southern Dialogue Guests Personal Stories Tarot & Other Divination Shadow Work

S4 E7: Shadow Work & Witches - Emerging from the Darkness | A Southern Dialogue with Corinne Labita

Oct. 8, 2021

What does tarot & divination have to do with shadow work? Turns out, a lot! Corinne and I talk about shadow work - what it is, our experiences using shadow work for personal healing, the "gold" in the shadow, and all those n…

About the Hosts

Rev. Mela Borawski


Rev. Pamela "Mela" Borawski CHt is a green hedge witch and founder of the Greenwild Tradition. She has studied and practiced spiritual witchcraft for over twenty years, and is an ordained pagan minister and leader in her local community. She is certified in Hypnotherapy, and graduated in 2018 with a diploma as an integrative healing arts practitioner.

After graduation, she founded 3 Rays of Light LLC, where she offers hypnosis, healing arts, and spiritual guidance. Mela created the online school, Greenwild Mystical Academy, in 2021, and is the spiritual director of Awen Grove Fellowship. She is the author of the Spell & Ritual Journal and the Manifest with the Moon Journal available on Amazon, as well as a fantasy author on Kindle Vella under the name Mela McClure. Her witchy podcast, Belle, Book & Candle, is available on all major podcast platforms.

Mela has lived in the southern United States for nearly 50 years, and now resides on a family-owned farm in rural South Carolina where she enjoys chickens, goats, and gardening. She has a deep love for celebrating rites of passage, honoring nature and her cycles, and folk magick practices. She has hosted a monthly interfaith full moon ceremony in the area since early 2019. She is a member of the Sisterhood of Avalon, the Universal Brotherhood Movement, the Energy Medicine Professional Association and the National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists.

Randy Borawski


With Randy's extensive background in audio and video production, it was only logical that he join the podcast team to give that extra boost needed to make the production shine. He also has the distinct pleasure of being married to Mela (he told me to write that, y'all). In his free time, he plays drums for the bands Youth Model, and Kenny George Band.