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August 1st. 2015

  • Lost - A Pagan Parent's Tale - Merideth Allyn

    The Saturday morning sun hit my five-year-olds’ golden hair and sprayed a bright halo that seemed to shimmer and surround his sturdy little body. The sky was azure and the air was summer sultry, sweet with the scent of honeysuckle ... Posted: August 1st. 2015   Views: 1,863   - [ Full Article ]

July 9th. 2015

  • Love Spells: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly - Mara Light

    Love, as described in the dictionary is a noun meaning “A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlyin ... Posted: July 9th. 2015   Views: 1,656   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Magic of Weather - Merideth Allyn

    Weather resonates in the very fibers of all our souls. The prismatic hues of sun on water, rainbow-colored frost and dew, or a raindrop speared by a sun shaft on an emerald colored leaf mesmerize us. Weather conjures the seasons: ... Posted: July 9th. 2015   Views: 1,643   - [ Full Article ]

June 7th. 2015

  • A Pagan Altar - Shion Flame

    Imagine one Witch’s perfect space. The temperature is just right in the room; a gentle light floods the area from the windows that overlook the garden from the circular sky light in the center of the ceiling. Soft pillows decorate ... Posted: June 7th. 2015   Views: 2,198   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Consort: Silent Partner or Hidden in Plain Sight? - Sorbus

    Wiccan mythology is based on a duality of divine presences. There is a Great Goddess who presides over the growth cycle, love, and magic. Her companion is a pastoral God. The God in this partnership is described in various ways de ... Posted: June 7th. 2015   Views: 1,852   - [ Full Article ]

  • A Minority of a Minority of a Minority - Jessica Marie Baumgartner [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Being a Wiccan, homeschooling, stay-at-home mom is like living in another world. Very few people understand my lifestyle, but that’s fine with me. I do not wish for everyone to “get” my family or me. But I do expect them to offer ... Posted: June 7th. 2015   Views: 1,767   - [ Full Article ]

  • Why I Bother With Ritual: Poetry and Eikonic Atheism - John Halstead

    “Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.” – NovalisMy wife hates poetry. I think she feels intimidated by it, like it’s a secret someone is keeping from her. I like poetry. Now I am no T.S. Elliot fan, but I love Rilk ... Posted: June 7th. 2015   Views: 1,362   - [ Full Article ]

May 6th. 2015

  • Sex, Lies, and Witches: Love in a Time of Wiccans and Atheists - AdAstra09

    I timed my moment carefully. Favorite meal cooked and served. Beer in hand and ESPN on blast in the living room… my boyfriend was the very picture of weekend contentment. I cleared my throat.“Honey, how would you feel abou ... Posted: May 6th. 2015   Views: 3,927   - [ Full Article ]

  • Gods, Myth, and Ritual in Naturalistic Paganism - John Halstead

    Not all Naturalistic Pagans use theistic language, but some do. The use of “god language” by non-theists can be confusing. Some feel that we should “say what we mean” and avoid theistic language altogether. However, some Naturalis ... Posted: May 6th. 2015   Views: 2,645   - [ Full Article ]

  • I Claim Cronehood - Rev. etain.butterfly

    I am claiming Crone. I am a Crone and a proud one at that. The aging process I embrace wholeheartedly. This does not mean that I am letting myself go with the mindset, ‘I am OLD – what’s the use?’ On the contrary, I am doing every ... Posted: May 6th. 2015   Views: 1,999   - [ Full Article ]

  • 13 Keys: The Crown of Kether - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The focus of these articles is not the Paths of the Tree, but some explanation of their energetic state and connective function from sphere to sphere is necessary. The 22 Paths that connect the Sephiroth act as conduits/ filters a ... Posted: May 6th. 2015   Views: 1,624   - [ Full Article ]

March 29th. 2015

  • A Thread in the Tapestry of Witchcraft - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Whenever I hear the urban legend that witchcraft died out and then was recently re-discovered… well, I have to shake my head in disbelief. Such a mindset digresses from the expansion of witchcraft, which has been in existence sinc ... Posted: March 29th. 2015   Views: 2,581   - [ Full Article ]

March 28th. 2015

  • On Wiccan Magick, Theurgy, Thaumaturgy and Setting Expectations - Coven of Andredsweald

    Sooner or later somebody will want you to do tricks. The pitch is usually a little subtler, but the gist will be clear. There's always the prurient curiosity of acquaintances, but more importantly students often come to the Craft ... Posted: March 28th. 2015   Views: 2,438   - [ Full Article ]

March 1st. 2015

  • Choosing to Write a Shadow Book - Shion Flame

    I started keeping a spiritual notebook when I was about fourteen years old. Mostly it recorded my dreams, thoughts and sketches from nature. The book itself was just an old record book I found in a drawer. It had three hundred pag ... Posted: March 1st. 2015   Views: 3,701   - [ Full Article ]

  • Historiolae: The Spell Within the Story - Jack Campbell

    We don’t tell enough stories these days. When a child is sick, we give him/her medicine and tell him/her to lie down and watch TV, hoping they will then fall asleep. Even as a couple, a wife or husband similarly leaves the other t ... Posted: March 1st. 2015   Views: 2,187   - [ Full Article ]

  • My Concept Of Grey - BrindleRoot

    Lately I have been thinking on what balance means to me. I find myself using a 'grey zone' reference quite often. I don't like extremes. Funny thing is though- grey is basically defined by the extremes around it. The image of a sp ... Posted: March 1st. 2015   Views: 2,174   - [ Full Article ]

February 1st. 2015

  • Seeker Advice From a Coven Leader - Jessi

    In addition to my role as a High Priestess, which I have proudly and lovingly fulfilled through many coven incarnations over the past ten years, I also try to do my part when I can to contribute to the local Pagan community. One o ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 2,794   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Three Centers of Paganism - John Halstead

    I have found a useful tool for thinking about the Pagan community. Most attempts to describe contemporary Paganism use lists of beliefs or practices. Some of these lists attempt to be comprehensive, while others do not. One proble ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 2,580   - [ Full Article ]

  • Magick is No Illusion - Rev. WD Allan

    “The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and the beauty are really in ourselves.” – Kahlil GibranThe Magick that we seek out in order to enhance ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 2,184   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Ancient Use of God/Goddess Surnames - Jack Campbell

    The power of a God’s Epithet or Surname is all in how you see your God or Goddess and maybe your own faith. What are surnames? Why were they used and why you could use them now? Most major Greek Gods have surnames. It was a name g ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 1,960   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Gods of My Heart - Betsy Sutton

    The God, as the infant Sun, is born from the Goddess at Yule, the shortest day of the year. As the days grow, so grows the Sun and the God. At Imbolc, the festival of waxing light, the Goddess renews Herself, as life stirs in the ... Posted: February 1st. 2015   Views: 1,622   - [ Full Article ]

January 1st. 2015

  • The Six Most Valuable Lessons I've Learned on My Path as a Witch - Northern Dreamer

    I know, I know: who cares, right? Everyone's experiences, everyone's path, everyone's lessons are different- it's all based on where we came from and where we're going. But I refuse to believe that I'm the only one who has benefit ... Posted: January 1st. 2015   Views: 3,229   - [ Full Article ]

  • Manipulation of the Concept of Witchcraft - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Whenever I hear the urban legend that one who declares him/herself a witch and/or studies the mystical arts, particularly here in the USA, is a Neo Pagan, I think to myself; "nonsense". The premise is that paganism and witchcr ... Posted: January 1st. 2015   Views: 3,038   - [ Full Article ]

  • Publicly Other: Witchcraft in the Suburbs - Deborah Castellano

    I’ve never been a Witch in the woods. The thing is, to be a proper Witch in the woods, villagers have to know where you live (no) or you need to do a lot of festivals that involves camping (no) .I started my business in ye ... Posted: January 1st. 2015   Views: 2,939   - [ Full Article ]

  • Pagans All Around Us - Sorbus

    How many of you know we live in a world rich in Pagan practices and customs? Does it surprise you that an essay would be about this topic? Perhaps you’ve been listening to too many claiming to be in the societal mainstream using t ... Posted: January 1st. 2015   Views: 2,127   - [ Full Article ]

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