Articles/Essays From Pagans
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August 2nd. 2009
July 26th. 2009
- Arianrhod - The Silver Wheel - Alfred Willowhawk, DMsc, RMT, CTM, Shaman
Introduction:The Mabinogion is one of the most translated bodies of Cymric, (Welsh) myth. According to Wikipedia the Mabinogion is the pre-Christian Celtic mythology, international folktale motifs, and on ear ... Posted: August 2nd. 2009 Views: 3,579 - [ Full Article ]
- Looking Back: A Reality Check on Neo Paganism - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
Greetings Folks: As I grow older (sigh) I have a tendency to compare where Neo Paganism was and where it is today. Just this morning I received an e-mail from a dear friend who had just moved to Utah. And she was saying, "Crick, y ... Posted: August 2nd. 2009 Views: 3,561 - [ Full Article ]
- The Memory of a Scent - Faythe
Sometimes we all just need to breathe. Breathe in the dozens of scents on the earth. Everything has a scent: the rain, the soil, the cold, the warm, the snow, the sunshine, the fire, the wind…everything has a smell.I fill ... Posted: August 2nd. 2009 Views: 2,629 - [ Full Article ]
- Sorcery: The Practical Application of Ancient Wisdom - A.O.Spare
I strongly dislike the word "magick", especially used with the 'k' at the end. I prefer sorcery albeit it’s negative connotation. Having said that, I still use magick on occasions. Magic and the occult have seen a grand revival, a ... Posted: August 2nd. 2009 Views: 2,341 - [ Full Article ]
July 19th. 2009
- Spiritual Toxic Waste - Blacksun95
Although it’s rare, there are some people who operate without any conscious form of spirituality. This usually dulls their life and they seem to inhabit a world without much meaning. For those of us with a spiritual element, this ... Posted: July 26th. 2009 Views: 2,439 - [ Full Article ]
- The Battles Within - Elwin Shadowstrider
The days lately have felt empty; something has been missing. The missing “something” was huge, something that I knew would complete just who and what I am, and will ever be. First I thought maybe it was my job, the endless repairs ... Posted: July 26th. 2009 Views: 2,257 - [ Full Article ]
July 12th. 2009
- The Power of the Individual - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
As I walk into the comfort of the forest a deep sigh of relief escapes my lips. I find solace amongst the towering oak trees, which provides a much-needed break from the din of what passes for a pagan community. With so ma ... Posted: July 19th. 2009 Views: 2,230 - [ Full Article ]
- Should Pagan Clergy Be Paid? - Velvet
Lately there have been a lot of articles and discussions floating around on whether or not Pagan Clergy should be paid. I am an individual who went through the long process to become a Pagan Clergy member (not through the web) but ... Posted: July 19th. 2009 Views: 1,899 - [ Full Article ]
July 5th. 2009
- Interview With A Hedgewitch - Juniper
You can call me Dizzy; I am a thirty-something Greenwitch, no affiliations, no initiations. I am something of a girly girl, a blue-collar babe, love to garden, hate to cook. I work as a manager at a greenhouse and garden center ou ... Posted: July 12th. 2009 Views: 4,262 - [ Full Article ]
- What is Safety in Magick? - Lady Abigail [Witchvox Sponsor]
Magick is a talent you learn. You may be born into a family of magickal line, but still the basics must be learned in understanding what this talent this gift is. Magick is a skill. It is the energy and power used to control the w ... Posted: July 12th. 2009 Views: 3,765 - [ Full Article ]
- Hexing the Enemies of Women and Peace - Z Budapest
Some women shirk from fighting back. Too many years have passed since the heroic age of the seventies, when everything new started. We used to have self-defense classes, repair our own cars classes, women’s studies about who we ar ... Posted: July 12th. 2009 Views: 2,986 - [ Full Article ]
- Religion: From A Witch's Perspective - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
Have you ever wondered why humans are so scared to face life and the spiritual lessons that are in waiting for each of us? I ask this because since the dawning of humankind we have created religions. Religion in all reality is a s ... Posted: July 12th. 2009 Views: 2,508 - [ Full Article ]
- What Makes a Pagan Leader? - Gaia Ivorywitch [Witchvox Sponsor]
Being one of several ordained Pagan Ministers at a Pagan Church, we get lots of questions from folks just starting out on their paths. The most frequent question is "How do I get to do what YOU do? I want to help!" Well, that's a ... Posted: July 12th. 2009 Views: 2,442 - [ Full Article ]
June 28th. 2009
- Cleansing Second Hand Furniture and Jewelry - Nita [Witchvox Sponsor]
People today are buying more used items. Antiques have always been loved by others who have the money to purchase and add them to their home. No one who purchases used clothes, furniture, jewelry and other objects thinks about the ... Posted: July 5th. 2009 Views: 4,830 - [ Full Article ]
- The Origin of Runes - Brunhilde [Witchvox Sponsor]
The term rune comes from ancient European dialects. It means mystery or secret. Each rune symbol represents a concept, like wealth or fertility. Runes were not originally used as letters in an alphabet. Ancient shamans used them i ... Posted: July 5th. 2009 Views: 2,740 - [ Full Article ]
- The Anatomy of Magical Power - Iritar
In my teaching, there are some key basic elements to each and every pagan's spiritual path that emphasize the power of each practitioner. Whether you are just starting your path or have been on your journey for many years, it is i ... Posted: July 5th. 2009 Views: 2,695 - [ Full Article ]
- From Victim to Survivor: How the Craft Taught Me To Overcome Sexual Trauma (Part II) - Oracle
Disclaimer: I am not a certified professional. The following articles (Part I and Part II) are intended as a testimony, and in no way should be taken as gospel. If you or someone you know has suffered abuse, rape or traumas of ... Posted: July 5th. 2009 Views: 2,558 - [ Full Article ]
- Protecting Our Own - Christina K.
Although I feel it an important aspect of my Faith that there isn’t a “Head Honcho” or “Council” or something or someone else to dictate how we practice and what we believe, or to “speak” for us or try to represent us in a way we ... Posted: July 5th. 2009 Views: 2,373 - [ Full Article ]
June 21st. 2009
- Semantics: We're Not So Different - Scott A. Johnson
One of the many things that we Pagans come up against in our pursuit of the freedom of religion is what George Carlin called the "Scary Words." If you look at the Craft from a religious point of view, it's easy to see why so many ... Posted: June 28th. 2009 Views: 2,938 - [ Full Article ]
- From Victim to Survivor: How the Craft Taught Me to Overcome Sexual Trauma (Part I) - Oracle
Disclaimer: I am not a certified professional. The following articles (Part I and Part II) are intended as a testimony, and in no way should be taken as gospel. If you or someone you know has suffered abuse, rape or traumas of ... Posted: June 28th. 2009 Views: 2,843 - [ Full Article ]
- Knowing the Gods - Layla Talora Eshe
When I first began my journey into Witchcraft, there was much to learn: history, myths and the proper way to perform spells and rituals. All kinds of new things awaited me. I eagerly delved into any books I could get my hands on a ... Posted: June 28th. 2009 Views: 2,638 - [ Full Article ]
- The Journey - Randy
In the beginning ... Oh that’s already been used. How about, When we were born into this life... better.Our path starts with our first breath. Our path ends with our last. In-between is the journey on our path of life with ... Posted: June 28th. 2009 Views: 1,549 - [ Full Article ]
- How to Choose A Good Magickal Name - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]
There's a standard joke in the Pagan community that, at a gathering, if the loudspeaker were to announce, "Will Raven, Morgan, and Rhiannon please come to registration?" half the attendees would show up, and that the Ravens at lea ... Posted: June 21st. 2009 Views: 19,697 - [ Full Article ]
- Why Johnny Can't Think - Spirit Walk Ministry
The reason "Johnny Can’t Think" is simple: the education system was built on an authoritarian foundation. Societies and their institutions use education as a tool to condition and control the masses. The indoctrination of non-ques ... Posted: June 21st. 2009 Views: 3,543 - [ Full Article ]
- Cernunnos in Shakespeare - Zan Fraser
The Celtic Forest-God Cernunnos (“Horned One”) achieves almost starring role status in the latter part of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor (c. 1597) . Cernunnos is a Deity widely recognized throughout the Cel ... Posted: June 21st. 2009 Views: 2,171 - [ Full Article ]
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