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September 21st. 2001

  • Being Pagan in a 'Mundane' World - Jenett

    For me, the question of how to be a Pagan in a mundane world is really a question of mindset. I have a great deal of control over this. I may not easily be able to control the details of the day or the month or the year, but I def ... Posted: September 21st. 2001   Views: 6,205   - [ Full Article ]

  • Abortion: A Responsible Choice - Maewyn

    I love reading bumper stickers, and they're all over the cars around my college campus. Every car has a university sticker on it somewhere (even if it's only the parking permit), and I exult over the occasional stickers that say " ... Posted: September 21st. 2001   Views: 6,109   - [ Full Article ]

  • Pagans and Abortion - Mino [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Abortion is an issue that challenges the very foundation of most religious belief systems, including Paganism. Since the subject is about Pagans, I will attempt to restrict my comments here to what I consider the 'Pagan' view. I d ... Posted: September 21st. 2001   Views: 6,087   - [ Full Article ]

August 12th. 2001

  • Magick Happens - Agona Darkeagle

    The most magickal thing that had ever happened to me was my first act of magick during freshman year in high school. I had wandered outside into the backyard after a vain attempt at getting some sleep. I stared at the silver twink ... Posted: August 12th. 2001   Views: 9,720   - [ Full Article ]

  • Magick Happens - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]

    In 1993 I got sober. Prior to that event, my spiritual life was vague, to say the least. I left the Methodist Church in my mid-teens, not in anger but rather in frustration at what I would now characterize as a growing secularizat ... Posted: August 12th. 2001   Views: 6,356   - [ Full Article ]

  • Sacred Space - Maewyn

    Well, the sacredness of a space depends on the space itself. If you're out in the woods, you probably don't need to consecrate rocks and trees and the forest floor; Nature has already made it more sacred than you can. If you're mo ... Posted: August 12th. 2001   Views: 5,798   - [ Full Article ]

July 14th. 2001

  • Acceptance: It's Getting Better All the Time - Ginger Strivelli

    Horror tales of Witches coming out of the broom closet to all sorts of rejection, discrimination, and prejudice are sowed and harvested, across the Internet, like the crops that spill from Mother Nature's cornucopia. But they are ... Posted: July 14th. 2001   Views: 6,912   - [ Full Article ]

June 9th. 2001

  • Trancework and Journeying - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I came to Paganism directly through the practice of "core shamanism, " so trancework was a foundation stone of my spiritual practice even before I consciously thought of myself as Pagan, and it remains so to this day. It is the th ... Posted: June 9th. 2001   Views: 6,456   - [ Full Article ]

May 20th. 2001

  • Are The Gods Real? - Ginger Strivelli

    Well of course, They are! Though, I realize some people doubt it... so, lets take a walk and discuss it...Let's go outside... and walk, it's a beautiful day, after all.Feel that sunshine on your face! Doesn't it fe ... Posted: May 20th. 2001   Views: 8,320   - [ Full Article ]

  • Seminal Books of Paganism - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Foundational books IMHO include those by Cunningham, Adler, Starhawk, Weinstein, Buckland (and others) who showed the world how to live magickally in everyday life (Scott), revealed magick to the world in a scholarly way (Adler), ... Posted: May 20th. 2001   Views: 7,580   - [ Full Article ]

  • Books, Books and More Books - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Books, one of my favorite topics, particularly since they're the backbone of how I make my living. I've read wonderful books, I've read ones that weren't worth the paper they were printed on. Unfortunately, the latter seems to be ... Posted: May 20th. 2001   Views: 6,846   - [ Full Article ]

April 14th. 2001

  • Tiamet the Tool-man's Tailor - Mino [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Tools and skills go (literally) hand-in-hand. The myth of Lleu and Gwydion from Welsh Lore shows that skills are not always the product of working with tools. Skills are more often-than-not the prerequisite of obtaining the tools ... Posted: April 14th. 2001   Views: 6,096   - [ Full Article ]

February 11th. 2001

  • To Initiate or Not To Initiate - That Is The Question - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I'm afraid I must admit that I am a confirmed fence-sitter when it comes to Initiation. When I began my journey, I encountered a lot of "either/or" thinking in the community. If you weren't "properly" Initiated, you just weren't a ... Posted: February 11th. 2001   Views: 7,297   - [ Full Article ]

  • Enter the Void - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    So this topic is again up for discussion. I have previously written on this topic here (, let us see if we c ... Posted: February 11th. 2001   Views: 6,188   - [ Full Article ]

January 14th. 2001

  • Once a Witch, Always a Witch - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I've heard it said "Once a Witch, always a Witch, " meaning that if we were a Witch in a previous life, we are more or less destined to be a Witch in this one. I don't know if that's specifically true in my case, but it might expl ... Posted: January 14th. 2001   Views: 9,325   - [ Full Article ]

  • Finding The Craft - Siryn Dolphinsong

    While some might say they were not satisfied with the Christian life, I cannot really relate. Exposure to the mainstream religion of Christianity was not an option as my father had a severe distaste for their beliefs. I will not s ... Posted: January 14th. 2001   Views: 7,692   - [ Full Article ]

  • Through The Back Door - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I came in through the back door. I've never done anything typically, that just isn't my way. I always knew I was a Witch, I knew it was inside me, coursing through my veins. I just didn't know how to release it.Let's start ... Posted: January 14th. 2001   Views: 7,487   - [ Full Article ]

December 10th. 2000

  • Merging Christianity Into Paganism - Mino [Witchvox Sponsor]

    One can only speak 'the truth' from the perspective of experience. I do not quote anyone in particular, yet I quote the entire world as I know it: it's people, it's gods and everything that defines life. The religious world of tod ... Posted: December 10th. 2000   Views: 7,673   - [ Full Article ]

  • Apples and Oranges - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Christian witch? Christopagan? Episcopagan? In a word, no. It simply does not compute, the two are diametrically opposed. Our American society is not conducive to having these blended. Our nation is just simply too young. In the b ... Posted: December 10th. 2000   Views: 7,069   - [ Full Article ]

  • Never the Twain Shall Meet - Gwen Gardner

    As I read the essay question for this month I was surprised. I had asked this question of my teacher just hours before. As someone new to Montana, I had discovered a peculiar phenomenon among the "Pagans" here, something that I ha ... Posted: December 10th. 2000   Views: 6,881   - [ Full Article ]

November 19th. 2000

  • Teens and the Craft - Arwen Lynch

    This is something I have thought long and hard about. I have even had a rather spectacular and public fight with someone I considered a friend. He no longer considers me a friend because the thing we disagreed on was teaching teen ... Posted: November 19th. 2000   Views: 7,595   - [ Full Article ]

  • I Remember My Roots - Tzaddi

    I tread a fine line I think. Between adulthood and childhood, I mean. I'm 22 years old so I've been an adult for four years by society's standards. I've been a Witch for six years. If you'll notice, there is an overlap of two very ... Posted: November 19th. 2000   Views: 6,729   - [ Full Article ]

October 14th. 2000

  • Where Has The God Gone? - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Yes, what is all this Goddess religion stuff? Sure we have a Goddess. Though in this religion we have two main deities, and one is a female, but one is also male. Luckily He is coming back. The Horn'd One is alive and well, and ki ... Posted: October 14th. 2000   Views: 6,392   - [ Full Article ]

September 10th. 2000

  • Alone... Naturally - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Remember, just a few years ago, all the brouhaha about whether you could even be considered a Witch if you weren't in a coven? Thank the Gods we've grown up in this community.For me I've always been a solitary. That is how ... Posted: September 10th. 2000   Views: 8,155   - [ Full Article ]

August 13th. 2000

  • Deity Performers - Moonspider [Witchvox Sponsor]

    So, ya wanna be a priest? Well here's an amazing introductory offer! Send in a gazillion dollars, twelve boxtops, and three proofs-of-purchase to ... .Just wanted to start this off with a little levity. There is serious bu ... Posted: August 13th. 2000   Views: 7,089   - [ Full Article ]

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