Articles/Essays From Pagans
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June 19th. 2005
June 12th. 2005
- Nietzschean Existential Panentheism - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]
Whilst mulching this past weekend – which can be a very meditative experience, when approached with the proper mindset – I had one of those little epiphanies. You know: the ones where all the disassociated, disharmonious, m ... Posted: June 19th. 2005 Views: 5,611 - [ Full Article ]
- The Runaway Goddess - DancingCrow3
I am always on the lookout for the ways in which the deities might manifest within my life, and also in the world at large, through nature. Sometimes you can even catch glimpses of the goddess in the local or national news. And so ... Posted: June 19th. 2005 Views: 2,837 - [ Full Article ]
June 5th. 2005
May 29th. 2005
- Responsibility Sometimes Means Being Tough - Carissa Stormbringer
I love my fellow Pagans, but it broke my heart to read that there were some in the Pagan community who were defending the teacher who desecrated our sacred circle by “marrying” a 14-year-old student. I must admit that I am biased ... Posted: June 5th. 2005 Views: 5,518 - [ Full Article ]
May 22nd. 2005
- Intent Versus Impact - Taylor Ellwood [Witchvox Sponsor]
In choosing to practice magic, one of the hardest lessons I had to learn was the concept of responsibility for my words and actions. When I was a child, I would lie my way out of any situation. Lying was a survival tactic, one I u ... Posted: May 29th. 2005 Views: 5,083 - [ Full Article ]
May 15th. 2005
- Personal Responsibility - Lady GoldenRaven
Wow! This is a tough one - because while some people do accept responsibility, most do not, even among us Wytches, Druids, and Shamans.It can be a difficult thing, walking the talk, when it is much easier to either avoid o ... Posted: May 22nd. 2005 Views: 4,292 - [ Full Article ]
May 8th. 2005
- In The Know? - Crowwitch
Why start an article with a question for a title? Well, let’s see... When I first tripped onto the Paganism path, I thought I had learned all I wanted to know. Then I got stung. By what? The Learning Bug. Have you heard of ... Posted: May 15th. 2005 Views: 3,597 - [ Full Article ]
May 1st. 2005
- Beyond Mere Sentiment: Reclaiming Mother's Day - Sia@FullCircle [Witchvox Sponsor]
What are we Pagans to make of Mother’s Day? On the surface it looks like just another commercially inspired holiday composed of greeting cards, insipid sentiments and gifts. But it didn’t start out that way and it can mean a great ... Posted: May 8th. 2005 Views: 11,550 - [ Full Article ]
- When Perfect Love and Perfect Trust Are Less Than Perfect - Rev. Viktoria Whittaker
In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. As a Wiccan priestess, I hold these words dear. I regard them as utterly sacred and holy. Indeed, these words represent one of the cherished cornerstones of modern Wiccan belief. When abuse happe ... Posted: May 8th. 2005 Views: 7,177 - [ Full Article ]
- Homeless Pagan Shelter Needs a Home - Charlene Suggs
No Pagan faith-based charities in this country? Tell that to the thousands of people that have been fed, helped, or sheltered by Robin’s Hood CommUNITY Center (RHCC) in the 2 ½ years since it opened its doors. The play on the name ... Posted: May 8th. 2005 Views: 5,018 - [ Full Article ]
April 3rd. 2005
- A Pagan on the Pope's Passing - B. T. Newberg
What have I to do with this man?This was the question as I roved among the articles flooding the papers. In practice I had almost nothing to do with him. Yet something in me gaped like a ruptured chasm. For a relative had ... Posted: May 1st. 2005 Views: 9,362 - [ Full Article ]
- Abuse Within the Coven Society - Lady Abigail [Witchvox Sponsor]
“Concealed in a cloak of darkness, Witches steal within the night. Working secrets hidden from the world, secrets of the light.”The Old Religion and the traditions of Witchcraft, in its many var ... Posted: May 1st. 2005 Views: 7,119 - [ Full Article ]
March 27th. 2005
- The Truth Is In The Experience. - Snowdragon
My religion, if it can be called a religion (it’s more a way of life for me), is full and fluid and like the ocean. It never stays in one place, it is ever changing and evolving like spring to summer and summer to fall. And I grow ... Posted: April 3rd. 2005 Views: 5,044 - [ Full Article ]
March 20th. 2005
- Alas, All Barrels Have Their Bad Apples - Ginger Strivelli
It is sad but true; all barrels have their bad apples hidden within. The Pagan community is not immune to ignorant and/or immoral idiots who call themselves one of us, and then go on to be the worse kind of bad example, sp ... Posted: March 27th. 2005 Views: 8,281 - [ Full Article ]
- Wuthering Heights: Cathy and Heathcliff as Witches, Familiars and Devils - Crow Tarot Lady
Wuthering Heights is the brainchild of Emily Bronte. It is a classic book, and plays upon the fears and imagination of the Victorian literate. Bronte hearkens back to a very dark period of time in European history: The Witc ... Posted: March 27th. 2005 Views: 6,711 - [ Full Article ]
March 6th. 2005
- The Truth About Magick - Lady Abigail [Witchvox Sponsor]
Is Magick Real? I would venture to say almost every Witch has had this question placed before them. Yet, what many do not understand is that the answer is as diverse as the Witch asked. Whether magick is real or no ... Posted: March 20th. 2005 Views: 8,444 - [ Full Article ]
- Magic and Spellwork - Lady GoldenRaven
In my years of practicing, I rarely perform “magic” or “spells, ” so to speak. Since spells are prayer set to rhythm, then I would say, “Yes I do spells.” But in using the word in its mundane, normal usage, the spells I have done ... Posted: March 20th. 2005 Views: 4,331 - [ Full Article ]
- Come Together, Right Now... - Listening Owl
Witchvox: What is the relationship between your religion and any magick or spell-work that you perform? I am old school these days. I feel young, but I grew up when Witchcraft books were very rare. There was no Inte ... Posted: March 20th. 2005 Views: 4,272 - [ Full Article ]
February 20th. 2005
- Religion, Magick and Spellwork - RuneWolf [Witchvox Sponsor]
What is the relationship between my spirituality, my religion and my practice of magick and/or spellwork? Well, that depends on how we define the two latter terms. And I’m not trying to be coy here, at least no more so than usual. ... Posted: March 6th. 2005 Views: 4,712 - [ Full Article ]
February 13th. 2005
- The Magic of Witchcraft - Zyalia The Crone [Witchvox Sponsor]
Witchcraft Then:The classical Witches were not the village elders though they were frequently old. They were not priests or wizards (those people were called priests or wizards). And, while the classical Witch may s ... Posted: February 20th. 2005 Views: 5,084 - [ Full Article ]
- What is Religion's Place in Magic? - Taylor Ellwood [Witchvox Sponsor]
The other night I got into a long conversation about the difference between magic and Paganism. In the discussion, my friends and I basically asked what, if any, difference was there in regards to magic and Paganism. My conclusion ... Posted: February 20th. 2005 Views: 4,491 - [ Full Article ]
- Religion, Magick and Spellwork - Aidan Odinson
Religion, magick and spellwork are for me three aspects of a basic truth. Of course, that partly comes from how I define those three words, and to some they are the three most-debated definitions in theology. To show how I arrive ... Posted: February 20th. 2005 Views: 3,669 - [ Full Article ]
- The 'Full Circle Pagan' - Sabrina "The Ink Witch"
I'd like to address a serious matter by bringing attention to a little something I call "full circle Pagans".Many people flee their religious backgrounds, the tenets under whatever banner of religion by which they were rai ... Posted: February 13th. 2005 Views: 5,772 - [ Full Article ]
- What Public Structures Can and Cannot Do For Pagans - B. T. Newberg
Our own temples, community centers, festival grounds... There are a number of things Pagan public structures can do to serve the Pagan community, should we choose to create them. However, strictly speaking we do not need them. Thr ... Posted: February 13th. 2005 Views: 4,430 - [ Full Article ]
- Banish the Blues - Listening Owl
Over the years I have noticed that people in my Covens and friends have a very hard time getting through the winter. Especially during the months where the snow and rain keep them indoors. Everyone seems to get “cabin fever.” The ... Posted: February 13th. 2005 Views: 3,752 - [ Full Article ]
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