Articles/Essays From Pagans
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July 3rd. 2011
June 26th. 2011
- The Pentacle Meets the Flaming Chalice: On Being Unitarian Universalist and Pagan - Jeffery Johnson
When I first began treading the Pagan path, I never imagined I'd consider joining a church again. Churches, with their crosses, stained glass and hymnals represented everything that I despised about society. Churches have for the ... Posted: July 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,898 - [ Full Article ]
- Authority and Status in the Metaphysical Community - Chirotus Infinitum
Several years ago, I encountered the website for the Universal Life Church. The site advocated a simple message – you have the right to believe in anything you want, so long as you do not infringe that similar right for others. ... Posted: July 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,797 - [ Full Article ]
- Where is Our Connection WIth Our Bodies and The Earth? - Aarisa
Where is our connection with our bodies and the Earth, in ritual and in our lives?It is my belief that we profess a religion that follows the Mother and Father, the Earth and Surrounding Energies, yet I seem to so often se ... Posted: July 3rd. 2011 Views: 1,894 - [ Full Article ]
- Reincarnation: An Introduction - Stewart Bitkoff
Q: What would you like to say about reincarnation? Is this something, from your framework that you accept or believe?Once again, it does not matter what a traveler believes; the operative aspect, is if this is a reality or ... Posted: July 3rd. 2011 Views: 1,848 - [ Full Article ]
June 19th. 2011
- Working with Cunningham - Heather Belt
I was introduced to the works of Scott Cunningham when I was fourteen years old. It would be my guess that the majority of Pagans know or have read his books, especially the book, Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 2,929 - [ Full Article ]
- The Religion of Trees - Sarah Lawless
I am a tree worshipper, but it goes beyond holding an ancient Oak or Redwood in awe. I worship the tree, the World Tree. I worship it like a god, and in many cultures the World Tree was considered a god, but its deified versions b ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 2,667 - [ Full Article ]
- Fred and the Gods - Rhys Chisnall
The current polytheistic trend in Popular Wicca is a fairly new phenomenon. Since its inception in the late forties or earlier, depending on your point of view, the Craft had until recently only two deities, the Goddess and the Ho ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 2,379 - [ Full Article ]
- Brigid Healing Woman - Priestess as Healer - Maggi Setti [Witchvox Sponsor]
My current position in life, location on the initiatory path, and my personal astrology has me reevaluating how I see the world and my place in it. Nothing is immune to examination. The Goddess Brigid has had a direct hand in this ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 2,271 - [ Full Article ]
- Divinity Coven Beliefs and Principles on Wicca - Lady Shadowe
Hey all! Some of you have been inquiring with me regarding what the Wiccan Religion is all about, and if I could share what I know about it. As the founder of our current coven, I can say that first off it isn't a religion per se, ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 1,999 - [ Full Article ]
- The Lion Roars, and The Eagle Cries. - Divine Creative Inspirations
The Lion roars, and the Eagle cries. The new dawn is breaking; the light begins to shine through. And so we begin to see.As humans, we are being asked to make some difficult observations at this time. The children in our c ... Posted: June 26th. 2011 Views: 1,764 - [ Full Article ]
June 12th. 2011
- Some Misconceptions of 'Harm None' - Rev. Mirado Crow
We as Wiccans all know about the "Harm None" Law of the Craft of the Wise. Many people have interpreted this Law in many ways, but where is it that we draw the line? Some people will claim that Wiccans are to be Pacifists because ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 3,966 - [ Full Article ]
- Finding Your Pagan Moral Compass: On Forgiveness - Deborah Castellano
Sometimes being Pagan is challenging. We have a much murkier moral structure than many other world religions, especially if you're more of a “freelance” Pagan like myself. There's honestly not any one-belief structure I subscribe ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 3,481 - [ Full Article ]
- Energy Exhaustion: What It Is and How To Prevent It - Nita [Witchvox Sponsor]
I, along with many other people who are healers, or who deal with people who have energetic problems, or who are victims of psychic attack, suffer from energy exhaustion. There are many reasons for this and I plan to list a few of ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 3,075 - [ Full Article ]
- Living Your Religion Every Day - James Bulls
This story is neither about high ceremony nor exotic sorcery; it is not about the alchemical secret to eternal life but the simple secret to everyday life. To preface this simple secret, consider the words of Johann von Goethe who ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,932 - [ Full Article ]
- And it Harm None, Do as You Will - American Spiritual Alliance
…And it harm none, do as you will.Growing up, my parents taught me that these words held the highest of all values. They explained to me through their words and actions how living with honor and showing no ill will made a ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,335 - [ Full Article ]
- Mudra as a Magical Technique: Part 2 - Elemental Mudra - Ryan Hatcher
Recently the Witches' Voice was kind enough to publish an essay of mine on mudra as a magical technique. In it, I mentioned the possibility of an inspired individual creating mudra for the western mystical tradition, but I didn't ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,078 - [ Full Article ]
- Knowing Right and Wrong - Stewart Bitkoff
On one level people want simple answers and to be told what to do. On another they want freedom to choose and make their own decisions. People are multi-level and have the capacity to make their own choices as well as accept direc ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,014 - [ Full Article ]
- The Proper Timing for Magick - Taliesin McKnight
Timing is one of the most important things to consider when doing magick. Astrology can be likened to a great cosmic clock. It reflects the cycles and rhythms of nature. The proper alignment of the stars, the sun, the moon, and th ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 1,954 - [ Full Article ]
- The Importance of Belief (Or The Sun is Not a Ball of Gas) - Fire Lyte
Recently, while browsing the depths of the ‘Watch Instantly’ section of Netflix in the Fantasy genre, I came across a movie called The Color of Magic. For those of you that are fans of UK author Terry Pratchett, I offer up ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 3,033 - [ Full Article ]
- Loki's Lady - Morigan's Chosen
While visiting our local 7-11 for my weekly Coke Slurpee I saw posters on the windows promoting the presently playing movie Thor. Noting the names, and likenesses of the Norse Gods and Goddesses emblazoned on the cups, I could not ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,304 - [ Full Article ]
- Exploring the Goddess Arianrhod - Helena Domenic
As I worked on research for this article, I was reminded that Arianrhod does not always come off in a great way in the Welsh stories about her that have survived. She seems a harsh, aloof and self-centered Goddess, one who does no ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,253 - [ Full Article ]
- Ye Gods! - Janice Van Cleve
The gods make me happy. I’m happy that I found them. I didn’t really lose them, mind you, but since I grew up Roman Catholic I had no access to them before now. It went like this:I graduated through parochial school, Catho ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,164 - [ Full Article ]
- Lilith, Queen of Our Hearts - Zanaffar
Lilith is one of the most mysterious and enigmatic beings who, in one way or another, put her imprint on the human race. Most spiritual beings that we perceive as gods and goddesses have very distinct roles, and their relationship ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,139 - [ Full Article ]
- Awakening to Immanence - Khi Armand
I move through the house with purpose and poise through the televangelist’s shouts-like-bullets ringing out from the television. He preaches Original Sin and inborn deficiency, separateness from the Divine except through intermedi ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,016 - [ Full Article ]
- The Damascus Road - Revelation Witch
“The good road and the road of difficulty you have made me cross. And where they cross the place is holy.” - Black ElkMy journey into the realms of Paganism is an interesting one to say the least. Born and raised a devout ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 1,469 - [ Full Article ]
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