Articles/Essays From Pagans
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April 1st. 2012
March 25th. 2012
- Magical Signs - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
Magical signs are geometrical designs, designed to represent the mysteries of deity and creation, and thus are of special interest to those who have an interest in the mystical arts and similar disciplines. The primary sig ... Posted: April 1st. 2012 Views: 3,274 - [ Full Article ]
- Finding Resources - Lacran
Like many people, I found paganism a little later in life. A friend who wanted to show me it wasn’t all about cursing people and creating fear introduced me to it. Like many of the young, I’m very good with computers and turned to ... Posted: April 1st. 2012 Views: 2,486 - [ Full Article ]
March 18th. 2012
- The Chaplain, The Witch, and the Warden: Pagan Prison Ministry - Arianthe [Witchvox Sponsor]
We all have our own prisons [that] we build. We accept perceived obstacles, limitations [in] what we can and cannot do. These become our walls. -Rev. Jerrie HildebrandLike many other Pagans I consider mysel ... Posted: March 25th. 2012 Views: 3,376 - [ Full Article ]
- From Faith to Indifference and to Faith Again - Sheaden
I’ve read more articles here on WitchVox than I can remember, slinking quietly through cyberspace and admiring those with enough courage to speak to the world. Now it is time to take my place amongst them, and tell my convoluted s ... Posted: March 25th. 2012 Views: 2,583 - [ Full Article ]
March 11th. 2012
- My Academic and Personal Search for Forgiveness - Fire Lyte
When you were young and magic was new, you were taught how to do spells and rites from your parents. Yes. You were. Despite religious affiliation or moral apprehension at the notion of doing magic, you were taught how to perform s ... Posted: March 18th. 2012 Views: 2,680 - [ Full Article ]
- Just A Little Bit Different - Whisp
My beliefs and my experiences work a little bit differently than many of my peers, and often I am asked about the mechanics of my spirituality. What makes being a Witch different from being something else? What exactly is it that ... Posted: March 18th. 2012 Views: 2,573 - [ Full Article ]
- What If Oedipus Was a Heathen? - Ehsha Apple
We all know that the Oedipus story is Greek. But if Oedipus is a universal story, there are universal values. If Oedipus were a Heathen, what would the story be like?Unlike Freud’s assertion that Sophocles’ Oedip ... Posted: March 18th. 2012 Views: 2,554 - [ Full Article ]
March 4th. 2012
- A Modern Perspective On Traditional Witchcraft - Baudrons
One thing I’ve noticed in the pagan community over the past few years is the increase of people identifying themselves as “traditional witches”. Most of the time, they fail to claim membership in any specific tradition but are qui ... Posted: March 11th. 2012 Views: 4,827 - [ Full Article ]
- Pagan and Agnostic: The Tale of the Doubting Witch - Jeffery Johnson
I’ve lived just over three decades on this planet, which I realize isn’t long. However, I’ve lived long enough to know that time changes people. It can change our personalities, our way of looking at the world, our beliefs on any ... Posted: March 11th. 2012 Views: 3,262 - [ Full Article ]
- I'm A Witch Too - Rev. Julio A Baez
Greetings to all. This is my first essay here or anywhere online when I think about it. I've had an account on Witchvox for 9 years and have a personal and clergy profiles, plus 2 group profiles, and have listed classes and public ... Posted: March 11th. 2012 Views: 3,182 - [ Full Article ]
- A Decade of Paganism - SylvanFox
When I was knee-high to a grasshopper, I had a children’s Bible that I must have read a hundred times. I quickly noticed that it didn't have any of the quotes that I heard in church, so I knew I had to get my hands on the real thi ... Posted: March 11th. 2012 Views: 3,005 - [ Full Article ]
February 26th. 2012
- Crone Inspiration - Rev. etain.butterfly
I work in an outpatient surgery center and I must share a story about a lively 92-year-old Crone that came in for cataract surgery. As I was interviewing her I noticed she was really tan so I ask if she had been on vacation and sh ... Posted: March 4th. 2012 Views: 4,809 - [ Full Article ]
- Action Teaching and Service - Stewart Bitkoff
While the Teaching is a spiritual Teaching and connects with our inner awareness, in order for learning to be effective, it must take an action form in the world. From a spiritual perspective, what good is fancy philosophy and bea ... Posted: March 4th. 2012 Views: 1,874 - [ Full Article ]
February 19th. 2012
- Defence Against the Dark Arts (When You are Locked Out of the Circle) - Juniper
A young woman contacted me a while back asking for knowledge. Not some Craft secret or anything. What she wanted to know was why. WHY? You see, she had spent the year or two (or more) being harassed by what we shall call a ... Posted: February 26th. 2012 Views: 6,919 - [ Full Article ]
- Getting Started: Now What? - Darksky
Getting started... now what? I wanted to address this because there are both some new members just embarking on their path and also some veterans returning to their path and who are experiencing difficulty getting started or resum ... Posted: February 26th. 2012 Views: 3,168 - [ Full Article ]
- From Christian to Atheist to Agnostic to Pagan - Caleb 'Odins Helper'
When I started really getting into Norse Paganism, or any kind of Paganism for that matter, I was probably around 12 or 13. My dad had been into Wicca since I was probably in second grade. My interest in the whole th ... Posted: February 26th. 2012 Views: 2,763 - [ Full Article ]
- The Trained Mind: Apprentice Anger Management - Grey Ghost
Those new to the Craft are often overwhelmed with the diversity that various sources offer. There is no one reference that contains information about all the aspects of the numerous personal and group knowledge found under the cov ... Posted: February 26th. 2012 Views: 2,480 - [ Full Article ]
February 12th. 2012
- Faith or Experience? - Janice Van Cleve
Once upon a time, a skier was swooshing down a steep mountainside when he missed his turn and flew over a dangerous cliff. With quick reflexes he grabbed the limb of a tree that grew out of the side of the cliff and caught himself ... Posted: February 19th. 2012 Views: 3,404 - [ Full Article ]
- You Do Not Represent Me - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
You know folks, I am getting pretty fed up with individuals and groups claiming to represent all of paganism. To begin with what is it that such entities are supposed to represent? The current reality of the pagan community is a m ... Posted: February 19th. 2012 Views: 3,221 - [ Full Article ]
- Conception of God - Kai Koumatos [Witchvox Sponsor]
"How do you envision God?""As a witch, do you believe in God? In Jesus?""How can you have multiple Gods?"When I talk to non-pagans about my spiritual beliefs, I get these questions a lot. I imagine this will only i ... Posted: February 19th. 2012 Views: 2,937 - [ Full Article ]
- Wicca in the World: Our Place in the 21st Century - Carly F
Religion has always been a sensitive subject. Religious conflicts and disagreements have a long and bloody history. I’ve heard it said that a belief system couldn’t be a true religion unless someone has died in its name. And while ... Posted: February 19th. 2012 Views: 2,741 - [ Full Article ]
- I Am a Witch of the Old World - Lady Abigail [Witchvox Sponsor]
I am very much a Witch of the Old World. NO, Not because I am ‘Old’ but because I have trust the Old World ways of healing and magick. Herbs are truly a gift of the Goddess. Everyday of our lives we have the opportunely to hold th ... Posted: February 12th. 2012 Views: 6,243 - [ Full Article ]
- Love Spell Substitutions: Practical Solutions for Love On Valentine’s Day - Kiki's Cauldron
Having worked in the magickal community as a healer, diviner, and teacher, I have been approached dozens of times about love spells. There have been numerous instances where I've had to work with customers who come into the metaph ... Posted: February 12th. 2012 Views: 3,234 - [ Full Article ]
- A Path to Healing: When Does the Hurt End? - Katharina Moonchild
I want to say, the person who inspired me to write this article was Priscilla Hyssop Winters. Her courage to say what she said in her article My Toxic Temper: Clashing With The Craft inspired me to finally have the courage ... Posted: February 12th. 2012 Views: 2,748 - [ Full Article ]
- Once Upon A Time: Make Your Own Good Luck - Rev. etain.butterfly
After watching two episodes of the new series Once Upon A Time I remembered the old nursery rhymes I used to read to my children when they were young.There was Rumpelstiltskin a tiny little man who spun straw into g ... Posted: February 12th. 2012 Views: 2,390 - [ Full Article ]
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