Articles/Essays From Pagans
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February 5th. 2012
January 29th. 2012
- Building a Wiccan Library as a Broke College Student - Luna
I just recently read Peg Aloi’s article Leaves of Gold: Finding Those Rare Occult Books here on the Witches’ Voice again, and there’s always one statement she makes that pops out to me: “Pagans like books.” Well, I can’t re ... Posted: February 5th. 2012 Views: 2,733 - [ Full Article ]
- Recycling Ritual Tools - Lupa [Witchvox Sponsor]
While neopaganism is relatively young, there are a variety of traditions that have arisen among some pagans surrounding ritual tools. Some have to do with their procurement, such as never haggle with the maker or seller of a tool ... Posted: February 5th. 2012 Views: 2,666 - [ Full Article ]
- Our True 'Magical Tools' - Solonius
Our ‘magical items’ are only mundane objects without inherent power! After much deliberation, I’ve decided that I must toss that match into the gasoline can. I feel that there is an undue amount of romanticism attached to what are ... Posted: February 5th. 2012 Views: 2,631 - [ Full Article ]
- Prayers in the Wind - Verda Smedley
“The Ancient Ones clearly saw what was coming and with complete devotion and love made prayers for us. Their words were sent out into the cosmos so that someday we would catch up to them.”I found this to be a surprisingly ... Posted: February 5th. 2012 Views: 1,905 - [ Full Article ]
January 22nd. 2012
- Mundane Magick - Soull the University Witch
There are days in which I find myself feeling as if I have forgotten that I am, indeed, a Witch.When I walk past the living room, I spare a glance with brown eyes at the small altar my partner Lore and I have crafted toget ... Posted: January 29th. 2012 Views: 3,241 - [ Full Article ]
- Solitary Spirituality - Jessica Marie Baumgartner [Witchvox Sponsor]
Being a solitary Witch does not mean that you have to do everything alone. I myself have been a member of a coven and practiced on my own as well, finding that not everyone is meant to perform rituals and works of magic with other ... Posted: January 29th. 2012 Views: 2,928 - [ Full Article ]
- Discovering Wicca - Tytus Lionheart
It is more likely that the title should read “Discovering Myself in Wicca”, because since my first steps on the path of the wise that is what I have been challenged with, discovering who I am and what is my purpose in this life. W ... Posted: January 29th. 2012 Views: 2,757 - [ Full Article ]
- Covens - Franco
Many people who follow a magickal path will be part of a coven. Many will have had their first introduction to the Craft via covens. Things are always exciting when you first join one as you get to meet new people, or gather with ... Posted: January 29th. 2012 Views: 2,157 - [ Full Article ]
- Resolving Not to make New Year Resolutions - raewytch
The midwinter season has finally wound up and I find myself looking to new ideas, projects and hopefully an interesting year ahead.My solstice celebration was such a lovely time with my family and some good friends all tog ... Posted: January 29th. 2012 Views: 1,444 - [ Full Article ]
January 15th. 2012
- Cleaning and Consecrating a Book of Shadows - Cerberus Bindweed
Before the book you choose to be your Book of Shadows is ever written in, you should first cleanse and consecrate it. Cleansing also called “purifying”; it removes any past energies that your future Book of Shadows has gathered an ... Posted: January 22nd. 2012 Views: 7,449 - [ Full Article ]
- Rediscovering Cakes and Wine - Kedeshim
In the Scriptures of the Abrahamic traditions, we find a curious verse. Essentially, it describes an “order of service” as would have been used by the worshippers of the old Gods in the land of Israel. It reads: “And your ... Posted: January 22nd. 2012 Views: 2,773 - [ Full Article ]
- Crisis in Faith - Sage Tiger
Have you noticed that the economy seems to be worse than ever for a lot of people? I have and the stress that results from it…and how much harder it is for people to find a job now. This stress eats at you and drains your energy e ... Posted: January 22nd. 2012 Views: 2,114 - [ Full Article ]
- Questions, But No Answers? - ReddragonBC
Many people ask the hard questions: “Why do good people suffer?” “How can I cope with the anxiety of life?” “What happens to me when I die?” All these questions I have seen printed in any religious tract or pamphlet. Christianity ... Posted: January 22nd. 2012 Views: 1,947 - [ Full Article ]
January 8th. 2012
- Consider the Rede... Or Not - BellaDonna Saberhagen
“An it harm none, do as ye will.” It is a nice sentiment. I don’t follow it. That’s right. I’m a Pagan and a Witch (or witch if you’d prefer I not capitalize it) and I don’t follow the Wiccan Rede. I am not a Wiccan, and therefore ... Posted: January 15th. 2012 Views: 3,663 - [ Full Article ]
- Kitchen Witches Do It Root Up - Seba O'Kiley [Witchvox Sponsor]
Not too long ago, I was thinking about the idea of "selfishness." As a Kitchen Witch, and as a Southerner, it is not in my nature to be selfish. After all, I provide sustenance and healing energy to my tribe, show up to a neighbor ... Posted: January 15th. 2012 Views: 3,479 - [ Full Article ]
- Morality and Spell-craft - Solonius
As adult thinking human beings, we all follow a certain set of moral guidelines that we have learned from our ancestors, or which were indoctrinated into us throughout our upbringing. We call this idea of what we would, or would n ... Posted: January 15th. 2012 Views: 2,376 - [ Full Article ]
- Logos, Mythos and the Category Mistake - Rhys Chisnall
The Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle came up with an amazing thinking tool, the idea of a category mistake outlined in his book, Concepts of Mind. I would argue that this tool that has relevance to those who are interested i ... Posted: January 15th. 2012 Views: 2,109 - [ Full Article ]
- Thoughts on Karma and Law of Grace - Stewart Bitkoff
In the universe, there is a natural law that for every action there is an equal and/or opposite reaction. This applies to our thoughts as well. When we desire or want something, our thoughts seek a conduit to make our desires deve ... Posted: January 15th. 2012 Views: 2,015 - [ Full Article ]
January 1st. 2012
- Thirteen Keys to the Qabalistic Tree of Life - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]
As magickal practitioners we are constantly in a state of change and exploration. We intuitively seek out that which will enhance and inform our skill set for more effective use and personal growth. It is for this reason that stud ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 3,107 - [ Full Article ]
- The Goddess Isis and the Kabbalistic Shekinah - David Rankine
The influence of the Greco-Egyptian goddess Isis spread throughout much of the ancient world. From her roots in pre-dynastic Egypt as a minor deity, her cult quickly grew in importance in the Old Kingdom (2686-2181 BCE) to a posit ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 2,577 - [ Full Article ]
- Eating Recommendations - Bob Makransky
With the possible exception of sex, eating is the most powerful act you perform in your daily life. Yet in our society (assuming that you are not e.g. a kosher Jew or a macrobiotic) most of us tend to trivialize this act - indeed, ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 2,319 - [ Full Article ]
- How May I Serve You Today? - Deborah Castellano
I think service can be a difficult concept to our community because there are obvious services that many of us do not do... helping at a soup kitchen or a domestic violence helpline, volunteering in Haiti, etc. We all feel we shou ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 2,184 - [ Full Article ]
- A Simple Herbal Remedy Using Chamomile - Raven Morgana Fae
Today I experimented with a little bit of "herbal self medicating" :) . My dilemma started the day before yesterday... When I woke up with a small rash on my left arm. At first I thought maybe I brushed up against something and it ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 2,127 - [ Full Article ]
- Sweet Ambrosia: The Food of the Gods - BellaDonna Saberhagen
Anyone who has watched Xena: Warrior Princess knows that ambrosia is the food of the Gods and that to partake of it can make a god of a mortal. So what is this food of the Gods? If you read my article “The Chicken or the ... Posted: January 8th. 2012 Views: 2,084 - [ Full Article ]
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