Articles/Essays From Pagans
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July 27th. 2014
July 20th. 2014
July 13th. 2014
- Being an Underage Wiccan - Xhelle River Nasuada Greenleaf
Merry Meet, I have been getting a lot of questions recently from local Wiccan girls and guys. The main one being "How did you handle living in a strict Christian home?"First off-Yes, I did study in secret, But the ... Posted: July 20th. 2014 Views: 2,647 - [ Full Article ]
- Greed, Power, Witches, and the Inquisition - Lady of the Woods
As Europe was emerging from the Middle Ages into the Renaissance period, the Catholic Church was becoming more powerful. During the 16th century, the Renaissance began with masters like Michelangelo, who among others worked on the ... Posted: July 20th. 2014 Views: 2,465 - [ Full Article ]
- Malleus Maleficarum - The Hammer of the Witches - Noctivagus
The Malleus Maleficarum [literally translating as: Hammer of Witches], written in 1486 by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger is a treatise on how an Inquisitor might discover, learn the characteristics of and tactics for th ... Posted: July 20th. 2014 Views: 2,398 - [ Full Article ]
- Thoughts on Ghost Hunting - Runes By Melody [Witchvox Sponsor]
Living close to Gettysburg is a real treat if you are into the art of ghost-hunting. There are candlelight tours, and the guides tell of legends and events that took place during the Civil War. The stories and the vibes will make ... Posted: July 20th. 2014 Views: 2,038 - [ Full Article ]
July 6th. 2014
- A World Of Witchcraft: Belief Is Only The Beginning... - Goddessy [Witchvox Sponsor]
Witchcraft is the practice of a magical, supernatural craft by people outside the mainstream openly religious society. The term "witchcraft" often has different meanings in different cultures, therefore it can be seen as positive, ... Posted: July 13th. 2014 Views: 3,926 - [ Full Article ]
- From Christian to Pagan (Part III) - Gina Lopina
Gnosticism, or gnosis, is knowledge. These are the heretical teachings, along with witchcraft that were banned by the Church when the Bible was compiled. Most people look at a Bible and think of how big it is and wonder how those ... Posted: July 13th. 2014 Views: 2,602 - [ Full Article ]
- Being Wiccan - Silver Moon Ray
Why did I choose to become Wiccan? I can tell you the answer you are looking for! I have always been drawn to magic and powers one can’t explain. While I was growing up my family never had a set religion. Of course I have been to ... Posted: July 13th. 2014 Views: 2,280 - [ Full Article ]
- My Wiccan Ways... - Brooke
As a young girl, I wasn’t strictly raised with religion but there was the belief in my family of “God” and the “angels of heaven”. I would sometimes go to church, but I was never really interested in going, being there, or hearing ... Posted: July 13th. 2014 Views: 1,931 - [ Full Article ]
June 29th. 2014
- Keys: Opening the Portals into Other Worlds - Jack Campbell
Many Pagans use a key as a symbol to help with their meditations or psychic energy work. The key has long been associated with thresholds or portals. Many Gods and Goddesses have held keys. The Bible can be a useful tool w ... Posted: July 6th. 2014 Views: 2,852 - [ Full Article ]
- The Lore of the Door - Wren
"If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear as it is-infinite." - (Wm Blake) Doors have been a key figure in many myths, legends and local folklore. How many of us have heard "The Lady and The Tiger" ... Posted: July 6th. 2014 Views: 2,164 - [ Full Article ]
- Leaves of Love - Bluethorne
A wonderful friend I’ve found showed me a song he wrote for his son. It’s inspired me to write of the leaves, the rain and the ground, the growth and unity of our core, and the encompassing of new ideas and paths in our lives. Rea ... Posted: July 6th. 2014 Views: 1,797 - [ Full Article ]
June 22nd. 2014
- What Does the Bible Say About Witches and Pagans? - Gina Lopina
Many Pagans come from Judeo-Christian religions. I have also found a vast majority of Pagans were once Catholic. When the Catholic Church came into power, it absorbed much of the Pagan holidays to better assimilate the Pagans into ... Posted: June 29th. 2014 Views: 3,350 - [ Full Article ]
- Are You My Familiar ? - The Redneck Pagan
I have discovered by browsing through various websites that the idea of a familiar is a rather popular topic of conversation in the Pagan realm, and so this morning while making breakfast and drinking the magical elixir that allow ... Posted: June 29th. 2014 Views: 2,458 - [ Full Article ]
- Everything's Alright, Yes: Mary Magdalene - Deborah Castellano
As eager as Old Christianity has been to paint Mary Magdalene as part of the oldest profession, New Christianity is equally eager to say that she’s totally legit. I say the truth was probably somewhere in between. I doubt she was ... Posted: June 29th. 2014 Views: 2,445 - [ Full Article ]
- Invocations of the God and Goddess - Jamie Nichols [Witchvox Sponsor]
I have never been a fan of the 'charge of the goddess' and the limited arrays of those instances where there is a 'charge for the god'. Each of us must come to a point where we decide what is in our 'book of shadows' and to what e ... Posted: June 29th. 2014 Views: 2,422 - [ Full Article ]
- Results Magic and the Moral Compass - Nepthys Agrippa
I do not subscribe to the Law of Return on any level, nor have I ever really seen Karma at work. The only other article I have written for Witch Vox (about three or more years ago) described me as a Catholic. To an extent, this is ... Posted: June 29th. 2014 Views: 2,187 - [ Full Article ]
June 15th. 2014
- Witchcraft vs. Religion - Grey Ghost
“I don’t mean to be the kind to complain, but the time has come for me explain, that if we don’t apply some common sense real soon; they going to chase us out of town on our brooms.” Hopefully C. W. McCall will forgive my ... Posted: June 22nd. 2014 Views: 2,928 - [ Full Article ]
- Christianity and Paganism: Why All Of the Fighting? - FireSong
A small child in this world might think that Christianity is a religion that lots of people follow but Paganism is a new word to them. Now, if their parents are anything like fundamental Christians then they'll be taught to think ... Posted: June 22nd. 2014 Views: 2,523 - [ Full Article ]
- Norse Mythology - J. Roslyn Antle
Before we delve into the basics of Norse Mythology, it is important to shed light upon the type of civilization that led to these legends and overall web of belief. Having previously discussed both Greek and Egyptian Mythology, we ... Posted: June 22nd. 2014 Views: 2,073 - [ Full Article ]
June 8th. 2014
- Becoming Your Own Wise One - Stewart Bitkoff
There are as many ways to God as there are created souls. -- MuhammadIn our culture, who assumes the role of holy or wise one? In more traditional cultures, the holy, wise one is a central figure. Often, they advise the ki ... Posted: June 15th. 2014 Views: 2,301 - [ Full Article ]
- Canine Familiars: Role of the Alpha - Elder Airwolf
Our canine familiars, especially the larger breeds over 80 lbs, think, sense, feel, and relate differently than the smaller domesticated breeds. They still have the wild side of inborn instincts that they look for in pack order. N ... Posted: June 15th. 2014 Views: 2,126 - [ Full Article ]
- Moral Relativism and Wicca - Nashira
I’d like to take some time to discuss a phenomenon that seems to have become very prevalent in modern society. I’m sure many of you have noticed it, most commonly in people uneducated in religion and philosophy who like to cherry ... Posted: June 8th. 2014 Views: 2,362 - [ Full Article ]
- Paganism in Cebu, Philippines - Gino
The Philippines is every voyager's exotic paradise. Found in the southeastern part of Asia, this small archipelago had been grounded in its own version of spirituality from its first people. Since the earliest times, the Philippin ... Posted: June 8th. 2014 Views: 2,196 - [ Full Article ]
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