Articles/Essays From Pagans
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June 12th. 2011
June 5th. 2011
- Exploring the Goddess Arianrhod - Helena Domenic [Witchvox Sponsor]
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: 3,563 - [ 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: 3,475 - [ 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: 2,804 - [ 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: 2,570 - [ Full Article ]
May 29th. 2011
- An Interview with Oberon Zell (with Bernadette Montana) - Brid's Closet [Witchvox Sponsor]
Bernadette: Oberon, I want to thank you for taking the time to do this. You were actually the one who inspired me to do this series of interviews. When we had our talk at Starwood, we spoke about history and who our elders are. Ho ... Posted: June 5th. 2011 Views: 8,080 - [ Full Article ]
- Dude, You're a Witch! - Liam Cavanagh
This essay may offend those Male Witches who have piercings, crazy tattoos, dark clothing, and horrible hair, or those that partake in the Gothic subculture and/or those over the age of thirty. I warned you.We’re y ... Posted: June 5th. 2011 Views: 6,268 - [ Full Article ]
- Understanding Negative Energy: Choose Your Words Wisely! - Ryan Hatcher
How often, as energy workers, are we told that negative energy is ‘bad’? “Cleanse it of all negative energy!” “It's been tainted by negative energy.” “I can feel a lot of negativity here” and so on. Personally I feel this use of t ... Posted: June 5th. 2011 Views: 4,216 - [ Full Article ]
- Out of Body Experience or Vision? - Rev. etain.butterfly
One morning around 1:30 a.m., I woke up drenched in perspiration after having a powerful strange dream. I got up and took a shower, trying to calm my nerves. I immediately got a pencil and paper to draw what I had seen. I added al ... Posted: June 5th. 2011 Views: 2,377 - [ Full Article ]
May 22nd. 2011
- It Ain't Easy: Pagan and Unemployed - Deborah Castellano
So, I'm sure I'm far from alone in being the only Pagan here who has had her company close down or been the party who was downsized in this economy. I loved my last job. Loved, loved, loved it. It was a small company... just me an ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 4,799 - [ Full Article ]
- What Happened to the Groups? - Kalex Korban
So it seems you’re the only one! You’ve looked everywhere. Magazines, the local shops, even online. You get the same thing just about every time. You email and receive no response. Or the response is that no group exists anymore. ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 4,036 - [ Full Article ]
- Mudra as a Magical Technique - Ryan Hatcher
Waving your hand in greeting, extending a finger to point, folding the hands together in prayer, crossing your fingers; these are all gestures many of us make on a regular basis, but there may be a deeper meaning behind them. ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 3,421 - [ Full Article ]
- Magic - Making - witchskel [Witchvox Sponsor]
I was like most young people; I rebelled. I ventured forth into the world at the tender age of fourteen. I wanted to experience life so I just went out and lived it. I had a variety of survival jobs, which included dishwasher, hot ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 2,887 - [ Full Article ]
- Sensitivity: A Gift or a Curse? - Lacran
Mediums, psychics, sensitives, clairvoyants… These are all names for people who can feel those who have passed on from this world and into another. These spirits may just be the spirits of the dead who haven’t “moved on” or they m ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 2,867 - [ Full Article ]
- History of Reiki and the Usui System of Natural Healing - James Bulls
Reiki is translated from Japanese as Universal (Rei-) Life (-ki) , but it has also been translated as spiritually guided universal life energy. Reiki is a spiritual healing modality, which is commonly used to manage stress and pro ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 2,514 - [ Full Article ]
- What to Expect During a Reiki Healing Session - Gloria Gypsy
What is Reiki? “Reiki” means “Universal Energy” in Japanese and is the life force that is everywhere and inside of everything. We are all born to be Reiki therapists, so you need not worry about whether or not you will have the ab ... Posted: May 29th. 2011 Views: 2,410 - [ Full Article ]
May 15th. 2011
- When The Gods Are Silent - Devon, The Maid Of Epona
It has been some time since I posted an article here on Witchvox. I have been silent for a long while. I have been quiet because for a long time there has been nothing to say. The messages from Epona had stopped and I had no idea ... Posted: May 22nd. 2011 Views: 4,791 - [ Full Article ]
- Animal Parts And Paganism - Lupa [Witchvox Sponsor]
For over a decade I have been incorporating animal parts into my artwork and pagan practices (1) . I started in 1998 when, while on a quest for better beads than what the big box store had, I discovered a small arts and crafts sho ... Posted: May 22nd. 2011 Views: 3,515 - [ Full Article ]
- Patron vs Matron: A Personal Reflection - Blackbird
Picture, if you will, you're a starving artist. Your life has been painting after painting and rejection after rejection. Nothing to your name but the various artistic mediums you utilize to create your many aesthetically pleasing ... Posted: May 22nd. 2011 Views: 2,875 - [ Full Article ]
May 8th. 2011
- Seventh Major Mass Extinction: or Why I'm a Green Witch - Treasach [Witchvox Sponsor]
When I was training as a petroleum engineer in University in the late 80's, we were already referring to the present era as the "Seventh Major Mass Extinction". However, the evidence has been in for decades about the species loss ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 3,809 - [ Full Article ]
- Religious Tolerance in Wicca - Aphrodisios
For the most part and in my experience, Wiccans seem to be religiously tolerant. Wicca is one of those things that will call to you if it is your path. I have been to open circles though and after the ritual, one often will hear o ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 3,176 - [ Full Article ]
- Shadow Creepy - Ceru
The journey I share tonight is about my own personal discovery of my shadow totem. When I was a little girl, I was curious about bugs and other creepy crawlies. My mother lit my creative interests by helping my sister and I catch ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 3,108 - [ Full Article ]
- I Aim to Misbehave - LoreCaster
Children of all ages have dreams, and many are taught that such things are exercises in whimsy and best left in childhood. Their parents teach them that well-behaved children do not waste time on fantasy, and effort is best resolv ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 3,009 - [ Full Article ]
- Grassroots Paganism: Magic or Miracle? - Disciple of Oghma
So what positive affect has the ‘Pagan Community’ yielded to its community? Just curious. Here in Lafayette, Indiana I'm not really seeing much of anything. There are forty-eight churches, five dedicated Christian books stores, an ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 2,872 - [ Full Article ]
- My Path to Wicca - Rev. Luna Seastar
Growing up as a child, I loved the Arthurian legends that told of knights and magic and Excalibur, King Arthur and Merlin. I loved movies like The Wizard of Oz, The Black Cauldron, Sword in the Stone, and The Never Endin ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 2,574 - [ Full Article ]
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