Articles/Essays From Pagans
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May 29th. 2011
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: 4,428 - [ 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: 3,801 - [ 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: 3,012 - [ 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: 2,644 - [ 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: 2,557 - [ 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: 2,261 - [ 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: 2,207 - [ 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: 4,537 - [ Full Article ]
- Deity and Communing With Humans - M.T.Bargeman
I have been of the opinion for some time now that while a witch’s patron/patroness God/dess is special to them, Deity has little place in our magickal workings, prayers, or requests. The job of Deity is so huge and all encompassin ... Posted: May 22nd. 2011 Views: 3,534 - [ 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: 3,187 - [ Full Article ]
- God and Gods: A Pagan-Christian Dialogue - Kricket
Sheltered by a group of extremely understanding and noninvasive friends and acquaintances, tonight was the first time in my life that I had to defend my beliefs from those of someone else. The best friend who I have found in colle ... Posted: May 22nd. 2011 Views: 3,116 - [ 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: 2,624 - [ 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: 3,507 - [ Full Article ]
- A Call to Arms - The Time is Now - Storm Shadow-Wolf
Listen! Brothers! Sisters! Those of you of my blood - and you all are of my blood! One people, one tribe, one heart - now be of one mind! Lend to me your hearts and minds and listen openly to the words I have for you now…I ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 3,061 - [ 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: 2,965 - [ Full Article ]
- Downsizing May Not Be Enough - Nathaniel Jeffers
The cowboy mentality dominates American life. From gas-guzzling large trucks complete with thirty-seven inch mudding tires to sport utility vehicles and modified hummers, perhaps no other culture holds quite as much emphasis on co ... Posted: May 15th. 2011 Views: 2,793 - [ 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: 2,788 - [ 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: 2,772 - [ 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: 2,651 - [ 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: 2,359 - [ Full Article ]
- The Force Continuum: Or, You Could Learn A Thing From The Police - Fire Lyte
People tend not to take others into consideration as much as those others would like. On the freeway you get upset because the person in front of you is driving slower than you’d like them to in the left-hand lane. At work you’re ... Posted: May 8th. 2011 Views: 3,370 - [ Full Article ]
- Forging Your Own Path: My Journey - Bear Stormcrowe
Ever since I was a wee lad, I knew that I had a special relationship with Mother Earth and the elements around me. I always had this magnetic attraction to all things mystical, offbeat, and natural. I remember quite well the times ... Posted: May 8th. 2011 Views: 2,513 - [ Full Article ]
- Be the Change - Spark
The state patrol vehicle pulled away from the backpack-laden couple and their pink-sweatered dog on the side of the freeway. I had never picked up hitchhikers before after a lifetime of being admonished by conventional wisdom (inc ... Posted: May 8th. 2011 Views: 2,473 - [ Full Article ]
- Rainmakers and Thunder People - Verda Smedley
The Mesolithic era was probably the apex of cultivating observational excellence. We watched everything from the cosmic mystery to the natural world making our ancestors, in my opinion, the definitive experts of all time. They wer ... Posted: May 8th. 2011 Views: 2,289 - [ Full Article ]
- Spiritual University: Repetition and Formula - Stewart Bitkoff
One of the characteristics of the way our mind works is to create order, categorize and use repetition to help establish a sense of security. Additionally, this tendency toward repetition is one of the aspects of the physical univ ... Posted: May 8th. 2011 Views: 2,065 - [ Full Article ]
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