Articles/Essays From Pagans
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May 1st. 2011
April 24th. 2011
- How to Make a Magical Focus Board - Deborah Castellano
A focus board has been called a lot of different things in a lot of different places. The (in) famous Secret calls it a Vision board. A lot has been made of The Secret's many flaws and issues. As Kathy Griffin said w ... Posted: May 1st. 2011 Views: 4,189 - [ Full Article ]
- Sacred Sexuality - Mel Fleming II
Sexuality, while it should be a topic of freer thinking in the pagan community, is still viewed with great suspicion in many of our circles, covens, and pagan philosophies. In fact, it has become a very sensitive topic, bringing o ... Posted: May 1st. 2011 Views: 3,033 - [ Full Article ]
- Making Room for all Genders in Paganism - Maggi Setti [Witchvox Sponsor]
In this age of women’s liberation, we still find a deep wound surrounding gender differences in our culture. How is gender expressed differently in the pagan community? Is there still a use for gender specific ritual spaces? Many ... Posted: May 1st. 2011 Views: 2,938 - [ Full Article ]
- Allegiance to Self: a Dedication Rite - Willow Moon
The following dedication rite may be used as is, or it may be adapted and augmented as is meaningful and potent for each practitioner. It is intended for the purpose of solitary Ritual. *I often hear the word initiation mi ... Posted: May 1st. 2011 Views: 2,786 - [ Full Article ]
- Considering Mesolithic Britain - Verda Smedley
I have been asked, why spend a lifetime studying Mesolithic Britain. It is prehistory about which virtually nothing is known. The archaeological evidence is scant and what has been discovered is often shrouded in mystery. The word ... Posted: May 1st. 2011 Views: 2,166 - [ Full Article ]
April 10th. 2011
- How I Wear the Pentacle (or Not) - Ren
If I had to guess I would say that most of the people who identify themselves as Pagan are familiar with this symbol: the pentacle. The pentacle is perhaps one of the most widely recognized Pagan symbols. It is seen in books, on P ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 4,843 - [ Full Article ]
- Light, Love and Fluffy Bunnies, Oh My! (Thoughts on Polarities) - Corvidae
I've always been a non-conformist. I suppose a lot of us are, or we wouldn't be Pagan in a largely Judeo-Christian society. Here we are, doing the best we can to better ourselves spiritually in the most non-hypocritical manner pos ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 3,834 - [ Full Article ]
- Stop It. Now. - Adelia Aislin
Usually, I don't want to be center stage -shut it, peanut gallery. What I mean is, I don't like people talking about me. It's low and crude, and I try to avoid it as best as possible, so I wish others to bestow the same courtesy u ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 3,649 - [ Full Article ]
- Popping Pills and Magical Practice - Deborah Castellano
Since writing my latest article for WitchVox on Magically Cleansing Your Home, I've been getting the same question over and over:Do you think that taking medication affects your magical practice?My sh ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 3,378 - [ Full Article ]
- Menarche - The Threshold of Maiden - Maggi Setti [Witchvox Sponsor]
I had a couple of experiences this weekend that gave me some insight about the nature of the Maiden phase/face of the Goddess as well as Maiden as a phase in a woman's life. A girl in my family crossed the threshold of Menarche la ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 2,974 - [ Full Article ]
- The Manifestation of Truth/The Truth of Manifestation - Willow Moon
Do we live in a black and white world? Throughout my life I have noticed how people socially interact. Perhaps it is in my nature; perhaps this is a learned awareness. I have noticed that we sometimes walk through life unaware of ... Posted: April 24th. 2011 Views: 2,413 - [ Full Article ]
April 3rd. 2011
- Experiences With Children - Finding The Natural Path - Draigathar
I was in the kitchen preparing some food. My daughter Mirah, then 3, was playing with some toys in the living room alongside the neighbor boy who was also 3. The two moms were talking with each other as they watched the kids. The ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 5,538 - [ Full Article ]
- Sleep Paralysis, Old Hag Syndrome, or Paranormal Activity? - LuminEarth.com
I just woke up. I feel the sweat beading up on my forehead. I am terrified. I know I am awake. I can’t move. The room is freezing. I don’t know exactly what time it is, but it must be somewhere between midnight and dawn. It is sti ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 3,682 - [ Full Article ]
- Stop Complaining About Your Life. Change It! - Dove
In these troubled times, as in all times to turmoil and strife, we must remember that because we hold more power than some, we must also act in a more responsible manner than most. "With great power comes great responsibil ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 3,236 - [ Full Article ]
- Pagan Clergy Hospital Visits - Rev. etain.butterfly
I am providing a little bit of background about me. I am an RN with a bachelor’s degree in health care administration. I have been in the healthcare system for more than 35 years, and I am also head minister/clergy for a legally i ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 3,037 - [ Full Article ]
- Stop The Abuse! Spirits Have Feelings. - Zanaffar
The title of the article is pretty strange at first sight, but it will become clear as you advance in the contents. As you already guessed, we will be talking about spirits, entities, and “magical beings”.Many magic users, ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 3,012 - [ Full Article ]
- Defining 'Pagan' - Ladywolf
Pagan, what does it mean? Is Paganism a religion? What is a Neo-Pagan? While the Pagan community cannot agree 100%, there are widely accepted answers to each of these questions. I will present the widely accepted views and then my ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 2,908 - [ Full Article ]
- Spirit of Spring - Ceru
It’s an odd time of year to share a 'ghost' story but springtime reminds me of an experience I'd like to share as the trees bud.In the early spring of 2008, I was asked to housesit at the family home of a dear friend. They ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 2,651 - [ Full Article ]
- The Question of Dr. Moreau - James Bulls
I recently bought a copy of H.G. Wells’ classic “The Island of Dr. Moreau“. When I purchased the book, I thought it would be a fun trip in the way-back machine to the horror of yester-year, but the novel turned out to be both much ... Posted: April 10th. 2011 Views: 2,122 - [ Full Article ]
- This Is The Folk Magic - Greenhammer
We are at a crossroads here in the 21st century with magic, environmentalism and the future of pagan religions. The pagan-curious are looking into polytheism and many of them are active in environmental stewardship and land preser ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 3,115 - [ Full Article ]
- Who Am I? Just Setting the Record Straight! - Keyokwee
Just the other day I had a reality check delivered to me, served up on a platter. My oldest Son lives in the area and he has had a couple of girlfriends and also he has numerous friends. So when I go to town to shop I can rest ass ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,970 - [ Full Article ]
- Is Our Society Spiritually Dead? - James Bulls
I value perspective and look for insight wherever I can find it – among my sources of perspective and insight I count the skeptic community and those who either don’t accept my beliefs or who even actively work to discourage other ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,710 - [ Full Article ]
- In Search of Growth in Neo Paganism - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
Now that Neo Paganism has been in place for about 60 years, one can look back and see the twists and turns, which has led the Neo Pagan community to its current state of apathy. For those who have not been inundated by the plethor ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,624 - [ Full Article ]
- Life: The Fine Art of Dancing - Dances With Puppydogs
Imagine a world without night, a world where it’s never cold, no Spring, no Autumn or Winter, only endless Summer. No one, and nothing is ugly. Everyone is drop-dead gorgeous, the scenery, the dwellings, everything, absolutely eve ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,420 - [ Full Article ]
- A Matter of Intent - Revelation Witch
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” - -Martin Luther King Jr.As a Wiccan Gnostic, I follow two ‘laws’, if you will. One is the Wiccan Rede, ‘An ... Posted: April 3rd. 2011 Views: 2,266 - [ Full Article ]
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