Articles/Essays From Pagans
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June 19th. 2011
June 12th. 2011
- Finding Your Pagan Moral Compass: On Forgiveness - Deborah Castellano
Sometimes being Pagan is challenging. We have a much murkier moral structure than many other world religions, especially if you're more of a “freelance” Pagan like myself. There's honestly not any one-belief structure I subscribe ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 4,023 - [ Full Article ]
- Energy Exhaustion: What It Is and How To Prevent It - Nita [Witchvox Sponsor]
I, along with many other people who are healers, or who deal with people who have energetic problems, or who are victims of psychic attack, suffer from energy exhaustion. There are many reasons for this and I plan to list a few of ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 3,458 - [ Full Article ]
- Living Your Religion Every Day - James Bulls
This story is neither about high ceremony nor exotic sorcery; it is not about the alchemical secret to eternal life but the simple secret to everyday life. To preface this simple secret, consider the words of Johann von Goethe who ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 3,174 - [ Full Article ]
- And it Harm None, Do as You Will - Gaianist Free Church
…And it harm none, do as you will.Growing up, my parents taught me that these words held the highest of all values. They explained to me through their words and actions how living with honor and showing no ill will made a ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,651 - [ Full Article ]
- Mudra as a Magical Technique: Part 2 - Elemental Mudra - Ryan Hatcher
Recently the Witches' Voice was kind enough to publish an essay of mine on mudra as a magical technique. In it, I mentioned the possibility of an inspired individual creating mudra for the western mystical tradition, but I didn't ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,438 - [ Full Article ]
- Knowing Right and Wrong - Stewart Bitkoff
On one level people want simple answers and to be told what to do. On another they want freedom to choose and make their own decisions. People are multi-level and have the capacity to make their own choices as well as accept direc ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,315 - [ Full Article ]
- The Proper Timing for Magick - Taliesin McKnight
Timing is one of the most important things to consider when doing magick. Astrology can be likened to a great cosmic clock. It reflects the cycles and rhythms of nature. The proper alignment of the stars, the sun, the moon, and th ... Posted: June 19th. 2011 Views: 2,206 - [ Full Article ]
June 5th. 2011
- 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: 3,315 - [ Full Article ]
- 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: 3,158 - [ Full Article ]
- Loki's Lady - Morigan's Chosen
While visiting our local 7-11 for my weekly Coke Slurpee I saw posters on the windows promoting the presently playing movie Thor. Noting the names, and likenesses of the Norse Gods and Goddesses emblazoned on the cups, I could not ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,622 - [ 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: 2,537 - [ Full Article ]
- Lilith, Queen of Our Hearts - Zanaffar
Lilith is one of the most mysterious and enigmatic beings who, in one way or another, put her imprint on the human race. Most spiritual beings that we perceive as gods and goddesses have very distinct roles, and their relationship ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 2,457 - [ 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: 2,380 - [ Full Article ]
- The Damascus Road - Revelation Witch
“The good road and the road of difficulty you have made me cross. And where they cross the place is holy.” - Black ElkMy journey into the realms of Paganism is an interesting one to say the least. Born and raised a devout ... Posted: June 12th. 2011 Views: 1,710 - [ 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: 7,883 - [ 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: 5,937 - [ 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: 3,967 - [ Full Article ]
- How to Banish - Taliesin McKnight
The first thing that one should learn to do in magick is to banish. This is a simple precautionary measure. Before conjuring things up, intentionally or unintentionally, banishing should be well understood. Banishing can be define ... Posted: June 5th. 2011 Views: 3,646 - [ 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: 2,234 - [ Full Article ]
- 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: 4,551 - [ 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: 3,879 - [ 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: 3,154 - [ 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: 2,721 - [ 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: 2,656 - [ 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: 2,353 - [ Full Article ]
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