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October 18th. 2009

  • Honoring Our Elders, Leaders and Teachers - Lady Abigail Welcher

    The day had given the impression that perhaps it would never end, as I awaited the Aunts’ arriving at my Great Grandmother's home. The Aunts were my Aunts, but they were not my Great Grandmother's sisters. Not by blood, but they w ... Posted: October 18th. 2009   Views: 4,497   - [ Full Article ]

  • Soap Making 101 - Mariposa

    Homemade soap is one of the sweetest, most personal gifts that you can give! Not only are the ingredients pure, natural, and good for your skin; I also believe that personal energy is infused within the product as well!The ... Posted: October 18th. 2009   Views: 3,514   - [ Full Article ]

  • How I Maintain My Spiritual Practice in a War Zone - Shadow [Witchvox Sponsor]

    It is September 2009, a couple of days after the passing of the Autumn Equinox, my favorite Sabbat. I have just returned to Afghanistan from leave to finish serving on my tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As I write t ... Posted: October 18th. 2009   Views: 3,408   - [ Full Article ]

October 11th. 2009

  • Italy, Clavicles and Witchcraft - Sorita d'Este [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The romance and history of Italy has long evoked feelings of magic and mystery in those who have seen and experienced the products of her artists and poets, architects, sculptors and writers. As a child I grew up with stories of c ... Posted: October 11th. 2009   Views: 6,553   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Veil as Seen Through the Eyes of a Witch - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As I near my twilight years I begin to think of death. Not as a final stage, but rather as a doorway standing before me. The door is closed but through it I shall enter, as we all must at some point in time. Our Sacred Mother deci ... Posted: October 11th. 2009   Views: 3,250   - [ Full Article ]

October 4th. 2009

  • What Should I Put In My Book of Shadows? - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The most common question I’ve seen on various online forums and been asked by my own students is, “What should I put on my altar?” The second most common question is “What should I put in my Book of Shadows?” For some reason, the ... Posted: October 4th. 2009   Views: 27,067   - [ Full Article ]

  • How Do You Draw Your Pentagram? - Brunhilde [Witchvox Sponsor]

    If you’d like to initiate a lively discussion among Wiccans, just ask us how we draw our pentagram and why we draw it that way. Our answers and explanations will fly fast and furious. First of all, what is our orientation of the s ... Posted: October 4th. 2009   Views: 5,049   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Responsiblity of Elders of Pagan Paths - Gentle Deer Lion Tamer [Witchvox Sponsor]

    This is a great and powerful time for the Earth and Nature based beliefs. Whether you call yourself Wiccan, Pagan, Witch, Shaman or Neo-something, we are seeing a greater return and flowing toward these beliefs than at any other t ... Posted: October 4th. 2009   Views: 3,460   - [ Full Article ]

  • Thoughts on Death - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As I walk about within the comfortable embrace of the forest, my thoughts begin to take shape. High above me in a sky draped with dark clouds, sits our Sacred Mother upon her regal throne. She is in her fullness on this special ni ... Posted: October 4th. 2009   Views: 2,665   - [ Full Article ]

September 27th. 2009

  • The Warrior Archetype and the Reemergence of the Goddess - Colin Bondi

    For the past few thousand years we have lived in a patriarchal paradigm where the masculine has been over emphasized at the expense of the feminine. This has produced not only the oppression of women, constant war and violence but ... Posted: September 27th. 2009   Views: 4,479   - [ Full Article ]

  • Changes: Facing Them and Making Them - Konungr

    I must confess... I like change. Countless times I've heard that “people don't like change” but I've always been an exception. There are times when I'll change something even when it doesn't need to be changed just to be doing som ... Posted: September 27th. 2009   Views: 2,660   - [ Full Article ]

September 20th. 2009

  • Tree of Life in Wicca - Alfred Willowhawk, DMsc, RMT, CTM, Shaman [Witchvox Sponsor]

    A query on the net for the 'Tree of Life' will bring a plethora of information from Kabbalah, to New Age. Each of these searches gives very specific and detailed discussions from their perspective. While working on Arianrhod Silve ... Posted: September 20th. 2009   Views: 6,790   - [ Full Article ]

  • Officiating At A Crossing Over Ceremony - Lady GoldenRaven

    For those ordained clergy who perform crossing over rituals, have you thought about how to handle everything this entails? The vast majority of people who attend either hand fasts or crossing over rituals have no clue what will be ... Posted: September 20th. 2009   Views: 4,443   - [ Full Article ]

September 13th. 2009

  • Yes Witches Can? Yes, Witches WILL! - Courtney Weber

    A few weeks ago, I struck up a conversation with a stranger in the grocery store. As Witches, we are no strangers to synchronicity. My copy of Christopher Penzcak’s “The Temple of High Witchcraft”, which I carried with me, sparked ... Posted: September 13th. 2009   Views: 4,825   - [ Full Article ]

  • Organized Pagan Community: Good Idea Or Hopeless Cause? - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]

    There’s a term among Pagans for the process of trying to get three or more of us to do something in concert: herding cats. If you’ve ever had a cat or been around cats, you know it’s basically impossible to get these independent-m ... Posted: September 13th. 2009   Views: 4,361   - [ Full Article ]

September 6th. 2009

  • Walking in a Wiccan Wonderland - Janice Van Cleve

    The market is full of all kinds of books on Wicca. They speak of Sabbats and spells, recipes and charms, and a few even go so far as to address correspondences and history. Yet rarely do they really investigate the deeper religion ... Posted: September 6th. 2009   Views: 4,628   - [ Full Article ]

  • Gratitude from a Green Witch at Mabon - Sia@FullCircle [Witchvox Sponsor]

    The maple leaves are beginning to turn, and apples are ripening in the farms below. I breathe in the rich scents of hay and horses from a nearby farm along with the spicy aroma of fir trees, herbs, and native grasses that grace my ... Posted: September 6th. 2009   Views: 4,242   - [ Full Article ]

  • Chains Around The Mind - Sorbus

    I got a number of emails from people after Witchvox published an essay I wrote some time back with a message of tolerance. In fact the same theme was repeated over and over again with the private messages. Basically it went along ... Posted: September 6th. 2009   Views: 3,475   - [ Full Article ]

  • Community Pagan Pride - Debbie Bailey

    Ever heard of the term “Chreasters”? I hadn’t either, until a student used it during a discussion in one of my 101 classes. While chatting on the subject of sabbats, she informed the group that her family used the name “Chreasters ... Posted: September 6th. 2009   Views: 3,421   - [ Full Article ]

  • The CovenStead - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    On this brisk autumn morning, I find myself walking along the banks of a small, undulating river. I am on my way to the covenstead, which is situated off in the distance atop a steep and wooded hill. Like a beacon of mystical ener ... Posted: September 6th. 2009   Views: 2,905   - [ Full Article ]

August 30th. 2009

  • Do You Have Eagle Feathers? - Lupa [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Not too long ago I went to a local festival that attracts not only pagans but also other magical folk. One of the first things I saw when I walked through the gate was a man with several of what looked like barn owl feathers worke ... Posted: August 30th. 2009   Views: 14,229   - [ Full Article ]

  • Joining a Coven or Other Pagan Group -- Red Flags to Avoid - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]

    In an earlier article here on Witchvox, I talked about the need to decide whether to join a group or stay solitary in your early days/years on the Pagan path. If you’ve chosen the group route, there are still some things you need ... Posted: August 30th. 2009   Views: 10,596   - [ Full Article ]

August 23rd. 2009

  • A Wiccan Elemental Approach to Overcoming Challenges - Marty Couch

    I went to the Doctor yesterday. I kind of consider it a victory when she doesn’t give me a referral to a specialist for an autopsy. It means I’m winning. Now I don’t know how often you go to the doctor, but I go every three months ... Posted: August 23rd. 2009   Views: 4,351   - [ Full Article ]

  • Selling Wicca - Rhys Chisnall

    Whilst on holiday recently, in the West Country, my girlfriend and I stopped off briefly in Glastonbury. I was both shocked and amazed when I discovered that one shop was selling sticks, oh sorry I mean staffs, for £135! Don’t peo ... Posted: August 23rd. 2009   Views: 4,283   - [ Full Article ]

  • Tears of a Witch - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As I wander through the beloved woods, ever so grounded and connected to Spirit, I begin to think of the fear of witchcraft. Such a fear was started by a religious belief system seeking power and control over others. And through t ... Posted: August 23rd. 2009   Views: 4,121   - [ Full Article ]

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