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January 16th. 2011
January 9th. 2011
- I'm... Complicated - Lori Dake
Many times, I will post a comment somewhere on ‘Teh Interwebz’ or state something at a social gathering that goes against the grain. Because of my unconventional views, I am either automatically dismissed for being ________, witho ... Posted: January 16th. 2011 Views: 3,429 - [ Full Article ]
- Colours of Magic, Racism, and Reclaiming Traditional Balance - Treasach [Witchvox Sponsor]
I believe Wicca has done the world a great disservice in the modern ‘labeling’ of magic. Not that magic types shouldn't be labeled. It's very helpful to categorize when one is looking for reference material in a library for exampl ... Posted: January 16th. 2011 Views: 3,183 - [ Full Article ]
- What Color Are Your Wings? - Lady Wolfwind
Sometimes life seems to be going well. You’re floating along, keeping your head above the water, and enjoying the journey. Then you find out one day that the fates have different plans for you. In an instant, you find yourself fre ... Posted: January 16th. 2011 Views: 2,798 - [ Full Article ]
- Mixing Traditions: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too - Ezmodin
Have you ever noticed how humanity loves to label and categorise things? From bugs to the way we dress, all things have a label and a category they fit nice and neatly into, or so we would like to believe (wouldn’t it make life so ... Posted: January 16th. 2011 Views: 2,769 - [ Full Article ]
- Do You Believe In The Light? - Rev. etain.butterfly
I am a registered nurse by profession and my specialty lies within the surgical suite. After being a surgical nurse for over 30 years, I retired from a huge medical center and shortly after that I hired into a small surgical cente ... Posted: January 16th. 2011 Views: 2,732 - [ Full Article ]
January 2nd. 2011
- 2012: Why It's Not the End - Nithaiah
A near miss with a large, previously unknown planet will cause untold mayhem on Earth. An unimaginably powerful solar flare will slam into the planet, and over the course of a day, Florida will become the new North Pole either by ... Posted: January 9th. 2011 Views: 4,211 - [ Full Article ]
- My Child Wants to Attend Church. What's the Worst That Could Happen? - Brigham [Witchvox Sponsor]
My child wants to attend Church…what’s the worst that could happen?I wrestled with this question for a long time; years before I actually had children. What would happen if their friends invited them to Church? What would ... Posted: January 9th. 2011 Views: 4,179 - [ Full Article ]
- A Numerologist's Look at 2011 - Coventine
We are about to begin a new year. 2011 may be one of the most eventful years you will ever experience. Legends have spoken of this time as special. The Mayans, Hopi, Chinese I Ching and the Bible tell similar stories. It is a time ... Posted: January 9th. 2011 Views: 3,394 - [ Full Article ]
- Catholicism, Hinduism, and my Inner Ferengi - Deborah Castellano
111) Never sleep with the boss' wife unless you pay him first. 112) Never sleep with the boss' sister. 113) Always sleep with the boss. - The Ferengi Rules of AcquisitionMy boyfriend Jow thinks that I'm secr ... Posted: January 9th. 2011 Views: 2,937 - [ Full Article ]
- Seeing the Illusion: Fear and Reward - Stewart Bitkoff
So what is this illusion that you are talking about? It’s a variation of the fear and reward manipulation which every educational, social, business, religious entity uses. It runs something like this: look we have a potent ... Posted: January 9th. 2011 Views: 2,300 - [ Full Article ]
December 26th. 2010
- Modern Knighthood - Kerr Cuhulain
Many people wish that they had the power to take charge of their lives, endlessly dreaming of what they believe to be out of their reach. If only they’d reach out, they’d discover that their dreams had been within their grasp all ... Posted: January 2nd. 2011 Views: 4,101 - [ Full Article ]
- Ritual Exists To Express Philosophy - James Bulls
The most quoted Hermetic maxim is that of correspondence: “As above, so below; as below, so above.” To continue the logical extension of that maxim, “As within, so without; as without, so within.” The microcosm and the macrocosm o ... Posted: January 2nd. 2011 Views: 2,864 - [ Full Article ]
- The Great Escape - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
With the advent of the Roman New Year, certain thoughts have gathered in my mind. Why is it that we as a species constantly seek to alter our state of consciousness? Every single day there are literally billions of folks, who enga ... Posted: January 2nd. 2011 Views: 2,552 - [ Full Article ]
- In A Different Time And Place - Lady Wolfwind
The silence of the night engulfs me. I feel the cool water gently lapping at my feet. As I stand at the edge of this moonlit lake, I slowly let my robe slide down my back and puddle at my feet. I stand before my Goddess in quiet r ... Posted: January 2nd. 2011 Views: 2,392 - [ Full Article ]
December 19th. 2010
- Those Dabblers! - Llewthena
I have found that so many books, articles, blogs and other forms of communication offer advice on how to spot a “dabbler” or a “fluffy bunny”: Essentially, avoid those who do not seem serious about the Craft. This bothers me on so ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 4,314 - [ Full Article ]
- Pagan Apologetics: Why We Believe - Nepthys Agrippa
Growing up Roman Catholic, I spent a lot of my time being inundated with the Catechism, Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustine, and that wonderful branch of theology known as "Apologetics"--the attempt to systematically and thoroughly expl ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 4,012 - [ Full Article ]
- Just Think Happy Thoughts! - Bob Makransky
Whenever I hear some spiritual guru proclaim that all you gotta do is "just think happy thoughts!” it makes me want to pop him one upside the head and see how long he can keep on thinking his "happy thoughts." Take as an e ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 3,622 - [ Full Article ]
- Dark Night of the Soul - Draconis Wierinsan Kinthasil
I always knew I was different. I spent almost twelve years blindly accepting what I was taught was the only truth, that there was only one God and He was unchanging. That the Church was always right and if you disagreed, then you ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 2,953 - [ Full Article ]
- Completing Evolution - Stewart Bitkoff
In order to affect a great work, there must be the combining of factors or a confluence of essences. For the spiritual traveler to reach completion, and assume an active role in their own higher destiny and the higher destiny of t ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 2,312 - [ Full Article ]
- A Path Through The Clouds - Lady Wolfwind
It is so quiet here. Colder too. I stare up at the mountain and the stairs set in its side. They’re made of white stone, ancient. Wise ones for thousands of years have tread these steps seeking answers from what lies at the top. I ... Posted: December 26th. 2010 Views: 2,229 - [ Full Article ]
December 12th. 2010
- Playing with God-Doh - Fire Lyte
A young boy sits down at his craft table. He has an assortment of coloring implements, pages to draw on, pictures to paint, and toys that let him build miniature versions of the world’s great wonders. Instead of these, he picks up ... Posted: December 19th. 2010 Views: 3,330 - [ Full Article ]
- The Shamanic Witch and Ethics - Eilan
When ethics from a Pagan perspective are discussed in the public domain the ultimatum of “Harm None” arises. I have written on the Harm None ethic and the Pure Will in my book, Spirited. When I write, I am conscious of the ... Posted: December 19th. 2010 Views: 3,108 - [ Full Article ]
- Getting Started - Lacran
A lot of us have been here somewhere: the first time we picked up a book on it, the first time we had a Pagan/Wiccan friend tell us it wasn’t all about casting curses or eating babies, our first Google search on the subject. Maybe ... Posted: December 19th. 2010 Views: 2,821 - [ Full Article ]
- My Meeting with the Goddess - Raphael Eventide
I'm sitting here at this computer and I suddenly feel inspired by the Goddess to compose something: To tell you the way I first met her. I don't know why, but here goes... I was scared. Afraid. I'd just found out that ther ... Posted: December 19th. 2010 Views: 2,622 - [ Full Article ]
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