Articles/Essays From Pagans
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February 23rd. 2014
February 16th. 2014
- Wicca or Traditional Witchcraft: Some Differences - Luna Silverwings
In my opinion, any real conversation about Paganism, Witchcraft and Wicca requires a certain understanding of the history behind what it means to be a Pagan that is Wiccan. It is critical that should anyone wish to learn about the ... Posted: February 23rd. 2014 Views: 2,027 - [ Full Article ]
- Everything is Not Under Your Control: Making Sense of the Senseless - Deborah Castellano
Earlier this week, my circle sister, Donna got hit by a car while she was taking a walk down a residential street with her husband. She died on Wednesday, February 5th. Donna was in excellent health, she had been married for over ... Posted: February 23rd. 2014 Views: 1,773 - [ Full Article ]
- The Wonders and Gifts of Paganism and Community - Moonfang
First off, I must thank those who responded to my question that I had proposed and helped me gather my thoughts together for this article: those of the Minoan Brotherhood, my friends, and even complete strangers. Secondly, I apolo ... Posted: February 23rd. 2014 Views: 1,395 - [ Full Article ]
- What Makes Us What We Are - Miakoda
For eight years now, I have been joyfully and devotedly practicing and studying the path of witchcraft and pagan spirituality. I have sipped from the cauldron of wisdom, and from that moment forward decided that I wanted more. If ... Posted: February 23rd. 2014 Views: 1,374 - [ Full Article ]
February 9th. 2014
- The Stones of Fear: Anxiety Relief - Treewolf Woman [Witchvox Sponsor]
OK, so I have an anxiety problem. I think most people do at some level or other, just mine seems to be a bit more exaggerated. I am very sensitive to a lot of things: people’s feelings, the weather, natural disasters, chemicals (e ... Posted: February 16th. 2014 Views: 1,690 - [ Full Article ]
- Death, Grief, and Psychopomp Work in Shamanic Healing - Lonely Coyote [Witchvox Sponsor]
This is the hardest article I've ever had to write. My psychiatric client, of whom I've written of before, died. In fact, she died on Yule, around 3am (December 20, 2013) .She struggled with Schizophrenia her whole life, w ... Posted: February 16th. 2014 Views: 1,628 - [ Full Article ]
- Alternative Medicine – What Is It? - Alfred Willowhawk, DMsc, RMT, CTM, Shaman
According to Webster’s Dictionary alternative medicine, is defined in the modern western world as, a practice that encompasses any healing practice “that does not fall within the realm of conventional medicine.Notic ... Posted: February 16th. 2014 Views: 1,226 - [ Full Article ]
- Spiritual Traveler: Form To Essence - Stewart Bitkoff
At the beginning I was mistaken in four ways. I sought to remember God, to know Him, and to seek Him. When I had come to the end, I saw that He had remembered me before I remembered Him, that His knowledge of me had preceded my kn ... Posted: February 16th. 2014 Views: 1,199 - [ Full Article ]
February 2nd. 2014
- Words of Power! - Nicky Woodsprite LeBlanc
In the world, there are people who think and talk about doing things and there are people who actually do things. The two groups are not completely separate, of course, because most people who do things have talked about doing the ... Posted: February 9th. 2014 Views: 1,752 - [ Full Article ]
- The Allure of Glamour in the Apocolypse - Deborah Castellano
“Better you die than I.”- Katerina Petrova, The Vampire DiariesFull disclosure: I’m writing this wearing a Nightmare Before Christmas t-shirt and grey leggings (breaking my leggings are not pants rule) . I have not ... Posted: February 9th. 2014 Views: 1,401 - [ Full Article ]
- Lunar Insight Planetary Preponderances: Year of the Horse, Imbolc and Mercury Grazings - Mary Anna Abuzahra [Witchvox Sponsor]
Blessings to you on Imbolc and the germinating season of the year! May Brigid’s creative fire be kindled bright in our lives and may we all share this life energy through the world and for the life of our planet and universe. ... Posted: February 9th. 2014 Views: 1,210 - [ Full Article ]
January 26th. 2014
- The Magick of Jewelry and Metals - Raven Digitalis
Jewelry has long been used in magick. Its most common historical use is protective, to guard against demons, malicious creatures, and adversaries’ attacks. With the rise of metallurgy, specifically designed pieces came to be used ... Posted: February 2nd. 2014 Views: 2,301 - [ Full Article ]
- The Golden Bough: a Study Guide (Part 2) - Sorbus
In the first part, I reviewed this important work and made the case why every modern Pagan should read it (or at least parts of it.) So now I’m going to make a few suggestions about using it in a course of personal study. There ha ... Posted: February 2nd. 2014 Views: 1,493 - [ Full Article ]
- Building a Magick Mirror - Grey Ghost
“Mirror, mirror on the wall…” was the phrase we grew up with in the time of Walt Disney. The line brought forth visions of animated magic and good vs. evil. And maybe we were just a little simplistic by today’s worldview, but we s ... Posted: February 2nd. 2014 Views: 1,457 - [ Full Article ]
January 19th. 2014
- The Golden Bough as a Seminal Work in the Neo Pagan Movement (Part 1) - Sorbus
If you are a Pagan, you are probably aware of this book. Chances are you may have seen it referenced by other Pagan or Wiccan authors, usually mentioning how it is an influential work, but in the second part of that same statement ... Posted: January 26th. 2014 Views: 1,803 - [ Full Article ]
- Love of Self: The Hardest Thing To Do - Alfred Willowhawk, DMsc, RMT, CTM, Shaman
What IS Love?Throughout human history, this has been one of the most talked about definitions, from poets, philosophers, clergy, psychologists, coaches, and just plain folk. How can a word that is utilized so often in huma ... Posted: January 26th. 2014 Views: 1,742 - [ Full Article ]
- 13 Keys: The Mercy of Chesed - Robin Fennelly [Witchvox Sponsor]
The focus of these articles is not the Paths of the Tree, but some explanation of their energetic state and connective function from sphere to sphere is necessary. The 22 Paths that connect the Sephiroth act as conduits/ filters a ... Posted: January 26th. 2014 Views: 1,373 - [ Full Article ]
- Lightworking In The Screen Age: Staying Connected - Runes By Melody [Witchvox Sponsor]
Every year I do a prediction series for the coming year called “Possibilities ” where I channel, via the runes, a message for mankind for the year to come. This year was no different and the message was powerful. A unique message ... Posted: January 26th. 2014 Views: 1,293 - [ Full Article ]
January 12th. 2014
- Open Letter to the Goddess - Maggi Setti [Witchvox Sponsor]
Dear Goddess, I come to you as a reflection of the moon and a child of stardust, a tree hugging, dirt worshipping, Pagan. Hear the Pagan drums; see our fires from your starry, moonlight heaven. Hear our acts of love and pl ... Posted: January 19th. 2014 Views: 2,298 - [ Full Article ]
- A Southern Girl's Guide to Hospitality - Caer Jones
A lot of the information out there about interacting with the Powers and establishing a devotional practice is damn intimidating for a beginner. Most of us in the West don’t have a devotional tradition to draw on, and when we try ... Posted: January 19th. 2014 Views: 2,167 - [ Full Article ]
- Social Conventions and the Pagan World - tigsfc
From the time you strung together your first sentence, your parents and caretakers began teaching you the social conventions of human life. Manners inclusive of phrases such as “please” and “thank you” were added to your vocabular ... Posted: January 19th. 2014 Views: 1,935 - [ Full Article ]
- Reclaiming Independence - Nicky Woodsprite LeBlanc
In my experience walking the Pagan path, I have benefited from years spent as a solitary as well as years spent as a member of a group. As a solitary, I explored various paths and learned much that helped me evolve spiritually fro ... Posted: January 19th. 2014 Views: 1,604 - [ Full Article ]
January 5th. 2014
- Religion vs Practice: Defining Witchcraft in a Modern Age - Witchylisa
Trying to define Witchcraft, Wicca and Paganism is a lot like trying to identify a grain of sand on a beach. You can examine one, but not until you really look at it under a microscope, can you really figure out what it is. With t ... Posted: January 5th. 2014 Views: 2,264 - [ Full Article ]
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