Articles/Essays From Pagans
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October 10th. 2010
October 3rd. 2010
- Heeding the Call of the Magickal Life - Maggi Setti [Witchvox Sponsor]
What do you hope to get out of a magickal way of life? What led you here and what will it mean to be a magickal person in the decades to come? In the Age of Aquarius, I would say that it means for us to be living our beliefs fully ... Posted: October 10th. 2010 Views: 3,271 - [ Full Article ]
- Ritual and Magick: Altar's Traveling Beyond - Lady Abigail [Witchvox Sponsor]
The twilight had fallen in colors of deep reds and purples shooting crossed the sky as the first star begin to shine in the eastern sky. The Autumn air was filled with the sweet aroma of smoke drifting across the fields. The calli ... Posted: October 10th. 2010 Views: 3,129 - [ Full Article ]
- The Story of You - Chi
This essay was inspired by something I heard in a panel on Gay History. But it is not just for Pagans who call themselves queer – perhaps it’s not even just for Pagans at all, but for people. There is one particular group of peopl ... Posted: October 10th. 2010 Views: 2,437 - [ Full Article ]
- The Bears of the Old Wood - Cliff
Late September morning was chilly with the temperature down near 45F. It was still dark when I had awakened at 4:30 am and I was in the kitchen sipping a mug of Russian Earl Grey tea and finishing a hearty breakfast of poached egg ... Posted: October 10th. 2010 Views: 1,924 - [ Full Article ]
September 26th. 2010
- Some Do’s and Don’ts for Contacting a Coven - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]
So you’ve decided you want to join a coven rather than try to study and practice solo. Good for you! Even better, you’ve found a coven (or two) near your home either by checking here on Witchvox or from a friend of a friend who kn ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 8,229 - [ Full Article ]
- Hold On To Your Broomsticks! - Kylia Heartsong
What I am about to tell you may shock you. Then again, for those of you who actually know me...probably not.In light of the recent "Dabble-Gate" scandal caused by Delaware Senate Candidate Christine O'Donnell's confession ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 4,776 - [ Full Article ]
- Hekate: A Devotee's View - Alorer
Hekate (Hecate is the Latin spelling and being Greek I prefer the Greek one) is perhaps one of the most misinterpreted and misrepresented deities in modern Paganism. From being given the Crone aspect when no historical or mytholog ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 3,323 - [ Full Article ]
- Is There a Right Time to Curse? - Sleeping Moon
First off, I want to get something straight that even pagans seem to misunderstand. Or have been misguided into believing. (Not all, mind you, but most.) Hexes are NOT curses! Hexes are painted signs posted on barns down in the so ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 2,824 - [ Full Article ]
- Finding a Good Fit - Orius
Being part of the leadership of a Wiccan Circle is an interesting thing. Not only are you in service to the God and Goddess, you are in service to your other Circle members and most importantly to yourself. For both the Circle tha ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 2,553 - [ Full Article ]
- The Challenge of Acceptance and Faith - Sundragon
“Some people confuse acceptance with apathy, but there's all the difference in the world. Apathy fails to distinguish between what can and what cannot be helped; acceptance makes that distinction. Apathy paralyzes the will-to-acti ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 2,153 - [ Full Article ]
- How Do You Order Up Your Pagan Group? - Greenbridge (Ellen Bergstrom)
Would you call it bold and spicy? Or is it more like creamy and smooth? My guess is that it is more like the former, bold and spicy...and perhaps even outrageous, loud, and obnoxious, angry, or even destructive. Hopefully it has n ... Posted: October 3rd. 2010 Views: 1,795 - [ Full Article ]
September 19th. 2010
- Crafting the Warlock: A Conjuring of the Male Mysteries in Modern Witchcraft - Storm Faerywolf [Witchvox Sponsor]
In the varied threads of cultural mythos that comprise the energy current for much of modern witchcraft exists the concept of the divine feminine. In the pre-Christian roots from which modern Wicca draws inspiration, different mag ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 5,183 - [ Full Article ]
- What About The Men? 'The Spiral Dance' Revisited. - Darrell
I read Starhawk’s “The Spiral Dance” about 20 years ago and I was immediately engaged by the possibilities of a new spiritual way of being which excited me. As a man in the mid eighties, I had been attending events with NOW ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 4,201 - [ Full Article ]
- A Year in Church: A Pagan Studies Christianity From Within - Zelfrick
Not too long ago, the one-year mark passed for how long I have been studying Christianity “in immersion.” The Church I chose to visit was part of the Metropolitan Community Church Denomination. This Denomination stands on a Queer ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 3,288 - [ Full Article ]
- Are We a Christian Nation? - Disciple of Oghma
"Whatever we once were, we're no longer a Christian nation, " then-candidate Barack Obama said during a June 2007 speech. "At least not just. We are also a Jewish nation, a Muslim nation, and a Buddhist nation, and a Hindu nation, ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 3,026 - [ Full Article ]
- Never Had A Hero - Fire Lyte
I am a gay man, and I have never had AIDs. I've never had HIV. I've never even had an AIDs/HIV scare. Not ever experienced what it's like to have any sort of STD. I am a gay man that never really experienced the kind of physical a ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 3,017 - [ Full Article ]
- Similarities Between Christian Sacraments and Pagan Rites - Angelique Soleil
Magick was first spelled with a “k” by Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) to differentiate between religious magick, and the stunts and illusions performed by stage magicians. Crowley was the leader of a cult called Ordo Templi Orientis ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 2,845 - [ Full Article ]
- Celestial Wisdom: An Interview With Z Budapest and DIana Paxson - Krishanna
As I awoke on the morning of my 39th birthday, the thought I had inside my head was, "Play today." I knew it was not me speaking but a directive from the Goddess. I, however, had things to do. I had plans for my day and had no ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 2,086 - [ Full Article ]
- Hebrew Magicians - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]
I seek out the mysteries of life through a path called witchcraft. As a witch (not to be confused with Wicca) I follow what is commonly called traditional witchcraft (insert your own definition here) . To my mind, a true tradition ... Posted: September 26th. 2010 Views: 1,994 - [ Full Article ]
- A Witch's View of 2012 - Lycus Blackthorn
The Mayan Calendar and the year 2012 have been in the news a lot of late. Modern Witches and Pagans like any other group of free-thinking people have many theories on this subject. So here for you reading pleasure is another one. ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 4,255 - [ Full Article ]
- 2012- A Witches View of Life and the ‘End’ - Fayte Ravencraft
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have undoubtedly heard of the phenomenon that is 2012. The calendar of the ancient Mayan civilization ends on December 21, 2012, and many believe that it spells out disaster for our pl ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 3,640 - [ Full Article ]
- Respect For The Dead - Ravenix
On the eighth anniversary of my mother's death, as is my custom, I walked to the cemetery next to the beach to visit her. I have done this on the anniversary of her death and on her birthday every year since she died. In the first ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 3,246 - [ Full Article ]
- Druidic Wicca: A Deeper Exploration - Rev. E.J. OakLore
Human beings are drawn naturally toward the mystical. Perhaps it is the Divine seed within us that whispers to our spirits and beckons scholars and skeptics alike to contemplate the timeless message of the Druid tradition. ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 2,801 - [ Full Article ]
- Doubt and Lack of Belief: How It Affects Our Lives - Nita [Witchvox Sponsor]
Doubt is the enemy of all people who pray, do magic or try to improve their lives. I say this because I watch people sabotage themselves every day. They doubt that things will ever change and judge their future by bad moments in t ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 2,603 - [ Full Article ]
- Some Techniques Of Energy Healing - Gentle Deer Lion Tamer
Energy healing is an enormous subject! This article is a brief introduction, with examples and a discussion of the principles of energetic healing. If matter is nothing but condensed energy, then all healing is energy healing. How ... Posted: September 19th. 2010 Views: 2,263 - [ Full Article ]
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