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May 2nd. 2010

  • Look To Your Past - Oracle

    One of the most controversial stances today in the Neo-Pagan Community surrounds the adoption of Amerindian and other aboriginal ceremonies as authentic paths for those who are not of Amerindian or aboriginal descent. When Europea ... Posted: May 2nd. 2010   Views: 2,205   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Blessing Witch in English Culture - Zan Fraser

    Wren’s Nest News ran an article on Feb. 3, 2010, by Cara Ruccolo called “Cotton Mather and the Salem Witch Trials” (which originally appeared on Australia.to News) . Finding this to be an interesting subject, I opened the l ... Posted: May 2nd. 2010   Views: 2,126   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Unification of the Heart - Bluethorne

    A new path of inspiration has recently come to my mind that has directed me towards an experimental basis of writing. I cannot categorize the basis of this writing into the other specified sections, and so for now this article wil ... Posted: May 2nd. 2010   Views: 1,426   - [ Full Article ]

April 25th. 2010

  • Doubt Increases Belief - Fire Lyte

    I just finished the movie ‘Religulous’ by Bill Maher, and I realized the guy has a point. Religion of any kind is illogical. It is. Think about it. Take any religion and break it down to its most basic premise; I’ll do the first o ... Posted: April 25th. 2010   Views: 3,338   - [ Full Article ]

  • In Search of a Pantheon - Crick [Witchvox Sponsor]

    [Note: This essay is primarily for those living in the USA.] A thought has crossed my mind that needs to be addressed. It is the common custom of Neo Pagans in this country (America) to reach out to pantheons that are associated w ... Posted: April 25th. 2010   Views: 2,737   - [ Full Article ]

  • New World Craft: A Bubbling Cauldron of Diversity - One Witchy Mom

    Our ancestry is many and come from far off lands. Some from long ago and others more recent. If you were born, raised, educated, lived your life as well as most your ancestors lived their lives in the last 300 years in, America -- ... Posted: April 25th. 2010   Views: 2,290   - [ Full Article ]

April 18th. 2010

  • Smoking Dope With The Devil - Brother Catfish

    It has always seemed to me that the desire to follow the path of the magician or witch or (fill in the blank) is something you are born with. Otherwise I don’t know where it comes from. I have simply always felt that way. Being ra ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 3,918   - [ Full Article ]

  • A Crash Course in Hermetic Philosophy - Kedeshim

    What is Hermeticism per se? There are several answers - and about 80% of ALL of them are absolutely correct. Hermeticism can refer to an occult philosophy traceable to Hellenistic Egypt and into the early Christian era centered on ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 3,888   - [ Full Article ]

  • Sacred Flatulence - Sickle

    There I was, standing before my altar. I had not performed an esbat in some time, so I had made the decision to celebrate every full and dark moon for at least one year. Given that this was the first of a year’s worth of spiritual ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 3,435   - [ Full Article ]

  • I Am Pagan - Lady Wolfwind

    I am Pagan. It's that simple. It's never really been a struggle for me. I didn't understand the meaning of Pagan until I was older. My grandparents raised me. I called them Mom and Dad. My mother was old fashioned, as I imagined w ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 2,556   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Pagan Quality of Shakespeare’s Nature-Comedies - Zan Fraser

    Can one think of a better dramatic representation of the Earth-oriented mind-set than William Shakespeare’s As You Like It (c.1600) ? Cause I can’t.As You Like It is kind of the ultimate paean to the return-t ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 2,245   - [ Full Article ]

  • Water and Fire (An Essay on Hate) - Bree

    The violent wildfire thrashes about inside of your soul; it is as if you could almost feel it coursing through your veins, taking over your mind, burning whatever is in its way. The flames sore high above your reason and engulf yo ... Posted: April 18th. 2010   Views: 1,930   - [ Full Article ]

April 11th. 2010

  • Back to the Basics, or Do Pagans Really Need So Much Stuff? - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I was driving to work the other morning and the classic Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson song, “Luckenbach, Texas” came on the radio. As Waylon growled the line, “Maybe it’s time we got back to the basics of love” and then declared t ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 4,273   - [ Full Article ]

  • Is Your Wand A Sock Or A Cat? - Fire Lyte

    When I was about 6 I asked my mother a question that could have potentially changed the way I lived for the rest of my life: which sock goes on which foot? I’m serious and I definitely was then, too. It was confusing to a little b ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 3,512   - [ Full Article ]

  • A Witch's Calling - Moon magik

    From the moment we are born into this learning experience called life, most of us have our spiritual paths chosen for us. If your parents are Catholic, you’re going to be Catholic. If your parents are Baptist, you’re definitely go ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 3,355   - [ Full Article ]

  • Love and its Place in Magic - Chi

    It’s commonly thought in the Wiccan world (and sometimes in the overall Pagan world, but not necessarily) that love spells are a definite NO. This is nearly the first rule that everyone is taught when he or she show and interest i ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 2,748   - [ Full Article ]

  • My Experience: Training in Witchcraft - Rhys Chisnall

    It was a long drive up through the dark trees of Elevdon Forest from Bury St. Edmunds to a small village in the North of Suffolk, and none of us in the car knew what to expect from our first session of Craft training; after all we ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 2,544   - [ Full Article ]

  • To Accept or Not to Accept Money for the Art - Solace StarChild

    You're eighteen. You just graduated high school and are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. You are going to college to become what you have always wanted to be. The last twelve years and the next four are going ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 2,295   - [ Full Article ]

  • Handfasting in Shakespeare - Zan Fraser

    Far from being (as I have heard some allege) a modern Wiccan invention intended to provide a Neo-Pagan alternative to civic or (non-Neo-Pagan) religious marriage, the custom of the Handfasting is in fact authentically medieval (da ... Posted: April 11th. 2010   Views: 2,227   - [ Full Article ]

April 4th. 2010

  • Ten Reasons Why You Should Join a Coven - Bronwen Forbes [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As I’ve mentioned before, whether or not to remain a solitary is one of the biggest decisions you will make as a Pagan. In general, I tend to favor joining a group rather than going it alone, at least at first. Of course, if there ... Posted: April 4th. 2010   Views: 5,595   - [ Full Article ]

  • Coven Life: What I Have Learned - Sleeping Moon

    I started practicing witchcraft or the ancient path as I prefer to call it, back in 1996 or so. At first I was solitary, read my homework, started working with spells and rituals. Thought it interesting when my cats would act a bi ... Posted: April 4th. 2010   Views: 2,976   - [ Full Article ]

  • Empathy: Some Thoughts - Gentle Deer Lion Tamer

    "Empathy... is not sympathy. Sympathy is a way of reacting to someone who is suffering. Empathy is feeling that suffering as if it were you own. In it's simplest form, it is flinching when someone slams his finger in a door. At it ... Posted: April 4th. 2010   Views: 2,289   - [ Full Article ]

  • The Wheel of the Year and It’s Influences in our Daily Life - MissElphie

    Wicca, and many other pagan paths, celebrate the Wheel of the Year. The festivities around the Seasons and the Path of the Sun in the Sky have been a motive of celebration in History. Today I’m going to talk about its influence on ... Posted: April 4th. 2010   Views: 2,187   - [ Full Article ]

March 28th. 2010

  • The Proper Use of Magical Intent - Michael 'Blackthorn' Furie

    Magical intent is one of the most important facets of working magic. For the magic to be ideal in its success the intent must not only be properly focused and projected but also, it must fit the actual goal of the spell. For examp ... Posted: March 28th. 2010   Views: 4,953   - [ Full Article ]

  • Age Is Just A Blunder - Fire Lyte

    If I asked you to choose between asking a 19-year-old kid or a 40-year-old established adult to answer a question about politics, which would you choose? The quick and dirty answer is probably the 40-year-old. We naturally think t ... Posted: March 28th. 2010   Views: 3,618   - [ Full Article ]

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