Witchvox Weekly Update for 7/12/1997|
Author: Witchvox Central
Posted: July 12th. 1997
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Bright blessings and welcome to the Home Page of the Witches' Voice on the world wide web. On this page you will find the absolute latest information related to modern day WitchCraft and the activities of the Neo-Pagan global community. We update this page every couple of days so feel free to bookmark it for future reference
Modern Day Witchcraft...
A Personal Belief System?
Is Unity Really Possible?
Pagan Unity?: Can we even use the two words in the same sentence? We have seen a definite movement in this direction and we have also seen many of the obstacles that stand in the way of such an effort.
Can we find some common ground that will define ourselves as a religion- or are we destined to remain as isolated groups holding on to just our own personal belief systems? Can the two - the individual belief system and the common good of all defined as a religion - be reconciled? The answer we give may in fact determined the future of us all...
Click HERE to surf to the Quest for Unity Chapter Index.
|The Witches' Voice IS going there...|
This marks the beginning of a brand new section here at the Voice related to this issue and the possiblities there in. Listen to the many voices, submit YOUR thoughts and tell us what the Craft of the Wise means to you.
| Is Pagan Unity a possibility?|
The dawning of the age of mass communication through the Internet has allowed us to connect with Witches, Wiccans and Pagans from all corners of the globe. Solitary practitioners are no longer isolated within the confines of their geographic area nor restricted by the limitations of their local environment. Covens and groups can now share traditional beliefs with others of like mind. Witch web pages are springing up literally overnight. What does all this mean to the Pagan community?
The immediate access to information on issues related to Witches, Wiccans and Pagans allows everyone to help those of the Craft in need of assistance, answer questions from those new to our Ways and interact on many other levels. This has been a very exciting and rewarding experience. Pagan groups involved in anti-defamation and activist work have been able to mobilize others on important issues and make some real changes of lasting impact. We have found that we are not alone anymore. But where do we go from here?
We are constantly encountering individuals and groups who speak in similar general terms, yet use a different language in many ways. We are in contact with all our inherent differences - along with our implied similarities.
This may be the time and place, this age of intercommunication, that makes it all possible.
Solitaire or Coven?
Witches Speak Out!
| Introducing the WVOX Essay Series...|
Each month The Witches' Voice will publish essays from Witches, Wiccans and Pagans from around the world. We would love to hear from you! Check out our Editorial Submission Guidelines page for a submission guidelines and topic list and other details.
The month of July opens with some thoughts from three Pagans on the topic of "Solitary or Coven?" Some Witches are solitary by choice, some by chance. Some have experienced both settings, some would like to. There are pros and cons to each approach. Maybe hearing what some other Witches have experienced will help you find your own best Path. (Luna graphic by Steven Craig Hickman)
|The Pagan WebCrafters' Association Rules!|
PWA is a HOT, new and loose coalition of WebCrafters from the Pagan/Occult Web... Born just last week, PWA already offers a sterling site and an outstanding reference for all things related to your web weaving needs and related questions. Hosted by the incredible Craig of EarthWisdom.com, PWA features the work of some of the best of the Pagan Web. The Witches' Voice is both proud and thrilled to be a part of this wonderful venture. If you are a Pagan web designer you will want to join this group for sure...
Truly serving the Magical community - So Mote it Be!
"Serving the Magickal, Occult, and
Pagan Earth Community."
|Contact a Witch now over 1,000...|
Witch contacts from all over the world just keep pouring in and this week alone we added another 100 new Wiccan contacts. The "Contact a Witch" pages have grown in a major way over the last couple of months and and now list over 1,000 Wiccan contacts from all over the planet ranging in age from 16-70. Surf to our "Your Voice Matters" page, tell us what you think and get listed.... United we stand for sure.
|WVOX Pagan Web Sites listing approaches 500... |
Here at the Witches' Voice we feature a current listing 472 Pagan web sites... Each and every one is annotated by the WebCrafters themselves. Broken up in to several categories for easy look up and navigation this section also flags all the new ones that have been listed during the current moon cycle. Sections include: Witch/Pagan Links, Religious Freedom Fighters, International Witch Sites, Pagan/Witch NEWS Sites, The WVOX "Voice of the Week" Award winners, a way to list YOUR Pagan/Witch Web Site, Witch Products & Supplies, Mystical/Occult Sites & Friends of the Voice. If you are a Witchcraft or Pagan Web site and would like to be listed here, fill out our simple form and grab one of our logos.
472 Pagan Web Sites
|Magic Beans Coffee House... Now O-Pan! |
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