Page: Profile: Event
||Total Views: 18,826,153
Temple of the 4 Winds announces...
What to Bring: books
Acct. Id: 324070
Event Id: 58463
Pagan Books for Prisoners
When: Regular Ongoing
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Pagan Books for Prisons
Event Details: If you have any extra books on your shelves, or books that you don't use or need anymore (especially books about religion/spirituality, self-help, meditation, or recovery/addiction) , please consider donating them to one of the many prison chapels in our state.
We believe that spirituality and positive life affirmations are essential to focusing one's life in a positive direction.
We also believe that all prisoners should have access to books of their religious beliefs. However, there is always a shortage of these items, in particular, for those of an alternative faith and worship.
For incarcerated Pagans, it is especially hard to find reference materials or books of spiritual enlightenment. Sometimes, the only possible access is from a prison Chapel Library.
As you can probably imagine, there are very few of these type of books available to Wiccans, Native Americans, Asatru, Voodun, and practitioners of other Pagan traditions or non-Christian paths.
There is very limited exposure to any of the Pagan deities, our cosmology or mythology, our rituals, wisdom, practices, ethical and moral codes, knowledge, nature spirituality or traditions.
Spiritual training, celebration, development, and encouragement are important facets of all religious practices. We feel strongly that books are one of our most valuable sources of knowledge and inspiration, and can be powerful tools for transformation.
We encourage anyone who is interested in trying to make a difference, to make donations to your local prison chapel.
We have several donation points set up in the local area, or you may email us for more information.
SPECIAL UPDATE: On Sunday, May 3, 2009, we delivered 301 books to the Women's facility at Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Wisconsin!! The great majority of these books were relevant to Pagan Spirituality and Self-Help. With this donation, we are well on our way to realizing our dream of creating the largest Pagan/Metaphysical Prison Library around! Our sincere THANKS! to all who have participated in this important project!! We appreciate your help and involvement.
Event Location: none in Milwaukee
Event TIME Details: any convenient time
Directions: various locations
Mailing Address: Temple of the 4 Winds, P.O. Box 20791; Milwaukee,
To view ALL of our listings: Click HERE
Contact Us Via Email...
Email Invites Note: NO, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales, events or causes.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.