Category Archives: Paganism

PBP: Guarding Our Communities

Earlier this week, Pagan author and folk musician Kenny Klein was arrested and confessed to possession of child pornography. Reactions from the Pagan world have not exactly been diverse. I am glad no one is saying it’s not a big deal.  I … Continue reading

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PBP: The Fantasy and Reality of Witchcraft and Paganism

My first glimpses into the world of Wicca, Paganism, and Witchcraft came through a somewhat uncommon source: estate sales.  As a child I went to estate sales every Saturday and Thursday morning with my Granny.  Granny was creative, so she … Continue reading

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Altars – what’s yours like?

I have kept an altar for most of my practice, but I have also gone years where it is not possible.  So, right now I am once again in transition and probably won’t be keeping a big formal altar in … Continue reading

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Talking with the Beloved Dead

A devotional practice for the Beloved Dead can be a comforting practice.  While I believe the dead are always with us, creating a sacred space for them in your life can give you a way to deal with difficult losses. … Continue reading

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Scratching Back: chicken’s foot charms

Chicken’s feet charms are common in the American South, Voodoo, Hoodoo, and Conjure traditions.  These traditions focus on a practical, low-cost approach to magick: which is part of what I like about them.  Another advantage of Hoodoo is that it’s … Continue reading

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PBP: Thoughts on Queenship

Pagan Blog Project 2013: Q is for Queenship. The Wiccan triple Goddess is traditionally Maiden-Mother-Crone; representing the female lifecycle.  However in my personal practice I tend to think and work a little differently.  In my own mind and practice I … Continue reading

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Witchy Wednesday: Wands

Bringing back the witches tools: I have a new tool!  Wands are used in many ways and by many magickal people, not just witches.  For a lot of Witches wands are used almost like athames.  I don’t really use an … Continue reading

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Messages, Omen, and Signs

I believe the Gods are always speaking.  We are bombarded with thousands of messages everyday.  However they come, we need to be careful in reading these messages.  I’m sure everyone can think of that one person on their life who … Continue reading

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The Maiden’s Dance

PBP M is for Maidenhood. Wicca is a mystery tradition as much as it is an Earth based spirituality.  While some Wiccans may focus more on cycles of the earth, the Triple Goddess is central to Wicca.    This article … Continue reading

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Blessed Midsummer

It occurred to me yesterday: exactly 10 years ago I celebrated Midsummer at Stonehenge. It doesn’t seem that long ago, but those experiences play a large role in who I am today. I feel so blessed to have had that … Continue reading

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