Raise the HornsThe Triumph of Mabon
Even though many don't particularly like it, the word "Mabon" has come to signify the Autumn Equinox and early Fall. Is that a triumph or a tragedy?
The Urban Pagan HomesteadWheel of the Year~Autumn Equinox at the Homestead
"“My Lord, I hear the sounds of the successful Hunt and I feel the rightness of Death. All things, all beings, must leave this life, and their falling is as glorious as their rising.” “Lady, you speak wisdom. Death feeds Life feeds Death, and so it shall always be. Now the days grow short, and there is still much to be done. I look forward to the time when I will rest in your arms.” Jenya writes on the beginning of the end...
Under the Ancient OaksHistory is Inspirational Not Authoritative
Ronald Hutton’s new book Pagan Britain shows how history can provide a framework and inspiration for our own beliefs and practices, but it cannot tell us the One Right and True Way. If history teaches us anything it’s that there is no One Right and True Way.
Paths Through The ForestsOn the Indiscriminate Killing of Voles
How can an artist who creates with animal hides and bones so vehemently defend the life of one little vole in a field?
Staff of AsclepiusLife hacks
Some thoughts on managing short-term memory issues, tips and tricks to get more organized and functional both mundanely and magically.
A Witch's AshramReviewing the New Hindu Toolbox
Niki reviews Ambaa's New Hindu Toolbox.
Voodoo UniverseVoodoo Universe Explores Babalu Aye and Ricky Ricardo
Babalu Aye is an Orisha, or demi-god, in the religion of Santeria, more properly known as La Regla Lucumi. Most people, however, only recognize the words as those of the popular television character Ricky Ricardo, played by Desi Arnaz on I Love Lucy, one of the most famous shows of all time.
Agora/Seekers and GuidesSeekers and Guides: A Few Books that I Think Every Witch Should Read (Part Two)
Sable Aradia continues her list of books that she believes every Witch should read, with a few honorable mentions.
The Allergic PaganRoots of the Deep Ecology Tree: Aldo Leopold, “Thinking Like a Mountain”
"The land is one organism. ... The outstanding scientific discovery of the twentieth century is not television, or radio," wrote Aldo Leopold, "but rather the complexity of the land organism."