Beauty In Other People’s Faith

“God’s Work, Our Hands” the quilting volunteers’ t-shirts read. And it is God’s work: they are serving the greater good, and I am grateful that they exist.
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Returning To America : Place As Cultural Experience

This week Traci shares her thoughts on returning to America, and experiencing the culture and sense of place found in the American city of Boston. [Read more…]

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St. John’s Holy Well: east Cork [photos]

Ireland is a land resplendent with ancient sites, and one of the most venerated in the modern day is the Holy Well. Traci happens to live next door to one, and this week she shares photos from the rededication and blessing of the well after recent renovations. [Read more…]

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Graveyard Whispers

Some people think that graveyards are spooky. I find them fascinating places of deep spiritual significance. [Read more…]

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London Calling: connecting with big cities

Cities can get a bad rap in modern paganism, especially in modern witchcraft. We idealize the countryside, dreaming of our little witches’ cottage, and demonize the dirty ole towns. But cities are our unique creations, reflecting human creativity and culture like no other. This week Traci shares her tips for connecting with a true megacity — London, England. [Read more…]

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Bull Stones : the approach of Domhnach Chrom Dubh (Lughnasadh, Lughna Dubh)

The Festival of Lughnassadh is approaching! The earth is swelling, the weather is warm, thunder rolls in the night, and the Irish landscape has been shaped with reminders of this ancient festival of The Bull — Chrom Dubh. [Read more…]

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People and Place

Do people make a place the way it is or does a place shape the people who live there? [Read more…]

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