The challenge from Patheos: Explain your faith in 200 words or less. Well, first off, it’s not a Faith; it’s a Practice……but, Challenge: Accepted! Except, these words here don’t count towards the total. This is just the prologue; the explanation; the set-up. The real words, the countdown clock – the deadline! Start…..right……now: [Read more…]
Archives for March 2013
The Witches are slowly gaining access to seats at the Grown-Ups table of religions, but we should not expect any sort of instant hand-up from a group that took until 1992 to agree that that Earth does indeed revolve around the Sun. [Read more…]
A good-size Ovoo will quickly absorb all of the available rocks from the vicinity, so travelers got in the habit of always carrying a few stones with them on their travelers. This makes Ovoos into veritable treasuretroves for Geologists who can observe (just observe – they are shrines after all) rocks from all over the continent. This is the kind of thing that gets Geologists very excited. And then they say things like “oh dear” and “my word”. [Read more…]
Ooh! New term alert! I honestly had never heard of the term “Witch Dream” before. But that’s not too surprising. I rarely make any distinction between my religious life and my mundane life. To me “Witch Dream” is a redundant phrase. Every dream I have is a Witch Dream, just like every hike I take is a Pagan Hike, and every corn fritter I eat is the Holy Eucharist. [Read more…]
Dear Ask Angus,
Zack: I am a teenager (male) and new to the Craft, and I’m wondering if its really true that I could turn someone into a toad. Can Witches do that?
Dear Zack: Turn you into a toad? No. But I could make you THINK that you were a toad. [Read more…]