Archives for March 2011

Community Linkage

Pagan Fundraiser for Japan Disaster Relief Through Doctors Without Borders At the time of this post, almost $16,000 of the $30,00 goal has been raised in just four days. “Pagans from all over the country have donated and stepped forward to endorse the project. We received donations from individuals as well as organizations. To all [Read More…]

Ironically, stolen Pagan store sign is almost driven back.

This morning on Facebook I came across a status update from my friend, Marta. Her husband, Michael Correll also known as Freak Phil on Youtube and Santa Cruz Pirate Radio, is the owner of The Sacred Grove Pagan and metaphysical shop in Santa Cruz, California. At about 4 pm on March 15, a black SUV [Read More…]

Get Your Green On: Gardening for Everyone

Anyone can garden, indoors or out, by thoughtfully choosing their level of commitment and accessibility. Gardening can be as simple as herbs and bean sprouts on a window sill to the complex planning and creation of large pathways between raised beds. It is possible to have a garden in urban areas by transforming lawns, using [Read More…]

The Magick of Being Stuck in a Rock and a Hard Place

Aron Ralston’s life changed when he was trapped for 127 hours in the Blue John Canyon of Utah’s vast desert. There are parallels between his transformation and the Seven Principles of Magick. www.patheos.com/community/paganswithdisabilities/2011/03/11/699/ IMAGE: Digital photograph of Aron Ralston in a red jacket at sunset, in the mountains of Central Colorado, near Independence Pass (Aspen), [Read More…]

The Seven Principles of Magick

by Tara Miller (Masery) and M. R. Miller (Arkayne Magii) Originally posted at The Witches’ Voice. The Principle of Attraction Everything we think, say, and do involves the exchange of magickal energy, and likewise, everything that we experience or observe has an affect on us on a magickal level – often completely unnoticed – and [Read More…]

In the News

Associated Press/Yahoo! News “Preemie birth preventive spikes from $10 to $1,500” by Mike Stobbe Other companies covered the cost of developing and researching Makena. It is a progesterone given as a weekly shot to prevent premature delivery. KV Pharmaceutical of suburban St.Louis won government approval to exclusively sell the drug. The move was originally supported [Read More…]

Community Linkage

Qwiki www.qwiki.com I stumbled upon Qwiki the speaking Wikipedia. You type in a topic and hit “Play”. So I typed in “Paganism” and a fairly pleasant female voice spoke about the topic. The small screen included scrolling text and a collage of images that zoomed in and out. Unfortunately, the computer generate voice pronounces Paganism [Read More…]

The Pagan Community Isn't Ready to Aid Members In Health Care Facilities

There are around a million Pagans in the US and only a handful of Pagans who have experience or training for counseling in hospitals or hospice. As a person with chronic health issues, I’ve been to the emergency room many times. I’m grateful that only once I had to be admitted overnight and that turned [Read More…]

Community Building: Research and Donations

Professional Folklorist Calls for Interviews with Polytheists about Faith By now you’ve noticed I like to promote research within the Pagan community. Any chance we have to learn more about our theology/theaology, practices, customs, or views is an important one. These opportunities show us how much we have in common and we can learn new [Read More…]

America Is Not Broke

For full details about the Madison Movement please read the Staff of Asclepius post “US and UK Unite to Uncut Social Benefits” www.patheos.com/community/paganswithdisabilities/2011/02/25/saturday-us-and-uk-citizens-unite-to-uncut-social-benefits/ ‘America Is NOT Broke’: Michael Moore Speaks in Madison, WI — March 5, 2011 Video by Riley Moore The text of the speech is available at www.michaelmoore.com/words/mike-friends-blog/america-is-not-broke [Read more…]


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