What is your heart song?

Matthew J. T. Stepanek was born the youngest of four children, all who inherited Dysautonomic Mitochondrial Myopathy from their mother. She did not know about her condition until after they were born. Mattie began writing poetry when he was three and eventually had several books published. He traveled speaking for peace and tolerance and served [Read More…]

TED Presentation by physicist Janna Levin: The sound the universe makes

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. www.ted.com/ VIDEO: Audio and Video of Saturn’s Rings taken by NASA’s Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan 2007. Uploaded by gregreese. [Read more…]

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…]


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