A Mother to Many

I can’t have children. With that simple statement comes images of an infant’s downy checks under soft hazel eyes wrapped up in a blanket, a toddler racing up to me wanting her mommy to see what she’s found. There are many different children I see with different combinations of my traits and those of my [Read More…]

Enter the Mind of Alan Moore

What do you think of when you ponder the Magical Arts? For some it’s the divisions of magic into different types of craft such as herb lore, divination, working with spirits and other such skills. Lately I’ve been viewing the magical arts as music, writing, hand made crafts, and other works of art. Alan Moore [Read More…]

Letters Along the Paths of Wisdom

My husband Michael, our friend, and I gather weekly to share lunch and study. We’re a diverse group with my husband being a magician, I’m a Neo-Pagan Gaian, and our friend is a Catholic occultist. What draws us together is our desire to learn about our world, our souls, and the greater mystery of how [Read More…]

My Moral Dilemma with Medical Testing on Animals

I’m struggling with a moral dilemma. I strongly believe that all animals are independent living beings that deserve to be treated with compassion. Yet I rely on medications manufactured by pharmaceutical companies that test on animals. Even if I didn’t take manufactured drugs, I would have to ingest animal parts, such as pig and cow [Read More…]

Practical and Magical Wildfire Safety

I was listening to Modern Pagan Podcast’s (Correction: Pagan Weekly News) June 10th episode where RevKess and Zaracon discussed the Colorado wildfires. (Thank you for mentioning the anthology and blog!) Even in cities sixty miles away from the major blaze, there is thick smoke tainting the air with its acrid smell. The haze dims streetlights [Read More…]

Pagans with Disabilities or Developmental Differences Anthology Still Accepting Submissions

Please Distribute Call for Submissions/Writers: E-mail for inquiries and submissions: tara.miller21 (at) gmail.com; please put “Immanion Press Anthology Submission” in your subject line. The new submission date for rough drafts is August 31, 2012. Megalithica Books, an imprint of Immanion Press (Stafford, U.K./Portland, OR, U.S.A.) is seeking submissions for a magic anthology from the perspective [Read More…]

Quality Captioning and Transcriptions Open Up Clearer Communication for Members of the Entire Pagan Community

When someone who is visually impaired uses a computer, they will either have the images enlarged or they use a reader program. How can a picture, graphic, or other image be read? It can’t unless the web designer is a great coder. There are programs and more tech savy ways to embed images with descriptions [Read More…]

Movie Review: A Thousand Words

In the Pagan community, there is a saying that words have power therefore we need to be cautious of what we say. The Universe or a Deity might grant our wish in unexpected ways. The comedy A Thousand Words offers a reminder that people often throw words around meaninglessly. Eddie Murphy plays Jack McCall a [Read More…]

My/Our Great Work

Reading Star Foster’s blog post “Make Good Art and Do the Work” and watching Neil Gaiman’s speech to university graduates has had the wheels of my mind turning on the subject for several days. (Here’s the video and transcript.) Apparently I am the most stubborn person to contemplate a spiritual path because fate had to [Read More…]

Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. Deaf Pagan Community I got an email from Luna who started the Deaf Pagan Network. Luna is a High Priestess in Nova Scotia [Read More…]