Beltane Ritual 2014

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Beltane is the most joyous of holidays, but it’s also a great time to remind ourselves about our responsibility to the Earth. Celebrate the start of summer, but while celebrating, remember to give a little something of yourself to our Universal Mother too! [Read more...]

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Gateways to Paganism: The Wicker Man

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Is the perfect Beltane movie a “horror” film? Probably not, but “The Wicker Man” comes pretty close and is an important moment in the history of Modern Paganism. [Read more...]

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Writing Beltane

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Beltane is a joyous time of year to be a Pagan, but the sabbat its self is a difficult one to write. There are many things associated with Beltane certainly worth celebrating, but expressing those in a clear and positive way during ritual can be challenging. [Read more...]

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Beltane Traditions

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Beltane is a holiday rich in tradition, and many of its most cherished traditions can be traced directly back to the pagans of antiquity. Celebrate the start of May with maypoles, Morris Dancers, May Queens, and the Jack in the Green. [Read more...]

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Summer Pagan Festivals: A Guide

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For many folks the summer sunshine means Pagan Festival Season. Get the inside scoop on many of North America’s biggest festivals, all without having to leave your favorite chair. [Read more...]

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Easter Myths

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Easter was not named after Ishtar, and the goddess Eostre wasn’t friends with a giant anthropomorphic rabbit. Misinformation abounds at Easter and might be more abundant than chocolate bunnies and jellybeans. [Read more...]

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Light in the Darkness: Healing & Hope

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I’ve never been one to believe that magic is capable of solving all of life’s problems, and certainly issues like the ones we are currently confronting in the Pagan Community require more than the right words and stones, but magic can still be of help. Sometimes the right spell helps to put things in perspective while providing a little clarity. [Read more...]

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Rolling the Religion Dice

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Arch-angels, Baron Samedi, and Aphrodite all a part of the same circle . . . . . it’s like the ritual was put together with a set of Pagan Religion Dice.™ [Read more...]

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Jesus and the Pagan Gods

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Jesus is often said to be a “dying and resurrecting god,” but is such a statement accurate? If Jesus is not a dying and resurrecting god is he still related to the pagan deities of antiquity? Easter-season provides a great backdrop for exploring those questions and more. [Read more...]

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The Non-Adept’s Guide to Gerald Gardner

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The importance of Gerald Gardner to Modern Witchcraft and Modern Paganism cannot be overstated. Gardner was one of the first people in the Twentieth Century to publicly self-identify as a Witch, and he either created, revealed, or refined the first long lasting and influential tradition within Modern Paganism. For those interested in Gardner, here’s where to start. [Read more...]

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