We don’t generally think of the Witches of the late 60’s and early 70’s as “recording artists” but a few Witches did release records back then, and generally for major labels. Take a trip in the Raise the Horns wayback machine and start up the turntable, we’ve got Witches coming at you in stereo! [Read more…]
I have a confession to make. When I first started out in Paganism some twenty-odd years ago I was what some of you might call a “Fluffy Bunny” and looking back on it I wouldn’t change a thing. [Read more…]
A couple of weeks ago I somehow ended up in a discussion about The Charge of the Goddess on social media. I think the argument was about “who wrote the Charge?” a question which is more complex than most people realize.
What good is Paganism? It’s the rock the modern world was built upon, and on an individual level it’s certainly made me a better person. In a broader sense I also believe that Modern Paganism is pushing society forward and reminding people of their responsibility to the Earth. [Read more…]
Easter is the Western World’s “Spring Festival du jour,” its popularity in the United States most likely connected to how little Jesus actually remains within it. Certainly Jesus is a big deal in churches, but the trappings of the holiday are about the Earth’s rebirth and fertility.
Can there be Paganism without the occult? Probably, but I think it would be extremely diminished and certainly doesn’t represent our past. [Read more…]
Jason remembers his friend CJ Tremlett who passed away of cancer over the weekend. CJ was a warm and wonderful person, and she will be missed. [Read more…]
Just a few ways to celebrate the Spring Equinox . . . . Ideas for rituals, parties, gatherings and more! Here’s to the Spring! Here’s to Ostara! [Read more…]
A Witchy Ostara rite celebrating the return of the Spring, now with bubbles! Celebrate the Maiden and the Young Horned God as they continue on their journey through the Wheel of the Year. [Read more…]