Pagan Folkways: Richard Shindell

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Richard Shindell is one of the most talented and praised singer-songwriters on the folk music scene. His music also contains a lot of spiritual overtones that might be of interest to many Modern Pagans. [Read more...]

A Halloween History

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So where exactly did most of our Halloween customs come from? Is Halloween truly an ancient pagan festival or something else entirely. The history of Halloween is full of starts and stops, and contains both Christian and Pagan elements. Learn more about many people’s favorite holiday! [Read more...]

Writing Group Ritual

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When you write ritual you are basically answering to three very different entities: yourself, the group you are writing for, and the gods/Earth. Satisfying all three of those things while remaining true to yourself and keeping your entire circle engaged can be near impossible, but Jason makes it easier with some tried and true ritual tips and advice. [Read more...]

Becoming a High Priestess

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After a recent ritual a friend sent me a text message praising my wife as “one gifted natural Witch and High Priestess.” He was right in his assessment, but my wife isn’t a High Priestess because she calls herself one, she’s a High Priestess because she earned the title, and everyone who circles with us knows it. [Read more...]

The Rede of the Wicca

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Where did the Wiccan Rede come from? Is it genuinely old or a product of the 1950′s? Raise the Horns traces the history of the Rede, versions long and short, and argues that parts of it might be genuinely old. [Read more...]

The Old Religion and those Ancient Ways

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Is it OK to call Modern Paganism “The Old Religion?” Are we really practicing “Ancient ways?” At Raise the Horns we say “yes!” to both of these questions. [Read more...]

Leaving Jesus

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Before becoming a Pagan I walked a different road, one with many twists and turns. I called and the many faces of Jesus never seemed to listen. [Read more...]

Looking into the Future: Paganism in 2063

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What does the future hold for Modern Paganism? Crystal balls and tarot cards have been consulted, the future is becoming clearer, but do we really want to go there? [Read more...]

A Mabon Ritual

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It’s Mabon, the Fall Equinox, a time to celebrate the harvest and the people in our lives. If you are looking for a rite to share, or just like reading good ritual, you’ve come to the right place. Happy Harvest! [Read more...]

Witches and Fall Television 2013

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It looks like “witches” are going to be all over network and cable television this Fall. Should we be excited or worried? [Read more...]


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