A Pagan Memorial Day

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A history of Memorial Day and a small ritual in honor of the holiday and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. [Read more...]

Handfastings & Weddings: A Guide

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Planning a wedding or a handfasting? A few rites and tips to make your ceremony and day even more special. [Read more...]

Summer Pagan Festivals 2015: A Guide

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Looking for something to do this summer? Here are almost literally dozens of festivals to choose from. Also, theme songs for every festival! [Read more...]

They’re Remaking “The Craft” Don’t Get Upset

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So they might remake the move “The Craft.” Maybe the news isn’t as bad as some people think. [Read more...]

Little White Lies: Christian Books on Modern Witchcraft

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People have written some rather absurd things about Modern Witchcraft over the past thirty years. Sadly most of those writers know better, which makes them either delusional or liars. [Read more...]

“The Craft” Didn’t Change Everything

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“The Craft” is sometimes credited with spearheading the Witchcraft Revival of the 1990′s, but instead of being trendsetting, it was simply a Hollywood-reaction to an already ongoing pop-culture phenomenon. [Read more...]

Brigid: Warrior Saint and Historic Rebel

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St. Brigid is both historical figure and character of folklore and shared more than a name with her Pagan Goddess counterpart. It is through St. Brigid that the clearest glimpse into Brigid the Goddess can be found. [Read more...]

Missing Beltane

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Reflections on spending Beltane away from home, and why that’s harder to do with Beltane than some of the other sabbats. [Read more...]

Beltane Past: Fire and Folklore

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We know very little about the ancient celebration of Beltane. It most certainly existed, but it was probably very different from how most of us celebrate it today. [Read more...]

Beltane Ritual 2015

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Before maypoles and Morris dancers Beltane was essentially a fire festival. The central working in this ritual comes directly from an old Scottish “Bel-tein” rite. [Read more...]


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