Selling Spellwork

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“Selling spellwork” is a part of our heritage. Cunning-folk didn’t give their expertise away for free. Just because you don’t want to buy a spell doesn’t mean the people selling such services are bad Pagans or Witches. [Read more...]

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Etsy Bans Spellwork?

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The online storefront Etsy has recently changed what can be sold on the site. Of specific interest to Pagans is the ban “of (any) metaphysical service that promises or suggests it will effect a physical change . . .even if it delivers a tangible item. ” [Read more...]

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Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

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Lots of ideas to help plan your Midsummer ritual or gathering. The Summer Solstice is full of mythology and lore that makes for effective ritual. [Read more...]

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Not Fakelore: The Burning Times

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Were the Burning Times a real event? Most certainly, but not necessarily in the way some people imagine. [Read more...]

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Not Fakelore: The Witchcraft Revival

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So was Gerald Gardner initiated into a coven of Witches in 1939? Even if he wasn’t, could there be some truth in the story anyways? [Read more...]

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Pagan Pilgrimage: Las Vegas!?!

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It’s not Stonehenge, but there is some cool Pagan themed stuff in Las Vegas. It’s not going to be everyone’s glass of whiskey, but there’s fun to be had and gods to see. [Read more...]

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12 Reasons You Can Call “God” Mother

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Calling “God” Mother is perfectly acceptable, and it’s not just for Pagans! [Read more...]

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Unbroken Traditions, Or, How the Death of Traditional Wicca Is A Myth

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Is Traditional Wicca dying? That most certainly depends on who you ask. [Read more...]

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My New Favorite Demon: The Charlie Challenge

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Do demons speak through pencils? I’m guessing not, but “The Charlie Challenge” is as American as Apple Pie. [Read more...]

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The Journey Into Spirit

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Do we do enough as Pagans to prepare for the inevitably of death? [Read more...]

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