Relying On Faith

I need to start this post with this note before getting on with the topic at hand. When I wrote about realizing that traditional Witchcraft was a Mystery Tradition and not a religion, I received a lot of positive feedback from trad folk. It was an odd thing, because they seemed to not understand I [Read More…]

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What have you done, Paula Deen, Paula Deen?

I’m a Southern girl. I will fry anything. Chicken, pork chops, okra, squash, and even pickles. It’s true that Southern cooking tends to be a bit heavy on the butter and deep fat frying, but honestly, every Southern cook I know whips up healthier meals than Paula Deen. So after pushing sugar and butter for [Read More…]

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Hitchens and the Ultimate Human Limitation

It’s fascinating how news shapes our lives. When I awoke this morning I had no intention of writing about Christopher Hitchens and every intention of writing about human limitations. And yet, it seems Hitchens has met the ultimate human limitation: mortality. No, this won’t be one of those posts about the fate of Hitchens soul. [Read More…]

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Hospitality is the Law

Hospitality is the foundation of Paganism. Reciprocal relationships, maintaining the right order of things, Ma’at, the mos maiorum, harmony: whatever you call it, hospitality is key in nearly every Pagan religion, ancient or modern. This I believe. Down here in the South hospitality is simply called manners, and manners are a big deal in the [Read More…]

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