Real Witches Critique “True Blood”

REUTERS: "Marnie does communicate with the dead but she comes into witchcraft lacking groundedness," said Penczak, author of "The Inner Temple of Witchcraft: Magick, Meditation and Psychic Development. "A witch who gets good training usually learns to balance that with discipline, strength and focus. I would have liked to see a witch who was more competent and had a clearer sense of will and purpose." … [Read more...]

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Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism

PAGAN WRITERS: "Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism is an anthology that encompasses the voices and experiences of minorities within the Pagan community and addresses some of the challenges, stereotyping, frustrations, talents, history and beauties of being different within the racial constructs of typical Pagan or Wiccan groups." … [Read more...]

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Religious Right Calls NAR Pagan?

American Independent: "But the Aug. 6 event has also received sharp criticism from within the conservative Christian movement for some of its sponsors who hail from the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement, a branch of Pentecostalism that some view as pagan because it works to “divorce” America from a demon called Baal." … [Read more...]

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Celebrating Lammas: Some History of the Holiday

SCHOOL OF THE SEASONS: "Now some people say that William the Red was a Lammas sacrifice, that having made a wasteland of his kingdom, he was killed by the people (or the Gods) as a sacrifice to bring new life to the land. And some people say his brother Henry has him assassinated. And some people say that both versions are true." … [Read more...]

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Stop Voting for Pagans?

WaPo ON FAITH: "If potential presidential candidate and current Texas Governor Rick Perry had ties to a religious leader who said, “Stop voting for Catholics,” or “Stop voting for Jews,” those ties would be eliminated immediately - or else he would be swallowed in a firestorm of controversy that would all but destroy his chances." … [Read more...]

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Pagan Defends Ground Zero Cross

NEW YORK PAGANISM EXAMINER: "Also, the object in question is not, shall we say, an intentional cross, but some twisted beams that resemble one; no one deliberately set it there, and after appearing in hundreds of newspaper pictures and articles, it could certainly be argued that it has become symbolic of hope, of endurance, of belief in the power of good over evil.  Are those strictly religious viewpoints?" … [Read more...]

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Pagans celebrate their pride in British Columbia

VERNON MORNING STAR: "Okanagan Wiccans, Druids, Pagans, Witches, Heathens, Shamans and members of many other earth-based faiths will gather once again to celebrate their Pagan Pride Aug. 6 at Cenotaph Park in Vernon." … [Read more...]

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Largest Upper Midwest Pagan Festival opens in 10 days

PNC-MINNESOTA: "Sacred Harvest Festival (SHF), located in southern Minnesota near Albert Lea, opens Saturday, August 6th, The last day to register online and before gate rates is Sunday, July 31st.  I had the chance to interview Bress Nicneven, festival site director and board member of Harmony Tribe , the event’s sponsor." … [Read more...]

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A Witch’s Initiation

WICCAN FRIEND: "Tomorrow I will be initiated into Rose Hollow Coven and will have earned my First Degree.  It is as it should be an acknowledgement of service to my Lord and Lady.  There is benefit though to being a part of a coven.  I have a wiser HP and HPS to help me walk through it this time and offer the coven my service.  With their help I hope to become a better pagan and well rounded High Priest.  I also hope that I am able to teach them a few things.  Knowing the kind of people they … [Read more...]

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Salem Licensing Board Session On Threats Sign Of The Times

SALEM PATCH: "Many different people and businesses have contributed to the success of the Salem tourist trade. No one person was solely responsible for its creation and no one personality drives it today. October looms just ahead and it would be well advised for all to put egos, agendas, and personal feelings aside and focus on having a successful season." … [Read more...]

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