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A Need to Be Special

A Wiccan teenager walked into the store today.  He wore a large pentacle around his neck, he had dyed his hair black and purple, and he wore black fingerless gloves.   299 more words


Out from under the Umbrella

The rain falls with a steady hiss.  It makes distant objects and people indistinct, isolating us, driving us into our own little worlds that extend no further than the reach of our fingers.  1,019 more words



Halloween, All Soul’s Eve, Samhain.

Samhain – a Pagan celebration? Yes and one that has taken on a significance for Neo-Pagans.

A celebration of evil? Please. 701 more words

Observations And Whatnot


I like the way in which the reviewer takes the discussion forward whilst also saying nice things about my book!

A review by Maria Ede-Weaving of  ‘Contemplative Druidry: People, Practice and Potential’ by James Nichol… 886 more words

Reblogged: The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style

By Mitch Horowitz

In The New York Times, 4 July 2014
From: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/05/opinion/the-persecution-of-witches-21st-century-style.html?_r=0

Most people believe that the persecution of “witches” reached its height in the early 1690s with the trials in Salem, Mass., but it is a grim paradox of 21st-century life that violence against people accused of sorcery is very much still with us. 1,633 more words

The Hidden Goddess: Tiamat in the Communion Cup

My unexpected joy of the day was when Tiamat, an ancient Mesopotamian Goddess who I love deeply, played a pivotal role in communion at our Unitarian Universalist campus worship. 782 more words