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The Horse and the Water-Horse

Horses may be the most important animal in Irish mythology, rivaled only by cows. They had major socio-economic importance in ancient and medieval Ireland – people’s livelihood depended on good, strong horses, and the relationship between a human and their horse was mythologised as something of a magical union. 475 more words

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Pagan Blog Project: H is for (My) Heathenry

I’ve always considered myself, within heathenry, to be a heathen–just a heathen, nothing more specific, nothing more defined. (I’ve heard that some heathens have an issue with multifaith folks who count heathenry among their practices; maybe I am just fortunate in the people I have met, but this hasn’t been my experience so I’m not going to address it here, apart from mentioning that I decided years ago not to use the word “Asatru” to describe myself and that was one of the reasons.) 209 more words

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PBP: E is for Egg

When Pagans think of eggs they usually associate it with Ostara or other Pagan faith. What most Pagans, let alone Kemeticists, realize is eggs have a symbolic significance with the Ancient Egyptians as well. 390 more words

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Pagan Blog Project: H is for Hearth and Home

Paganism, they say, is a nature-based religion. It’s one of the primary identifiers, one of the things that’s always included in “What is a Pagan” articles and lists. 192 more words

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Sticks and Stones and Heka

There’s an old saying, “Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” ┬áIt’s like a child’s anti-bullying mantra that follows along with the commonly known Eleanor Roosevelt saying, “ 1,131 more words

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Pagan Blog Project: G is a Gift for a Gift

As a semi-reconstructionist polytheist, I don’t necessarily adhere to every single aspect of historical practice, but reciprocity is a principle that I hold to absolutely. A gift for a gift. 231 more words

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Grey Skies, Galoshes and Greed: the (Druid?) Ethics of Weather Magic

It seems to me (and this is just my interpretation) that there are two types of modern druid magic. In one, the focus is on the images of ancient druids controlling the forces of nature. 912 more words

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