High days and holy days are one of the most pleasurable aspects of religious and spiritual practices. Festivals can have a variety of purposes, from simple celebrations marking the change of the seasons, to days given over to devotional activities for a particular deity or spirit. 860 more words
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Yes. Remember that when I say that magic and art are equivalent, you should not construe that I am saying that magic is only art; that I’m in some way attempting to downplay magic by conflating it with something everyone believes is commonplace and possible.
This is a serious topic. Many will not be ready to read this, being too firmly in the grip of such things. In this post, I’ll be drawing from numerous traditions – contrary to what I said earlier in this blog (that I would keep this page strictly Anglo-centric) – but I’m only doing so to illustrate that humanity has been part of an all-out war for a very long time. 2,528 more words
‘Wights and Ancestors – Heathenry in a Living Landscape‘ was first published in 2000 and has now been reprinted in 2016 with additional essays. 437 more words