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Christmas: Christian or Pagan?

Pastor McClarty takes a look at the various Babylonian and Celtic religious influences that are found in our Christmas traditions.


Re-Thinking the Wheel: First Harvest

As part of rebuilding my practice, I’ve wanted to begin reexamining how I celebrate the sabbats- if at all. Like many, I’ve found that the Wheel of the Year that has been used across the Pagan community at large, just simply doesn’t fit for a number of reasons: my local climate not quite lining up just right for the sabbats, simply not connecting with certain holidays, etc. 468 more words

The Patchwork Crow

Lughnasagh 2016

Today did not go at all as I hoped.  It flashes me back to a childhood of well-intended Sunday school lesson preparation, Christmas Eve services, and other ritualistic holiday events where my every intention was to be angelic, but the actual results were somewhat messier. 344 more words


Epona - Goddess of the Land by Deanne Quarrie

This week I bought a pendant that caught my attention.  It is Celtic knot work of horses, meant to represent Epona.  This triggered my interest in Epona and off I went to learn more. 875 more words


Summer Solstice: Pagan Sun Celebrations in Field and Church

“Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the peoples are vanity. 1,149 more words

End Time Deception

The Month of May!

The month of May begins and ends with the focus on pagan deities.  Mother’s Day honors a mother goddess and Mother Nature while Memorial Day honors the dead with burnt offerings aka  BBQ! 14 more words