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The Bird Goddess by Judith Shaw

Birds soaring high above the earth reaching for the heavens have long inspired humans as links to the divine realm. Birds fulfill various functions in world cultures and religions – from playing a central role in creation, to birth, to healing, to death; from messenger to trickster to oracle. 914 more words


On Expressing A Pagan Worldview

I’ve had a few days to reflect upon the election. I’ve read and reread my last post many times, and have spent a lot of time reading posts by other Pagans. 703 more words

Everyday Life

Let us Tend the World Hearth Flame

I have a candle that was lit at the Brigid Shrine in Kildare. I received it as a gift from my Grove last Imbolc. I haven’t done anything with it until now. 575 more words


A Belated Blessed Samhain to you all.

Unfortunately, I did not perform the Samhain ritual I so wanted to do. Between drama related to a group project for one of my classes, and the start of NaNoWriMo, ritual slipped away and didn’t happen. 195 more words


Tailtiu, Celtic Earth Goddess of Endurance by Judith Shaw

The Celts were fascinated by the number three – triple designs, images and triadic ideas. The Goddesses and Gods who related to the mysterious rather than the mundane nature of life were always worshiped in threes. 980 more words


Elen of the Ways by Judith Shaw

Dawn follows darkness; shining day gives way to starry night – cycles of change and flow.

Elen of the Ways is She who guides us on these paths of change. 1,000 more words


Chaos Paganism's Calendar: Samhain for a Modern Pagan

Samhain is next month, and I’m excited! It’s my favorite holiday, both secularly and spiritually. I absolutely intend to wear a costume, even if only a simple one, that Monday evening to class! 631 more words