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Greetings and Salutations!

Hey there, fellow witch-bits! My name’s Ets, and I am finally going public on my journey through witch-dom. Ever since I was nine, I have been in love with everything to do with magic (okay, yes, Harry Potter may have helped motivate me): I devoured books about numerology, ghosts, fairies, Solomon’s Ring, and the Hand of Glory; I memorized all of the tables of correspondences listed in those books; I practiced the mini “spells,” including one that was supposed to make me talk with animals; and I dreamed of a day when I, too, could be a Real Live Witch (TM). 417 more words

Personal

Relationship, Hospitality, Race: A Druid’s Thoughts

Hospitality can, at times, be a complex thing. It does lie at the core of our tradition. With the knowledge that we have in the 21st century of interrelationships of all life I think we should be able to recognize that we are guests on this planet ourselves. 412 more words

Druidism

Faith-Based Wars: The First in a Series of Very Complicated Conversations

Any topic that qualifies as a complicated conversation generally contains a lot of heated passion from every side, regardless of the topic being explored. I will of course be talking from my own point of view, so go with the assumption that it’s my opinion. 3,550 more words

Christianity

A Note On Celtic Reconstructionism

I’ve noticed so much confusion around social media lately about reconstruction, and Celtic Reconstruction in particular that I’m going to make my small part to hopefully unmuddy the waters. 615 more words

Polytheism

You know me? You don't know me

I am not a reconstructionist.

There. I said it. I feel better now, I think.

I was strongly drawn to reconstructionism in the beginning. It seems so academic. 1,070 more words

Deities

Reblog: Reconstruction, Revival, and Styrofoam Cake Syndrome

Rev. Tamara L. Siuda has an excellent point in her post on Polytheist.com: Reconstruction, Revival, and Styrofoam Cake Syndrome

The Shinto poet Matsuo Basho, who also lived during a period of thoughtful, intense polytheist reconstructionism, wrote: “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old.

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Religion And Spirituality

Preterism Answered

Preterism is the last of the faulty Rapture doctrines we’ll examine, as we’ve pretty much gotten all of them.

There’s a few more eschatological positions we’ll examine, but this is the last of the “timing” rapture stances. 2,336 more words

Apologetics