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  • Saint Patrick’s Day, what are you celebrating?
    Saint Patrick’s Day, what are you celebrating?
    For a brief moment Saint Patrick’s Day appears to be a Pagan holiday with its Celtic themes, shamrocks, leprechauns and rainbows but the reality is that it is the exact opposite. This is why many Pagans are very strict about knowing what you...
  • View from Castle Rock towards Binevenagh, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland.
    Limavady Borough Council will replace the stolen statue of Manannán Mac Lir
    In an article on the BBC on Feb. 11, 2015, information reveals that the council will be replacing the statue of Manannán Mac Lir; In January, one or more perpetrators stole the six-foot sculpture by artist John Sutton from its site on Binevenagh...
  •  View of Reykjavík from the tower of Hallgrímskirkja.
    Architect reveals images of Iceland-based pagan temple under construction
    For the past few weeks, there has been much attention to news about the construction of a pagan temple in Iceland. While earlier information reveals subtle hints about the building’s design, like the use of the golden ratio and the inclusion...
  • Gay Marriage
    First Pagan same-sex marriage in Scotland officially performed
    The first Pagan gay marriage ceremony was performed in Marlins Wynd, Edinburgh on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. A same-sex male couple participated in a handfasting; this is shortly after the passage of a same-sex marriage bill last year. In an article...
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    Will Pagans appreciate the possibility of a ‘Blair Witch’ sequel?
    On ScreenCrush online, writer Britt Hayes explains how the co-director of the 1999 release of “The Blair Witch Project,” Eduardo Sanchez, has hinted at the “inevitability” of a third sequel to the movie. While promoting his...
  • Baptist Pastor openly admits to child abuse
    Baptist Pastor openly admits to child abuse
    This is one of those stories that even as a Pagan, you really wish it was a joke and you have a hard time understanding that it is real. Yet, on January 11, 2015 RawStory published the article and YouTube video of and about a Baptist Pastor openly...
  • Seasonal Happenings
    Seasonal Happenings
    During the past few holiday seasons I have made a concerted effort to note every-day-like events that reflect the essence of the meaning of the season, those times that make you stop, smile or quiver a lip, a be happy to be part of the brotherhood...
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    Interesting facts about the origin of Christmas!
    Dear Readers, I’ve been browsing the internet and came upon the following thought-provoking facts about the origin of Christmas and the holiday season that I thought you might find interesting:During the first centuries A.D. as early...
  • Who Are You?
    Hello! I am ___! Who Are You?
    Who are you? No, really, who are you? In a one word answer, who are you? I’m not asking what your name is. If you changed your name you would still be the same person. So, who are you? How do you define, describe yourself? Are you (fill in...
  • What is Pagan Pride Day?
    What is Pagan Pride Day?
    Although Pagan Pride Day, Pagan Pride, Pagan Pride Project and PPD are all well-known terms in most Pagan circles across the country, here in the Pacific Northwest it is a bit of a mystery that has not been well shared. Here in the Puget Sound we...
  • Christmas Trees: Friend Or Foe?
    The True Origins Of The Christmas Tree
    Christmas is coming up, and a lot of you have probably started to see the rolling out of badly paraphrased or out of context "Jeremiah 10" excerpts paired with condemnations of the Christmas tree as pagan and evil. I would like to...
  • Marduk and Tiamat
    Pagan Parallels in Genesis 1
    Genesis 1 is the opening chapter of the Bible, and one of the Old Testament texts you will hear cited most often in political discussions and debates over the age of the earth and all of that good stuff. But, perhaps because of the politicization...
  • Yule activities for solitary Pagans
    Yule activities for solitary Pagans
    Yule is the Sabbat that marks the birth of the Sun Child and also the battle between the Oak and Holly Kings. Also known as the Winter Solstice this Sabbat falls on or around December 21st every year. For Bangor area Pagans this is a time for...
  • Facebook Petition
    Facebook controversy over using real names now targets Pagans and Wiccans
    There have been cases of people in the past who, for intimidation purposes, would create a Facebook profile with a 'fake name' and use that profile to bully people; basically, they're using it for cyber bullying. There have been...
  • Lovers in Barcelona
    Love is a reality that we embrace everyday
    As a practitioner of paganism, my life constantly reminds me to hold the truth of love in mind and always remember it. The importance of love is an eternal concept, one that can be embraced everyday.If the world believes in anything, it must be...