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  • 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...
  • Happy Mabon!
    Mabon Celebration!
    Wisdom House Altoona invites you to join them in a Mabon Celebration!Mabon is the next Sabbat on the Pagan calendar as the Wheel of the Year and Cycle of Life spins endlessly. It is the time of the Fall Equinox, falling on Sept. 22 this year. The...
  • Puget Sound Pagan Pride Day is coming
    Puget Sound Pagan Pride Day is coming
    We are just around the corner from the Central Puget Sound Pagan Pride Day event and it is expected to be a great event this year. The Pagan Pride Day event will be held on Saturday, October 4 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Freighthouse Square in...
  • Review of The Goddess Mythological Images of the Feminine
    Review of The Goddess Mythological Images of the Feminine
    The book, The Goddess Mythological Images of the Feminine, was written by Christine Downing in the late 1970's. Any Pagan woman seeing the title of this book would instantly pick it up and purchase it without ever opening it prior to leaving...
  • Mabon correspondences
    Pagan Sabbats: Mabon correspondences
    Mabon is also known as Autumn Equinox. This Sabbat falls on or around September 21st each year. Mabon is known is the second of the harvest festivals. This Sabbat also marks the first day of autumn. There are many activities, deities, colors,...
  • Review of Valhalla Rising
    Review of Valhalla Rising
    There are not many Pagan movies out there that are not witch fantasy, a documentary or actually about Christian view of Paganism. Valhalla Rising is none of those and although it is a fictional film, it is filled with Pagan ideas and commentary...
  • Dare to Fly!
    Close to the Edge
    “God stirs up our comfortable nest and pushes us over the edge of them and we are forced to use our wings.”…..Hannah Whitall SmithHanah Whitall Smith, 2/7/1832-5/1/1911, was a lay speaker and author. She was active in the U.S....
  • Alone Time
    Alone Time
    We have all experienced it. The need, desire, wanting to be alone, alone with our own, and only our own, thoughts, dreams, words and memories. We may choose "alone time" when we need to concentrate and focus, avoiding distractions, or...
  • Half-Empty? Half-Full?
    An Empty Glass?
    How do you see your world? Half empty? Half full? Partly cloudy? Partly sunny? I won't win so why should I play? Which phrases sound familiar to you?How we look at our lives, our situation, often determines the outcome, the real outcome, the...
  • Change the Picture
    Formula For Happiness
    “The condition of our outer world is always the perfect outpicturing of our inner world. If we do not like the picture we see, we can change it.”……Margaret PondersHappiness=Reality Divided By ExpectationsOne’s...
  • Balance Is The Key To Life
    Balance: The Key to Life
    “Your body cannot heal without play. Your mind cannot heal without laughter. Your soul cannot heal without joy.”…..Catherine Rippenger FenwickCathy Fenwick, author, educator, therapist and well-known international speaker holds...