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  • 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...
  • Crochet opera glove in summer wave stitch
    Crochet opera fingerless gloves long and short versions in summer wave stitch
    Catherine de Medici, the medieval Queen of France, popularized the wearing of gloves. However, it was the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte that started a nationwide craze for long gloves that spread throughout all of Europe and and...
  • 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...
  • Summer time!
    Mid-Summer: Time of the Sun
    This past saturday June 21, we passed the summer Equinox demarcating in the Northern hemisphere our closest proximity to the sun and the longest days of sunlight. Here in Colorado that means the sun does not fully set until 8:30 or 9:00 pm on the...
  • A Powerful Word
    “A Powerful Word”
    “If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?”….Delores HuretaDolores Clara Fernandez Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who, along with César Chávez, co-founded the National...
  • Litha
    Litha-Midsummer (June 21, 2014)
    Litha (also known as MidSummer) is the solar festival that marks the longest day of the year, with the sun rising and setting at its most northerly points. The Summer quarter of the year runs from Beltane to Lughnassadh, so Litha stands at the...
  • Physics-Real Time
    Physics-Real Time
    The Law of Physics states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Easily understood, but what form or nature does that reaction take? Who decides? When it comes to our interactions with others (and ourselves), we decide, and...
  • Walpurgis Naght in Europe
    Walpurgis or Beltaine Eve: Does it matter?
    "Occult Weekly" recently published an article about Walpurgis, a pagan holiday held the night of April 30 and celebrated primarily in Germanic countries such as German, Finland and Sweden. According to “Occult Weekly”, this...
  • Brigid's Cross
    Time To Celebrate Imbolg
    Imbolg, also known as the Feast of the Bride and Candlemas, takes place February 2. It is the Festival of Light. At Imbolg, we celebrate and encourage the return of the Sun, reborn at Midwinter. Days have begun to lengthen and though in many...
  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
    ‘RHOBH’ Carlton Gebbia: ‘I Put a Spell on You’
    This week’s preview for the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” should be entitled “I Put a Spell on You”. Self-proclaimed wiccan Carlton Gebbia takes her faith very seriously. Several of the housewives are together...
  • New moon
    New moon on New Year's Day for renewing your life
    The new moon falling on New Year's Day creates particularly strong spiritual and natural forces that support new beginnings. It is a time to release old burdens as well as people and objects that no longer have meaning in your life. It is a...