Monthly Archives: September 2012

Initiatory Witchcraft and the beetle in the box

Rhys Chisnall shares this short essay on the use of words, their meaning, and Gods: Although I should know better and haven’t done so for years, and will probably not do so again for many more, I recently took part … Continue reading

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Why I Celebrate Mabon

Mish, Regional Coordinator for North Lancashire and Cumbria, shares why she calls the current celebration in the Wheel of the Year, Mabon: I’m an Eclectic Wiccan; Wiccan because I worship in a recognisably Wiccan way – inside a Circle into … Continue reading

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Goats & Sheep: A season of Autumnal Fruitiness

Sorita d’Este, esoteric author, shares this post from her own blog about the use of the word “Mabon” in reference to the Autumn Equinox, the Wheel of the Year, and the importance of original thinking: My friends and colleagues will … Continue reading

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Mabon, with children

Emma Threadgold shares this post from her blog about the seasonal festival of Mabon, and a few ways it could be shared with children: Autumn Equinox (also known as Mabon or Harvest Home) is celebrated when day and night are … Continue reading

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New artwork, Bare Sunshine

Lusete shares her photograph, “Bare Sunshine”, which is also featured as the background on this blog.

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So it shall be written

Atreyu Crimmins shares this article on language, man and gods: We expend our lives in a torpid emission of discourse. High on allegory, dripping in euphemism and saturated with simulacra. Every utterance is a periphrastic orgy of recycled hot air. … Continue reading

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Write your own sacred text

Brynneth Nimue Brown shares this idea for a new project: I’d like to launch a project, one I hope would then run indefinitely. However, to make it work, I need input from other pagans. Lots of input. I’m aware that … Continue reading

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The Pagan Community; do we exclude children and their parents?

HB Horne, Regional Coordinator for Somerset, asks some hard questions about our responsibilities to pagan families: The pagan community has been thriving in ever increasing numbers since the 60’s. Many believe that the recent UK census will reveal that the … Continue reading

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Pagan Pride 2012

Lily Oak, Regional Coordinator for Northumbria, shares this video she produced for Pagan Pride 2012:

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Your Pagan Federation Needs You!

The Pagan Federation has been working away to progress the rights of Pagans, for many years. Until recently we have been quite modest about our work..then we hit our 40th birthday and thought, you know what?…we do great work here … Continue reading

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