Monthly Archives: December 2014

How to Spot a Wannabe Kook

I remember the year I discovered Wicca.  I remember the excitement, the trepidation, and the desire.  I remember the first books I read–High Priestess?  Teachers?  Lineage? Oh yeah.  I wanted in on that. I can’t speak for anyone else when … Continue reading

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GOD AND ME by Mike Nichols

I found this article on the Witchvox.com main page, and I found it deeply insightful.  It challenges many of our preconceived notions of who we are, what we do, and why we do it as Pagans (without being condescending). Please … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2014

Last night my coven had our first Winter Solstice celebration.  We feasted (I made a chicken stew for the first time–it must’ve been good, it was GONE when I went to clean up, lol), then did a gift exchange.  Some … Continue reading

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New Altar :-D

::sets her mantle as responsible mature High Priestess aside for just a moment:: I am RIDICULOUSLY excited about my new altar! For years I used a microwave cart my brother gave me.  He maintains to this day that he said … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

I love this time of year. We could easily argue about how the Church superimposed Christmas over the Pagan celebration of the solstice to help with their conversion to Christianity, but that’s part of what’s delightful about this holiday. Because … Continue reading

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Whole Body Paganism

An it harm none, do as thou wilt. –Wiccan Rede “Rede” translates to “advice.”  It’s an ethical law, the punishment decided by the Threefold Law of Return rather than the law of the land, unless, of course, in violating the … Continue reading

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Coven

I must say, I’m very pleased with how my coven is coming along.  It’s not easy for people who were basically strangers to come together in Perfect Love and Perfect Trust, to make themselves spiritually vulnerable to each other, and … Continue reading

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