Tag Archives: Wicca

Solstice Trivia Bingo at the Kansas Coffee Coven

Thanks to everyone that played Solstice Trivia Bingo at the Kansas Coffee Coven on Wednesday.  I had a lot of fun and I hope you did to. For those that are interested, here is the trivia questions.  I did NOT … Continue reading

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Venerating Our Ancestors — A Discussion at the Kansas Coffee Coven

I believe there is a strong familial pull as the influence of beloved ancestors continues with us from the other side of the veil. ~ James E. Faust During this time of year, we celebrate Samhain, Day of the Dead, … Continue reading

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What To Look For (and Avoid) In Pagan Mentors

“There are thousands of good reasons why magic doesn’t rule the world. They’re called Witches and Wizards.” – Terry Pratchett I am often perplexed on who people in the Pagan community choose as their leaders and mentors. Often the criteria seems … Continue reading

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A Time of Fertility – Building a foundation for continued growth

“A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds ate it up. Some fell on rocky ground, and when it came up, the … Continue reading

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Happy Cross-Quarter Day – Rethinking the date of the Sabbat

Sergeant Howie: But they are … are naked. Lord Summerisle: Naturally!  It’s much too dangerous to jump through fire with your clothes on! ~ The Wicker Man The date of the upcoming Sabbat has always been confusing to me.  Why … Continue reading

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Truth Does Not Lie in the Answers but in the Questions – Exploring Wicca from a Socratic Viewpoint

 The sin which is unpardonable is knowingly and wilfully to reject truth, to fear knowledge lest that knowledge pander not to thy prejudices. ~ Aleister Crowley Magick: Liber ABA: Book 4 People have accused me of always looking to challenge and deconstruct … Continue reading

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The Date of the First Quarter – Is Imbolc a Lunar Sabbat?

Before wristwatches and the modern calendar, people determined the date by looking at the moon and/or the sun.  A day consisted of a night and a day (in that order according to the Celts), the month was divided up based on … Continue reading

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