Category Archives: Pagan

18Jul, 2017

The Theology of Elemental Powers in Wiccan Practice

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Understanding five elemental powers are recognized in ceremonial rituals and other magic.

Understanding five elemental powers are recognized in ceremonial rituals and other magic.
The concept of elemental powers predates modern Pagan practices. However, these old concepts have made their way into both reconstructionist and contemporary spiritual paths b…

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13Jul, 2017

Beginning at the Beginning: British Traditional Wicca

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Candles are commonly used in British Traditional Wicca ceremonies.

Candles are commonly used in British Traditional Wicca ceremonies.
Those outside the Wiccan faith tend to think of it as a monolithic movement with one basic theology and set of practices. However, there is a multiplicity of different observations and traditions. A…

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06Jul, 2017

Four Ancient Celtic Festivals Find Their Way Into Modern Pagan Practices

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Ancient Celtic roots in Modern Pagan celebrations.

Ancient Celtic roots in Modern Pagan celebrations.
Some Modern Pagan practitioners, especially those who base their ceremonies on older Celtic religious traditions, have incorporated older holidays and festivals into their modern spiritual paths. This includes some…

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22Jun, 2017

A Deeper Understanding of Paganism

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Table with items commonly used in for rituals of paganism.

Table with items commonly used in for rituals of paganism.
The term “paganism” elicits many different connotations, depending on who you ask. Images based on stereotypes, such as people practicing “strange rituals” and “taboo” customs, are sadly conjure…

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09May, 2017

Beltane Celebrations

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A Maypole was a typical way sight at any celebration of Beltane.

The Maypole was a common sight at a Beltane celebration.
Ah! my heart is weary waiting,
Waiting for the May: Waiting for the pleasant rambles
Where the fragrant hawthorn brambles,
Where the woodbine alternating,
Scent the dewy way;
Ah! my heart is weary, waiting, W…

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28Mar, 2017

Breaking Misconceptions Surrounding Paganism

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breaking misconceptions about this ancient religion.

Educate yourself about Paganism to breaking misconceptions about this ancient religion.
When it comes to modern religions, there are some that seem to get a lot of negative press. Religion is an ancient practice and one that dates back to the earliest recorded mome…

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