Archive for August 2017

Autumn Launch Party for Every Day Magic

Aug 31st, 2017 | By

Edited by Lucya Starza, Every Day Magic offers you 366 entries full of inspiration for each day. There are spells, rituals, meditations, Pagan prayers, divinatory techniques, poems to read and recipes and craft projects to try out, along with the details of festivals that take place throughout the year. And of course being a Pagan project,

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New Pagan videos about books

Aug 29th, 2017 | By

Brendan Myers talks about Reclaiming Civilization   Rachel Patterson has a watchable book catalog   New Goddess and God video from Elen Sentier.

Featured author: Mark Townsend

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Mark Townsend is an ordained priest, a member of The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, a magician and writer writing about his experiences on the borders between Christianity and paganism. He uses seemingly opposing forces as equal gifts in our search for the meaning of life.   Here he is talking about The Gospel

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Excerpt from The Goddess in America

Aug 25th, 2017 | By

Those of us who dwell in North America are both blessed and burdened by the spiritual legacies of the indigenous peoples of the land where we dwell, the spiritual traditions of the lands from which our ancestors may have emigrated, and the call to create new iterations of spirituality in the collective matrix of the

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The Old Ways and Control

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By

By Elen Sentier One of the hardest things to unlearn as you begin the path of the old ways is to allow yourself not to be in control! I find this every year with the new students. I don’t mind it, not for them, with them, although it can be very hard work loosening their

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Pagan writing – free or cheap, and legal!

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

In the last few weeks, we’ve seen the nasty issue of book theft raising its unpleasant head in the Pagan community again. Let us be very clear – giving away ebooks is book theft, and book theft hurts authors. There have been a number of good posts on the subject On the Wild Hunt – You

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Old Gods, new books

Aug 19th, 2017 | By

We’ve got two very exciting books about Pagan Gods in the offing… In October 2017 we’re publishing Pagan Portals – Gwyn ap Nudd. Danu Forest’s introduction to Gwyn, the bright god of the Brythonic underworld Annwfn and Faery king of the wild Welsh spirits.             Next year will see the release

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Reviews for This Ancient Heart

Aug 17th, 2017 | By

From Christine Cleere – “From words taking a deeply spiritual and religious perspective through to ones affirming a more scientific perspective, every essay in this collection is equally thought provoking and well written. For anyone seeking to understand and deepen their relationship with landscape and the ancestors (and who amongst us shouldn’t be doing that!)

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Autumn of your life

Aug 15th, 2017 | By

When we talk about the seasons in a Pagan context, we often tie them to life stages, as we see the patterns of our existence reflected in the wheel of the year.  As we move into late summer and turn towards autumn, this time of year has particular resonance with middle age. We may start

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The use of cauldrons

Aug 13th, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown In the Taliesin myth, the events leading to the central character becoming a famous bard are kicked off when sorceress/goddess Ceridwen sets out to make a potion. She does it to try and give her son wisdom to offset his apparent insufficiency. She has an old man and a young boy watch

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