Archive for August 2017

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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A Minoan ritual for the end of August

Aug 11th, 2017 | By

The framework of the Modern Minoan Paganism calendar follows the (already familiar) solstices and the equinoxes, since it’s obvious from building alignments at the temple complexes, tombs, and peak sanctuaries that the ancient Minoans held them sacred and had festivals and rituals on those dates. But there are a couple of bits that aren’t found

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Pagan, but not path specific

Aug 9th, 2017 | By

At Moon Books we publish a lot of titles that focus on specific paths, deities and practices. We also have a good selection of titles that consider spirituality in a broader sense. These are good books for general reading, may be resonant regardless of your path, and are particularly useful for people who are in

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Study at the Kitchen Witch School

Aug 7th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Rachel Patterson has an online school for Kitchen Witches. The hub website is this leads to all their various courses and sites. There are two sections; the three tier witchcraft course and the shorter individual courses – details below: The three tiered online witchcraft course: Each lesson is taken at your

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Philosophical inspiration

Aug 5th, 2017 | By

In the opening to his new book, Reclaiming Civilization, Brendan Myers writes… “I am grateful to the people of Křeničná, in Central Bohemia, Czech Republic, who in July of 2015 graciously let me share in their village life while I explored the ideas laid out in this book. I’m grateful to the Reidinger family, who gave

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Moon Books at the online festival

Aug 3rd, 2017 | By

On Saturday the 30th July, Moon Books was delighted to be involved with the PF’s most recent online disabilities festival. The idea is to make Paganism more accessible for those people in our community who face barriers in attending more traditional events. The online festivals post to facebook, twitter and youtube. They are affordable, available,

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Moon Books authors this August

Aug 1st, 2017 | By

Here’s all the latest news from the Moon Books authors! A number of our authors were involved in the recent Pagan Federation online festival, we’ll have videos from that for you in a separate post. Brendan Myers is currently visiting Czech Republic and staying in the same house where he wrote a big chunk of “Reclaiming

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