Posts Tagged ‘ children ’

Is Evil Necessary?

Aug 30th, 2018 | By

Is ‘evil’ necessary to highlight ‘good’? In a week where my friends’ social media posts are making me stop and think, a friend posted this comment: “If you had no ‘evil’, then you’d have no reference for ‘good’.” I found myself disagreeing vehemently. Evil suggests something that is totally reprehensible. Actions that are so deeply

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Children of the Green – an excerpt

Jun 5th, 2018 | By

Children of the Green: Raising our Kids in Pagan Traditions, by Hannah E. Johnston is an in-depth consideration of child raising from within pagan spirituality. Here’s an excerpt from the introduction: “A child is a seed of the future. If we want a vision of the planet’s longevity we could look to the dreams of

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Out of the Broom Closet

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By
Arietta in her ritual robe

Wow! even after writing, in one form or another, for most of my life I still feel that tangible tingle of anxiety creeping up my spine at the sight of a blank page in front of me. I sit, fingers frozen, poised inches above my keyboard, wondering how to begin my first blog post for

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Books for Pagan Parents

Nov 13th, 2017 | By

How do we best share our Pagan lives with our children, supporting them without indoctrinating them? How might an adult support a Pagan child when they are not Pagan themselves? Here are some books designed to help adults working with Pagan, or potentially Pagan children… Natural Born Shamans by Imelda Almqvist: Natural Born Shamans – A

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Burning Questions

Sep 9th, 2016 | By

By Imelda Almqvist How can we keep magic alive with children whose parents can or will not feed and encourage this, while honouring different perspectives and religions?! From the earliest days of me running a shamanic program for children in London, UK, the most heart-breaking scenario (occurring at regular intervals) has been: a child wants

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Natural Born Shamans

May 27th, 2016 | By

Imelda Almqvist and John Carosella are recording an on-going a dialogue about creating a spiritual toolkits with children and teenagers! And John asks some rather tricky questions – as indeed he should! This segment is the first in a series of radio interviews they are doing together. Natural Born Shamans releases in August 2016, hard copies

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Let’s Talk about Pagan Children

Feb 18th, 2016 | By

Siusaidh Ceanadach has been Pagan for over twenty-five years. She’s brought that experience to a series of books for Pagan children. Or perhaps more accurately, for Pagan parents and other adults dealing with Pagan and potentially Pagan children, who might want to buy these books for a child, or use them as a basis for

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