Posts Tagged ‘ excerpt ’

Excerpt from Pagan Portals Manannan

Jun 28th, 2019 | By

Pagan Portals – Manannán mac Lir by Morgan Daimler – unravelling the mystery, magic, and myth of Manannán. Here’s an excerpt from the preface: The Celtic gods have often held a place, as in paganism, as one of the more popular and more often written about pantheons, yet it can be a challenge to find

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Keeping Her Keys – an excerpt

Jun 18th, 2019 | By

Here’s an excerpt from the introduction to Keeping Her Keys – an introduction to Hekate’s Modern witchcraft by Cyndi Brannen. Overview of this Book And here you are, reading this book. That’s the last time I’m going to call it that because this is really an introductory course to Modern Hekatean Witchcraft. You probably have

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The Shaman Within – an excerpt

Aug 27th, 2018 | By

The Shaman Within, by Barbara Meiklejohn-Free  explains how our ancient wisdoms can now be employed to tackle the big issues that trouble our minds, ravage our bodies and quash our spirits. Through a very personal journey; the travels, experiences, rituals, highs and lows of the protagonist, an amazing tapestry of insights and answers is woven

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Old Gods New Druids – an excerpt

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

Old Gods, New Druids, by Robin Herne, offers a series of twenty humorous and informative lessons that can be used for group or solitary study and is ideal for people interested in Druidry and the Pagan spirituality of ancient Britain and Ireland. Here’s an excerpt: The word Druid conjures up all sorts of images. For

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Seven Ages of the Goddess – an excerpt

Aug 5th, 2018 | By

Seven Ages of the Goddess is a new anthology from Moon Books. With contributions from best-selling authors such as Morgan Daimler, Elen Sentier and Jhenah Telyndru, as well as a new generation of up-coming writers, Seven Ages of the Goddess uncovers the history of the Goddess, from prehistoric origins through to the present day and beyond.

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Poppets and Magical Dolls – an excerpt

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By

Out this August, is Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls, by Lucya Starza.  this book explores the use of dolls for spellwork, witchcraft and seasonal celebrations and offers a history of and a practical guide to the uses of poppets and magical dolls in sympathetic magic. Here’s an excerpt from the introduction: “The title of this

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Divination: By Rods Birds and Fingers – an excerpt

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Divination is only a small part of a witch’s stock in trade, and although a basic introduction to the subject can be learned from books, proficiency will only come through vigorous practice. This proficiency comes through the discovery of certain secret matters by a great variety of means, correspondences, signs and occult techniques. Before a

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Diary of a Heretic excerpt

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Mark Townsend’s Diary of a Heretic shares the Pagan adventures of a Christian priest. It’s a great book for anyone exploring Christio-Pagan spirituality or anyone curious about interfaith. As Mark studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, it’s also an interesting read for OBOD students. Here’s the prologue: “Roughly fifteen years ago

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Excerpt from The Urban Ovate

Jun 26th, 2018 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. “So now that you have learned to be present in your life, what next I hear you ask? How can I enrich my life even more

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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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