Posts Tagged ‘ prayer ’

Praying to Hekate

Jan 6th, 2018 | By

Image: Hekate holding a key in one hand and rope in the other, by Richard Cosway, source British Museum via Wikimedia Commons.​ I lost my keys. I prayed to Hekate Kleidouchos and Hekate Kleidophoros. I found my keys. Was my prayer answered? Yes, of course. Did Hekate herself reach out from the universe to aid

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January’s Goddesses- The Moirai

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By
The Moirai, The Fates, spider

The Moirai are more commonly known in English as The Fates.  Originally, there was Moira (”strong one”), and she was a single Goddess.  Then she was divided into a goddess of birth and of death.  And then the third aspect, that of the life in between, showed up.  At one point, there were 4, but

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Books of knowing and works in progress

Jul 16th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Thus far, I have had two ways of deliberately approaching the writing of non-fiction books. Some of them are based on long term personal experience and I’m prepared to claim a degree of authority for what I’m saying. Druidry and Meditation came out of more than a decade as a solo practitioner,

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Magic at the edge of sleep

May 10th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Altered states of consciousness fascinate me. I learned way back in my teens that sleep deprivation causes me to hallucinate – bouts of insomnia, and the craziness of weekend festivals have taken me accidentally on strange journeys a few times now. Music and dance are so ecstasy-inducing for me that I never

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New from Moon Books

Aug 2nd, 2014 | By

We are publishing four books in July, listed below to give you a flavour. One of them has shown up on the blog already, with Nimue Brown writing about When a Pagan Prays – the book that laid an egg. We’re expecting to have some book related goodies for you from Pete Jennings and Elen

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The book that laid an egg

Jul 28th, 2014 | By

by Nimue Brown. In theory, the author should be entirely in control of making the book. In practice, it’s not an entirely rational process. Inspiration is innately wild and unpredictable and that can have just as much influence on what happens in a non-fiction piece as it does around creating a story. Working out when

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