Pagan Blog Project – Guides on our path

Everyone talks about guides. Everyone has one or two or fifty. And they are all big, sexy, strong predators, right? Lol. Guides of all kinds seem to be in vogue at the moment. A quick google search will find hundreds of pages on animal guides, totems and other spirit guides. It’s very in to talk…

Student Essay: What is Wicca?

My student learning position within the local coven requires that I write numerous essays about different subjects. I thought it might be interesting to post them here as I go, for feedback and accountability. Wicca is the most well-known of all of the neo-pagan practices today. It was started by Gerald Gardner in the early…

Pagan Blog Project – Facing fear with Faith

Last week I wrote about our fears, how they can cripple us and keep us from achieving what we truly want in both the mundane and religious parts of our lives. I thought it would be fun to continue the thought process this week with a discussion of fear and faith. This concept is not…

Pagan Blog Projects – Facing our Fear

I will not give in to my fear. I will not allow the things in the shadows to hold me back. I will not whimper and run home at the sounds of footsteps behind me. I will not cringe at the foul breath on the back of my neck. I will not give in to…

Not sure what to title this one

I have been utilizing ecstatic trances and journeywork for a little over 2 years now. When I first started, the Gods I encountered and trained under had me doing a lot of self-healing and putting myself back together, as well as general information gathering. I have finally reached a point where I am doing journeywork…

Pagan Blog Project – Edumacation (with a surprise inside)

I’m a pretty smart person. No seriously, my IQ has been tested. I’m pretty smart. I’m also pretty educated. Not on par with my big sis the PhD. Nor do I have an actual degree under my belt to net me more moolah. But in my years of travel and learning, I’ve picked up a…